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  • Victim testifies in rape hearing

    A Fort Riley soldier who is accused of rape in an Aug. 30 incident in the parking lot of the local movie theater appeared in court Friday morning for his preliminary hearing. Spc. Sean Wedgwood, 23, Fort Riley, allegedly raped a woman, .

  • Man pleads in stabbing case

    An Ogden man accused of stabbing a man in the neck during a July robbery pleaded no contest on Thursday to aggravated battery. As part of his plea negotiations, Johnny Cossey, 38, had the remainder of his charges dismissed for his .

  • 7th person files for USD 378

    A seventh person filed to run for a spot on the Riley County school board Thursday afternoon. Jared Larson of Leonardville put his name in for the April 7 election. He is a third-grade teacher at Keith L. Ware Elementary on .

  • Justice selection method works well

    Secretary of State Kris Kobach doesn’t think the justices on the Kansas Supreme Court hold a candle to those Kansans who are tapped for positions in the federal court system. The reason, he said, is that the way the .

  • ‘Fierce urgency of now’ needed

    Having begun in August, the continuous demonstrations in Ferguson, Mo., now represent the longest period of active protests in the United States since Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Rosa Parks led the Montgomery bus boycott in 1955. In his politico..

  • ‘Blackhat’ feels like a sequel that is missing part one Christopher.conner1

    Chris Hemsworth stars as improbably physical computer hacker Nick Hathaway in director Michael Mann’s “Blackhat.” Serving time for hacking some bank computer systems, Hemsworth finds a way to use his skills by hacking over a cellphone. The unrepentant Hathaway .


    Robert Charles “Bob” Patterson, 67, died Sunday, Jan. 18, 2015, at his home in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. He was born far from his beloved plains in Philadelphia, Pa., to parents Jean Wedeman and Robert Archibald Patterson on .


    James L. Copeland, 83, of Manhattan died Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015, at his residence. He was born on April 7, 1931, in Champaign, Ill., and had been a longtime Manhattan resident. Additional obituary and service information will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 .

  • MHS boys run past Mill Valley, 63-53

    MCPHERSON — Coming into Thursday’s opener at the McPherson Invitational, Benji George wanted to speed up the pace of the Mill Valley Jaguars. The plan worked, as the Indians forced 22 turnovers and led most of the afternoon in a 63-53 .

  • MHS girls take 2nd at Topeka quad

    In the first bowling tournament of the year to record individual scores as well as a collective team score, the Manhattan High girls’ bowling team took second place among four teams at Topeka’s West Ridge Lanes Thursday afternoon. The .

  • Frankfort, Valley Heights boys lose TVL games

    Playing in the fifth-place bracket at the Twin-Valley League tournament held in Onaga, both the Frankfort and Valley Heights boys lost to move into Saturday’s seventh-place game against each other, set to begin at 2:30 p.m. Frankfort dropped a 75.

  • Cats looking for more vs. Cowboys Foster2.phatch

    By now, January 3 probably feels like a long time ago. That was the day Kansas State opened the Big 12 schedule with a crushing, 61-47 loss at Oklahoma State, the Wildcats’ third straight defeat. Marcus Foster hardly played that day, and .


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