It isn’t just that people like stories. We need them. We yearn for them. Give us a narrative with characters we are interested in who have a problem and work to resolve it, and we’ll prefer following it to any other sort of
Judith A. Cook, 73, of Manhattan, formerly of Mt. Vernon, Mo., died on Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014, at the Bramlage House-Meadowlark Hills Retirement Community in Manhattan. Judith Ann Cook was born on May 28, 1941, in Mt. Vernon, Mo., to Luther Yost and Marie (Hendrickson) Yost. She was a 1959 graduate
John Weisbender, 71, of Knob Noster, Mo., died Sunday, Nov. 30, 2014, at the Country Club Care Center in Warrensburg, Mo. He was born on March 4, 1943, in Manhattan. Complete obituary information is pending and will be announced by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home.
Graveside services for Brenda G. Dickover will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 2 , 2014, at the Kansas Veterans Cemetery at Fort Riley, 5181 Wildcat Creek Road, Manhattan. The Rev. Ben Duerfeldt will be officiating. Online condolences may be left for the family through the funeral home
Manhattan High’s Kirkland Lambert was the lone boys’ soccer player named Class 6A all-state, earning second-team honors Monday morning. The junior was one of Manhattan’s most dynamic forwards this fall, helping lead the team to the state quarterfinals and a 13-5-1 record.
Manhattan tennis coach Joyce Allen was named the Class 6A girls’ tennis coach of the year Monday morning. In the final season of a 25-year coaching career, Allen took both of her singles players to state this season, with Cathy Lei taking eighth place and
When the Kansas State men’s basketball team left for its first road game of the season, the Wildcats knew the challenge in front of them. K-State played four games in six days — three at the Maui Invitational — and went 1-3, playing well in two
After about 35 anxious minutes, the Kansas State volleyball team, along with family and friends of the program, erupted in celebration as the Wildcats (22-8) learned their NCAA tournament destination Sunday night. The group of about 100, gathered at the Colbert Hills Golf Club in Manhattan, cheered
It’s now December and Brian Ostermann isn’t sure if he’ll keep his goatee a while longer or not. But one thing the Kansas State women’s basketball associate head coach does know is why he grew it in the first place — to
Jordy Nelson helped the Green Bay Packers secure a 26-21 win over the New England Patriots on Sunday with a big catch in the second quarter. The cover boy of Sports Illustrated hauled in a 45-yard touchdown pass with 14 seconds left in the first half
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