• Indians survive against Hutchinson Soc3.mercury

    After scoring a goal 10 minutes into its regional final match against Hutchinson Thursday night, the Manhattan High boys’ soccer team expected to open the floodgates and win comfortably. But that elusive second goal never came, leading to some tense moments .


    James Ashley Ross, 48, of Wamego, died Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015, at his home following a long illness. The family provided some of the following information. James was born April 25, 1967, in Tawas City, Michigan, the son of Dallas Lee and Betty Hudson Ross. .

  • Guggisberg: Big weekend ahead for Indians at state Grant-cutout.phatch

    With three teams heading to state and a fourth still with a chance to get to state, the Manhattan High athletic department has a lot on the line in the coming days. The Indians are sending both their cross country .


    Frances Marie Hill, 78, died Sunday Oct. 18, 2015, at the Wamego Hospital in Wamego. Graveside Memorial Services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, Nov. 2, 2015, at the St. George Cemetery in St. George. The family will gather at the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, .


    Robert Dean Ziegenhirt, 66, of Alta Vista, died Sunday, Oct. 25, 2015, at Wesley Medical Center in Wichita. The family provided some of the following information. Bob was born July 1, 1949, in rural White City, to Carl and Edith (Coltharp) Ziegenhirt, Sr. He graduated .

  • Frankfort crushes Blue Valley, 68-6 Frankfort10.mercury

    At Frankfort, with both teams out of playoff contention, Frankfort ended the season on a high note with a 68-6 win over Blue Valley-Randolph. Jase Suther finished the season among the areas best rushers in 8-man football, racking up more .

  • Centralia 32, Rock Creek 18

    At Centralia, in a winner-makes-the-playoffs scenario, Centralia took the prize by beating Rock Creek, 32-18, on Thursday night. Rock Creek (3-6) kept the game close throughout the first half, trailing 13-12 at halftime with a 7-yard touchdown run from Carson .

  • Marysville 34, Riley County 18

    At Marysville, Riley County couldn’t keep up in the second half as Marysville punched its ticket to the playoffs and ended the Falcons’ season. The Falcons (5-4) got off to a good start with an 11-yard pass from Wes .

  • Jackson Heights 24, Valley Heights 6

    At Blue Rapids, Jackson Heights ended Valley Heights’ season on Thursday in a 24-6 win. Keaton DeWalt had 64 yards while quarterback Logan Woodyard had 83 yards on 15 carries. Valley Heights’ season comes to a close with a 2-7 record..

  • Professor calls for ending use of ‘investigatory stops’

    Speaking before a crowd of more than 200 people at K-State on Wednesday, Kansas University professor Charles Epp said the main problem with policing in this country isn’t one of race so much as policy. “Sure there are some racist .

  • McDowell Creek Road bids higher than estimate

    Bids to reconstruct McDowell Creek Road came in higher than expected at Thursday’s Riley County commission meeting. The engineer’s estimate from Olsson and Associates set the project’s total predicted cost at a little more than $6 million. Ebert .

  • Website tabs K-State as Kansas’ ‘best value’

    K-State grads make more than KU grads when they’re starting out, according to a study. Kansas State University graduates have the highest starting salary of any higher education institution in the state at $45,200, according to, a financial .


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