• 1,240 people in Riley County signed up for Nextdoor so far

    The Riley County Police Department seems to have followed a national trend when it replaced its Neighborhood Watch program with Nextdoor, an online social networking site for neighbors. Of the 725 public agencies that use Nextdoor nationwide, more than 500 are associated .

  • Developing Scholars alumni celebrates program’s success by giving back

    Alumni from the Developing Scholars Program, Kansas State University’s long-standing undergraduate research program for underrepresented students, say they are grateful for the years they spent in research with university faculty while they were at the university — and that these .

  • Any member can add agenda items

    Any member of the Riley County Law Enforcement Agency can now add items to the board’s monthly agenda. The board voted unanimously to adopt the policy at a special meeting on Thursday. The policy will allow any law board .

  • Beta Alpha Psi helps provide books for Woodrow Wilson Elementary students

    The Kansas State University chapter of Beta Alpha Psi, an accounting honorary organization, partnered with accounting firm KPMG to provide more than $850 in books for students at Woodrow Wilson Elementary School in Manhattan on Wednesday. Representatives from both Beta Alpha .


    Geraldine “Gerri” “Dene” Hasenbank, 65, of McFarland, died Wednesday, April 8, 2015, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. She was a long-time resident of the area. She was born March 23, 1950, in Ulman, Missouri, the daughter of Fritz and Emma Davis Halderman. .

  • Can the Royals raise their game?

    Even before the Kansas City Royals opened the 2015 season by sweeping a division rival, it was easier this year than it has been for decades to get excited about the team’s prospects. For starters, the Royals didn’t end .

  • Western Kansas is withering

    Whether you have lived in western Kansas for a decade, as I have, or a lifetime, you tend to be independent. The region was built by hardy stock, refugees from the Kaiser and others. Compared with Wichita and suburban Kansas .

  • Washburn Rural defeats MHS soccer, 2-0

    Outside of a 10-minute stretch toward the end of the first half, the Manhattan High girls’ soccer team played an even match against Washburn Rural in Topeka on Thursday. But the Junior Blues capitalized on a pair of Manhattan mistakes .

  • Indians 2nd at Wamego

    Playing in the Washburn Rural Invitational at the Wamego Country Club on Thursday, the Manhattan High boys’ golf team finished tied for second place along with Lenexa’s St. James Academy. The already-difficult course in Wamego was made tougher Thursday .

  • Wrestler with local ties survives blood clot

    Chris Watson — the grandson of Manhattan’s Jack and Pearl Watson — has a lot to celebrate these days. The Central Oklahoma wrestler not only capped a perfect 42-0 season with an NCAA Division II national title at 165 pounds — earning him .

  • Man arrested near Manhattan for attempted Fort Riley bomb plot

    UPDATED AT 4:45 p.m. A Topeka man was arrested and charged in federal court Friday for attempting to detonate a suicide bomb at Fort Riley. John T. Booker Jr., 20, was charged with one count of attempting to use a weapon .

  • County considers taking over vehicle renewal notices

    Since it appears Kansas will no longer mail vehicle registration renewal notices, Riley County might foot the bill for sending out 26,000 annual renewals. County Treasurer Shilo Heger told county commissioners Thursday that the state is finalizing plans to start sending .


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