• Indians breeze through home quad Mhsvolleyball15.phatch

    The Manhattan High volleyball team swept through its home quad Tuesday night, posting dominating wins over Concordia, Topeka West and Topeka High. The Indians — ranked No. 9 in Class 6A — won each of their six sets on the night by at .

  • Good cast and editing can’t make up for awfulness of film’s characters, story G.w.clift1

    Moviegoers will be sympathetic with the makers of “This Is Where I Leave You.” They have wanted to make a good movie. They have recruited a good cast, led by Jason Bateman and including Jane Fonda and Tina Fey, each .

  • Democrats stumble on ‘optics’ test

    Kansas Democrats should have known better than to hold a barbecue Tuesday for gubernatorial candidate Paul Davis at the home of a state Supreme Court justice. They ought to know that the appearance of impropriety often carries the same taint .

  • Missions to Mars

    India is to be congratulated for becoming the first Asian nation to put a satellite into orbit around Mars. What might be more remarkable is that India did it for less than the cost — $100 million — of the Hollywood space thriller, “.

  • New members elected to Foundation board

    New members were elected at the Kansas State University Foundation board of trustees’ annual meeting Sept. 19 in Manhattan. Dave Everitt, Marco Island, Florida, was elected to a one-year term on the Foundation’s board of directors. Everitt earned a bachelor’.

  • Exercise program set for adults 55+

    The Flint Hills Volunteer Center is looking for adults, 55 and older, to participate in an exercise program at Max Fitness West. Session 8 of Bone Builders will begin on Sept. 29 at 10:30 a.m. Classes will be held on Mondays and Wednesdays .


    Cecelia Louise (Bennett) Zoeller, 84, of Westmoreland, died Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014. The family provided the following information. Cecelia was born on Aug. 27, 1930, in Wheaton. Cecelia worked 30 years for the McCall Pattern Company.  She married Melvin Zoeller, who preceded her in death. .


    Alexander Sparhawk Bascom, 18, of Manhattan, died Monday, Sept. 22, 2014, on his home property on Kitten Creek Road. The family provided the following information. Alexander was born on June 13, 1996, in Mbingo, Cameroon, the son of Nathanael Daniel and Marcia Kay (Sloan) Bascom. .

  • Cats’ Johnson making quick impact

    His teammates believed it was just a matter of time before everyone knew Dakorey Johnson’s name. After last Thursday’s game against Auburn, so does every offense Kansas State is yet to face this season, as well. The senior .

  • Wildcats’ Galvan earns Big 12 honor

    Kansas State cross country senior Laura Galvan was named Big 12 Runner of the Week for her top-five finish this past Saturday at the Big Ten Preview in Iowa City, Iowa. Competing against the No. 1 women’s team in the country — .

  • Godfrey named KSU cross country, assistant track coach

    Ryun Godfrey was named Kansas State’s head cross country and assistant track and field coach on Tuesday. Godfrey, who comes to K-State after 14 seasons at North Dakota State, led his teams to a combined 30 conference titles as a head .

  • Series features West Coast musicians

    TOPEKA — For the second concert of its 2014-15 season, Topeka Jazz Workshop, Inc., on Sunday will introduce two West Coast newcomers — vocalist Denise Donatelli and her piano accompanist Max Haymer.  Also new to the series will be Kansas City .


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