Thomas E. Ekart, 74, of Manhattan, died Monday, Nov. 10, 2014, at his home in Manhattan. He was born on Feb. 19, 1940, in Flush. Complete obituary information is pending and will be announced by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home..


    Edna Mae Mayer Taylor, 88, a lifetime resident of Westmoreland, died Sunday, Nov. 9, 2014, in Westmoreland. She was born in Moodyville. She was the daughter of Don and Delia A. (McClellan) Reves. She attended grade school in a one room school house .


    Barbara Jean Boudreau, 81, died on Friday, Nov. 7, 2014, with no complications in her own home. Barbara was born April 2, 1933, in Frankfort to Wayne Warnica and Raechel (Gerardy) Warnica, who have preceded her in Heaven. Barbara was an only child, she went .


    Bob Hertzel, 66, died on Sunday, Nov. 9, 2014, at Good Shepherd Home and Hospice in Manhattan surrounded by family and friends. Robert “Bob” Hertzel was born on Oct. 5, 1948, in Beatrice, Neb., to Arthur and Dorothy (Fletcher) Hertzel. His early years were spent .


    Paul “Paulie” McGehee, 64, of Manhattan, died Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014. He is survived by wife, Nancy of Manhattan; children, Christina McGehee, Desiree Barnett, Candice Wardenburg and Linda McGehee all of St. Joseph, Mo.; and John McGehee of Manhattan. Rosary will be at .

  • K-State drops to No. 13 in both polls Kstatecolor.phatch

    Coming off a 41-20 loss at TCU on Saturday, the Kansas State football dropped to No. 13 in both the Associated Press and Coaches polls on Sunday. The Horned Frogs moved up to No. 5 in both polls, while Baylor — which routed .

  • Shorthanded Cats win exhibition Ksumbb5.phatch

    For a Kansas State team that was down a few players, everything seemed to go according to script in the opening minutes of the Wildcats exhibition with Washburn in Bramlage Coliseum. But after the Wildcats jumped out to a 12-1 .

  • Nelson has big night in Pack win over Bears

    Jordy Nelson caught two of Aaron Rodgers’ six first-half touchdown passes on Sunday night in a 55-14 win over the Chicago Bears. Nelson was Rodgers’ top target as the Packers racked up a 42-0 lead in the first half. The .

  • County tops state in exempt property

    The planned National Bio- and Agro-Defense Facility might bring an added benefit to Riley County: less tax-exempt property. Currently, more than 25 percent of the land and buildings in Riley County — worth about $1.5 billion — is exempt from paying property taxes. The .

  • Center welcomes community as it plans housing project Center1.phatch

    Members of the Islamic Center of Manhattan welcomed members of the community on Saturday with the goal of teaching others about the religion. “We want to, you know, show people who the Muslims are and what they do,” said Sabri .

  • Behind-the-scenes preparations take MHS musical back to ‘60s Play5.phatch

    Sunday marks the premiere of Manhattan High School’s fall production of the musical “Hairspray,” full of the groovy colors and big hair of the 1960s. Audience members can expect laughs and plenty of entertainment from the rock- and jazz-based .

  • Man taken to Mercy after water rescue

    A man was transported to Mercy Regional Health Center after a water rescue Saturday evening. The rescue reportedly happened at about 6:30 p.m. at Stockdale Cove at Tuttle Creek Lake, according to Riley County Emergency Management Director Pat Collins. Collins .


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