William “Bill” Finney, 86, of Topeka, died at Midland Hospice House. William was born on March 23, 1927, to Chester L. and Mary (Malone) Finney in West Frankfort, Ill. At the age of 16, he enlisted in the U.S. Navy and served in World War II as a
There’s a reason football players — from the youngest youth leagues to professionals — wear helmets and pads. And as history has shown repeatedly, even those protective measures don’t prevent every injury. Thus, anyone with any sense could have known that it was a matter
We can’t help but notice that some of the fall foliage in our area is truly spectacular and that gas prices are in one of their low cycles. And given that no one knows how long either condition will last, it strikes us as
Few neighborhoods have a more storied, rough-and-tumble political history than Kansas City, Mo.’s Old Northeast, or “North End.” One of the city’s oldest, this community of historic homes remains a landing pad for immigrants, once from Italy, now from Mexico, Vietnam and Somalia.
Deb Patterson wanted to see more offense this season. If Monday night was any indicator, the Kansas State women’s basketball coach might have had her wish granted. Of course, finding more offense is a lot easier when you have more than seven healthy players,
Kansas State has two weeks to decide how to proceed with its pregame football skit. After a student was injured Saturday during a routine in which Willie the Wildcat sprints onto the field and tackles a student representing K-State’s opponent, the future of the
The Riley County Health Department will no longer offer safety net primary care services – beginning this Friday. Department director Brenda Nickel told the county commission that the Primary Care Clinic has been unable to secure a full-time provider for medical and prescribing services since February.
A 35-year-old Manhattan woman died after being struck by a disabled vehicle that was hit by another car at 8:45 pm Sunday on Interstate 70. The accident happened eight miles south of Manhattan in Geary County. According to a Kansas Highway Patrol report, Dale Colleen Williams died
Whether you’re looking for a spine-tingling classic or a lighter take on the holiday, great Halloween stories can be found across many different types of literature, according to faculty members in Kansas State University’s English department, who offer some suggestions for readers of
Margaret I. Piper, 92, of St. George died Sunday at the Meadowlark Hills- Stolzer House. She was born on Nov. 12, 1920, in Manhattan and had been a lifetime area resident. Obituary information and service times will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Ave.,
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