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  • Manhattan High School | February 24, 2015

    MHS girls looking to rebound


    After a tough loss at Hayden on Friday, the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team will likely need a pair of wins this week if it hopes to claim even a share of the Centennial League title. While Tuesday’s trip to Junction City looks favorable

  • Area Schools | February 24, 2015

    Riley County boys win

    At Council Grove, the Riley County boys’ basketball team defeated Council Grove, 59-49, Monday night to improve to 13-6 on the season with just one regular-season game to play. The Falcons made the trip to Council Grove for the makeup games after weather concerns prompted

  • Area Schools | February 24, 2015

    Council Grove 48, Riley County 34

    At Council Grove, the Falcons allowed the Braves to take an early 14-7 lead into the second quarter and couldn’t come back the rest of the way. Riley County trailed 20-13 at halftime and was down 31-23 heading into the fourth quarter, where Council

  • Local |Education | February 24, 2015

    Population growth, budget issues on board’s winter retreat agenda

    The Manhattan-Ogden school board will look into the future of USD 383 schools at its winter retreat this week. The board will meet at 5:15 p.m. Wednesday at the Robinson Education Center, 2031 Poyntz Ave. to discuss how population growth will affect the district. The retreat allows

  • Obituaries | February 24, 2015


    Rannells King, 82, died Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015, at the Wilton Meadows Rehabilitation Center in Wilton, Connecticut. The family provided some of the following information. Rannells was born and raised in Manhattan. After serving in the United States Army during the Korean War, he graduated from Kansas State

  • February 24, 2015


    Douglas A. Laue, 63, of Council Grove, died after a brief illness on Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015. He was born in Hanover on Oct. 19, 1951, to William F. “Bill” Laue and Patricia (Mullen) Laue.  Doug graduated high school from Hanover High, and received a bachelor’s degree from

  • Obituaries | February 24, 2015


    Dr. John R. Cortner, 92, of Manhattan, died Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015, at the Via Christi Village in Manhattan. Dr. Cortner was born on July 23, 1922, in LaCrosse. He was the son of Dr. Raymond and Viola Cortner. He was raised in Wichita and graduated from Wichita State University.

  • Obituaries | February 24, 2015


    Laurine A. Stevens, 98, of Wamego, died Monday, Feb. 23, 2015, in Wamego. The family provided some of the following information. She was born Jan. 13, 1917, in rural Alma. She was the daughter of Gustav “Gus” and Clara Brase Schmanke. She married William E. Stevens on Nov. 5, 1949, in Manhattan.

  • Obituaries | February 24, 2015


    Lee William Dalrymple, 52, died on Friday, Feb. 20, 2015 at the Onaga Community Hospital. The family provided some of the following information. Lee William Dalrymple, 52, was born July 27, 1962, at the Valley Forge General Hospital in Phoenixville, Pennsylvania. He was preceded in death by his parents, Esther Mae

  • Obituaries | February 24, 2015


    Irene P. Cott, 78, of Alta Vista, died peacefully on Friday, Feb. 20, 2015, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. Irene was born on March 18, 1936, in Bowlegs, Oklahoma, to Earn and LaDema Dixon. She had a brother, Charles,

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