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  • Texada comes back from injury to lift Cats Texado.phatch

    Silence took over Bramlage Coliseum earlier this month when Kansas State’s Haley Texada collided with Chelsea Gardner in the second half of the Wildcats’ win over the Jayhawks. The senior didn’t get up and team trainers rushed to .

  • KSU women No. 12 in first poll

    The Kansas State women’s track and field team checked in at No. 12 in the first regular season edition of the NCAA Division-I National Team Rankings, announced earlier Monday by the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches .

  • Architect to present auditorium drawing

    The Manhattan City Commission will consider plans on Tuesday for Peace Memorial Auditorium improvements. The work session begins at 5 p.m. at City Hall. Back in December, city administrators met with members of the Friends of Peace Memorial Auditorium group, .

  • Artist, former teacher found his calling with stained glass Neighbor.phatch

    When Maury Berggren was a kid, he was told he’d never be a farmer. “I had a disease, and they said, ‘You will never be a farmer. You are not going to work that hard,’ ” Berggren said. So Berggren .

  • Big Lakes: Cuts could mean loss of services

    Along with school districts, counties and other state-supported entities, Big Lakes Developmental Center could be affected by legislative budget cuts, which has its administrators concerned that those it helps could lose services.  Big Lakes director Lori Feldkamp talked to .

  • Travis Tritt, Craig Morgan added to Stampede lineup

    Travis Tritt, who is celebrating 25 years of making country music with hits like “Country Club,” “It’s a Great Day to Be Alive,” “Anymore” and “Help Me Hold On,” has been added to the 2015 Country Stampede lineup. Festival organizers also .

  • Man charged in death of unborn child

    A Manhattan man was arrested on a warrant for a 2014 incident contributing to the death of an unborn child. Ryan Read Routson, 33, 1637 Osage St., was arrested on Saturday on a warrant after the Kansas Highway Patrol and Riley County Police .

  • They’re old, and so much more

    The occasion for the most recent gathering of old soldiers was the 70th anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge on Saturday. There were 26 veterans of that battle, joined by a handful of other area World War II veterans at .


    Richard R. (Dick) Lundquist, 70, of Manhattan died Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015, at his home after a brief illness. The family provided some of the following information. Dick was born Aug. 25, 1944, to Ruben and Alzina (Carlson) Lundquist. He enjoyed playing softball as a .


    James A. “Jim” Wiegert, 69, died Friday, Jan. 23, 2015, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan after a hard fought and courageous battle with ALS. The family provided some of the following information. Jim was born on Feb. 8, 1945, to Wilbur (Bud) .


    James L. Copeland, 83, died on Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015, at his residence. He passed away into the arms of his savior, and went to join his beloved wife Gerda, the family said. The family provided some of the following information. He was .


    Terry Schlegel, 61, of Manhattan, died Monday, Jan. 26, 2015, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House. Terry was an auto mechanic and a graduate of Luckey High School. Services are pending with Irvin-Parkview Funeral Home & Cremation, Manhattan..


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