Vernell A. Schumacher, 75, of Lincoln, Nebraska, died Wednesday, May 6, 2015. Vernell worked as office manager for Miller Seed/Horizon See Company for 25 years, then as a library aide at Eisley Library. She was a member of Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church. .


    Elise Marie Massanet, 54, died Tuesday, April 28, 2015, at the University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City, Kansas. The family provided some of the following information. She was born Aug. 19, 1960, in Leavenworth, to Guy Anson and Elise Ann Moore. Elise Marie .

  • Conlon has been through it all with Cats

    You know you’ve been around awhile when a fellow upperclassman also refers to you as a “grandpa.” Fifth-year senior first baseman Shane Conlon has seen it all as a part of the Kansas State baseball program. He’s held .

  • Hole-in-one at Stagg Hill

    Sean McClure scored a hole-in-one on the seventh green at Stagg Hill Golf Club on Thursday. McClure pulled off the achievement from 172 yards out with a 4-iron. It was his first hole-in-one. It was witnessed by Tim McClure..

  • Rock Creek softball sweeps Wabaunsee

    The Rock Creek softball team defeated Wabaunsee in a doubleheader this week, beating the Chargers 5-1 and 11-1 on Tuesday at home. Blair Campbell went 3 for 3 and Abbie Plummer went 2 for 3 with a double in Game 1. Campbell’s seven strikeouts .

  • Board notifies staffers of cuts

    USD 383 will let 17 teachers and one administrator know that the district intends not to renew their contracts for the 2015-16 school year. The Manhattan-Ogden school board on Wednesday evening unanimously approved the nonrenewal notices for teachers, but split 4-3 for .

  • 2 girls injured in St. George truck-bicycle accident

    Two children riding one bike were injured after colliding with a pickup truck at an intersection near St. George Elementary Wednesday afternoon, although officials said their injuries are not life threatening. St. George police chief Paul Hoyt, Jr. said one .

  • Jury finds Fort Riley soldier not guilty of rape

    A jury found a Fort Riley soldier not guilty of rape Thursday after a series of he-said/she-said testimonies the day before. After the verdict was returned Thursday morning, the woman ran out of Judge David Stutzman’s courtroom crying. .

  • ‘Nissan Yacht’ post draws flood of ‘buyers’

    A K-State student’s gag listing for a “mini-yacht” blew up on the Internet this week — and led to a few real offers from buyers. Nathan Hutchison, a senior in industrial engineering, said after the flash floods that hit the .

  • KSU associate dean leaving for WSU

    An associate dean at Kansas State University will be the dean of Wichita State University’s Barton School of Business, WSU announced Wednesday. Anand Desai will join the Barton school in July, replacing interim dean James Jordan-Wagner. Desai is associate .

  • Food scientist explains why listeria showing up more often

    Listeria, a foodborne pathogen, is the cause of 16 different recalls in just two months. A Kansas State University food safety specialist explains why it is appearing in products typically not associated with the bacteria. “Listeria is a group of bacteria .

  • Student receives scholarship to study Russian in Kyrgyzstan

    Kansas State University student Joel Blankenship, sophomore in political science, history and international studies, Valley Center, has been awarded a David L. Boren Scholarship for 2015-2016. The National Security Education Program sponsors the David L. Boren Scholarships and Fellowships. Boren .


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