• Oil price drop a mixed blessing

    That Kansas will receive about $8.2 million less in severance tax revenue this fiscal year than experts had projected is another dose of negative financial news in a state that’s been buffeted by related disappointments for months. Granted, $8.2 million is .


    Dale Ray Hasenbank, 64, of Marion, formerly of St. George, died Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015, at his home.  He was born Feb. 27, 1950, in Manhattan. He was the son of Cleo Carl and Velma Lorraine Rowe Hasenbank.  He served in the United .


    Dale G. Schurr, 87, of St. George, died Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015, at Stormont Vail Healthcare in Topeka. Dale was born on June 5, 1927, to Gilford and Delia (Scritchfield) Schurr in St. George. After he graduated from St. George High School, Dale served in .

  • McAtee leads MHS boys past Junior Blues Mhsboys23.phatch

    In Friday night’s loss to Topeka High, Pierson McAtee didn’t play his best game. The senior forward missed a dunk, as well as six free throws in the team’s only loss of the season. Against Washburn Rural, .


    Arlene Kay Shepherd, 52, Oskaloosa, died Monday, Jan. 12, 2015, at Hickory Pointe Care and Rehab Center in Oskaloosa. Arlene was born on Sept. 23, 1961, in Onaga to Ernest and Mary Belle (Teter) Shepherd. She attended school in Havensville and was homemaker, helping her .

  • Hot-shooting Rural routs MHS girls, 65-45 Mhsbball3.phatch

    The Washburn Rural girls’ basketball team is not a squad with a reputation for shooting — or making — a lot of 3-pointers this season. Against Manhattan Tuesday night, the Junior Blues certainly looked capable. Rural hit its first six 3-pointers in .

  • Riley County boys top St. Marys

    At St. Marys, the Riley County boys used a big third quarter to overcome a slight halftime deficit and beat St. Marys 50-36 on Tuesday. The Falcons led 11-8 after one quarter, but the Bears took the lead before halftime .


    William Robert Rogers, Jr., 49, of Manhattan, died Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015, at his residence. He was born on May 30, 1965, in Westmoreland and had been a lifetime area resident. Additional obituary information and service times will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral .

  • Centralia 50, Frankfort 36

    At Frankfort, the Wildcats scored two points in the second quarter and couldn’t recover in a 50-36 loss to Centralia at home. Centralia led 14-12 after the first period, but outscored Frankfort 16-2 in the second quarter to take .


    Ramona Marie Simon Huxman, 77, died Monday, Dec. 22, 2014. The family provided some of the following information. She was the daughter of the late Ted and Marie Simon. She is survived by Don, her husband of 56 years; daughter, Sandra Dunbar and husband .

  • Valley Heights 62, Clifton-Clyde 39

    At Clyde, Valley Heights held Clifton-Clyde to four points in the third quarter on Wednesday, on the way to a 62-39 win. The Mustangs led 24-23 at halftime, but outscored Clifton-Clyde 21-4 in the third quarter to pull away. Valley .

  • Wamego 56, Jefferson West 48

    At Wamego, the Red Raiders overcame an early deficit to win 56-48 against Jefferson West on Wednesday. Jeff West led 18-13 after the first quarter, but the Red Raiders cut the lead to 25-21 by halftime. The Red Raiders outscored .


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