Carol D. Dettmer, 84, of Waterville, died on Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015, at Blue Valley Senior Living in Blue Rapids. Survivors include her three daughters, Nancy Shields and husband Mike of Omaha, Neb., Amy Bishop and husband Rick of Blue Rapids, and Tammy .


    John William Machin III, 74, of Riley, died Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015, at his residence. Additional obituary and service information will be announced later by the funeral home..


    Deidra Rochelle Edwards, 58, died Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015. She was born Oct. 6, 1956, in Concordia to Melvin and Florene (Kopsa) Blecha. She graduated from Mankato High School in 1974. She is survived by daughter Danielle (Michael Pagels), Manhattan; sister Darci (Reed) Campbell, El Dorado; .


    Leland W. Elliott, 82, of Manhattan, died Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. He was born on Sept. 26, 1932, in rural Hallowell. He was the son of Ernest and Maxine (.

  • Wildcats rally late to beat Jayhawks Lewis2.phatch

    To say the Kansas State women have struggled at the free-throw line this season would be an understatement. Only one team in the all of Division-I basketball has been worse at the stripe than the Wildcats. But not Sunday. Not .

  • Cats look to sustain success Gipsoncolor.phatch

    After a topsy-turvy experience in the non-conference schedule, suddenly everything seems to be taking shape for the Kansas State men’s basketball team. The Wildcats have gone from starting 7-6 in the first two months, to winning two of their .

  • Martin a ‘stabilizer’ in Wildcats’ win Martin.phatch

    Kansas State had a rough go of it Sunday for much of the Wildcats’ come-from-behind 58-52 victory over the rival Jayhawks at Bramlage Coliseum. But Shaelyn Martin found a way to do all the little things to keep the Wildcats .

  • House includes NBAF in bill

    Sen. Jerry Moran said Friday the final $300 million in federal money for the planned National Bio- and Agro-Defense facility is included in a House appropriations bill. “As a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, I am committed to making certain .

  • Participants rehearse set-painting techniques at workshop

    Before sets appear on the stage, sometimes people behind the scenes have to be willing to get a little messy creating them. Kathy Voecks, resident scenic designer at Kansas State University, guided a group of the willing Saturday during a .

  • Roberts leads ag committee

    WASHINGTON — Kansas Sen. Pat Roberts officially has taken the helm of the Senate’s agriculture committee, promising an “aggressive schedule” of hearings focused on everything from farm programs and school meals to oversight of the Environmental Protection Agency. Roberts’ likely .

  • Cholick proud of reaching goal as foundation CEO Cholick.phatch

    After five years with the Kansas State University Foundation, its CEO and president, Fred Cholick, is retiring. “A lot of people have been asking, am I looking forward to it?” Cholick said. “No, I’m not looking forward to it, .

  • Globetrotters to play at Bramlage Thursday

    There’s still time to catch the ball-handling wizardry of the Harlem Globetrotters, who will face the Washington Generals in Manhattan on Thursday. Tickets are still available for the game, which will be at 7 p.m. at K-State’s Bramlage .


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