• Rossville 62, Riley County

    At Rossville, an early answer wasn’t enough to keep Riley County in the game as Rossville routed the Falcons on Friday. The Falcons ripped off a 74-yard touchdown run from Garrett Staten to respond to an opening score from .


    Geneva Elizabeth Dickson, 89, of Alta Vista, died Friday, Sept. 11, 2015, in Phoenix, Arizona. The family provided some of the following information. After becoming a registered nurse, Geneva worked for many years as a night nurse at Wamego City Hospital. Geneva was .

  • Abilene 48, Wamego 13

    At Abilene, the Cowboys scored 26 points in the first quarter and Wamego never had a chance to keep pace as the Red Raiders lost on the road. Abilene ran for three touchdowns and threw another to take a 26-0 lead .

  • Retired K-State professor pens 2nd novel, ‘Cottonwoods’

    Immigrant brothers Torval and Rolf Hauge believe their part of the American Dream has come true when they’re asked to become partners in a large cattle company in western South Dakota. It’s 1907 and the brothers — hard and earnest .

  • Wash Co. 38, Valley Heights 12

    At Washington, the Mustangs dropped their fourth game of the season in a road loss at Washington County. Individual statistics and scoring summaries were not available from this contest. Valley Heights will start district play against Valley Falls next week .

  • Biographical books to check out at the public library Janet.ulrey.librarian

    Have you ever noticed how many books are written about people? More than one-fifth of the Manhattan Public Library nonfiction collection is categorized with a biographical subject heading. Who reads these books? Our customers do! People are enamored with other .

  • Ware provides plenty of mystery, suspense

    Ruth Ware has written a captivating suspense novel. The protagonist in this twisted story of love gone wrong is Leonora, sometimes known as Lee and sometimes known as Nora. The story opens with Lee waking up in the hospital with .

  • Catching up with former Wildcat Gerald Alphin

    Though there wasn’t much of a reason to celebrate Kansas State football in the 1980s, many might remember Gerald Alphin. The soft-handed receiver played for the Wildcats from 1982-85 and went to star in the Canadian Football League. Alphin .

  • Hubener, Cook form a winning connection at K-State

    From Cheney to Louisburg. The distance between those two small Kansas towns is approximately halfway across the state. During the college football season of 2015, there was a key play involving players from those two small towns that made for one .

  • Maximum Performance hires physical therapist

    Maximum Performance Physical Therapy and Fitness hired Hope Cramer as a physical therapist. Cramer is originally from Cheney. She received her Bachelors of Art degree in kinesiology from Washburn University in 2010. She graduated with her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from .

  • Putin holds upper hand with moves in Syria

    It is increasingly clear that the only road to peace and stability in Syria runs through Moscow. We may not like having to deal directly with Russian President Vladimir Putin, but we have no alternative. Some regard him as a .

  • 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 .


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