Darlene A. Bachamp, 75, died Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2106 at Cloud County Health Center in Concordia. The family provided some of the following information. Darlene was born on Aug. 31, 1941 in Colfax Township, Cloud County to Richard V. and Adelaide L. (Gunter) Marcotte. She .


    Helen L. Germann, 95, Manhattan, died Monday, Oct. 10, 2016 at Via Christi Hospital in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. Helen was born June 9, 1921 in Elk County, the daughter of William Harvey and Hazel VanBuskirk. Helen attended school in .

  • Daily exercise helps dairy cows reduce heat stress

    For several days a week during the summer, a handful of Kansas State University faculty and students took a couple dozen dairy cattle to a small paddock north of the Manhattan campus. The reason? Exercise. Early- in- the- morning, get-your-heart-pumping .

  • Textron Aviation donates $150K to KSU Polytechnic

    Textron Aviation is further strengthening its relationship with Kansas State University through a $150,000 donation to help the Kansas State University Polytechnic Campus modernize its aviation program in the sky and on the ground. Textron Aviation’s generosity will increase the .

  • New hospital cause for celebration

    It’s worth taking a moment to celebrate the completion of Fort Riley’s new hospital. Yes, it’s four years late. The project was delayed over and over, due mostly to a flurry of lawsuits. Subcontractors sued the general .

  • MBC agrees to buy Sunny 102.5 station

    Manhattan Broadcasting Company on Friday announced plans to buy a radio station to add to its roster. The company has filed with the Federal Communications Commission to transfer ownership of Fort Rileybased KBLS-FM 102.5, also known as Sunny 102.5, from Rocking M .

  • Beecham lands starting role on K-State O-line

    Last Monday, Abdul Beecham called his parents to deliver some exciting news. The sophomore offensive lineman had just found out he was getting his first career start against Texas Tech. “The first thing I did was call Mom and Dad .


    AGAPE FAMILY Agape is at 1125 Westport Drive (lower level). Prayer at 9:30 a.m. and contemporary music and worship at 10:30 a.m. Sundays. Guest speaker is Rev. Daniel Martin of Tulsa, OK. Wednesday service at 7 p.m. Children’s services provided. .

  • Endorsement letters

    Highland isn’t afraid to ask the hard questions To the Editor: The 51st District state representative race seems to be centered on only one subject — education funding. Here are items to consider: Fact: Kansas ranks second in the nation .

  • 8 years after announcement, Fort Riley hospital opens

    FORT RILEY — Gov. Sam Brownback summed up the opening of Fort Riley’s new Irwin Army Community Hospital in a few words: “Good things take time.” Brownback spoke during the facility’s ribbon- cutting ceremony Wednesday afternoon, along with Sen. .

  • October days are close to perfect

    This morning was a little cool, even frosty in spots; it’s been a while since we’ve had temperatures in the 30s, but they’re not unwelcome. We could use the reminder that winter is coming. After all, last .

  • Chamber plan aims to create 600 jobs

    The Manhattan Area Chamber of Commerce is working on a plan to create at least 600 jobs in the next five years as part of the chamber’s fourth Advantage Manhattan program. The program will officially start in January 2017, but chamber .


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