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  • 5 interviewing for assistant superintendent

    USD 383 administrators are interviewing five candidates this week who could possibly fill an open position this summer. The new hire will replace associate superintendent Robert Seymour, who is retiring on June 30. The assistant superintendent’s duties include the supervision of .

  • Owner: Dara’s ‘plenty strong’ despite falling number of stores Daras.phatch

    The number of Dara’s Fast Lanes may be decreasing, but owner Chris Darrah said the business isn’t going anywhere. The Dara’s near the former Kmart store recently closed, which, combined with past closings of Dara’s locations .

  • Let districts run their schools

    Increasingly, it seems, the Kansas Legislature’s motto is, “When in doubt, micromanage.” It isn’t enough for the Kansas Legislature to cut funding for most of the state’s school districts by enacting a block funding scheme on the .

  • Jury finds man guilty on 5 drug charges

    A jury found a Manhattan man guilty of five drug-related charges on Wednesday in Riley County District Court. The jury found 44-year-old Eric Lipp guilty of possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute, possession of cocaine with intent to distribute, .

  • Ringing bells to mark Appomattox surrender Hartfordbell.phatch

    Officials at the Riley County Historical Museum planned to ring the bell from the steamboat Hartford at 2:15 p.m. Thursday as part of a national event marking the 150th anniversary of the surrender at Appomattox. Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee .

  • ‘Peter and the Starcatcher’ entertains McCain audience Christopher.conner

    Last Monday night an intrepid crowd of theater-goers was treated to an odd but generally satisfactory entertainment in K-State’s McCain Auditorium. The name of the play was “Peter and the Starcatcher,” and it was based on a novel by .


    Dee Ray Yonning, 78, Wamego, died Monday, April 6, 2015, at his home. The family provided some of the following information. On March 17, 1937, Dee was born to Louis and Agnes (Hunholz) Yonning in rural Louisville. Dee attended a country school in the Louisville .


    Sylvester W. Ham, 102, of rural Marysville, died Friday, April 3, 2015, at the Blue Valley Nursing Home in Blue Rapids. Visitation was Monday, April 6, from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. at Kinsley Mortuary in Marysville. A funeral service was at 10 a.m. .


    John Alfred “Johnny” Harper, 91, of Frankfort, died Tuesday, April 7, 2015, at the Frankfort Community Care Home. Visitation will be Friday, April 10, from noon to 8 p.m. at Padden Funeral Chapel in Frankfort. A funeral service will be at 10 a.m., Saturday, .

  • With big holes, K-State moves on to next crop of WRs

    Kansas State doesn’t just need a new quarterback next season. It needs new guys for him to throw the ball to, as well. The Wildcats not only lost quarterback Jake Waters, they also lost big-time wide receivers Tyler Lockett .

  • K-State wins 10-2 to snap losing skid

    PAPILLION, Neb. — A career-high three RBIs by Tyler Wolfe, including the go-ahead RBI in the top of the seventh, along with three hits each from Max Brown and Steve Serratore led Kansas State to a 10-2 win at Omaha on .

  • Adkins, Kemper named NCEA All-Americans

    WACO, Texas — The acknowledgements keep coming for the Kansas State equestrian team, as the National Collegiate Equestrian Association (NCEA) announced its 2014-15 All-American teams, with K-State represented by sophomore Henley Adkins and junior Danielle Kemper. Adkins was named to the .


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