• Obituaries | October 24, 2014


    Leo Louis Goeckel, 99, of Hanover, died Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, at his home. The family provided the following information. Leo, the youngest of 13 children, was born on Aug. 6, 1915,  to Joseph and Anna (Ruhkamp) Goeckel at Hanover.  He was a lifetime farmer and served with the

  • Local |Business |Kansas State University | October 24, 2014

    Beer, housing driving student prices higher

    Kansas State University students are paying more for beer and non-greek housing than they were last year. According to the 2014 Student Price Index, which was recently released by the K-State Economics Club, goods commonly purchased by K-State students increased by an average of 4.7 percent in 2014.

  • Local |Business |Government & Politics | October 24, 2014

    Wamego landlords protest new code

    Landlords and the city of Wamego are at odds over a new set of regulations on property work. The Wamego City Commission approved new building codes in May, including a contractor licensing code provision. Under the new code, a property owner in Wamego has to

  • Obituaries | October 24, 2014


    Mildred M. Pfeifley, 93, of Clay Center, died Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, at the Leonardville Nursing Home. Funeral services are pending with the Anderes-Pfeifley Funeral Home in Riley, Kansas.

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | October 24, 2014

    No injury reported in Pott. Co. incident involving handgun

    The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office are looking for a person who pulled a handgun on someone in rural Manhattan on Tuesday. No one was injured in an incident that happened at about 11 p.m. in the 3700 block of Powers Lane in the Green Valley

  • Obituaries | October 24, 2014


    William James “Bill” Figge, 59, died Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2014, at St. Francis Hospital in Topeka. A family visitation will be held on Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014, at Piper Funeral Home in St. Marys from 2-4 p.m.  Inurnment will be at a later date in the Valley View

  • Obituaries | October 24, 2014


    David Alan Rundquist, 64, of Green,  died Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, at the Leonardville Nursing Home. The family provided the following information. David was born on Sept. 3, 1950, in Clay Center, the son of Veryl and Dorothy (Lindstrom) Rundquist. He was married to Donna Goldhammer on May 8, 1976 in

  • Manhattan High School | October 24, 2014

    Undersized D-line up to tall task against Free State


    For most of the season, the Manhattan High football team has faced a disparity in size against its opponents, none more pronounced than on the offensive and defensive lines. Up front, the Indians have had to learn to play against bigger, taller and in some

  • Manhattan High School | October 24, 2014

    Indians beat Junction City 4-0 on senior night


    A set of odd circumstances surrounding the Manhattan High boys’ soccer team’s regular-season finale against Junction City made for an unusual game Thursday night at Bishop Stadium. Barring any upsets, the playoff picture had more or less already locked the two teams into playing

  • General Activities | October 24, 2014

    Cameron: Has ‘big-game’ James turned into ‘lame-game’ James

    Sc -- magazine mug.phatch

    So here we are, waiting for Game 3 of the World Series — and Royals fans are busy squabbling about Game 5. Seems odd, no? I mean, so much can happen tonight and Saturday in San Francisco that could change the entire picture by the time the Royals

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