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  • Obituaries | May 20, 2014


    C. R. “Bud” Crabtree, 86, of Twin Falls, Idaho, formerly of Manhattan, died Thursday, May 8, 2014. Bud was born to William Clinton and Corda A. (Logsdon) Crabtree on April 19, 1928, in St. Joseph, Mo.  Bud married Doris Annora Yurth on June 11, 1949, in St. Joseph.  He served

  • Manhattan High School | May 20, 2014

    MHS sending boys’ golf team to state

    The Manhattan High boys’ golf team advanced to the Class 6A state tournament with a second-place finish at the regional golf tournament in Derby Monday afternoon. The Indians shot a 330 on the day to take second behind Washburn Rural, which shot a 308. Derby also qualified

  • Area Schools | May 20, 2014

    Herrs sets Big 12 javelin record

    Former Rock Creek standout Liz Herrs set the Big 12 Championship women’s javelin record on Friday as she won for Oklahoma at the Big 12 Outdoor Championship. Herrs was crowned champion after hit a mark of 189-05, giving her the second best mark in Oklahoma history.

  • Area Schools | May 20, 2014

    Wamego wins NCKL meet

    The Wamego boys’ and girls’ track teams won the North Central Kansas League titles on Friday. The Wamego girls scored 142 team points to easily take the title by nearly 30 points. The Wamego boys edged Abilene with 156.50 points to the Cowboys’ 142. The girls’ team got a

  • Women's Basketball | May 20, 2014

    Romero hires attorney

    Leti romero.phatch

    Former Kansas State point guard Leti Romero has retained attorney Donald Jackson to represent her in the ongoing fight for a scholarship release. Jackson — from Montgomery, Ala. — has requested K-State president Kirk Schulz “to resolve this situation.” According to a story in the Wall Street

  • Manhattan High School | May 20, 2014

    MHS basketball camp dates announced

    New Manhattan High boys’ basketball head coach Benji George will conduct his first set of basketball camps this summer, with help from his staff and former players. George will hold two camps at the Manhattan West campus this summer the week of June 30-July 3. The

  • May 19, 2014

    Body recovered in boat accident

    Officials recovered the body of a 25-year-old man late Sunday night after spending hours searching an area of Tuttle Creek Cove where a boat had capsized and sunk that afternoon. Area law enforcement and emergency agencies responded to the area at 3:12 p.m. following reports

  • Local |Business | May 19, 2014

    Commerce marks 125 years

    One of Manhattan’s oldest banks is celebrating its 125th birthday. Commerce Bank planned a Monday afternoon celebration at all three Manhattan locations: 2740 Claflin Road; 17th and Anderson at the K-State Student Union; and the bank’s main branch since 1970, 727 Poyntz Ave. Commerce was established

  • May 19, 2014

    Tending plants a growing passion for local gardener


    A lifelong gardener, Judy F. Unruh is happiest when she’s digging in the dirt. Unruh, 59, of Manhattan, is a volunteer at the Kansas State University Gardens and a member of its Friends of K-State Gardens advisory board. To Unruh, gardens are not only beautiful,

  • Local |Kansas State University | May 19, 2014

    KSU professor connected to nasal strip controversy

    A K-State veterinary medicine professor is connected to a controversial decision surrounding California Chrome, the thoroughbred that has been leaving other horses in the dust in its run for the Triple Crown. The horse wears the 4-by-6-inch Flair Equine Nasal Strip to ease breathing

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