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  • Obituaries | January 10, 2014


    Thomas “Tom” Ellis, 56, died Wednesday in Manhattan. He was born on Oct. 24, 1957 in Onaga. A complete obituary and memorial service information is pending and will be released later by Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home.

  • Obituaries | January 10, 2014


    Warren “Bill” Simnitt, 92, of Leonardville, died Friday at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. Funeral services are pending with the Anderes-Pfeifley Funeral Home in Riley, Kansas.

  • Obituaries | January 10, 2014


    A memorial service for Charlie Levier will be at 1:30 p.m. Jan. 17 at the Westmoreland Care Home. Charlie died Jan. 4 and was a member of the Potawatomi nation.

  • Women's Basketball | January 10, 2014

    Caron fights through pain to help Cats

    The Kansas State women’s basketball team has lost three in a row and the schedule doesn’t get any easier as the Wildcats get set to begin a two-game road trip this weekend at Oklahoma. (Kansas State senior forward Chantay Caron looks for a

  • Men's Basketball | January 10, 2014

    Young teams set for clash in Lawrence

    It’s amazing how much can change in a year in college athletics. (Kansas State senior Shane Southwell puts up a shot against George Washington on Dec. 31 at Bramlage Coliseum). Last season, when Kansas State traveled to Lawrence, they faced a Kansas team trying to

  • Golf | January 10, 2014

    K-State hires women’s assistant golf coach

    Stewart Burke has been named assistant coach for the Kansas State women’s golf program, head coach Kristi Knight announced Thursday. A native of Scotland, Burke brings coaching and recruiting experience to K-State. A former collegiate golfer at Lindenwood University in St. Charles, Mo., Burke

  • January 10, 2014

    Wyatt Thompson named Kansas Sportscaster of the Year

    For the second time in three years, the Voice of the Wildcats Wyatt Thompson has been named the Kansas Sportscaster of the Year by the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association. Thompson, who is in his 12th year as the play-by-play voice of the Wildcats, last

  • Area Schools | January 10, 2014

    Central Christian upends MCC men, 94-80

    The Manhattan Christian College men’s basketball team went on the road Thursday night and lost, 94-80, to Central Christian College in McPherson.  Central shot 59 percent from the field, while the Crusaders connected on only 39 percent of their shots which enabled the Tigers to

  • Track & Field | January 10, 2014

    KSU track and field resumes action in Lawrence

    The K-State track and field team will be in Lawrence today for the Bill Easton Classic — the team’s first road meet of the indoor season — in Anschutz Sports Pavilion. It will be the second straight season the Wildcats will be competing in an indoor

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | January 09, 2014

    Manhattan man found dead at CiCo

    A 56-year-old Manhattan man found dead at CiCo Park in an apparent suicide Tuesday has been identified. Riley County police believe Tom Ellis, 721 Osage St., died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. A rifle was found at the scene. Ellis’ body was found around noon in

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