SAN ANTONIO — Even in a sea of nearly 10,000 K-State fans at Thursday’s pep rally, Ernie Navarro stood out. Navarro had driven to San Antonio from his home in Los Angeles ahead of the Alamo Bowl at 5:45 p.m. Friday .
The Kansas State University Foundation named a new president and chief executive officer this week. Greg Willems will start work on Feb. 23 and will formally assume the role of president on Feb. 27. Willems, according to a statement on Friday from .
For Chris Gartner, an engineer and project manager in San Antonio, meeting a fellow K-State alumnus as a teenager crystallized his career aspirations and gave him a lifelong mentor. Gartner, 60, is CEO of Christopher Gartner and Associates, an engineering firm .
A two-alarm fire in a single-story house at 728 Galaxy Drive caused $212,000 in damage Thursday night. Two occupants were home at the time of the fire and were able to exit the house without injury with their two dogs and a .
Mercy Regional Health Center delivered its first baby of 2015 at 6:10 p.m. on Thursday. Bleu Michael Dennis Nelson, is the son of Dennis Nelson and Aimee Richardson, and little brother to Ella Nelson. Bleu was 7 pounds, 6 ounces and 21.25 inches long..
English director Rupert Wyatt (who gave us “Rise of the Planet of the Apes”) now offers moviegoers a new version of the forgotten 1974 movie “The Gambler.” That version had James Caan for its star. Wyatt’s go has Marky Mark .
Lloyd Eldon Bowers, 80, of Baldwin City, formerly of Alma, died Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital. He was a long-time resident of the area. The family provided the following information. Lloyd was a carpenter and worked mostly building big .
Phillip “Phil” Jones, 49, of Manhattan, died Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2014, at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. A cause of death was not provided. The family provided the following information. Phil was born Jan. 2, 1965, in Chicago, Ill., the son of Claude and .
If you’ve already broken most of your resolutions for 2015, you can start over. The year is still new, and there’s plenty of time to get things right. If you’re looking for something to work on, consider your .
To the Editor: The 2015 concert of Handel’s “Messiah” will be the 24th performance by the Flint Hills Chorus and Chamber Ensemble in the Wamego area. The committee is looking for people to sing in the chorus, and in the .
Every team wants to get on the right track before conference play begins. But Kansas State will head into Big 12 play this weekend sliding off the rails and looking for something to go its way. The Wildcats dropped their second .
An undersized quarterback from Purdue beat Kansas State the last time the Wildcats played in the Alamo Bowl. Now Jake Waters, who hopes to get a shot at the NFL, is being compared to that same quarterback, almost 16 years later. “.
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