Livestock and baked goods winners sold their prize-winning animals and creations on Monday as the Riley County Fair wrapped up a weekend of events and contests. Jennifer Wilson, extension director for 4-H, said the highest-selling animal was the grand champion steer, owned by Reid Shipman
Staff reports Steve Cameron, a career journalist and author, has accepted the position of executive editor of The Manhattan Mercury. Cameron has a long history of reporting, editing and managing in newspapers and magazines around the country. Among those assignments: He was the managing editor
Q: Now that the K-State football stadium addition is in the works, maybe a pre-completion report would be in order for I Wonder. I have several questions: Is the facility really going to be ready for opening day? What if it isn’t? What will
The Most Reverend George K Fitzsimons, Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Salina from 1984 to 2004, died Sunday, July 28, 2013, at his home in Ogden. He was born Sept. 4, 1928, in Kansas City, Mo., to George Kinzie and Margaret Mary (Donovan) Fitzsimons. Survivors include his sister,&
Here are the results of the 4-H competition at the Riley County Fair. Goat Division Alpine Champion, Michaela Sievers, Bonfire. Lamancha Champion, Courtney Anderson, Randolph Ramblers. Nubian Champion, Brittni Winter, Leonardville Hustlers; Reserve Champion, Mikayla Winter, Leonardville Hustlers. Oberhasli Champion, Michaela Sievers, Bonfire; Reserve Champion,
Professor Emeritus Kuo-Kuang “Tony” Hu died June 28, 2013, at age 76 in Palo Alto, California.
Waunetta MacKender, 80, died Monday July 29, 2013 at Mercy Regional Health Center.
He’s been on the job a little more than a month, but new Wichita State head baseball coach Todd Butler has already been hard at work on the recruiting trail. Those efforts netted him the commitment of Manhattan High School’s Bret Fehr, who
For those who bake, there is nothing more interesting than seeing what other bakers create. Last year, I had the opportunity to report on the cake decorating open class competition at the Riley County Fair. I was so impressed with what I saw that I
There is no such thing as a bad apple pie. Those were the sentiments expressed Sunday by the three judges for the apple pie contest at the Riley County Fair. This was the first year for the pie contest. Riley County Extension Agent Ginny Bernard
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