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  • Preliminary hearing set in August rape case

    The preliminary hearing for a Fort Riley soldier facing a rape charge in connection with an August incident appeared in Riley County District Court Tuesday. Spc. Sean Wedgwood, 22, was arrested on a warrant for an Aug. 30 rape of a woman .

  • Bond reduced for man who damaged 2 stores

    A Marysville man accused of wrecking a vehicle into two Manhattan businesses Dec. 26 was granted reduced bond in Pottawatomie County court Tuesday. Jason Butler, 36, faces eight charges, including DUI and abuse of toxic vapors, after allegedly driving a ’96 Buick Century .

  • K-State fans remember Alamo in San Antonio Alamobowlcolor.phatch

    SAN ANTONIO — Wildcat fans trickled into San Antonio this week, dotting the city with purple as they saw the sights ahead of Friday’s bowl game. Many were headed to see the Alamo on Tuesday. The landmark, a former mission .

  • Rep. Highland expects appeal, formula change to school funding

    A three-judge district court panel said Tuesday that the state must boost its aid to Kansas schools by hundreds of millions of dollars a year, but the incoming chairman of the Kansas House Education Committee believes more time in court .

  • RAYDON ROBEL

    Longtime K-State Recreational Services director Raydon H. Robel, 72, of Manhattan, died Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014, at Mercy Regional Heath Center in Manhattan. The family provided the following information. Raydon was born Feb. 7, 1942, in Great Bend to Howard and Elsa Robel. He was .

  • BARBARA FOSTER

    Barbara Jean Foster, 75, of St. George, died Friday, Dec. 26, 2014, at Stormont-Vail Health Care in Topeka. The family provided the following information. She was born on July 1, 1939, in Wichita and spent most of her adult life in the Riley and Pottawatomie .

  • PHILLIP JONES

    Phillip “Phil” Jones, 49, of Manhattan, died Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2014, at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. He was born Jan. 2, 1965, in Chicago, Ill. Complete obituary and service information will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, KS 66502..

  • CHARLENE W. PEDDICORD

    Charlene W. Peddicord, 88, of rural Wamego, died Monday, Dec. 29, 2014, at her home. The family provided the following information. Charlene was born June 15, 1926 in Wamego, the daughter of Charles and Stella Warner. She attended Wamego schools and graduated from K-State with .

  • Young people often get it right

    We were delighted but not surprised earlier this week by the finding of a national poll that highlights young people’s willingness to volunteer their time and service to their local communities. According to the Associated Press story, volunteering was .

  • Happy new year

    Well, it’s New Year’s Eve. Lots of area residents — in San Antonio for the Alamo Bowl and right here in the Flint Hills — will be partying. That’s just fine. This is the quintessential party night. The Little .

  • Thanks to countless ‘elves’ for making Christmas bright

    To the Editor: Santa Claus was very busy this year and had many eIves helping him to make Christmas cheery and bright. Many of them don’t want to be noted for what they do to help with the holiday .

  • K-State pulls away with big run Ksuwbb50.phatch

    With seven days between games and all the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, Kansas State women’s basketball coach Jeff Mittie saw this one coming. In the first half of K-State’s matchup with Samford, the Wildcats came .





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