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    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 .

  • County elections staff made mail-in election go smoothly

    To the Editor, On behalf of the Manhattan-Ogden School District (USD 383), I’d like to thank Rich Vargo, Jolene Keck and the Riley County elections staff for their service conducting the school district’s first mail-in-ballot election. As the district .

  • ‘50 Licks’ documents half a century of classic rock band

    Dozens, perhaps hundreds, of books have been published about The Rolling Stones. After more than 50 years recording and performing rock, blues and country music, Sir Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Ronnie Wood and Charlie Watts - each in their late 60s .

  • ‘Lost & Found’ offers equal parts humor, emotion

    Seven-year-old Millie Bird has the certainty that belongs only to that age; it is an assured precociousness that some adults despair as stubbornness or dismiss as silliness, whereas others recognize the wisdom of the archetypal fool. In this internationally best-selling .

  • The public library can help you tell a great story Librarian.danielle.schapaugh.phatch

    The act of storytelling is a big part of what makes us human. Nigerian writer Chris Abani told a TED audience “What we know about who we are comes from stories.” We share knowledge from generations past, explore meaning, delve .


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