Mary Fuller (Jackie) Peterson, 97, of St. Marys, died Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014, at the St. Marys Hospital. The family provided the following information. Jackie was born on Aug. 25, 1917, in Louisburg, N.C., the oldest child of Fisher Jones and Armarilla Priscilla (Fuller) .

  • Enrollment up at K-State, Regents universities

    Fall enrollment is up across the board at the state’s public universities, including K-State, the Kansas Board of Regents announced Friday. The number of students attending Kansas State University is 24,776, an increase of 185 or .75 percent compared with fall 2013, according .

  • Chicago fire halts local flights

    CHICAGO — All flights in and out of Chicago’s two airports were halted Friday after a fire at a suburban air traffic control center that authorities said was deliberately set by a contract employee. The ground stoppage at two of .

  • Wildcats put tough run D up against UTEP attack

    In a nationally-televised game last Thursday, Kansas State impressed the nation with its run defense against the dynamic rushing attack of the Auburn Tigers. Saturday’s 11 a.m. matchup with Texas-El Paso lacks the national intrigue or spotlight, but does .

  • K-State offense looking to find red-zone consistency

    Kansas State had four turnovers, dropped an easy touchdown pass and missed three field goals, yet still had a shot in the fourth quarter last Thursday night to beat Auburn. As bad as the Wildcats were at times, they know .

  • UTEP features one of the country’s best running backs

    If there’s one thing UTEP can do successfully on offense, it’s run. And the one thing Kansas State’s defense is really good at? Stopping the run. But the Miners will try to challenge K-State with the run .

  • Streaking Wildcats open conference action vs. Baylor

    Riding an 11-match winning streak and the second-best start in school history, the Kansas State volleyball team rolls into Big 12 play Saturday night against Baylor at Ahearn Field House. “We talk about how we played really well in the first .

  • 500 Fort Riley soldiers to deploy

    Nearly 500 Fort Riley soldiers will deploy to the Mideast in late October as part of the U.S. effort to fight ISIL. The Department of Defense Thursday identified the 1st Infantry Division as the headquarters unit to deploy as part .

  • Author to lend expertise to weekend OZtoberFest events Painting.phatch

    WAMEGO — There’s no place like home, and for celebrated “The Wizard of Oz” historian and aficionado John Fricke, home is any place that honors the world’s most well-known farm girl from Kansas and the characters that surrounded her. .

  • Harms named Aggieville director Harms.phatch

    After celebrating 125 years last weekend, Aggieville has a new leader to guide the district into the future. Rod Harms is the new executive director of the Aggieville Business Association. In June, Evan Tuttle resigned from the position. Harms is president .

  • Gonzalez gets 10 years

    WESTMORELAND — Pablo Gonzalez will have much of his life ahead of him when he’s released from prison after he serves just more than 10 years for the unintentional second-degree murder of his friend, Levi Bishop. On Thursday in Pottawatomie County .

  • Defense questions letter in indecent liberties case

    Defense attorneys for a Fort Riley soldier found guilty of aggravated indecent liberties with a child have called into question a key piece of evidence used in last month’s trial. On Thursday, chief public defender Larry McRell, an attorney .


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