Brenda Gail Dickover, 62, of Manhattan, died Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014, at her residence following an extended illness. The family provided the following information. She was born on Jan. 18, 1952, in Anniston, Ala., the daughter of James and Cora (McClain) Adams.  Brenda was .

  • Delay shouldn’t slow NBAF

    One can appreciate the caution that led Kansas Senate President Susan Wagle, a Wichita Republican, to persuade other state leaders on Monday to postpone approval to issue bonds for NBAF until the state has stronger assurances that its financial commitment .

  • Farmers are prime messengers

    James Garner died last July. Most folks probably remember him best for his portrayal of television series characters Bret Maverick and Jim Rockford or for his more recent performance in the movie “The Notebook.” Garner’s easy-going personality and average-guy .

  • Cats fall to Arizona in Maui semis Kstatecolor.phatch

    Kansas State was a single possession away from upsetting a top-five team Tuesday night and advancing to the Maui Invitational championship game. But trailing No. 3 Arizona by two points with 2:36 remaining, the Wildcats went empty on three straight trips down .

  • McCrane kicking his way into K-State record books

    Ten weeks ago, very few people even knew who Matthew McCrane was, let alone that he played football at Kansas State. Today, even after making 12 field goals in the last seven games, many wouldn’t be able to pick McCrane .

  • KSU women cruise past UTEP, 72-43

    Four players scored in double figures and Kansas State used a dominant first half to rout UTEP, 72-43, on Tuesday night in the opening game of the Hardwood for Hope showcase in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. The Wildcats charged out to .

  • Area communties planning Thanksgiving meals Breadbasketthanksgiving.phatch

    A number of opportunities for a Thanksgiving meal are available around the area. The Thanksgiving community dinner in Manhattan will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday at Old Chicago, 100 Manhattan Town Center. It’s a free dinner, but .

  • State postpones vote on NBAF

    State leaders have postponed issuing bonds for a proposed federal biosecurity laboratory in Manhattan until the state bonding investment is legally capped. The State Finance Council decided Monday to postpone issuing $231 million in bonds for the National Bio- and Agro-Defense .

  • Residents voice skepticism about building commission

    RILEY — Residents questioned the need for a new public building commission, or PBC, during a public forum with Riley County commissioners Monday at Riley Centre. The PBC would allow the county to approve building projects and issue debt without a .

  • Affadavit: Voices told man to kill uncle

    The man charged with a Nov. 10 murder at Belvue told authorities that voices in his head prompted him to kill his 77-year-old uncle. Christopher Arand, 36, said he used brass knuckles to knock his uncle unconscious, then put a plastic bag .

  • Fliter: Mail-in ballot would cost $63,500

    Members of the Manhattan-Ogden school board informed local government leaders at a Monday meeting that it would have to conduct a mail ballot if the district wanted to raise its local option budget authority to help fund USD 383 schools. The .

  • Reopening road will cost $33,000

    It will cost an estimated $33,000 to restore Mariadahl Road to county standards, Pottawatomie County commissioners learned Monday. Jim Jenkins, assistant public works director, presented the commission with cost estimates for improving the half-mile roadway on the east side of Tuttle .


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