• Cats’ Jaffrey ready for Women’s British Open

    Kansas State’s Connie Jaffrey will tee it up against some of the best golfers in the world this week, as she takes part in the Women’s British Open — running Thursday through Sunday — at the Trump Turnberry Resort Ailsa .

  • KSU announces 2016 Athletics Hall of Fame class

    Kansas State Athletics will honor a group of 10 individuals with induction into its Athletics Hall of Fame in January, school officials announced Wednesday. The 2016 Hall of Fame class includes former student-athletes Steve Anson (baseball), Michael Bishop (football), Dawn Cady (volleyball), .


    Charles Frederick “Fred” Foreman, 94, died Wednesday, July 22, 2015, in Scottsdale, Arizona. The family provided some of the following information. Fred, a devoted family man, is survived by Melba, his wife of 68 years; sons John, Mike and Lance; eight grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; sister .


    Marion L. “Bud” Boudreau, 80, of Manhattan, died Monday, July 27, 2015, at his residence. He was born March 25, 1935, the son of George and Martha Marie (Williams) Boudreau. Complete service information is pending and will be announced by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz .

  • Body found in car

    A body found in a vehicle in a Dillons parking lot in Topeka was preliminarily identified as that of a missing Manhattan man, according to his family. Though Topeka police have not positively identified the man, family members of Bob .

  • Construction boom leaves city short of orange cones

    There has been so much road construction in Manhattan this summer that drivers have essentially seen the city’s entire supply of orange cones. Assistant city manager Kiel Mangus said during an intergovernmental luncheon on Monday that the city didn’.

  • Aggieville shooter sentenced to 7 years

    A Manhattan man was sentenced to more than seven years in prison Monday for an April shooting near Aggieville. In Riley County District Court, Chief Judge Meryl Wilson sentenced Dontay Tabron, 21, to 89 months in prison for second-degree attempted murder. Tabron .

  • Sheriff seeking funding for narcotics detective

    The Pott County Sheriff’s Department budget request for 2016 includes funds for a narcotics detective and a company to manage medical costs for the jail. Sheriff Greg Riat told commissioners Monday he isn’t seeking wage increases for his department, .

  • Cameron: Lundquist sounds off on college athletics Sc -- magazine mug.phatch

    STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, Colo. — Despite enduring recent shoulder surgery that requires a clumsy sling encircling his right arm, Verne Lundquist is in a jovial mood. He co-hosted a very special golf tournament this past weekend here in his hometown — a reunion .

  • Important work too rarely noticed

    Often when a corrections department is in the news, the news isn’t good. As often as not, the news involves an escape or a scandal. Thus the report this week that the Riley County Community Corrections Department is functioning .

  • If it walks, quacks like a duck…

    Kansas House Speaker Ray Merrick, who in 2010 was voted Legislator of the Year by the American Legislative Ex-change Council (ALEC), sent a fundraising appeal to lobbyists during the 2015 legislative session asking for gifts ranging from $5,000 to $100,000. Merrick, a member of .

  • ‘Southpaw’ comes across as calculating, cynical, thin G.w.clift1

    Boxing movies are usually among the most emotionally manipulative of all films. Antoine Fuqua’s “Southpaw” would be the heavy-weight champ of melodramas, except for its casting. Jake Gyllenhaal is too little, it seems, even to be a light-heavy, though .


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