To the Editor: In 1886, Karl Benz patented the first car powered by a gasoline engine; thus began our love affair with oil. Today, every man woman and child in the United States is responsible for the consumption of more than .
Mary Florine “Flo” (James) Olds, 100, of Manhattan, formerly of Arkansas City, died Friday, Jan. 16, 2015, at the Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. Funeral services have been scheduled for 2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015, .
Edward Lind Fosha, 85, of Leonardville, died Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015, at the Mercy Regional Health Center. The family provided some of the following information. He was born on Nov. 19, 1929, at the family farm, north of Riley. He was the son of Edward .
Marjorie Faye Whearty, 88, of Randolph, died Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015, at the Leonardville Nursing Home. The family provided some of the following information. She was born on April 21, 1926, in Randolph. She was the daughter of August Henry and Lena Kathleena (Wohler) Klocke. .
Command Sgt. Major Carl L. Shell (Ret), 89, of Newton, formerly of Junction City, died Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015, at the Newton Presbyterian Manor. The family provided some of the following information. Carl was born Nov. 17, 1925, at Steiman, Va. He was the son .
Within the Centennial League, the opportunity to play an opponent twice in the same season is common. Each team plays 13 league games, so each of the nine other league teams are played once, with four more games that serve as .
The Twin-Valley League tournament is in full swing at Onaga this week after getting started on Saturday and continuing Monday. The Valley Heights girls’ team lost its first game of the season after earning a bye in the tournament’s .
Head coach Jeff Mittie said Kansas State would be one of the top defensive teams in the Big 12 when he arrived in Manhattan last spring. The new coach expected his Wildcats to be among the best in blocked shots and .
Kansas State freshman Malek Harris showed signs that he’s getting his feet under him at the Big 12 level Saturday for the Wildcats. Harris — a Rivals.com 4-star recruit — had four points, two rebounds and an assist in just nine .
OVERLAND PARK — Bigger planes — and fewer flights — could be ahead for Manhattan Regional Airport as it closes in on the final phase of its terminal expansion. Airport director Peter Van Kuren said Saturday at a retreat for area chambers of .
A lot of changes have taken place since the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. worked to end racial segregation and discrimination, but at a Monday breakfast celebrating King’s legacy, community leaders said there is much more to be done. “.
Local musician Scott Senn has been a lifelong performer, but on Valentine’s Day, one of the biggest gigs of his career will be in a major motion picture. The movie “50 Shades of Grey” will feature a song Senn wrote .
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