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  • February 25, 2014


    Dr. Richard “Dick” H. Mattson, 72, of Manhattan, died Sunday at the Via Christi Village in Manhattan. Funeral Services will be at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, February 27 at the Chapman Baptist Church with the Rev. Beth Gregory officiating.  Visitation will be at the church from noon

  • Obituaries | February 25, 2014


    Alfons A. Stiebe, 97, died Monday in Kinsley. The family provided some of the following information. He was born June 17, 1916 on a farm in Rush County. He was the son of Joseph and Hulda Stiebe. Also born to this union were brother Arthur in 1919 and sister

  • Obituaries | February 25, 2014


    Jim Lee Currie, 87, of Manhattan, died Sunday at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. He was born March 27, 1926, in Manhattan. He was the son of Clyde W. and Francis M. (Wiek) Currie. Jim attended Manhattan schools. He was a farmer and rancher and owned and

  • Obituaries | February 25, 2014


    Howard LaVern Langvardt, 79, of Chapman, died Friday at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. Howard was born on Nov. 11, 1944, in Junction City. He was the son of LaVern Roland Langvardt and Ethel Marie (Norman) Langvardt. Howard graduated from Junction City High School and immediately

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | February 25, 2014

    Police investigating three vehicle fires

    The Riley County Police Department is investigating a series of fires that occurred in the wee hours this morning on Moro Street. At around 2:10 a.m., the RCPD and the Manhattan Fire Department found a vehicle on fire on the 800 block of Moro Street. Around

  • Women's Basketball | February 25, 2014

    Young Wildcats look to cage Jayhawks


    Neither Kansas team has had the season it wanted to have this year. The Kansas State women are six games under .500, ninth in the Big 12 and likely to miss the postseason for just the second time in the last 13 seasons. The Jayhawks, coming off back-to-back

  • Golf | February 25, 2014

    K-State women’s golf ties for 9th in Arizona

    PEORIA, Ariz. — Following a season-low score on Sunday, the Kansas State women’s golf team nearly duplicated that feat Monday as the Wildcats fired a 4-over-par 292 to finish in a tie for ninth at the Westbrook Invitational held at the par-72, 6,269-yard Westbrook Village Golf

  • Area Schools | February 25, 2014

    Wamego girls still No. 1

    The Wamego girls’ basketball team continues to pull down the top spot in the Class 4A Division I state rankings, according to the Kansas Basketball Coaches Association. Riley County’s girls are No. 2 in 3A, while Valley Heights’ girls are No. 2 in 1A Division I.

  • Area Schools | February 25, 2014

    MCC women win league tournament

    The Manhattan Christian College women’s basketball team won two games this past weekend to capture the Midwest Christian College Tournament in Moberly, Mo. MCC (24-4) defeated Faith Baptist, 73-37, on Friday — a game the Crusaders were leading by 26 at halftime. Four players scored in

  • Area Schools | February 25, 2014

    Blue Valley 3-on-3 basketball tournament

    The Blue Valley Business Professionals of America, athletic department and booster club will be hosting the 14th Annual Youth 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament on Saturday, March 15 at Blue Valley High School.  Games will start at 8 a.m.  There will be separate divisions for girls

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