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  • K-State looks to force turnovers at OU

    The last two times Kansas State played at Oklahoma, it came away with a win. It’s rare enough to come out of Norman, Oklahoma, with a win since Bob Stoops became the Sooners’ coach, but there’s been a .

  • New movie takes viewer back to ‘Middle School’

    The adolescents’ book on which it was based was co-written by thriller novelist James Patterson, who gave us the Alex Cross books. The director is Steve Carr, who did “Dr. Doolittle 2,” “Daddy Daycare,” and “Paul Blart, Mall Cop.” So there .

  • Endorsement letters

    Wells deserves another term on commission To the Editor: Ron Wells has proven to be a valuable asset to Riley County. As a lifelong resident and businessman, his experience and knowledge are unmatched. Join me in re-electing Ron Wells this .

  • MHS boys soccer battles to 0-0 draw with Wichita Northwest

    Manhattan head boys soccer coach Frank Alonso was much happier with the result of Tuesday night’s matchup against Wichita Northwest than the previous matchup between the squads. The Indians tied the Grizzlies, 0-0, after two overtime periods. Wichita Northwest .

  • Several players step up as MHS volleyball goes 2-1 at quad

    Several Manhattan volleyball players stepped up in a quad meet on Tuesday night as the Indians continue to fight the injury bug. Manhattan lost its first match to Lawrence, 26-24, 25-21. Head coach Lisa Kinderknecht said her team struggled in .

  • Peterson brothers till new ground in original song

    The Peterson Farm Bros — three brothers who garnered national attention with their parody songs about farming — are back at it, this time with an original number. They announced the dropping of their new single, “Farming and Football,” on Tuesday. The .

  • Kiowa man says no honor in mascot

    Jacob Tsotigh does not want to be honored by high school mascots anymore. “We’d rather not have the honor,” said Tsotigh, who is Kiowa. “They want to honor us in some way. I’d rather you honor some other .

  • Outsider LaPolice to keep fighting

    Alan LaPolice is fighting the establishment. LaPolice is an independent candidate for Kansas’ 1st District congressional seat. In the general election Nov. 8, he will face Republican Roger Marshall of Great Bend, who beat incumbent Tim Huelskamp in the primary. Speaking .

  • Osage Street apartment fire causes $25K in damage

    A Monday afternoon fire at 518 Osage St. caused $25,000 in damage, according to the Manhattan Fire Department. Firefighters responded to the three-story apartment building at 5:35 p.m. Monday. Crews found a building with smoke showing from the front of the structure. .


    Merle Shogren, 89, Manhattan, died Friday, Oct. 7, 2016 at the Bethany Home in Lindsborg. The family provided some of the following information. Merle was born on Nov. 20, 1926 in Lindsborg, the son of Howard and Bernice Shogren. He graduated from Lindsborg High School. .


    Kathryn Mary (Brannagan) Holthus, 80, died Sunday, Oct. 9, 2016 at Smith County Memorial Hospital in Smith Center. The family provided some of the following information. Kathy was born Dec. 9, 1935 to LaVern and Louise (Flessner) Brannagan in rural Adams County, Nebraska. Kathy married .

  • Colorado pot alters Kansas market

    News from the Kansas Attorney General’s Office that marijuana from Colorado has “permeated nearly all parts of Kansas” isn’t quite alarming, but it deserves more than a shrug. First, Attorney General Derek Schmidt’s findings should not surprise .


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