Two Manhattan elementary school students went to the Kansas State Geography Bee on April 4 in Abilene. Casey Gritton, the son of Joe and Heather Gritton, from Theodore Roosevelt Elementary School and Aislinn Kinsella, the daughter of Nicole and Kieran Kinsella, .
Lane Sorell of Manhattan was recently awarded a Henry J. Putnam scholarship from Kansas State University for the 2014-2015 school year. Sorell is the son of Dr. Sean and Lisa Sorell. The renewable scholarship recognizes academic and leadership achievements. K-State .
The Optimist Bullets 14-and-under fastpitch softball team played in the Phenix Spring Slugfest in Lawrence this past weekend. The tournament was the first event played in the Bullets’ 2014 season. The Bullets went 2-2 in pool play. The team lost to .
The Riley County Falcons softball team hosted the Abilene Cowgirls on Thursday night in Riley, winning the first game 9-6 and dropping the second 8-4. In the bottom of the sixth in Game 1, down one run, with the bases loaded, .
OAK RIDGE, Tenn. — The Kansas State women’s rowing team turned in an epic performance at the Southern Intercollegiate Rowing Association (SIRA) Championship Regatta, racking up five gold medals and one bronz on Saturday. Competing on Melton Hill Lake in .
Wamego wins Rock Creek invited The Wamego boys’ and girls’ track teams won the Rock Creek Invitational on Thursday in Flush. The girls’ team scored 109 points to beat out Clay Center at 82. Riley County was fourth with 76 and Rock Creek .
The little girl’s eyes grew big as she pumped the foot pedal and fed yarn into the loom. As the loom moved back and forth, the little girl gazed in amazement. For the first time in her life, .
Mark A. Chapman died Friday at his home in Cat Spring, Texas. The family provided some of the following information. He was born Jan. 18, 1943, in Clay Center, the son of Leo and Irene (McCully) Chapman. He grew up near Broughton, .
Mary Pfanenstiel died Thursday at her home in Dallas surrounded by her daughters. Mary was born in Manhattan on June 26, 1938 to William A. Patzell Sr. and Mary Dale Patzell. The family provided some of the following information. Mary was preceded .
Elizabeth Belle “Betty” Anderson, 84, of Manhattan, died Friday evening, April 18, 2014, at the Stoneybrook Retirement Community in Manhattan. She was born on Dec. 10, 1929, in Manhattan, and had spent most of her lifetime in the Manhattan community. Additional obituary information and service .
Irma Jean Fallon, 85, Manhattan, died Saturday morning at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. She was born on Jan. 29, 1929 on the family farm near Manson, Iowa. Additional obituary information and service times will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen .
Harold Gene Steege, 58, of Alma, died Thursday, April 17 in rural Wabaunsee County as a result of a construction accident. Harold was born April 9, 1956, in Wamego, the son of Arnold and Doris Mossman Steege. Harold worked on the family farm southeast .
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