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  • Obituaries | April 02, 2014


    Nilwon “Nick” Dale Kraushaar, 84, of Frankfort, died Sunday at the Frankfort Community Care Home. He was born on Oct. 24, 1929, at St. George, the son of Julius Nilwon and Marjorie (Carley) Kraushaar.  He graduated from Kansas State University with a Bachelor of Science degree and

  • Obituaries | April 02, 2014


    Seth John McKay, 17, of Marysville, died Sunday in a one car accident south of Marysville. A Mass of Christian Burial is scheduled for 2 p.m. on Friday at the Valley Heights High School Gymnasium west of Blue Rapids with burial at Fairmont Cemetery in Blue

  • Obituaries | April 02, 2014


    Charlotte Means, 90, of Manhattan, died Wednesday morning. Arrangements are pending with Irvin-Parkview Funeral Home in Manhattan.

  • Baseball | April 02, 2014

    K-State falls in extras to Omaha, 6-5

    PAPILLION, Neb. —  K-State surrendered a pair of unanswered runs in the final two innings, including the game-deciding run on a two-out RBI single by Omaha’s Alex Schultz in the bottom of the 10th inning, to give the Wildcats a 6-5 loss to the

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | April 01, 2014

    No one — including family dog — injured in blaze


    Nobody except the family dog was home Tuesday morning when a fire broke out inside a Pierre Street house. At about 9:45 a.m., the Manhattan Fire Department and Riley County EMS responded to the residence, 1318 Pierre Street, for a report of a structure fire. When

  • Manhattan High School | April 01, 2014

    MHS starts season in Wichita


    A year ago, the Manhattan High baseball team made it to state with a roster dominated by juniors and just one sophomore. This year, the majority of those underclassmen are back, creating one of the most senior-laden teams in the program’s history, each with

  • Manhattan High School | April 01, 2014

    MHS tennis hopes depth pays off

    As the Manhattan High boys’ tennis team opens its season today at Washburn Rural, head coach Joyce Allen feels good about the depth her team has to start 2014. For Allen, who is returning as boys’ coach after a 10-year hiatus, Manhattan’s young stable of

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | April 01, 2014

    Nitchman pleads no contest


    A man charged with vehicular homicide last year entered a plea of no contest in Riley County District Court Monday afternoon. Daniel Nitchman, 39, was charged in the death of 31-year-old Samantha Coleman of Abilene. Coleman was killed when Nitchman fell asleep at the wheel of

  • Arts & Leisure | April 01, 2014

    Soweto Gospel Choir gives spirited performance at McCain


    On Sunday, March 30, McCain Auditorium hosted a performance by the award-winning Soweto Gospel Choir. Formed in late 2002, the Soweto Gospel Choir performs a number of songs traditionally performed in the churches of their native South Africa. Songs are sung in various languages, including Zulu, 

  • Local |Business | April 01, 2014

    Recycling program grew threefold in last decade

    WESTMORELAND — Recycling in Pottawatomie County has come a long way since its unofficial beginning in 1997. Debbie Berges, secretary of the Pottawatomie Recycling Committee, gave county commissioners a brief history of the program Monday during the commission’s weekly meeting. The recycling program was funded for

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