• Movie ‘Endless Love’ strictly for 12-year-old girls G.w.clift1

    Bob Walkenhorst wrote, “Some things are classic/Some things are just old.” The new movie “Endless Love” is a very simple romance, so straight-forward a cliché that it would be irritating except that after the first reel most viewers really .

  • Women, children focus of first health board meeting

    The Riley County Board of Health held its inaugural meeting Monday night — although attendees didn’t exactly get to see a host of new faces. The Riley County Commission now officially serves as the Board of Health, as well — same .

  • Officials learn about Amber Alert system

    The inner workings of the Amber Alert system were explained at Monday’s intergovernmental luncheon in a discussion prompted by last week’s abduction of 10-year-old Hailey Owens of Springfield, Mo. Riley County Police Department director Brad Schoen said Amber .

  • Appraised values up by $1 million in Pottawatomie County for 2014

    WESTMORELAND — The appraised value of property in Pottawatomie County increased by about $1 million in 2014, according to Lois Schlegel, county appraiser. Schlegel gave county commissioners an overview Monday of the appraised values of land and buildings, as well as an update .

  • 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 .

  • 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 .

  • 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 .

  • 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 .

  • 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 .


    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 .


    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 .


    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 .


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