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  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | February 25, 2014

    Pair injured in armed robbery

    Two Kansas State University students were robbed at gunpoint in their home Monday night. At 8:50 p.m., Riley County police responded to the home of Matthew Mckernan, 21, and Joshua Martin, 20, who were reportedly robbed by three men. The two were roommates living at 1520 Jarvis Drive.

  • Local |Education | February 25, 2014

    Online education on retreat agenda

    The USD 383 school board will discuss the district’s online education future during its winter retreat at 5:15 p.m. Wednesday at the Robinson Education Center. The district’s contract with K12 Inc., the online education provider for the district’s iQ Academy Kansas, expires June 30.

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | February 25, 2014

    Hearing continued for shootings suspect

    WESTMORELAND — A man accused of shooting at police outside the Quality Inn and Suites in Manhattan in December 2013 will have a continued hearing in Pottawatomie County District Court. Dustin Monroe of Wamego was scheduled to appear for a status hearing today, but his attorney, Lora

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency |Kansas State University | February 25, 2014

    Hope man arrested in rodeo horse theft

    A man was arrested last week for alleged involvement in a horse theft at the Kansas State University Rodeo. Monte Johnson, 50, Hope, was arrested Saturday on charges of felony theft, battery, battery against a law enforcement officer and obstructing the legal process. K-State Police Capt.

  • Manhattan High School | February 25, 2014

    A lot on the line for MHS vs. Hayden

    Three teams, one spot. That’s what the Manhattan High boys’ basketball team is dealing with in its final two games of the regular season. The top three seeds in the Junction City sub-state have separated from the pack, as have the bottom two. That

  • Obituaries | February 25, 2014


    William Henry Schroeder, 96, died Sunday. The family provided some of the following information. He was born July 27, 1917 to Henry and Francis Schroeder in Colby. He married Mary Doris McVey in 1939. They had been married 75 years. At age 12, Bill was enrolled in the Broadmore Art Academy

  • February 25, 2014


    Dr. Richard “Dick” H. Mattson, 72, of Manhattan, died Sunday at the Via Christi Village in Manhattan. Funeral Services will be at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, February 27 at the Chapman Baptist Church with the Rev. Beth Gregory officiating.  Visitation will be at the church from noon

  • Obituaries | February 25, 2014


    Alfons A. Stiebe, 97, died Monday in Kinsley. The family provided some of the following information. He was born June 17, 1916 on a farm in Rush County. He was the son of Joseph and Hulda Stiebe. Also born to this union were brother Arthur in 1919 and sister

  • Obituaries | February 25, 2014


    Jim Lee Currie, 87, of Manhattan, died Sunday at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. He was born March 27, 1926, in Manhattan. He was the son of Clyde W. and Francis M. (Wiek) Currie. Jim attended Manhattan schools. He was a farmer and rancher and owned and

  • Obituaries | February 25, 2014


    Howard LaVern Langvardt, 79, of Chapman, died Friday at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. Howard was born on Nov. 11, 1944, in Junction City. He was the son of LaVern Roland Langvardt and Ethel Marie (Norman) Langvardt. Howard graduated from Junction City High School and immediately

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