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  • K-State fans’ support was amazing, as always

    To the Editor: On behalf of our players, coaches and support staff, I want to thank all K-State football fans so very much for your expected, yet amazing, support last Thurs-day evening. As always, you were truly special and greatly .

  • Spiders moving inside

    This is the time of year when the Kansas State University entomology department receives a lot of calls. The question most asked: Why am I getting so many spiders in my house? “Insects move inside the house seeking warmer temperatures,” .


    Larry A. Hageman, 59, of Delia, died Monday, Sept. 22, 2014, from cancer. He was born Dec. 20, 1954 in Manhattan. On June 4, 1983, he married Elaine Marie Sunnenberg in Leonardville. She survives. He is also survived by daughters Stephanie Sanderson and her husband Matt, Ankeny, .


    Mary Fuller (Jackie) Peterson, 97, of St. Marys, died on Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014, at the St. Marys Hospital. She will lie in state after 4 p.m.  Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in St. Marys, where there will be a .


    James Riat, 86, died Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014, at Shady Oaks Care Center in Lake City, Iowa. He was born on June 27, 1928, in rural Belvue. On Aug. 11, 1973, James married Arvella (Rahjes) Baker. She preceded him in death in 2013. James is survived by his .


    Florence “Elaine” (Worrel) Medeiros, 81, of Wamego, died Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014, at the Midland Care Hospice in Topeka. Elaine was born Jan. 9, 1933, in Wamego, the daughter of Clarence E. Worrel and Violet Ruth Holey Worrel. She was raised in Zeandale and graduated .


    Lurye Emig, 91, died on Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014, at the Via Christi Village in Manhattan. Lurye was born May 26, 1923, in Giltner, Neb. to Harry Franklin Root and Lillie Mae Gannon and spent her childhood in rural Dickinson County near Enterprise. Lurye was .

  • K-State Family Day, Konza Visitors’ Day and more

    #KStateFamily trends on social media. But the tradition of K-State and Family is nothing new. For the past 86 years, K-State has hosted Family Day. This day allows members of the K-State Family to enjoy a weekend in Manhattan. Several activities .

  • K-State receives largest grant ever

    A federal agency has awarded K-State a $50 million grant to build a lab to research global food supply issues. The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) announced the grant Tuesday to establish the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for .

  • History, animals subjects of Discovery Center’s new exhibits Exhibit2.phatch

    The Flint Hills Discovery Center will open two separate exhibits simultaneously for the first time. Saturday will be the first day for the public to see “Flint Hills Forces II: The Shaping of Manhattan, Fort Riley and Kansas State University.” .

  • Excess supply pushing grain prices down

    When it comes to the reason for low crop prices — the Wall Street Journal recently reported that wheat prices are at a four-year low — it’s simple economics. “Supply and demand,” said Greg McClure, agriculture extension agent for Kansas State. “.

  • State advises mobile home park residents to boil water

    The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has issued a boil water advisory for the Riverchase Mobile Home Park public water supply in Manhattan. The park contains 157 homes. Local managers of the park were unable to comment on the .


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