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    Ivadell Ann Christian, 79, of Concordia, died Tuesday, May 6, 2014, at Mesa, Ariz. The family provided some of the following information. She was born April 25, 1935, to Albert and Lillian (Noltensmier) Hein at Wessington Springs, S.D. Ivadell was baptized and confirmed at .

  • Commencement, ‘Barnyard’ and more on tap this weekend Barnyard.phatch

    Students are going out with a bang this weekend. Hundreds of students will walk this weekend, concluding their time here at K-State, in Bramlage Coliseum or McCain Auditorium. For a complete list of commencement activities, visit Bramlage Coliseum .


    Frank Ford Combs, 82, of Glen Allen Va., formerly of Manhattan, St. Louis and many other places he called home as he lived a storied life traveling the world in the military, died in his sleep Sunday, May 11, 2014. Frankie, as he .

  • Cats’ Wood ready for golf regional

    Kansas State golfer Daniel Wood has a pretty good idea what to expect today. The senior has been here before — literally. Wood, who led the Wildcats with a 72.38 stroke average and six Top-20 finishes this season, opened the NCAA Columbia (.

  • Mueller named to Lott Trophy watch list

    Kansas State senior defensive end Ryan Mueller was one of 42 players nationally to be named to the Lott IMPACT Trophy watch list on Wednesday. Now in its 11th year, the Lott Trophy goes to the college football defensive player who .

  • Five K-State programs score Big 12-leading APR marks

    Kansas State is doing something right, better than most of the rest of the Big 12, in fact. Highlighted by league-leading marks from the football, men’s golf, women’s golf, men’s cross country and women’s cross country programs, .

  • Twiss named Big 12 Athlete of the Week

    For the first time in her career, Kansas State’s Erica Twiss was named Big 12 Athlete of the Week on Wednesday for her personal-best performance at the Wildcat Open this past weekend. Competing in the long jump, the senior finished .

  • Commissioners want more from developers applying for benefit districts

    City commissioners came to a consensus on Tuesday about the need for two forms that developers would submit when applying for a benefit district. Since the topic was a discussion item on a work session agenda, deputy city manager Jason .

  • Area schools listed among top 20 in state Rockcreekhs.phatch

    Three area schools were recognized as being among the top schools in Kansas for college prep by U.S. News and World Report. The schools were Wamego High School ranked at No. 8, Rock Creek Jr. Sr. High School at No. 15 .

  • Time to begin planning Manhattan Day gatherings

    Planning is underway for the annual Manhattan Day celebration. The celebration of the community’s founding is held the first Saturday in June, to mark the occasion in 1855 when two groups of settlers joined together to form Manhattan. This year, .

  • Conscientious volunteers

    One might quibble about an item or two, but if the recent work of the city-university projects fund committee is any indication, the citizens who make recommendations for expenditures from that special fund take their volunteer roles seriously. Because revenue .

  • Manhattan native’s film selected for Cannes festival

    Manhattan native Mike Coleman’s movie “Foxcatcher” has been accepted to compete at the Cannes Film Festival, which begins this week in France. The movie, directed by Oscar-nominated Bennett Miller, stars Channing Tatum, Mark Ruffalo and Steve Carrell. It is .


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