Three hundred thirty-one ballots cast in the Nov. 4 elections were not valid, said Riley County clerk Rich Vargo. A total of 15, 935 ballots were cast in the county, including 770 provisional ballots, according to the county’s 2014 General Election Canvass Report, released Monday. Provisional ballots are given
Riley County police found a man deceased at 4:44 p.m. on Saturday after they conducted a welfare check in Ogden. Michael Hentges, 27, of Ogden, was found dead with an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound, according to a police report.
The Manhattan High volleyball team, which finished one match short of a state berth in Class 6A, put five girls on the all-Centennial volleyball teams released by league coaches over the weekend. The group was led by senior middle Kelsey Schroll, who was the only
A 19-year-old Manhattan man was shot in the face during a robbery attempt late Friday night, Riley County police said Monday. Dispatchers received a call at 11:55 p.m. reporting that a victim had arrived in the Mercy Regional Health Center emergency room with a gunshot
A Westmoreland man suspected of stealing and attempting to steal vehicles in a May drunken driving and crash incident pleaded not guilty to his charges Monday. Nathan Woodyard, 38, pleaded not guilty to attempted robbery, DUI, interference with law enforcement, failure to stop at an accident
The Manhattan Arts Center Theatre Company’s production of Shakespeare’s “Much Ado About Nothing” opened a two-week run this past Friday evening in MAC’s Grosh Performance Hall. Final evening shows this Friday and Saturday with a closing matinee Sunday. I dislike having to
Authorities have released the name of a man involved in a boat wreck over the weekend at Tuttle Creek Lake. Clark Linders, 3630 Marlatt Ave., was transported to Mercy Regional Health Center Saturday after he wrecked his airboat on the lake and was thrown into the
Tomorrow is Veterans Day, one of the most significant days on the calendar in the United States and in many other nations. It will be cold Tuesday in Manhattan — certainly by recent standards. The slightly below freezing temperatures might even be cold enough to discourage
Long-time K-State faculty member Charlotte MacFarland is giving us an engaging and characteristic version of “Sweeney Todd, The Demon Barber of Fleet Street” as a going away present. The production of this Stephen Sondheim musical, with sound by guest designer John Story, sold out for
Thomas E. Ekart, 74, of Manhattan, died Monday, Nov. 10, 2014, at his home in Manhattan. He was born on Feb. 19, 1940, in Flush. Complete obituary information is pending and will be announced by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home.
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