Robert Devon Bontrager, 91, longtime Manhattanite and former K-State professor, died Thursday, July 31, 2014, in hospice at the RiverWoods Nursing Care Center in Lewisburg, Penn. Mr. Bontrager had retired to Lewisburg in 1992 with his wife, Mable Bontrager. The cause of death was .


    Margaret Griffith Howe, 81, of Manhattan died Friday, Aug. 8, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. She was born on Oct. 6, 1932, in Manhattan, the daughter of Evan and Virginia (Stott) Griffith. Margaret .


    Memorial services for Barbara King Wilson, 97, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 15, 2014, at the First Presbyterian Church in Manhattan. Reverend R.C. McConnell will be officiating. Mrs. Wilson died Saturday, June 28, 2014, in Manhattan. Memorials have been established for .


    James Ford Bowen, 39, of Topeka, died Monday, Aug. 4, 2014, from injuries sustained in a car accident during the early morning hours of Aug. 4. The family provided some of the following information. He was born Oct. 1, 1974, in Painesville, Ohio, to James Gary .


    Yong Hui “Kim” Seager, 75, of Wamego died Friday, Aug. 8, 2014, at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. Kim was born Dec. 28, 1938, outside of Hiroshima, Japan, the daughter of Kim Bang Go and Myung .


    Charles L. Lindenman, 96, of Manhattan died Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014, at the Stoneybrook Retirement Community in Manhattan. He was born on Aug. 18, 1917, in Lenora, the son of Charles and Lura (Moore) Lindenman. Complete obituary information is pending and will be announced by .

  • K-State volleyball 5th in Big 12 preseason poll B1.81513.suzie fritz.phatch

    The Kansas State volleyball team opened training camp this weekend, in advance of the Wildcats’ season opener on later this month in Green Bay, Wis. K-State, which was picked fifth in Big 12 preseason coaches poll on Friday, entered camp with .

  • Wildcats’ Edwards leads AIA past Klaipeda Nafta, 80-76

    Kansas State guard Justin Edwards paced three players in double figures in helping Athletes in Action to an 80-76 win over Klaipeda Nafta in the first game of their international tour at Nafta Gym in Klaipeda, Lithuania on Saturday. The .

  • Fun tools for new school year

    A celebration for parents and a dread for some students, the summer’s nearly over and it’s time for kids to go back to class and hit the books… and also get the books. Back-to-school shopping has been in .

  • What my dog taught me Cut047joel.phatch

    I’ll never forget the conversation I had with my wife. It was November 2012, and we’d just parked our car outside of a Topeka pet store that we often visited to look at puppies. We’d just visited a .

  • Barnett learns from past experiences, Zimmerman Barnettcolor.phatch

    It was Nov. 17, 2012, when Dante Barnett got a rude introduction to college football. Kansas State traveled to Baylor ranked as the No. 1 team in the country, and two wins away from a shot at the national title. Ty Zimmerman was .

  • Suddenly, again, it’s time for school

    A lot of students on Tuesday will be wondering where their classrooms are and where they’re supposed to stash their stuff. A lot of parents, meanwhile, will be wondering what happened to summer. Summer flew by. It always does. .


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