Friday, February 12, 2016


  • Obituaries | February 05, 2016


    Jackson W. “Jack” Crowder Jr., 43, of Blue Rapids, died Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016, at Community Memorial Healthcare in Marysville after battling cancer. The family provided some of the following information. Survivors include Jack’s wife, Monica, of Blue Rapids; two children, Meila and Gavin; his father, Jackson

  • Obituaries | February 05, 2016


    Dr. David J. Mugler, 79, of Manhattan, died Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, at the Via Christi Village in Manhattan. He was born March 8, 1936. Complete obituary and service information will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Ave., Manhattan, KS 66502.

  • Men's Basketball | February 05, 2016

    Wildcats focused on No. 1 OU

    It could be easy for Kansas State to dwell on its loss to Kansas on Wednesday at Allen Fieldhouse. But how can any team worry about its last loss when it’s got the No. 1 team in the country staring it in the face? The

  • Women's Basketball | February 05, 2016

    Cats to close road trip at West Virginia

    The Kansas State women’s basketball team will be looking to snap its two-game losing streak on Saturday, but it won’t be easy. K-State, in the middle of a tough February stretch, is wrapping up a two-game road trip with a game at West

  • Soccer | February 05, 2016

    Dibbini signs 16 for inaugural soccer season

    Kansas State women’s soccer head coach Mike Dibbini continues to fill out his inaugural roster, as he has signed 16 student-athletes to National Letters of Intent. The 16 student-athletes to join the 2016 roster inlcude Baylee Bedard (Fort Collins, Colo.), Grace Brennan (Edmond, Okla.), Tania Chassot (Murten,

  • Track & Field | February 05, 2016

    KSU track ready for Sevigne Husker Invite

    After a pair top-five finishes at last weekend’s New Mexico Team Invitational, the sixth-ranked Kansas State women’s track and field team and the 24th-ranked men head to Lincoln, Neb., to compete in the Sevigne Husker Invitational at the Bob Devaney Sports Center. The

  • Local |Government & Politics | February 04, 2016

    Armbrust to leave military council

    John Armbrust is resigning as executive director of the Governor’s Military Council after 12 years of service. Armbrust’s last day will be April 30. He was first appointed to the position in February 2004 by Gov. Kathleen Sebelius. Armbrust said the resignation is about the demands

  • Local |Business | February 04, 2016

    Meal program facing shortage of delivery drivers

    The local Meals on Wheels program is in need of volunteer drivers. Elsa Morgan, meal coordinator at the Riley County Seniors’ Service Center, said the program didn’t have enough drivers on Friday to deliver two routes, or nearly 20 meals. She said it’s the

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | February 04, 2016

    Jurors deliberating fate of accused ‘Ville shooter

    Jurors began deliberation Thursday morning in the case of a Manhattan man accused of attempted first-degree murder after a shooting in Aggieville last May. Mark Self Jr., 31, is accused of firing several shots at Kevin Green, 26, Manhattan. One of the bullets struck Green in the

  • Manhattan High School | February 04, 2016

    Parents of swimmer ask board members to review team policy

    The parents of a Manhattan High student told Manhattan-Ogden school board members that an MHS swim team policy is unfair to athletes who compete year round. Speaking during the public comment portion at Wednesday’s board meeting, Tony and Kathy Wichmann said their daughter, Kelly,

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