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  • 2 people injured in head-on crash Sunday near Wamego

    Two people were transported by Life Star helicopter to a medical facility after a head-on collision early Sunday morning. The wreck happened at about 4:30 a.m., a mile east of Wamego on Highway 24. Cameron Renfro, 23, of Silver Lake, and Jeffrey .

  • Indians take 2nd at home invite Kelsey.phatch

    Playing on the always-challenging, sloping course at the Manhattan Country Club, the Manhattan High girls’ golf team struggled on the greens and finished in second place behind Washburn Rural at the Manhattan Invitational on Monday. The Indians dealt with tough .

  • Lei, Fraley medal at Centennial League tourney

    Playing in a loaded bracket for singles, Manhattan’s Cathy Lei and Kristen Fraley each went 4-2 on the day to bring home medals and lead the Manhattan High girls’ tennis team to a sixth-place finish at the annual Centennial .

  • National Parks worth the money

    It’s easy to be fans of the National Park Service, which manages 401 properties. They include magnificent parks like Yellowstone and Yosemite and less well known places such as the Fort Scott and Fort Larned Historic Sites (and others) here .

  • Deadline nears to get bricks for Armed Forces Memorial

    To the Editor: Citizens of Manhattan and Riley County are reminded that twice a year, names of veterans and loved ones are placed in the patio area of the Riley County Armed Forces Memorial. Names to be added in time .

  • Kobach ignored his duty in Taylor ballot controversy

    To the Editor: The Kansas Supreme Court in the case of Taylor v. Kobach applied elementary and uniformly recognized principles of statutory interpretation when it decided that Chad Taylor’s request to withdraw as a candidate for the U.S. .

  • KSU’s marching band was spectacular Saturday

    To the Editor: It was another good job by the KSU football team Saturday night. However, that was a superb performance by the Pride of Wildcat Land Marching Band. What a marvelous halftime show honoring our military service personnel. The .

  • 1st prepares to deploy

    The 1st Infantry Division’s headquarters will case its colors in a ceremony at 10 a.m. on Wednesday at Fort Riley’s Victory Park in preparation for its deployment to the Central Command area of responsibility. About 200 Soldiers from the .

  • DOUGLAS HENRY WEYERTS

    Douglas Henry Weyerts,  56, of Hartland, Vt., died suddenly on Friday, Oct. 3, 2014. The family said Doug died doing what he loved to do — celebrating the harvest festival outdoors with children at school.  Doug was born in Aiken, S.C., .

  • LARRY M. PATTON

    Larry M. Patton, 79, of Manhattan, died Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014, at his residence. He was born on Aug. 15, 1935, in Larned. Complete obituary and service information will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, KS 66502..

  • HELEN MERYL MANSFIELD

    Helen Meryl Mansfield, 107, of Manhattan, died Friday, Oct. 3, 2014, at the Via Christi Village in Manhattan. The family provided the following information. She was born on April 4, 1907, in Admire, the daughter of Jacob Thierer Martin and Ida Mae (Hauserman) Martin.  .

  • FORREST DOYLE DENNEY

    Forrest Doyle Denney, 73, of Manhattan, died Friday, Oct. 3, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. The family provided the following information. He was born on March 25, 1941, in Garnett, the son of Forrest James and Madena (Cranston) Denney. Mr. Denney .





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