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  • Riley school board selects new member

    The Riley County school board appointd a new member at its meeting Monday night. Tom Richard was approved in a 5-1 vote to fill the vacancy left by outgoing member Dan Thomson. Thomson resigned in June to comply with USD 378’.

  • Judge’s words bewildering

    “I think I need to keep in mind the public’s right to know, not necessarily the individual media.” So said Labette County District Judge Robert Fleming last week in denying a request from the Parsons Sun to review affidavits .

  • Cameron: Believe in the surging Royals yet? Sc -- magazine mug.phatch

    KANSAS CITY — You almost have to start believing when the Royals’ margin of victory comes via two home runs by Erik Kratz. Don’t you? Kratz, a 34-year-old journeyman catcher, was picked up from Toronto on July 28 in exchange for .

  • Nancy Knopp has served us ‘in an exemplary manner’

    To the Editor: This letter is to publicly thank and express appreciation to Nancy Knopp for her 26 years at Mercy Regional Health Center. Through her position as the director of Care Management at Mercy Regional, Nancy provided invaluable assistance, support .

  • Focus on lunch for fruits, vegetables, nutritionist says

    Changes to a supplemental nutrition program are improving the number of fruits eaten daily by children, but kids and adults still aren’t reaching the recommended daily intake amounts. A Kansas State University human nutritionist says to reach that amount, .

  • Irish dance show set at Columbian

    The Columbian Theatre in Wamego and the Foundation for Celtic Arts and Studies will present a free program of Irish dance and culture on Sunday at 1:30 p.m.  Doors open at 1 p.m. Seating is first come, first served. .


    Jerry D. Dugan, 53, of Manhattan, died Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, at his residence. The family provided the following information. Jerry was born on Jan. 31, 1961, in Manhattan, the son of Franklin M. and Maria H.A. (Nieman) Dugan.  Jerry graduated from Manhattan .


    Memorial services for Wulf Thedel Albrecht Doerry will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014, at the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Chapel with Reverend Ben Duerfeldt officiating. Mr. Doerry died on Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014, in Manhattan, at the age of 85. Memorials have .


    Wesley “Babe” Zenger, 84,  died Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014. The family provided the following information. Wesley was born on April 29, 1930 at Haddam to Walter and Stella (Smith) Zenger. Survivors include his wife Betty (Burt), of Haddam; daughter Kathi (Bill) Stenfors, of Manhattan; .

  • Fritz excited about her young team Suzie.phatch

    One might assume a coach would be a bit trepidacious heading into a season following the exodus of eight seniors from a year ago. Not so for head coach Suzie Fritz, who enters her 14th year at the Kansas State .

  • Stonestreet, Modern Family costar to visit KSU Stonestreet, ferguson.phatch

    Modern Family TV stars Eric Stonestreet and Jesse Tyler Ferguson will visit K-State’s McCain Auditorium at 8:30 p.m. on Sept. 19. “An Evening with Eric Stonestreet and Jesse Tyler Ferguson” will feature the Modern Family actors giving the audience a .

  • Music, forestry brought couple together 081414 atchison 025.phatch

    Bob and Melissa Atchison have made music not something one just listens to in the car or plays in the background during a chore. For the Atchisons, the joy of music has been an active pursuit and the foundation of .


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