Leon M. Mathies, 91, of Alma, died Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, at Wamego Health Center. The family provided the following information. Leon was born Oct. 30, 1922, north of McFarland, the son of Fred M. and Ella Marten Mathies Leon was a farmer and stockman, .


    Evelyn Rose Gieber, 93, died Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, at the Cedar Village Long Term Care Center in Ness City. The family provided the following information. Evelyn was born on June 27, 1921, in Ogden, the daughter of Fred and Anna Nelson Stein. On July 12, 1941, .


    Bernard Joseph “B.J.” Brown, 91, of Lillis, died Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, in Topeka. The family provided the following information. B.J. was born Nov. 16, 1922, on the family farm in rural Lillis, the son of Michael J. and Nora Grace Brown. He .


    Thomas Joseph Barry, 54, of Manhattan, died Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, at Mercy Regional Health Center. The family provided the following information. Tommy was born in Dodge City on March 16, 1960, the son of Ruth V. (Rogers) Barry and the late Wallace D. Barry.&.


    William Richard Aye, 85, of Madison, Wis., died Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014,  at Oakwood Village in Madison. The family provided the following information. William was a native of Manhattan, son of long-time Manhattanite Mary Adda Boone. A 1955 graduate of Kansas State University, .

  • 11 former Wildcats make NFL rosters

    Led by 12-year veteran Terence Newman, 11 former Kansas State football players made NFL rosters. Newman, who spent his first nine seasons with the Dallas Cowboys, is entering his third year with the Cincinnati Bengals. Other Wildcats to make NFL rosters .

  • Tailgaters bring Wildcat-themed vehicles for season opener Tailgate3.phatch

    Saturday’s first home football game against Stephen F. Austin University gave Wildcat fans a release from the anticipation they had felt after waiting all summer for the season to start. As usual, thousands of tailgaters displayed their Wildcat pride .

  • RCPD matching community demographics

    Yes, there was a glaring danger sign. Looking back at the tragic shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., law enforcement officials across the country are quick to point at one obvious signal. The population of Ferguson is about 67 percent .

  • KSU to offer first massive online course

    Kansas State University announced Thursday that it is joining the flurry of schools offering “Massive Open Online Courses” that are broadening access to higher education. The MOOCs allow tens of thousands of students to take a class at the same .

  • Mercy holds off on name change

    By now, Mercy Regional Health Center’s name should have been a thing of the past. In February, the Memorial Hospital Association ceased its 50-50 ownership of Mercy Regional with Via Christi Health, a Catholic organization that is the largest .

  • Contract for airport expansion up for vote

    City commissioners will vote Tuesday on executing the contract for second phase of the Manhattan Regional Airport project. The Weitz Company of Lenexa, the project’s construction company, would receive $6.68 million, and Mead and Hunt of Madison, Wisconsin, the project’.

  • Limestone estate restored, reimagined as vacation rental Bedroom.phatch

    Before it became a luxurious vacation rental, the StoneHouse was, quite literally, a pigsty. And before that, it was the estate of one of Manhattan’s early settlers. The historic limestone structure, a dignified two-story house surrounded by several outbuildings, .


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