Thursday, May 7, 2015


  • Obituaries | April 30, 2015


    Earl Gene Peterson, 79, of Manhattan, died Tuesday, April 28, 2015, at the St. Francis Health Center in Topeka. He was born on Oct. 9, 1935, on a farm near Lake Lillian, Minn., the son of George and Myrtle (Lalim) Peterson. They moved to a farm near Paynesville, Minn., in 1945

  • Obituaries | April 30, 2015


    Maxine L. Anderson, 82, of Olsburg, died Thursday, April 30, 2015, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House. Funeral services are pending with the Anderes-Pfeifley Funeral Home.

  • Letters | April 30, 2015

    Kansans would fare better with Democrats in charge

    This message is for Kansas voters. You made a mistake in November.  I am an Army veteran, and I have been blessed to move to your state because my wife is now serving in the Army.  The mistake I am talking about is

  • Obituaries | April 30, 2015


    Pauline G. Barr, 88, of Manhattan, died Wednesday, April 29, 2015, at her home. Services are pending with Irvin-Parkview Funeral Home.

  • Arts, Leisure | April 30, 2015

    K-State, MAC productions close local theater season


    Two love stories — a comedic play and a modernized opera — take the stage this weekend, wrapping up the local arts season. The is K-State’s production of the three-act play “You Can’t Take it with You.” In the play, a young man takes his

  • Baseball | April 30, 2015

    Wildcats bounce back to split series with Gophers

    MINNEAPOLIS — Five Kansas State pitchers combined for the Wildcats’ third shutout of the season, as K-State bounced back with a 9-0 win at Minnesota Wednesday to split the two-game series at Siebert Field. After being shut out 5-0 the night before, K-State (21-23) recorded its

  • Golf | April 30, 2015

    K-State finishes 9th at Big 12

    TULSA, Okla. — The Kansas State men’s golf team turned in its lowest round of the Big 12 Men’s Golf Championship Wednesday with a 16-over-par 296 at the par-70, 7,151-yard Southern Hills Course, but managed only a ninth-place finish. The Wildcats finished the 72-hole tournament at 89

  • Football | April 30, 2015

    Five Wildcats honored

    Kansas State’s Weston Hiebert, Tyler Lockett, Zach Nemechek, Curry Sexton and Jake Waters were five of 817 players named to the National Football Foundation & College Football Hall of Fame (NFF) Hampshire Honor Society, the organization announced Wednesday. The Hampshire Honor Society is comprised of

  • Local |Briefs |Manhattan High School | April 30, 2015

    MHS JV softball sweeps Topeka West

    The Manhattan High junior varsity softball team took two games from Topeka West on Tuesday, beating the Chargers 6-3 and 18-2.  The first game was a 3-3 tie until the sixth inning when Jessica Bennett drove in the go-ahead run. Manhattan scored twice more

  • Local |Briefs |Area Schools | April 30, 2015

    Rock Creek JV results

    The Rock Creek junior varsity softball team swept past St. Marys on Monday, beating the Bears 11-9 and 17-2. On Saturday, the Mustangs won a triangular by defeating Royal Valley, 13-9, and St. Marys, 16-6. The first game was a shootout, with both pitchers having

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