• TRACI L. LAWRENCE

    Traci Lynn Lawrence, 38, of Wamego, died at her home on March 12, 2015, after a long illness.  The family provided some of the following information. Traci’s death is a great loss to all who knew and loved her. She was .

  • Audience enjoys greater role in McCain presentation Christopher.conner1

    “The Intergalactic Nemesis” came to McCain Auditorium Monday. This third appearance in as many seasons brought the newly released book three of the series to the stage in Manhattan: “Twin Infinity.” A mix of graphic novel and radio play, “The .

  • KSU at best with two outs to beat WVU Kubsb7.phatch

    The Kansas State baseball team opened its first home Big 12 series of the season at Tointon Family Stadium Thursday night and methodically took apart visiting West Virginia. The Wildcats quietly dominated the Mountaineers for an 8-2 win. K-State also got .

  • Easter egg hunts, ‘Dead Can’t Dance’ and more

    Grab the basket and hop on over to these egg hunts on Saturday. The fifth annual Royal Bunny Tracs 5K & Kids Rabbit Dash is Saturday morning with the egg hunt starting around 11 a.m. Registration for the 5K and .

  • Fort Riley ceremony marks symbolic end of combat team Deactivation2.phatch

    FORT RILEY — One of the Big Red One’s brigades on Thursday cased its colors, a symbolic gesture that concludes nine years of action after deployments to the Middle East, southwest Asia and Africa. The 1st Infantry Division’s 4th .

  • Shannon: Outside students welcome

    USD 383 superintendent Robert Shannon said Wednesday that Manhattan-Ogden should continue to allow out-of-district students the chance to attend district schools despite changes to the state’s school finance formula. Shannon shared his opinion with the Manhattan-Ogden school board during its .

  • Commissioners voice displeasure with KPERS bills

    The Riley County Commission will state its opposition to bills circulating in the Legislature regarding the Kansas Public Employee Retirement System (KPERS). County counselor Clancy Holeman said Thursday that he will draft a letter for the commissioners to sign and .

  • District to replace books, computers

    Some USD 383 students will have new math textbooks next year and the district will purchase about 400 computers to replace older technology. The Manhattan-Ogden school board approved the purchases at its Wednesday meeting. The district will spend $83,911 on 480 high school math .

  • Town Center expected to demolish Sears store

    Manhattan Town Center will soon apply to demolish the site of the former Sears store, a sign that mall officials are closer to announcing a new tenant. City manager Ron Fehr told the Riley County Commission on Thursday that mall .

  • Colorado man dies at rest stop on I-70

    JUNCTION CITY — Authorities say a Colorado man who was moving to Florida was found dead at a rest stop near Manhattan on Tuesday. The Geary County Sheriff’s office says 47-year-old Keith Morrison of Aurora, Colorado, was found dead Tuesday .

  • Success elusive in talks with Iran

    Americans shouldn’t fault President Barack Obama for trying everything within reason to persuade, cajole or force Iran to give up a nuclear weapons program that it denies even exists. Maybe the most recent extension in negotiations will result in .

  • USD 378 voters can move ‘Falcons Forward’

    To the Editor: Though we are currently making our home in the Green Bay area, many of our friends and family members are patrons of Riley County schools. As graduates of Riley County High School and with the intent to .







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