Samuel “Sam” Kvasnica, 83, of Manhattan, died Monday, Dec. 1, 2014, at Via Christi Village in Manhattan. He was born Feb. 14, 1931, in Flint, Mich. Complete obituary and service information will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, Kansas 66502..


    Stephan Konz, 81, of Manhattan, died Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014, at Meadowlark Hills Bramlage House in Manhattan. He was born on Nov. 25, 1933. Complete obituary information is pending and will be announced by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, Kansas 66502. ymlfuneralhome.com..


    Walter Gene (Walt) Hardin, 80, died Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014, in Sun City, Ariz. He was born April 26, 1934 in Cosby, Mo., to Arnold C. Hardin and Leola B. (Edwards) Hardin. Walt moved with his family to Manhattan in 1944. He attended local schools and .

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    We don’t have any real problems with the Food and Drug Administration’s broad new regulations that will require most chain restaurants and retail food establishments to post calorie counts and make other information about nutrition available to consumers. .

  • Kansas is leaning to the South

    I arrived in Kansas 35 years ago, happy to be offered a job at KU but having little sense of the state that would be my home. A political science col-league, friend and co-editor of 15 books, Al Cigler, alerted me to .

  • Canceled Mexico tourney proves costly for K-State

    Kansas State will make an attempt to recoup some of the money the school paid a third-party tournament organizer for the women’s basketball team to play in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, last week. The plan was for the Wildcats to .

  • Zumach is Big 12’s top freshman Ksuvb7 block.phatch

    Kylee Zumach became the first player in Kansas State volleyball history to be named Big 12 Freshman of the Year on Monday. The outside hitter was also among three Wildcats selected to the All-Big 12 team. Zumach and redshirt-sophomore Katie Brand were .

  • Cats look to regroup vs. Omaha Kstatecolor.phatch

    A year ago, the Kansas State men’s basketball team was in a similar place. The Wildcats went into December with a 3-3 record and didn’t lose a game until mid-January as part of a 10-game winning streak. But .

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    Kansas State and Kansas met for the 104th consecutive time last Saturday at Bill Snyder Family Stadium — the Wildcats winning easy, 51-13. This is the sixth-longest active streak in NCAA history, and it stretches back to the pre-modern era of .

  • Students parody ‘Bass’ song

    Students in the Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority showed their love for Kansas State University in a YouTube video posted on Thursday. The music video, called “All About K-State,” is a parody of Meghan Trainor’s “All About That Bass,” a .

  • City to discuss traffic signal, turn lane on Anderson Ave.

    The Manhattan City Commission will discuss options Tuesday for dealing with a portion of West Anderson Avenue. The meeting starts at 7 p.m. at City Hall. The commission discussed the stretch of west Anderson Avenue between Kimball Avenue/Scenic Drive .

  • Variety of electronic apps available for farmers

    HUTCHINSON — Even across the most remote landscapes, technology is spiraling. And in a world of information technology, there is no need to leave the field when muddled by an unfamiliar disease or insect infestation. Nor do you, these days, need .


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