TOPEKA — The fourth concert in Topeka Jazz Workshop’s 46th concert season will be Sunday and will feature Chuck Redd, a vibraphonist and drummer, and Nicki Parrott, bass and vocals. Accompanying them will be Kansas City pianist Roger Wilder .
Helen E. Horton, 96, of Manhattan, died Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. She was born on Jan. 20, 1918, in Douglas County and had been a Manhattan resident since 1989, moving from Junction City. Additional obituary information and service .
Kendrah Karen Swiercinsky, 49, of St. George, died Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014. She was born on Jan. 18, 1965, in Topeka and was the daughter of Kenneth and Karen Swiercinsky of Maple Hill..
Alice Joyce Holmes Caine, 87, died Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014 in Kansas City, Mo. The family provided the following information. Alice was born on June 24, 1927 in Aurora, Ill., to Calvin Eugene and Essie Louise Glossop Holmes. She graduated from East Aurora High .
There are a couple ways to look at the off weekend ahead for Kansas State. It could allow last Saturday’s loss at TCU — an open wound right now — to fester into something more serious, or give the Wildcats a .
The Kansas State men’s basketball team picked up three signees for the 2015 class on Wednesday, the first day of the early national signing period. The class includes Florida guard Barry Brown, Kansas forward Dean Wade and Texas center Dante .
Multiple generations of veterans and families united Tuesday morning for the Veterans Day parade. Despite temperatures in the 20s, residents showed up along Poyntz Avenue to show appreciation for those who have served in the military. Maj. Shawnn Martin, Air .
A public forum on Monday about the creation of a “public building commission” turned into a heated two-hour debate about the scope of the proposed entity’s power. More than 20 residents attended the meeting, held by the Riley County Commission, .
The Manhattan-Ogden school board will have the chance to hear about six of the district’s schools in-depth. A special meeting for school reports will be at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday. The schools discussed will be Manhattan High School, Anthony .
The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office is investigating what officers believe is a homicide after a person was found dead inside a home in Belvue Monday afternoon. According to Sheriff Greg Riat, one person has been detained for questioning, but .
A record number of registered voters for a midterm election cast ballots in last Tuesday’s election in Pottawatomie County. Nancy McCarter, county election officer, said 8,258 of the 14,022 registered voters (58 percent) turned out for the election — a record for a .
A Leonardville man accused of drunken driving that caused the death of a 17-year-old Randolph boy pleaded no contest to his charges on Monday in Riley County court. Garrett Olson, 20, was charged with involuntary manslaughter under the influence of alcohol. .
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