• Aggiefest offers some good sounds

    A friend and I spent the length of a haircut, last week, talking about Bob Dylan’s Nobel Literature Prize. Awards don’t usually matter much, but this one gave us, thankfully, a chance to talk about something other than .

  • Aggiefest returns to ‘Ville after 3-year hiatus

    As the Rob Wade Band played Saturday at Triangle Park, one of the younger Aggiefest attendees started feeling the music. With his hands on his hips, Rocc Waltman, 4, started nodding his head and rocking to the beat. The boy in .

  • 500 1ID soldiers heading to Iraq

    Army officials announced Friday the 1st Infantry Division Headquarters will deploy this fall to Iraq in support of Operation Inherent Resolve. Approximately 500 soldiers with the 1st Infantry Division Headquarters will assume the role of Combined Joint Forces Land Component Command-Iraq, .

  • Bannister sworn in as district judge

    A big reason Grant Bannister wanted to become a judge is to make the correct decision, even when doing so is difficult. “So I get the chance to do the right thing,” Bannister said Friday during his swearing-in ceremony as .


    The Reverend Robert L. ‘Bob’ Albin, 84, died Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016, at his home in Hutchinson. He was born Sept. 20, 1932, in Burdick, to Albin C. and Amy A. (VanLoon) Anderson. Bob graduated from Lindsborg High School in 1950, Bethany College in 1954, and Augustana .


    Cindy Lou Dowdy, 66, died Friday, Oct. 14, 2016, at the Via Christi Hospital, Manhattan. She was born on June 16, 1950, at Fort Lee, Virginia, the daughter of Leslie Dean and Katherine Jane (Mosley) McAllister. Funeral Service information and a complete obituary will be .


    Tracey Henry Zoeller, 49, was found dead in his Kansas City home by a friend and coworker on Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016, when he did not show up to work for the second day. It was determined by the Jackson County Medical Examiner .


    Dr. Jack L. Larson, 86, family man, educator and love ambassador, died Friday, Sept. 30, 2016, at The Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. He was born on July 18, 1930, in Salina, the son of Harold .


    Agent joins Hallmark Homes Aubrey Koeppe has joined Hallmark Homes as an agent. Koeppe has been a resident of Manhattan since 2014. Koeppe graduated from Emporia State University in 2012 with a dual degree in health and physical education. She has been .

  • Another shot for Hubener with Ertz’s injury

    NORMAN, Oklahoma — It was shades of 2015 all over again. Jesse Ertz went down with an injury, gave it a go and had to call it quits for the rest of the way. That made way for senior quarterback Joe Hubener .

  • Riley County routs Minneapolis in district contest

    Riley County didn’t waste much time with the ball Friday night. The Falcons recorded five drives in the first half — all touchdowns. In the second half? All touchdowns, save for one punt. The dominating effort was reciprocated by Riley .

  • Rock Creek’s rally falls short, Mustangs lose to Smoky Valley

    Despite one-point leads at two points in Friday night’s game, Rock Creek couldn’t finish, losing to Smoky Valley, 36-29. Smoky Valley opened the scoring with a 19-yard run by Kyle Anderson. Anderson had another touchdown, a 4-yard run .


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