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  • Obituaries | August 06, 2014


    Rodney Mason Bowen, 76, of Manhattan, died Tuesday, July 22, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. He was born March 12, 1938, in Seminole, Okla. A Celebration of Life will be at 11 a.m.. Saturday, August 9, at the Grace Baptist Church, 2901 Dickens Avenue, Manhattan, with the Rev.

  • Obituaries | August 06, 2014


    Alma Lee Fechter, 89, of rural Belvue died with her family by her side on Monday, August 4, 2014 at Wamego Health Center. The family provided some of the following information. Alma Lee was born March 4, 1925, in Havensville. She was the daughter of Charles L. and Eva (Gibson)

  • Obituaries | August 06, 2014


    Eilene Dorcile Cheney, 92, died Wednesday, July 30, 2014, in Oklahoma City.  The family provided some of the following information. She was born on Sept. 8, 1921, in Randolph to George and Elin Rickson.  She graduated from Randolph High School and stayed in her hometown near Manhattan and

  • August 06, 2014

    Cats to open with Purdue in Maui

    Bruce Weber will see a familiar foe when Kansas State plays in the Maui Invitational this season. The Wildcats will open the tournament with Purdue, where Weber served as an assistant coach under K-State alum Gene Keady from 1981-98. K-State is 6-2 all-time against the

  • Football | August 06, 2014

    Mueller on Hendricks Award watch list

    Kansas State senior defensive end Ryan Mueller is one of 31 players nationally — including five from the Big 12 — to be named to the Ted Hendricks Award watch list, the award’s foundation announced Tuesday. Mueller’s inclusion on the watch list is his fifth of the

  • Local |Government & Politics | August 05, 2014

    Preliminary primary election results

    Gubernatorial race R-Sam Brownback 1164,319 votes   63% R-Jennifer Winn 95,373 votes 37% Secretary of State R-Kris Kobach 164,396 votes 65% R-Scott Morgan 89,320 votes 35% United States House of Representatives District 1 (R) R-Tim Huelskamp 42,166 votes 55%  R-Alan LaPolice 34,671 votes 45% United States House of Representatives District 1 (D) D-James E. Sherow 7,545 votes 61%  D-Bryan

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency |Traffic | August 05, 2014

    Riley man killed in crash at bridge

    A Riley man died and a Kansas State University student is in critical condition after a head-on collision Monday afternoon in the 16300 block of Tuttle Creek Boulevard near the Fancy Creek bridge. The Kansas Highway Patrol reported that at about 4:40 p.m., 32-year-old Steven Farnsworth

  • Local |Business | August 05, 2014

    RSVP expands scope to include younger volunteers

    After 40 years as a 55-and-older volunteer organization, RSVP of the Flint Hills, as it was previously known, is no more. Now called the Flint Hills Volunteer Center, the organization is reaching down to the younger generation as an 11-and-older volunteer organization. Lori Bishop, the center’

  • Local |Government & Politics | August 05, 2014

    Proposed budget would lower tax levy

    The property tax levy in Pottawatomie County will decrease slightly if commissioners adopt the proposed budget for fiscal year 2015. Commissioners Monday approved for publication a budget with a total tax levy of 25.724 mills — a decrease from the current tax of 26.011 mills. An increase of more

  • Local |Education | August 05, 2014

    Board to wrap up budget talks, discuss privacy policy

    USD 383 school board members are set to have one of their last budget discussions about the 2015 fiscal year on Wednesday. According to agenda information, a current consideration is to raise the mill levy to 52.49 mills, up 0.04 from fiscal year 2014.  A mill is $1 in tax

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