• Country Stampede, ‘The Show Must Go On’ and more

    SUNDAY Kansas City Midwest Cat Club’s 64th and 65th annual American Cat Fanciers Association (ACFA) Championship Purebred and Household Pet Cat Show, 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Featuring more than 80 registered purebred and household pet cats. Admission: $5 adults, $4 children, .

  • Sara Evans opens up on women in country music ahead of Stampede

    Sara Evans has zero intention of being a tomato. Recent comments by national radio consultant Keith Hill have female country music artists like Evans outraged. “Trust me, I play female records and we’ve got some right now — they’re .

  • Amazement, exhaustion on vacation

    Of all the impressive sights in Washington, my favorite is the view looking east from the Lincoln Memorial. The dome of the Capitol in the background, the Washington Monument and a sea of Americana in between made what amounted to .


    Merrill Wayne “Mike” Toburen, 95, died Thursday, June 18, 2015, at his home in Overland Park. He was the ninth child of 11 children born to Edward and Anna (Richter) Toburen on their homestead near Cleburne. Mike was born Nov. 15, 1919, and was the last .


    Donald “Don” E. Combs, 80, of Manhattan, died Friday June 19, 2015 at the Via Christi Hospital in Manhattan. He was born June 30, 1934 in Greene County, Indiana. Complete obituary information is pending and will be announced by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Avenue, .


    Jay Michael Henning, 44, of Junction City, died Sunday, June 14, 2015 at his home in Junction City. The family provided some of the following information. Jay was born April 21, 1971, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, to Edward and Bernice Henning (Kohls). He was the second .


    Jeremy Scott Goehl, 2, of Manhattan, died in his sleep Wednesday, June 17, 2015, in Belleville, Illinois while on a family vacation. Jeremy was the toddler son of Daniel P. and Kimberly D. (Negron) Goehl. He was born Aug. 29, 2012, at the Irwin-Army Community .

  • 17ers split on Saturday at KSU Showcase

    WAMEGO — Playing a pair of games in the grueling summer heat on Saturday, the Manhattan American Legion Manko 17ers won early in the day and lost their second game at the KSU Showcase. The 17ers opened the day with a .

  • Cats to stripe stadium for football opener

    The Kansas State athletic department is asking fans to help stripe out Bill Snyder Family Stadium for the season opener and K-State Family Reunion against South Dakota as the department honors coach Bill Snyder for his 2015 College Football Hall of .

  • Melgares, Schroeder honored at KU

    LAWRENCE — Kansas distance runner Chris Melgares is at least aware of the snooze button on his alarm clock, but don’t get any ideas about him using it frequently. The academically and athletically gifted student-athlete balanced a hectic schedule while .

  • K-State’s Murray nominated for NCAA award

    Kansas State senior Meggie Murray was nominated for the 2015 Woman of the Year award amongst a class of 480 female student-athletes — the most ever in the history of the program — announced by the NCAA office this week. One of 207 nominees to .

  • Happy Father’s Day

    There’s more to being a good dad than putting on a necktie whose creation was a crime against good taste and then wearing it in public to keep from breaking the heart of the child who gave it to .


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