• Abilene shocks undefeated Wamego, 25-14

    WAMEGO — The Wamego Red Raiders fought to overcome their emotions, turnovers and the Abilene Cowboys Friday night. In the end, it was simply too much, as Abilene came away from the clash of unbeatens with a 25-14 victory. “We didn’.

  • Mustangs pound Wabaunsee, 35-8 Rockcreek grouptackle.phatch

    FLUSH — The first two times Rock Creek touched the ball on Friday, it put the game away. Rock Creek opened the game with a 95-yard kick return touchdown from Nate Berard. And less than four minutes later, Alex Feldkamp blocked .

  • Plants could use a deep soaking Greggeyestone1

    Fall is a good time for plant health. The evening temperatures drop to allow plants to store up food. However, the limiting factor right now is moisture. We haven’t been receiving enough natural rainfall for good plant health. The .


    Lois I. Conlin, 87, of Topeka, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014. Lois was born June 26, 1927, in Wakefield, the daughter of Clarence and Alice (Carlstrom) Carpenter. She graduated from Wakefield Rural High School. Upon graduation, she moved to Topeka where she worked for .


    Winifred R. Denning died Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014, at Salina Regional Health Center. A memorial Mass for Winifred Rose Denning, 92, Salina, will be at 10 a.m. Monday, Sept. 29, at Sacred Heart Cathedral. Winnie was born March 24, 1922, in Kansas City, Mo., to Velta .


    James N. “Jim” Black, 81, of Manhattan, died Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. Jim was born Nov. 20, 1932, in Minneapolis. Complete obituary and service information will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Ave., Manhattan, KS 66502..


    Charles L. Schmidt, 62, of rural Antonino, died Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, at his home. He was born April 13, 1952, in Hays to Richard R. and Mabel M. (Werth) Schmidt. He graduated from St. Joseph Military Academy in 1970. He married Alexia Gross in 1975 in .


    Michael Paul Pachta, 47, of Riley, died Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014, of natural causes at his home. He was born Sept. 7, 1967, in Belleville, Kansas to Vincent P. Pachta and Judith (Nobert) Pachta. He was the middle of five children. Mike attended school in .

  • Rockhill Real Estate opens in Manhattan

    Rockhill Real Estate Group has entered the Manhattan real estate industry. Led by established real estate agents Casie Eichman-Hartwich, Brooke Norman-Tapp and Trish Beggs, the company provides more than 30 years of combined experience with more than $32 million in sales. Rockhill .

  • JNT Company hires account director

    Shanna Goodman is joining JNT Company, an interactive web and marketing agency, as account director. Goodman will have oversight of brand strategy and account direction for a variety of interactive products and services. Her background includes a bachelor’s degree .

  • KSU Foundation hires four people

    The Kansas State University Foundation hired John Angelos as director of construction. He will oversee construction projects for the foundation in support of Kansas State. Angelos has more than 20 years of experience in construction, and more than $1.4 billion of work, .

  • RCPD officer to retire Oct. 1

    Police Officer Rodney Cook has announced his retirement from the Riley County Police Department. Cook began his career with the department in March 1987 as a police officer. He will retire effective Oct. 1, 2014, after 27 years of service. Cook has served the .


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