• Exercise program set for adults 55+

    The Flint Hills Volunteer Center is looking for adults, 55 and older, to participate in an exercise program at Max Fitness West. Session 8 of Bone Builders will begin on Sept. 29 at 10:30 a.m. Classes will be held on Mondays and Wednesdays .


    Cecelia Louise (Bennett) Zoeller, 84, of Westmoreland, died Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014. The family provided the following information. Cecelia was born on Aug. 27, 1930, in Wheaton. Cecelia worked 30 years for the McCall Pattern Company.  She married Melvin Zoeller, who preceded her in death. .


    Alexander Sparhawk Bascom, 18, of Manhattan, died Monday, Sept. 22, 2014, on his home property on Kitten Creek Road. The family provided the following information. Alexander was born on June 13, 1996, in Mbingo, Cameroon, the son of Nathanael Daniel and Marcia Kay (Sloan) Bascom. .

  • Cats’ Johnson making quick impact

    His teammates believed it was just a matter of time before everyone knew Dakorey Johnson’s name. After last Thursday’s game against Auburn, so does every offense Kansas State is yet to face this season, as well. The senior .

  • Wildcats’ Galvan earns Big 12 honor

    Kansas State cross country senior Laura Galvan was named Big 12 Runner of the Week for her top-five finish this past Saturday at the Big Ten Preview in Iowa City, Iowa. Competing against the No. 1 women’s team in the country — .

  • Godfrey named KSU cross country, assistant track coach

    Ryun Godfrey was named Kansas State’s head cross country and assistant track and field coach on Tuesday. Godfrey, who comes to K-State after 14 seasons at North Dakota State, led his teams to a combined 30 conference titles as a head .

  • Series features West Coast musicians

    TOPEKA — For the second concert of its 2014-15 season, Topeka Jazz Workshop, Inc., on Sunday will introduce two West Coast newcomers — vocalist Denise Donatelli and her piano accompanist Max Haymer.  Also new to the series will be Kansas City .

  • USD 383’s K-12 enrollment passes 6,000 mark

    Manhattan-Ogden school district enrollment increased by 137 students in kindergarten through 12th grades from last year, according to an official count conducted Monday. Including preschoolers, the increase was 156 students. “We weren’t expecting this number of new students,” USD 383 Associate Superintendent .

  • Lewis rules out write-in campaign

    Riley County commissioner Dave Lewis has decided not to organize a write-in campaign for his District 1 seat. Lewis lost his reelection bid to 21-year-old K-State student Ben Wilson in the Republican primary on Aug. 5. “I have been approached by countless .

  • Major road improvements to begin soon

    Pottawatomie County will have several major road and bridge projects popping onto its radar screen in the coming weeks. Leu Lowrey, public works director, told county commissioners Monday that bid letting for two of the projects — construction of a bridge .

  • Public can provide input on transportation plan at open house

    The public can provide input Wednesday on the Flint Hills Metropolitan Planning Organization’s regional transportation plan. The Metropolitan Transportation Plan will cover portions of Riley, Pottawatomie and Geary counties including Manhattan and Junction City. An open house will be .

  • Sen. Moran goes ‘undercover’ in class visit

    U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran tried to go unnoticed in visit to a K-State agricultural policy class Monday afternoon. He comes to professor Barry Flinchbaugh’s class nearly every year — without notice — surprising the teacher and his students. On Monday, .


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