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  • Barnes’ hard work pays off for Wildcats

    There have always been great examples of hard work for Alex Barnes to lean on. The Kansas State freshman has teammates who exceed expectations on the field because of hard work, and then there’s his family. The hard work .

  • MHS wrestling falls to Washburn Rural in season opner

    Manhattan head wrestling coach Robert Gonzales isn’t making any excuses for his team. Manhattan had to forfeit in the 220-pound weight class and fell to Washburn Rural, 36-35. “We won seven of 14 bouts against a good Washburn Rural wrestling .

  • K-State women’s basketball battles to knock off No. 23 Auburn

    Everyone wants to knock off a ranked opponent. Kansas State women’s basketball did that on Thursday night. “Everybody wants to be a ranked team, and by beating them, it’s a good way to become one,” senior guard Kindred .

  • MHS girls basketball overcomes slow start to win season opener

    It took about a quarter, but the Manhattan girls basketball team’s defense shut down Great Bend, and the Indians won, 62-38, in the opening game of the Hays Shoot Out. The score was locked at 14 at the end of .

  • MHS boys basketball wins season opener against Great Bend

    The first game of the season is bound to cause some jitters, but the Manhattan boys basketball team overcame that to beat Great Bend, 65-50, in the opening game of the Hays Shoot Out on Thursday. “The first game is .

  • Divided public keeps it civil at forum on mascot Mhsforum1

    In a civil but divisive discussion, the Manhattan-Ogden community voiced opinions on the use of Native American imagery as Manhattan High School’s mascot. Several people shared their thoughts with the Manhattan-Ogden school board on the possibility of changing the .

  • Mentor program could save cash

    A new mentorship program for juvenile offenders could save the county money and keep juveniles at home in the near future. Riley County Community Corrections is moving forward on a mentorship program that will reduce the number of juvenile offenders .

  • K-State to award degrees to 1,600

    More than 1,600 K-State students will receive degrees during commencement ceremonies on Dec. 9 and 10. The university will award more than 1,250 bachelor’s and 300 master’s degrees, 80 doctorates and five associate degrees. More than 160 students will earn their degree through K-State Global .

  • Mayor’s lighted parade, ice sculpting and more

    Manhattan Mayor Usha Reddi and the Flint Hills Breadbasket will host the Mayor’s Christmas Spirit of the Holidays Lighted Parade Friday. Donations for breadbasket — both non-perishable food and tax-deductible monetary — will be accepted during the parade, which begins 5:30 p..


    Mark Scott Sellens, 56, died Monday, Nov. 28, 2016. A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016, at Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church, with a visitation immediately preceding at 1 p.m. See for complete obituary. Chapel Oaks .


    Mark L. Scott, 54, of Manhattan, died Monday, Nov. 28, 2016, at his home. The family provided some of the following information. He was born on Aug. 26, 1962, in Burden. He was the son of Dale L. “Bud” and Betty L. (Bogner) Scott. Mark .


    Beth Ann (Uphoff) Mooney, 63, of Manhattan, died peacefully at her home of natural causes on Sunday, Nov. 27, 2016. The family provided some of the following information. Beth was born on June 9, 1963. She was the daughter of Eugene and Charlotte Uphoff in .


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