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  • Staten runs Falcons past rival Rock Creek Rcfb1.phatch

    FLUSH — In just a few plays, the momentum seemed to fall right out from under Rock Creek. Riley County scored quickly on a few drives and the Mustangs couldn’t answer in a 34-13 loss at home. The Mustangs tied .

  • Cameron: Royals on verge of clinching Sc -- magazine mug.phatch

    KANSAS CITY — Good grief!! What will this city be like tonight? “Loud,” offered outfielder Alex Gordon, who drove in the Royals’ first run against the Los Angeles Angels Friday night. “Really, really loud.” “Just plain crazy,” summed up first baseman .

  • Kansas family creates concrete business, grows it despite obstacles

    Have you ever turned away business on principle — and found that doing so produced more business in the long run? That sounds like a surprising turn of events, but that is what happened to one small business in rural Kansas. .

  • Upper Iowa University announces dean’s list

    FAYETTE, Iowa — Upper Iowa University announced the dean’s list for the summer term 2014. To be honored, a student must have earned a minimum 3.5 grade point average for the semester and be enrolled as a full-time student. Area students are .


    Forrest Doyle Denney, 73, of Manhattan, died Friday, Oct. 3, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. He was born on March 25, 1941, in Garnet and had been a longtime Manhattan resident. Additional obituary information and service times will be announced later .


    Robert Barr, 76, of Olsburg, died Friday, Oct. 3, 2014, at the St. Francis Health Center in Topeka. Bob was born on Feb. 25, 1938 in Bloomington, Wis., the son of Allan and Jeanette Barr. Complete service times and obituary information is pending and will .


    Helen Meryl Mansfield, 107, of Manhattan, died Friday, Oct. 3, 2014 at the Via Christi Village in Manhattan. Meryl was born on April 4, 1907 in Admire,  the daughter of Jacob Thierer Martin and Ida Mae (Hauserman) Martin. Complete service times and obituary information .


    Veronica J. Carl, 93, of Cawker City, died Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014, at Hilltop Lodge in Beloit. Survivors include her son, Michael of Salina, three daughters: Mary Ann Broderick of Bettendorf, Iowa; Lucy Dahm of Manhattan; and Jean Larkin of Cedar Rapids, Iowa. .

  • KSU is helping to feed the world

    It is fitting that the largest single grant Kansas State University has ever received will support research into ways to meet the world’s increasing demands for food. The grant, announced in late September, is for $50 million over five years. .

  • Marsalis review underwhelms

    Wynton Marsalis is the leader of a jazz ensemble that is making history right in front of our eyes. The level of talent in the band that performed Sept. 25 at McCain Auditorium was stronger than anything our audience may have .

  • Turn yard waste into a valuable resource for soil Greggeyestone1

    A recent visit to the Riley County transfer station at 1800 Henton Road included a stop at the windrows of compost being produced. This is a good way to divert resources going into a landfill. Organic materials, such as tree leaves, .

  • Islamic radicals pose a challenge for U.S., West

    Accomplishing something in foreign policy is difficult at best, and often nearly impossible Numerous factors must be taken into account. Some surface on the domestic front, but many — often uncontrollable —external variables also exist.  Among the most complicated are .


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