James Michal Tobias, 74, died Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, in Kissimmee, Fla., where he resided for many years. He had diabetes. Mr. Tobias was born Nov. 23, 1939, in Manhattan. He gradated from St. George High School in 1957. He joined the U.S. Air Force .
Robert Henry Kokenge, 94, of Manhattan died Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014, at his residence. He was born Nov. 29, 1919, east of Baileyville. Complete obituary and service information will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, Kansas 66502..
NORMAN, Okla. — The Kansas State women’s tennis team concluded action at the Oklahoma Fall Invite on Sunday at the Headington Family Tennis Center. The Wildcats secured two singles wins and two doubles wins on the final day, and for .
In the second coaches’ cross country poll released Sunday, the Manhattan High boys’ team held on to the top spot in Class 6A with 46 votes, well ahead of No. 2 Lawrence Free State in the poll. The girls’ team moved to .
Kansas State senior linebacker Dakorey Johnson was honored for his performance in his first-career start against Auburn, as he was named the Big 12 Defensive Player of the Week on Monday. Johnson is the second Wildcat in the last three weeks .
The Wamego cross country teams traveled to Clay Center on Thursday for the Clay Center Invitational. The boys’ team took first, while the girls were second. The Wamego boys scored 47 points to edge Clay Center, who scored 52. Sacred Heart was .
The Anthony Middle School eighth grade volleyball team played a pair of quads this week. On Monday, the Tornados beat Emporia 25-12, 25-19, Abilene 23-25, 25-10, 15-11 and Eisenhower 25-6, 25-11. Against Emporia, Haleigh Harper led the team with four .
The Eisenhower Middle School seventh grade volleyball team got to 14-0 on Wednesday, beating Junction City 25-16, 25-19, Fort Riley 25-7 and 25-2 and Eisenhower 20-25, 25-19, 15-6. Against Fort Riley, Malary Tajchman served 23 in a row to lead the .
Darren Sproles helped the Philadelphia Eagles reach 3-0 on the season on Sunday with a 37-34 win over the Washington Redskins. Sproles wasn’t nearly as productive as his huge performance last Monday, but he did finish with 50 total yards .
SUNDAY Riley County Genealogical Society Program: “The Kimble’s in Kansas” by Charlene Brownson, 2 p.m. The Kimble’s were among the earliest families in Manhattan. Brownson was born and raised in Manhattan and has worked at K-State (UFM) for .
A mid-afternoon shower didn’t stop the party in Aggieville Saturday as the business district celebrated its 125th birthday. The festivities featured entertainment, magicians, beer, a bouncy house, a car show, a street dance and a mini “Maker Faire.” Hundreds .
Eric Stonestreet and his “Modern Family” co-star Jesse Tyler Ferguson gave Manhattan a night of laughs and stories about their hit TV show Friday, but they made the night about the audience. The two, who portray a gay couple on “.
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