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  • Caller posing as RCPD officer

    Someone claiming to be Lt. John Roberts of the Riley County Police Department has been calling people and leaving voicemails, asking people to pay a fine to avoid being arrested. But RCPD doesn’t employ anyone named John Roberts — let .

  • MHS production to raise funds for Scotland trip

    Manhattan High School thespians will stage the premiere performance of an anti-bullying play by 1964 MHS alumnus Richard Broadhurst on May 16. Students will perform “Barnyard” at Rezac Auditorium at 7 p.m. as a fundraiser for their trip to Scotland from July 27 .

  • 1 injured in shooting at convenience store; district schools go under brief lockout

    One person was injured in a shooting Wednesday afternoon at the Hop-n-Skip convenience store at the corner of Kimball Avenue and Tuttle Creek Boulevard. At the scene, Officer Matthew Droge said that at about 1:04 p.m., the Riley County Police .

  • MHS soccer eases past Grizzlies, 3-0

    The Manhattan High girls’ soccer team traveled to Wichita for the second time in less than a week, this time for a match with Wichita Northwest on Tuesday evening. The Indians won 3-0, while dominating possession of the ball and .

  • Volunteers key to success of Kansas Sampler Festival

    To the Editor: What a weekend! Thank you to the more than 250 people who volunteered to help with the 25th annual Kansas Sampler Festival in Wamego. Thank you to the elected officials, members of the clergy, teachers, retirees, business owners, .

  • Martinez signs with Sterling

    Manhattan High senior Athen Martinez made his college choice official last week, signing a letter of intent with Sterling College to play baseball in a ceremony at Manhattan High’s West Campus. Martinez said his visit to Sterling put the .

  • Hearing scheduled for accused gunman

    A preliminary hearing has been scheduled for Anthony Nichols, the man accused of shooting but failing to kill a Manhattan man in September. Prosecutors have said that Nichols, 33, of Kansas City, Kan., on Sept. 6, 2013, entered the home of John Burroughs .

  • Man given time to hire attorney

    An Ogden man accused of fleeing the scene of a serious accident earlier this month in Ogden has been granted a continuance so he can hire an attorney. Riley County District Magistrate Judge William Malcolm told Johnny Cossey, 38, of Ogden, .

  • DORIS McMANUS

    Doris Jean McManus, 76, of Manhattan, died Monday, May 5, 2014, at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. She was born Oct. 3, 1937, in Union Town, Ark., the daughter of Raymond and Clara Mable (Kernes) Turner.  She moved to the Manhattan area in 2002 .

  • CHARLENE MAE LIND

    Charlene Mae Lind died Tuesday, May 6, 2014, at Pleasant View Home in Inman. She was born Dec. 23, 1932, in Manhattan, the daughter of Francis and Lucille Mordy. She was a 1950 graduate of Manhattan High School and a 1954 graduate of Kansas State University. .

  • LAUREL HOWARD

    Laurel O. “Barney” Howard, 94, of Wamego, formerly of Eskridge, died on Saturday, April 12, 2014, at the Valley Vista Good Samaritan Center.  He served in the United States Army Air Corp as a radio mechanic during WWII in the European Theatre. .

  • Wildcats beat Shockers, 10-4, to end losing skid

    WICHITA — Behind 15 hits, the Kansas State baseball team snapped its season-high six-game losing streak with a 10-4 win over Wichita State on Tuesday at Eck Stadium. The win for K-State (24-25, 4-14 Big 12) gave the Wildcats the season series sweep .






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