• Area Schools | September 07, 2014

    Centralia 54, Valley Heights 6

    At Centralia, the Valley Heights Mustangs struggled to keep up with the Class 2-1A defending champions, falling behind quickly and not getting much going offensively against the Panthers. Valley Heights (0-1) hosts Doniphan West (0-1) next week. Doniphan West fell to Onaga 16-8 in

  • Local |Business |Kansas State University | September 07, 2014

    Architects selected for student union revamp

    Partnering firms of Workshop Architects Inc. and Bowman Bowman Novick Inc. have been selected to design the final plans for the K-State Student Union renovation at Kansas State University. The firms are expected to begin planning phases on campus later in September. The selection means

  • Obituaries | September 07, 2014


    John P. Lambert, 81, of Manhattan, died Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. The family provided the following information. John was born on Feb. 4, 1933 in Harrisburg, Pa., the son of John F. and Grace E. (Horning) Lambert.  He attended schools in

  • Obituaries | September 07, 2014


    John M. Cramer, 63, of Manhattan and former longtime resident of Parsons, died Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. The family provided the following information. John was born on Sept. 25, 1950, in Parsons, the son of Obed B. and Reta M. (VanHouten) Cramer.

  • Obituaries | September 07, 2014


    Michiel “Mike” Newingham, 75,  of Alta Vista, died Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, in Kansas City, Kan. The family provided the following information. He was born Aug. 18, 1939, the son on Ernest “Hack” Newingham and Artybelle Goodman. He graduated from Concordia High School and Palmer Chiropractic College. He married

  • Obituaries | September 07, 2014


    Donald H. Varga, 65, of Ogden, died Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, at his home in Ogden. The family provided the following information. Donald was born Aug. 26, 1948 in Rutland, Vt., the son of Andrew and Natalie (Colburn) Varga. Donald graduated from high school in Rutland and immediately entered the

  • Gardening | September 07, 2014

    Apply nitrogen fertilizer to keep lawns healthy


    Once the air temperature drops below 86 degrees, cool-season grasses start growing again. Moisture and fertilizer will enhance their growth. Now is the time to fertilize tall fescue and bluegrass lawns for a healthy turf. Nitrogen fertilizer is the key nutrient the grass will most likely

  • Local |Business | September 07, 2014

    G&A Real Estate hires new Realtor

    G&A Real Estate Inc. has hired Realtor Anne Browne. Browne is a Manhattan native, a long-time local business owner and the safety and loss control director for Central Mechanical Construction. She said her interest in real estate comes from a background in construction

  • Columns | September 07, 2014

    Lack of a plan speaks volumes about Obama

    Two world leaders recently made speeches about ISIS; one speech was spirited, well-crafted and uplifting, while the other was dispirited, confusing and upsetting. The speakers were British Prime Minister David Cameron and President Barack Obama.  Cameron’s remarks show that he clearly takes the

  • Football | September 06, 2014

    Waters’ late TD lifts K-State over Cyclones, 32-28, in Big 12 opener


    AMES, Iowa — Though it wasn’t officially homecoming Saturday at Jack Trice Stadium, Jake Waters was worthy of being crowned king after leading No. 20 Kansas State to a come-from-behind 32-28 victory over Iowa State in the Big 12 opener. Waters orchestrated the go-ahead touchdown drive down

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