• Retired RCPD K9 Dino dies

    Dino, a recently-retired K9 officer with the Riley County Police Department, has died after experiencing deteriorating health issues because of old age. A German shepherd who spent 11 years serving the community, Dino retired last year to spend time with his .

  • Cats have big hole at center

    Much of the talk this offseason has been about Kansas State’s need for a quarterback. But beyond the Wildcats losing Jake Waters and the most prolific quarterback-wide receiver combination in school history is another loss that goes just as .

  • Brand, Zumach earn preseason honors

    All-Americans Katie Brand and Kylee Zumach continued to add to their list of career accolades, as the two Kansas State volleyball players were named to the Big 12 Preseason Team, the conference office announced Thursday. Two of the eight returning letterwinners .

  • Local youth compete in Junior tourney

    The Manhattan Junior Golf Association held its City Junior Championship this week, playing at Stagg Hill on Wednesday and the Manhattan Country Club on Thursday. Frank Felber won the age 16-17 boys’ division, shooting a 183 over two days. He was .

  • GOP debate lively, entertaining

    The first Republican debates on Thursday were only modestly informative but plenty entertaining. It was abundantly clear that most of the candidates had a couple points they wanted to make and a barb or two they hoped would be memorable. .

  • Is it time yet to worry about foot-and-mouth disease?

    To the Editor: In 2001, Britain experienced a foot-and-mouth disease epidemic that devastated its livestock industry. The outbreak was only brought under control when the government slaughtered six million sheep, cattle and pigs, almost crippling the economy. Concerned about these incidents,&.

  • You won’t be bored by ‘Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation’ G.w.clift1

    Just when we had begun to believe the summer movie season was an unrelieved slumber session, the littlest samurai came swooping in on a counter-balance rope from backstage at the Vienna opera house to give us renewed hope that we .

  • Crash injures two

    Two people were taken to Via Christi Hospital after a one-vehicle crash Thursday evening south of Manhattan. According to a Kansas Highway Patrol report, Roberto Pedro Carlos Mendiola, 25, Junction City, was driving a 2004 Chevy Silverado northbound on the 2100 block of .


    Della M. Rudolph, 99, of Leonardville, died Friday, Aug. 7, 2015, at the Leonardville Nursing Home. Funeral services are pending with the Anderes-Pfeifley Funeral Home in Riley..

  • Free moving offered to seniors

    Bellhops, a tech-enabled moving company that connects college-age workers to moving and lifting jobs through a phone app, will be offering free moving services to senior citizens in the Manhattan area. The complimentary services will be available on National Senior .

  • McHenry: Home values soaring

    Home sale prices in Riley County are up in 2015. County appraiser Greg McHenry told commissioners Thursday that the median sale price through June was $187,750, an increase of $13,750 — or 7.9 percent — from 2014. The increase last year at this time was just over 1 .

  • Maj. Gen. Wayne Grigsby takes command of Fort Riley Coc1.mercury

    FORT RILEY — The commander of Fort Riley and the Big Red One handed over the reins Thursday as he leaves for a new position in Washington, D.C. Maj. Gen. Paul Funk II gave command of the 1st Infantry Division .


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