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  • Obituaries | January 02, 2014


    Wayde Byrd Sr. died on Dec. 29, 2013, at the age of 88. The family provided some of the following information. He was born on July 2, 1925 in Joes, Colo. His family moved to Manhattan when he was 8 years old. He attended Manhattan schools. He married Lillian Rogers on

  • Obituaries | January 02, 2014


    Billy Joe Webb, 31, of Riley, died Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014, at his residence of natural causes. Funeral services are pending with the Anderes-Pfeifley Funeral Home in Riley.

  • Women's Basketball | January 02, 2014

    Woods back from injury early to help Wildcats

    As sure as the sun rises in the east and sets in the west, the recovery time for a torn Achilles tendon is 12 months. Unless you’re Ashia Woods. (Kansas State junior Ashia Woods shoots over a UC Santa Barbara defender on Dec. 15 at Bramlage

  • Men's Basketball | January 02, 2014

    Cats handle Colonials to extend streak

    The Kansas State men’s basketball team was at a crossroads at the end of November. (Kansas State’s Shane Southwell shoots over a George Washington defender on Tuesday at Bramlage Coliseum). K-State was sitting at 3-3, its season needing an upswing after a dreadful

  • January 01, 2014

    K-State men defeat George Washington, 72-55

    The Kansas State men’s basketball team was at a crossroads at the end of November. K-State was sitting at 3-3, its season needing an upswing after a dreadful season-opening loss to Northern Colorado and a seventh-place showing at the Puerto Rico Tip-Off. A goal

  • December 31, 2013

    Cats pound Colonials, 72-55

    The Kansas State men’s basketball team ran its winning streak to eight games on Tuesday, beating George Washington, 72-55, in a New Year’s Eve game at Bramlage Coliseum. With the win, the Wildcats conclude the non-conference schedule with a 10-3 record and open

  • Editorials | December 31, 2013

    Resolve to follow Golden Rule in 2014

    Another year comes to an end tonight, keeping all the calendar companies in business —and likely tempting most of us to make resolutions for 2014. After the ball drop, the parties, the midnight kisses and all the rest of it, what should we be thinking about

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | December 31, 2013

    Search continues for soldier

    The body of a Fort Riley soldier who drowned at Milford Lake has yet to be recovered a week after his death. Area authorities have been searching throughout the week for Thomas Hedrick, 31, since Tuesday morning when he drowned near Charley’s Point in the

  • Local |Government & Politics | December 31, 2013

    County to consider new conservation plan

    WESTMORELAND — Pottawatomie County Commissioners are expected to consider water conservation measures later this year for the Timber Creek Water District. Leu Lowrey, public works director, reviewed water usage figures with commissioners Monday and said he would soon be recommending conservation measures in the county-owned water

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | December 31, 2013

    Zhang appears in court

    A Chinese grain scientist accused of stealing rice seed samples from a development company appeared in federal court Monday. Weiquiang Zhang of Manhattan, a seed breeder at the Ventria Bioscience research facility in Junction City, was charged with conspiracy to steal trade secrets for his

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