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  • Hanover blows by Blue Valley in shut out 4.mercury

    RANDOLPH — Things seemed to be over quickly in Randolph on Friday as Hanover routed Blue Valley, 58-0, in a game that was called at halftime. After falling 32-30 against Tescott on the road, it seemed that improvement had been made .

  • ‘Legally Blonde,’ Kristin Chenoweth and more

    SUNDAY Friends of Konza Prairie presents Konquer the Konza, 7:30 a.m. Race with an added 10K this year. For information, visit Konza Prairie Biological Station. Manhattan Arts Center presents “Shrek the Musical,” 2 p.m. Sunday. Also 7:30 p.m. .

  • Frankfort 46, Wetmore 0

    At Frankfort, Frankfort picked up their second win of the year in a shutout win over Wetmore at home. Individual statistics and scoring summaries were not available from this contest. The Wildcats will go on the road to Axtell next .

  • Manhattan shuts out Highland Park, 41-0

    TOPEKA – Despite a sloppy effort much of the night, the Manhattan High football team beat Highland Park on the road Friday night, 41-0. The Indians struggled with turnovers and penalties throughout the game, taking a 21-0 lead to halftime and .

  • Volunteers prep for Fort Riley’s Fall Apple Day Festival Apple2.mercury

    FORT RILEY — For Alexandra Grinston, the days leading up to this year’s Apple Day Festival are bittersweet. Her husband, Command Sgt. Maj. Michael Grinston, has spent the past two years serving as the 1st Infantry Division’s senior noncommissioned .

  • Fort Riley to send 4,000 to Kuwait

    About 4,000 Fort Riley soldiers will deploy to Kuwait later this year. The 1st Infantry Division’s 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team is preparing for a nine-month deployment that will focus on enhancing regional stability, the Army announced Thursday. About 15,400 soldiers .

  • Killers became good Samaritans while fleeing area

    Two years ago, two horrible things happened. They had nothing to do with each other. But we now know that the two stories briefly intertwined. In September 2013, Anthony Nichols and James McKenith combined to kill two people, one in Manhattan .

  • Woman testifies about fiancé‘s death at preliminary hearing

    The events surrounding a road-rage incident that led to the March shooting death of an Ogden man were the focus of a preliminary hearing Friday morning in Riley County District Court. Tierre Wall, 26 at the time of the incident, faces .

  • Local men buy cancer institute

    Two local men have purchased the Central Kansas Cancer Institute in Manhattan and plan to rename it. Dr. James McAtee and Jeff Mathis, doctor of occupational therapy, announced Thursday that they had bought the facility, formerly owned by Dr. Russell .

  • Hughes: US needs to stand up for self-determination

    A former top intelligence officer for the Defense Department says it’s time for deep thinking about America’s role in the world. We need better foresight, he says, and the U.S. also needs to stand up for self-determination. .

  • Were lawmakers listening to Francis?

    Congressional liberals found plenty to like Thursday in Pope Francis’ address to a joint session of Congress: He talked about wealth inequality, the death penalty, the “sacred obligation” to protect our planet’s environment and other issues. Similarly, congressional conservatives .

  • Late rally falls short for MHS soccer Soc5.mercury

    By the time the Manhattan High boys’ soccer team finally started playing its brand of soccer Thursday night at Bishop Stadium, the Washburn Rural Junior Blues had a three-goal lead and had essentially put the match out of reach. That .


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