Marilyn Faye Baggerly, 79, of Overland Park, died Friday, March 13, 2015, at her home. She was born on March 30, 1935, in Randolph, the daughter of Claude and Eva (Stone) Osbourn. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 17, 2015, at the .


    Diana “Kay” (Whittlesey) Ring, of Manhattan, died Thursday, March 12, 2015, at Meadowlark Hills Retirement Community. Her family provided some of the following information. Diana was born in Winfield, Dec. 10, 1945, the daughter of Donald Whittlesey and Gwendolyn (Dozer) Whittlesey, of Manhattan. Diana .


    Lyle R. Haller, 91, of Leonardville, died Saturday, March 14, 2015, at the Leonardville Nursing Home. Funeral services are pending with the Anderes-Pfeifley Funeral Home in Riley..

  • Netanyahu-Obama confrontation unnecessary

    For political junkies who closely follow issues in Washington, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s address to Congress was one of the biggest and most controversial events in recent history.  It generated questions not only about the way it .

  • Zoo camps, stormchaser party

    MONDAY Sunset Zoo Lecture: Westar Energy’s Green Team, 7 p.m. Learn more about the Team’s 26-year history including collaborations with Kansas zoos and the solar project planned at the Sunset Zoo. Sunset Zoo. Sunset Zoo Youth Adventure Camps, .

  • Holcomb defeats Rock boys in 4A-DII final

    PARK CITY — The Rock Creek boys’ basketball team fell one game short in its quest for a Class 4A-Div. II state title on Saturday night, as Holcomb defeated the Mustangs 63-55. After a back-and-forth first half that saw the Longhorns .

  • Jordy Nelson demands respect for Manhattan on Dan Patrick’s sports show

    Jordy Nelson championed the Little Apple in a national broadcast Wednesday. Nelson, a Manhattan native and former K-State football walk-on, called in to the Dan Patrick Show to set the record straight on which Manhattan is the best - New .

  • Rock boys hold off Trinity rally, advance to Saturday’s final

    PARK CITY — For the first time in school history, the Rock Creek boys’ basketball team will be playing for a basketball championship. The Mustangs held off a late rally by Wichita Trinity to advance to Saturday’s Class 4A-Div. II .

  • Meade fills Bramlage with familiar purple at 2A tourney

    A couple hundred Meade High fans made themselves at home on Thursday afternoon in Bramlage Coliseum. The fans’ love of purple combined with K-State’s love of purple gave the crowd a familiar feel even if their actual homes are .

  • Legislators not pleased with school funding bill

    Some local legislators said they are disappointed that the Kansas House passed a “block grant” bill for school funding Friday morning. The House voted 64-57 to pass the measure, which would repeal the current school finance formulas and keep funding .

  • BRI gets jumpstart on NBAF research

    Although the remaining funding for the National Bio- and Agro-defense Facility, or NBAF, was recently finalized, work on the federal livestock research facility has continued to move forward in recent years — including Kansas State University conducting research that will help .

  • Regents: Enrollment at state’s public universitites dropping

    Enrollment in Kansas Board of Regents institutions is falling as the economy improves, according to officials. Cynthia Farrier, director of data research and planing for the Regents, told board members on Wednesday enrollment dropped by 6,526 students from 2013 to 2014. The report .


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