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    Richard Herbert “Dick” Nixon, 59, died Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014, in Provo, Utah. The family provided the following information. Dick was born on Nov, 21, 1955, to Charles Herbert “Bert” and Marjorie Ruth Kimball Nixon in Clay Center.  His family moved to Zeandale in .


    Loleta A. Morton, 84, of Frankfort, died Monday, Oct. 27, 2014, at the Frankfort Community Care Home. Visitation will be on Wednesday from noon-8 p.m. at the Padden Funeral Chapel in Frankfort. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Funeral .


    Peter Christopher Melton, 29, of Cherryvale, died as a result of an automobile accident on Saturday, October 25, 2014, on Cherryvale Parkway in Labette County. The family provided the following information. Peter was born in Lincoln, Neb., on April 8, 1985, the son of Vicky .


    Rudolph “Sam” F. Winter, 96, of Linn, died Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014, at Linn Community Nursing Home. The family provided the following information. Sam was raised in the Palmer community. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II. After being .

  • County to have Ebola meetings

    Riley County Health Department officials announced two community information meetings on the Ebola virus. The first is from 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday in Room 145 at K-State’s Biosecurity Research Institute. The second is from 3 to 4 p.m. on Wednesday in .

  • Aggieville barber gives up his chair after 50 years Neighbor1.phatch

    When Roger Allerheiligen opened Aggieville barbershop Campus Hairstyling nearly 30 years ago, he made sure that the first haircut he gave was for his then-10-year-old son, Jarod. Last Saturday, Allerheiligen ended his 50 years of experience as a barber in similar .

  • Local fans enjoy Straight No Chaser at McCain G.w.clift1

    Straight No Chaser performed a pop concert last week in McCain Auditorium as part of K-State’s performance series. A large crowd, including what seemed to be some particularly exuberant fans, seemed to enjoy the show. It was a couple .

  • Vargo: Good turnout at polls

    Riley County clerk Rich Vargo said voters have been making their way into the Riley County Courthouse to be done with elections early. Since advance voting opened on Oct. 15, 1,455 voters have already cast their ballots. “We’ve had a lot .

  • Man shot to death in Junction

    JUNCTION CITY — Junction City police are investigating the shooting death of a 27-year-old man. Police said in a news release that Elza Evans was found dead in a parking lot at 618 W. 14th Street in Junction City. He had been .

  • City to discuss strategies for declining pool revenues

    Manhattan city commissioners will discuss declining city pool revenue at a Tuesday work session. The work session starts at 5 p.m. at City Hall. The commissioners will take no action at the meeting. Revenue at local public pools has gone .

  • Police seize $6,000 in drugs during bust

    The Riley County Police Department’s Investigations Division seized $6,000 worth of drugs and arrested a Manhattan man on Friday after authorities investigated the sale of illegal substances. Joshua Nathaniel Cross, 27, 1424 Legore Lane, was arrested at 7:50 p.m. for the sale .

  • Officer injured in scuffle

    A Riley County police officer was injured during an incident where a man was tasered after resisting police early Sunday morning. Patrol Officer Ryan Doehling was injured during an altercation in Aggieville in an incident involving Travis Allen, 36, of Junction .


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