Regene A. “Jean” Finn, 86, died Dec. 2 in LaCross, Kan. Jean was born March 23, 1928, in Hoisington to Reglin and Margaret (Poore) Valerius. Jean married Bob “Slats” Finn on Aug. 21, 1948. She was a homemaker and had worked as a telephone operator, and .

  • Falcons, Mustangs named All Mid-East League

    The Riley County Falcons got several nods on the All-Mid-East League football list, while Rock Creek added three. The Falcons landed wide receiver Jackson Wagner, running back Garrett Staten and offensive lineman Dylan Moore on the first-team offense, while quarterback .


    Robin Gail (Sipp) Wagner, died Nov. 30 in Wichita. She was born Feb. 8, 1949, in Leavenworth to Clifford G. and Carlyn A. (Fry) Cummins. She is survived by husband, William (Bill) of Coffeyville; daughter, Monica Schultz (Paul) of Cary, Ill.; son, Matthew .


    Leigh A. Castle, 44, of Junction City died on Dec. 1, 2014, in her home.  A visitation will be held Mon., Dec. 8 , from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Penwell-Gabel Johnson Chapel. After the visitation, cremation will take place. Memorial services will be .

  • Christmas parade, cookies and more Plan.your.week1  medium1

    The countdown to Christmas is on, and this weekend you will get your Christmas fix. Light up the holidays with the Mayor’s Spirit of the Holidays Lighted Christmas Parade. The parade begins at 5:30 p.m. downtown and ends in .

  • K-State back in Lincoln for NCAA Ksuvb6.phatch

    It will be equal parts something old and something new as the Kansas State volleyball team heads to Lincoln, Neb., to face No. 20 Utah to open NCAA tournament play Friday afternoon. The Wildcats (22-8) and Utes (19-12) are set for .

  • Cats back to work after long break

    The Kansas State women’s basketball team was rolling right along — three wins at home to open the season and a big win Nov. 25, against UTEP on the first day of the Hardwood Tournament of Hope in Mexico. Now the .

  • Seaton: Bo, Bill, Frank…and that sax solo Ned seaton

    A couple thoughts on two recent events: —With the firing of Bo Pelini as the football coach at Nebraska, I can’t help but think of Frank Martin and Bill Snyder. Martin, because the parallels tell you something. And Snyder, .

  • Foster named to Naismith Trophy watch list

    Sophomore guard Marcus Foster has been named to the 50-player Watch List for the Naismith Trophy presented by AT&T, which annually recognizes the top men’s Player of the Year. The award has been given out annually since 1969 .

  • Nebraska names Riley new football coach

    The University of Nebraska has hired Mike Riley as its new head football coach, Athletic Director Shawn Eichorst announced Thursday. Riley comes to Nebraska after 14 seasons as the head coach at Oregon State, spanning two different tenures in Corvallis. Riley .

  • Fifth-graders learn about engineering with pingpong balls, Dixie cups, string Zip2.phatch

    Bluemont Elementary fifth-graders on Tuesday got a tasteof what it’s like to be an engineer. The students worked on sending a pingpong ball in a Dixie cup carrier down a small zipline. The stipulation? The students had to figure .

  • ‘Six old white men’ on board?

    City commissioners Karen McCulloh and Usha Reddi on Tuesday talked about frustration with their treatment as women on the commission. “I’m quite frankly fed up with being treated like a third-rate citizen on this commission,” McCulloh said during the .


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