• Douglas series to focus on business, education issues

    Two individuals known for influencing public policy will be the speakers for the fall 2014 Lou Douglas Lecture Series on Public Issues at Kansas State University. The lecture series is sponsored by UFM Community Learning Center. Jeffrey Hollender, social entrepreneur and .

  • Chair design earns recognition

    A versatile chair design has earned a recent Kansas State University graduate a high finish at an international furniture-making competition. Richard Thompson, Olathe, a May 2014 master’s graduate in interior architecture and product design, won second place in the commercial .


    Edrei Louise (Sweet) Lockhart, 83, of Manhattan, died Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, at the Westy Community Care Home in Westmoreland. The family provided some of the following information. She was born on March, 23, 1931, in Centerville, the daughter of Frank F. and Edrei Anna (.


    Jane Laman, 83, of Manhattan, died Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014, at the Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. She was born on March 5, 1931, in Cottonwood Falls, the daughter of Thomas and Nell (Miles) McKee. She .


    Norman “Dean” Carpenter, 64, of Waterville, died Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014. Survivors include his wife, Patti Carpenter, of Waterville; two sons, Christopher Carpenter and Kelly Carpenter, both of Council Bluffs, Iowa; three grandchildren and four brothers and sisters, Deborah Huls of Castle Rock, .


    John Lambert, 81, of Manhattan, died early Thursday morning, Sept. 4, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. Complete obituary information is pending and will be announced by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Ave., Manhattan, KS 66502, ymlfuneralhome.com..

  • Susie the chimp to celebrate 60th birthday Suzie1.phatch

    Sunset Zoo chimpanzee Susie will be the center of attention Sunday afternoon as zoo staff celebrate her 60th birthday as part of Enrichment Day. The zoo’s entire chimpanzee troop will benefit with a cake-themed enrichment activity at 3:15 p.m., .

  • K-State volleyball set for home opener at Bramlage

    The Kansas State volleyball team is hitting the road for its home opener tonight — all the way to Bramlage Coliseum. K-State opens the Varney’s Invitational tonight at 6 against Arkansas at Bramlage, marking the first time in almost nine years .

  • Burns growing as a corner, returner Burns2.phatch

    When Morgan Burns arrived at Kansas State in 2012, one thing was apparent to coaches and teammates. He was fast. But speed isn’t everything if there isn’t some measure of skill to go with it. And after his first-career .

  • KSU equestrian opens with home scrimmage

    The Kansas State equestrian team will provide a preview of the team for the 2014-15 season on Saturday with the fourth annual Purple-White scrimmage —beginning at 8 a.m. at Timbercreek Stables. Admission to the event is free. K-State head coach .

  • Eisenhower sweeps Wamego, Rock Creek

    The Eisenhower Middle School Eagles seventh-grade volleyball team opened its season Tuesday afternoon with a sweep of Wamego and Rock Creek.  The A team beat Rock Creek in the first match 25-10, 25-8. EMS then went on the beat .

  • MCC volleyball competes at Spikefest Tournament

    The Manhattan Christian College volleyball team recently traveled to Faith Baptist Bible College in Ankeny, Iowa to participate in the annual Spikefest Tournament. The Crusaders were preseason ranked No. 2 in the NCCAA national top-10 poll going into the tournament. Pool .


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