Merwin Leon Jensen, 75, died Friday, May 9, 2014, at home in Wamego. The family provided some of the following information. He was born in Denver on May 9, 1939, to Harley R. and Carla E. Jensen. Merwin and his parents returned to rural Ruskin, .


    Ivalee Schell, 91, of Manhattan, died Friday, May 9, 2014, at her residence. The family provided some of the following information. She was born July 13, 1922, in Natoma, the daughter of Harvey and Beulah (Zimmerman) McFadden. She moved to Manhattan from Beloit in 1968. Ivalee .

  • Wildcats swept by No. 7 Cowboys

    The Kansas State baseball team was swept by No. 7 Oklahoma State on Sunday, losing to the Cowboys in a run-ruled game, 17-5, at Tointon Family Stadium. K-State (24-28, 4-17 Big 12) allowed runs in four of the first five innings, including .

  • Top-100 recruit signs at K-State

    Kansas State head coach Bruce Weber completed his 2014 recruiting class this weekend with the signing of Top-100 high school prospect Malek Harris. The Orland Park, Ill., native is the third player to sign with the Wildcats, joining Tre Harris (Edwardsville, .

  • Falcons softball drops two

    The Riley County Falcons traveled to Marysville and dropped a doubleheader, losing 3-0 and 5-1 against the Bulldogs. Heidi Prockish pitched both games and Kerrigan Simons was behind the plate. In the first game, Prockish had two singles. Makayla Tegtmeier .

  • Wamego track and field wins home invite

    Wamego track and field wins home invite Hosting five other teams from around the area, the Wamego Red Raiders swept their home track and field invitational on Friday, with the boys scoring 95 points to edge Abilene by six, and the .

  • Bullets Spring Fling champions

    The Optimist Bullets gave an early gift to team mothers by winning the ASA Mother’s Day Spring Fling in Manhattan last Saturday.  The team went a perfect 5-0 to finish the day as event champions. The first win .

  • Silver Lake sweeps Rock Creek softball

    Rock Creek lost both games of a twin bill with Silver Lake last week. In the first contest, the Mustangs kept Silver Lake in check for a majority of the game, but failed to take advantage of small windows of .

  • Rock Creek baseball splits with Silver Lake

    Just two days after sweeping Wabaunsee in dominant fashion, the Rock Creek baseball team split with Silver Lake. Despite a big day at the dish from Shilo Schaake, who finished 3 for 4, Mustangs lost 15-3 to Silver Lake in the first .

  • Iris show, ‘Barnyard’ play, Preservation Hall jazz

    TODAY The Flint Hills Iris Society invites visitors to view the colorful array of blooming iris, 1-4 p.m. Weather permit-ting.Vote on their favorite. KSU Gardens, 1500 Denison Road, just north of Claflin.   Read to Dogs, 2-4 p.m. .

  • Confusion, controversy surround new standards

    A source of confusion and political debate, the Common Core State Standards for kindergarten through 12th graders might pose questions for some or be controversial for others. The Common Core standards are an attempt to have a national set of .

  • Greek house moms make home for their ‘kids’ Housemom005.phatch

    Bobbie Lonker on Thursday talked with her ‘boys’ about the night’s dinner plans: spaghetti. Only six of them were home at that time, but soon everybody would be together. Just a nice dinner with a mom and her 65 boys. “.


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