Alden Bryce Sparman, Sr., 87, of Plano, Texas, died Thursday, Aug. 29, 2014, in Plano. The family provided the following information. Alden was born Aug. 12, 1927, in the May Day area in Riley County to Henry Albert and Marghertia (Telford) Sparman. Alden attended Oklahoma .


    Winifred E. Beck, 86, died Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, at Newman Hospital in Emporia. The family provided the following information. Winifred was born Feb. 19, 1928, in Manhattan, the daughter of George F. and Alice O. Griffiee Taylor. Winifred attended Manhattan High School and graduated .


    A funeral mass for Gerald Koster, 61, of Carrollton, Texas and formerly of Cawker City, was held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014,  at Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church in Cawker City. Mr. Koster died Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, at the .

  • Waters ready to lead Cats into Ames for Big 12 opener

    If home is truly where the heart is, then Jake Waters could be in for one heck of a big day on Saturday when he returns to Iowa to face the Cyclones. The Kansas State quarterback played his high school .

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    North Dakota State gave Kansas State 302 reasons to believe it can run the ball against Iowa State. The Bison ran over, around and through the Cyclones last weekend in Ames, and in doing so, cruised to an easy 34-14 victory .

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    Fans watching Elijah Lee make his career debut at linebacker Saturday against Stephen F. Austin were probably caught off guard when the true freshman recorded a pair of sacks and a forced fumble. Count Kansas State senior captain Jonathan Truman .

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    Efficient offense, led by three players posting double-digit kills, helped the Kansas State volleyball team’s return to Bramlage Coliseum end in triumph Thursday night. K-State never trailed in the opening match of the Varney’s Invitational, sweeping Arkansas 25-18, 25.

  • Fraley, Lei return for MHS tennis

    With just six varsity spots, tennis is often more about quality than quantity when it comes to players. The Manhattan High girls’ tennis team returns just three varsity players from a year ago, but two of those players made it .

  • Manhattan opens against experienced T-Birds

    While not all of them played, a good portion of Manhattan High’s football roster remembers the disappointment and dissatisfaction of making the trip to Shawnee and losing to the Mill Valley Jaguars, 26-21, in last year’s season opener. .

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    It may be useful to think of horror movies as a special kind of cinematic thing. Let’s say they are all versions of the same classic thing, with essentially the same story, the same kinds of incidents, established conventions .

  • Home sales, values up in Riley County

    Home sales and values appear to be on the increase in Riley County. County appraiser Greg McHenry told county commissioners Thursday morning that 850 homes have been sold this year as of Aug. 22, which is 39 more than had been sold by .

  • District to replace 5 aging buses in fleet Buses1.phatch

    USD 383 will spend about $450,000 for six buses to replace some that didn’t pass an annual inspection. The Manhattan-Ogden school board approved a request by the district’s transportation director, Doug Messer, at a Wednesday meeting. Five of the buses .


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