• Republic County 51, Valley Heights 46

    At Belleville, Valley Heights struggled in the first quarter and never fully recovered in a 51-46 loss at Republic County. The Mustangs trailed 11-4 after the first period, and managed to pull within 18-16 by halftime. But Republic County steadily .

  • Wamego 68, Chapman 36

    At Chapman, Eli Miller scored 19 points and Wyatt Totten added 17 as Wamego routed Chapman, 68-36. The Red Raiders took a 26-9 lead in the first quarter and extended it to a 39-18 lead by halftime. Wamego slowed down its attack .


    Dora June Karsmizki, 83, of Manhattan, died Monday, Dec. 15, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. She was born June 11, 1931, in Galesburg, Ill. She was the daughter of John and Ethel (McBride) .


    Maxine Faye Enoch, 95, of Manhattan, died Monday, Dec. 15, 2014 at the Leonardville Nursing Home. The family provided some of the following information. She was born on July 2, 1919, in the Mayday Township in northern Riley County. She was the daughter of Clarence .


    Charles Edward Meyer, 91, died at his home in Manhattan on Monday, Dec. 15, 2014. Charlie was born on June 1, 1923, in Leo- nardville. He was the eighth of nine children and son of Charles and Minnie (Nelson) Meyer. He spent his formative years .


    Michelle L. Phillips, 68, of Overland Park, died on Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014. Michelle was born August 4, 1946, in Chicago, Ill., to William and Barbara Racek. Michelle is survived by her husband of 44 years, Clyde W. Phillips; daughters Janelle Phillips and Jill Alexis Cook; .


    Dorothy Schroth Hanson, 89, died Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014, at the Cloud County Health Center in Concordia after a short illness. The family provided the following information. Dorothy was born on Christmas Day, 1924, in Beloit, the daughter of Fred J. and Margaret Specht .

  • Hanover 81, BV-Randolph 33

    At Randolph, Hanover didn’t give Blue Valley much of a chance to compete on Tuesday, defeating the Rams, 81-33..

  • Rock Creek 58, St. Marys 31

    At St. Marys, Rock Creek picked up its fourth win of the season on Tuesday, beating St. Marys, 58-21..

  • Indians stay undefeated, beat Great Bend

    Despite seeing its double-digit lead trimmed to two in the second quarter, the Manhattan High boys’ basketball team turned it on in the second half for a comfortable 61-45 win over Great Bend on Tuesday night. Manhattan’s Garrett Francis .

  • MHS girls pull away late against Panthers

    The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team overcame a sluggish first half to pull away from Great Bend in the fourth quarter and stay undefeated on the season Tuesday night in a 72-57 win. The Indians led 29-26 at halftime but .

  • Website replaces watch program

    The Riley County Police Department on Monday announced plans to replace Neighborhood Watch program with a social media website, Nextdoor.com.  The current Neighborhood Watch program will end Dec. 31, and the RCPD will implement Nextdoor on Jan. 5, said Matt Droge, .


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