The Manhattan High boys’ golf team took fourth place as a team at the Junction City Invitational Thursday afternoon at Rolling Meadows Golf Course. The Indians shot a 306, finishing behind Washburn Rural (292), Hayden (305) and Seaman (305), while finishing ahead of 12 other teams. Cole Dillon had the
For the first time in decades, the American Legion, a veterans group with some 2.4 million members, has called for public officials to resign. It wants Veterans Administration Secretary Eric Shinseki and two other officials to step down. The American Legion has taken this extreme measure
In mid-April, 2nd District Rep. Lynn Jenkins was in Topeka celebrating the success of a local woman entrepreneur. During an event at the entrepreneur’s company, Jenkins spoke about the Paycheck Fairness Act, the legislative charade of the moment in the U.S. Senate
Two years after Sony Pictures reset the Spider-Man movie franchise, “The Amazing Spider-Man 2” comes to the screen on a slow weekend for the cinema. Perhaps none of the big movie houses wanted to compete with Marvel properties. That’s understandable given the run Stan Lee
The Kansas State equestrian head coach Casie Maxwell announced the addition of nine riders for the 2014-15 season on Thursday. Ashley Anderson, Kirsten Chamberland, Brynn Critcher, Barbara Crosby, Chandler Hopper, Jessica Johns, Taylor Schmidt, Heidi Schmitz and Sabrina Tirador will join the Wildcat program this
The Kansas State baseball team went to TCU last weekend knowing it was running out of time to make the Big 12 tournament. But once again, the Wildcats were swept. A season once chalk full of expectations of making it to the College World Series has
Larry Lee Cargal, retired Army master sergeant, 65, died Monday, May 5, 2014, at the Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. He was born on Sept. 6, 1948, in Neelyville, Mo., the son of John L. and Marry L. (Cole) Cargal. Following graduation from Welston High School in St. Louis,
Ernest A. Blanken, 92, of Linn, died Wednesday, May 7, 2014, at the Linn Community Nursing Home. Visitation is Sunday, May 11, 2014, from 4 to 8 p.m. at Ward Funeral Home in Linn. The family will receive friends 5 to 7 p.m. A funeral service is 10:30 a.m., Monday, May 12, 2014, at
Phyllis Delores(Wah-wa-sah) Kaufholz, 80, of Manhattan, formerly of Mayetta, died Tuesday, May 6, 2014, at Via Christi Village in Manhattan. Phyllis was born in Mayetta, on Oct. 25, 1933, the daughter of the late Catherine C. (LaClair) and John M. Lewis. She attended school in Wapeton, N.D.
Pansy “Pat” Elizabeth Shryer, 86, formerly of Riley and University Park, died Saturday, April 26, 2014, at Medicalodge of Clay Center. She was born on Sept. 6, 1927, in Kansas City, Kan., the daughter of Ben and Pansy (Larabee) Pearce. She attended school in the Kansas City area.
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