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  • JOHN BROOKS JR.

    John Brooks Jr., 92, died Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan surrounded by his family. The family provided the following information. John was born on Aug. 17, 1922, near Green, the son of John Sr. and Daisy (Carswell) Brooks.&.

  • RUTH LUCILLE WATTS

    Ruth Lucille Watts, 98, of Manhattan, died Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015. Services are pending with Irvin-Parkview Funeral Home..

  • JOHN KLOZENBUCHER

    John Klozenbucher, 90, of Washington, Kansas, died Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015, at the Washington County Hospital. Visitation is from noon until 8 p.m. on Monday at Ward Funeral Home in Washington. The family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m. A funeral service .

  • LUCINDA KAY SHADE

    Lucinda “Cindy” Kay Shade, 52, of Alma, died Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015, at Stormont-Vail Healthcare in Topeka. The family provided the following information. Cindy was born Oct. 8, 1962, in Manhattan, the daughter of Donald and Janet Berroth Hafenstine.  She worked as a secretary .

  • CONNIE J. ZIMMER

    Connie J. Zimmer, 83, formerly of Waterville, died Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015, at Mercy Hospital in Springfield, Mo. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015, at the Randolph United Methodist Church.  The family will receive friends from 7-8 .

  • Snyder becomes fourth active coach selected to Hall of Fame Snyder.phatch

    To equal what Bill Snyder has done at Kansas State — 187 career victories in 23 seasons — one would have to add up every Wildcat victory from the mid-1920s to 1989. Widely considered the architect of the “Greatest Turnaround in College Football History,” .

  • Wildcats to face red-hot Oklahoma

    Breaking a three-game losing streak was challenge enough for this Kansas State team, now it has to face one of the top teams in the Big 12. Just three days after beating TCU, the Wildcats (8-7, 1-1 Big 12) will go on .

  • Indians win ‘Pin Cancer’ dual vs. Tigers Martinez106.phatch

    Manhattan High wrestling coach Robert Gonzales says he doesn’t like leaving the outcome of a dual up to his heavyweight night in and night out. He also admits having a state placer in Eldon Picou at that position gives .

  • Sexton to attend Future Coaches Academy

    Kansas State senior receiver Curry Sexton was one of 30 participants selected Thursday to attend the Future Football Coaches Academy (FFCA) in conjunction with the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) Convention, Jan. 11-14 in Louisville, Ky. The Abilene product will attend .

  • Area lawmakers discuss state’s budget woes at breakfast Breakfast2.phatch

    With the legislative session starting Monday, area legislators spoke with city officials on Thursday about their concerns. Top issues? “Budget, budget, budget,” said Sen. Tom Hawk, D-Manhattan. With the revenue not meeting projections after Gov. Sam Brownback’s tax cuts .

  • Mercy changing name in April

    Mercy Regional Health Center will change its name to Via Christi Health in two stages this spring. According to hospital officials, Mercy will become Via Christi internally on March 20 with the public renaming happening on April 24. “The internal launch is .

  • Officials prepping for Army meeting

    Manhattan Area Chamber of Commerce president Lyle Butler told Riley County Commissioners Thursday morning that 2014 was a good year for the region and that 2015 looks just as bright. But he also said that doesn’t mean the new year will .







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