Gloria Mae Salberg, 84, of Manhattan, died Saturday, May 3, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. She was born on June 24, 1929, in Junction City to Marie and John Ehlers. She attended grade schools in Riley County and graduated from Manhattan .


    Laurel O. “Barney” Howard, 94, of Wamego, formerly of Eskridge, died on Saturday, April 12, 2014, at the Valley Vista Good Samaritan Center.  He served in the United States Army Air Corp as a radio mechanic during WWII in the European Theatre. .


    Chester Theodore Abitz, 94, of Wheaton, died Sunday, May 4, 2014,  at the Westy Community Care Home. Chester was born on Dec. 2, 1919, in rural Wheaton, the son of Wilhelm and Helena Hinzman Abitz.  He was a farmer and stockman on the .


    Earl “Ben” West, Jr., 94, of Manhattan, died Sunday, May 4, 2014, at Stoneybrook Retirement Community in Manhattan. He was born July 29, 1919, in Manhattan, the son of Earl Benjamin Jr. and Eunice Eldessie (Custer) West. After graduating from Manhattan High School in 1938, Ben .


    Doris McManus, 76, of Manhattan, died Monday, May 5, 2014, at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. She was born Oct. 3, 1937, in Union Town, Ark. Complete obituary and service information will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, KS 66502..

  • Cats’ Wood earns NCAA selection

    Kansas State senior men’s golfer Daniel Wood has been selected to participate as an individual in the 2014 NCAA Columbia (Mo.) Regional, May 15-17, at the Club at Old Hawthorne, the selection committee announced Monday. Wood, the first Wildcat to .

  • Bullets third in Manhattan Spring Slam

    The Optimist Bullets played in the USSSA Manhattan Spring Slam this weekend. The Bullets would go 3-2 for the event, losing twice to the tournament champion. The team clinched third place for their hard efforts. In pool play the Bullets .

  • Rock Creek baseball plays Clay Center, Riley County

    The Rock Creek baseball team played four games over the weekend, sweeping Clay Center on Friday before splitting with Riley County on Saturday. The Mustangs played at Clay Center on Friday, winning the first game 10-3 and the second one 14.

  • Manhattan Titans win tournament

    The 12-and-under Manhattan Titans competed in the AAA Invitational at Bettis Sports Complex in Topeka over the weekend and ended up coming home with the championship. The Titans beat the Topeka Golden Giants 7-1, Building Champions 8-5, and the KC .

  • Marshall called up by D-Backs

    Former Kansas State pitcher Evan Marshall was called up by the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday. Marshall’s appeared in 14 games for the AAA Reno Aces this season, and has one save and a 0.54 ERA. He has 19 strikeouts. Marshall was drafted .

  • Rock Creek JV softball sweeps Riley County

    The Rock Creek junior varsity softball team played a doubleheader at Riley County on Friday, winning the games 4-3 and 8-0. The Mustangs led 4-0 heading into the bottom of the fourth in Game 1 when Riley County started making a .

  • One on one: Schoen talks about RCPD trust A1.42214.brad.phatch

    Brad Schoen can be funny, and he can laugh loud enough to make people stop talking across a large, noisy room. But when Schoen has his chief’s hat on — when he’s officially speaking as director of the Riley .


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