• KSU volleyball earns 4th straight AVCA academic award

    The Kansas State volleyball team has earned the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Team Academic Award for the fourth straight year as the Wildcats were tabbed for the honor for the 2013-14 season. The award, which was initiated in the 1992.

  • K-State partners with Vivid Seats

    Kansas State fans can now enjoy enhanced benefits when looking for tickets to their favorite Wildcat game on the secondary market, as the department announced today a new partnership with Vivid Seats, the nation’s largest independently owned and operated .

  • K-State Fan Appreciation Day set for Aug. 16

    Kansas State football fans will be able to get their first look at the 2014 Wildcats on Saturday, August 16, during the Academy Sports + Outdoors Fan Appreciation Day at Bill Snyder Family Stadium. Fans are asked to park on the west side .

  • Weber to throw out first pitch in St. Louis tonight

    Kansas State head coach Bruce Weber will throw out the ceremonial first pitch at tonight’s game between the St. Louis Cardinals and Boston Red Sox set for a 7:15 p.m. start at Busch Stadium. Weber will also join the .

  • Officials: Kaw Valley Rodeo saw near-record attendance Rodeo.phatch

    The 2014 Riley County Fair ended last weekend, and some numbers are in the books. Riley County Extension Director Jennifer Wilson touted the fair as a success and said that the Kaw Valley Rodeo saw near record attendance. “We had another .

  • Man who died at Pillsbury was 21 years old

    State officials on Monday identified the victim of a drowning Saturday afternoon at Pillsbury Crossing as Anthony Strange Jr., 21, of Topeka. The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism reported Strange drowned while attempting to swim across Deep Creek at .

  • 4-H a family tradition for couple with 48 years of involvement Neighbor.phatch

    For 48 years, Bob and Nelda Warnica have been involved with the Riley County Fair and have made 4-H a family passion. Now in their 70s, they passed down 4-H involvement to the family’s next three generations with their children, .

  • Commissioners to vote on budget, rezoning

    City commissioners will vote on the 2015 budget at their meeting Tuesday. The commission agreed to publish the budget as presented July 22, but at the work session, a majority of commissioners expressed an interest in lowering the property tax mill levy .

  • Residential robbery investigated

    Nobody was injured, but an undisclosed amount of money was stolen Saturday morning in an armed robbery at 1031 Quivera Circle Apt. 2. Police responded to the residence at 6:58 a.m., where the apartment’s residents, Robert Weber III and Leonardo Santos, .

  • Casement/Marlatt intersection closed

    Beginning today, the Casement Road/Marlatt Avenue intersection will be closed to through traffic. The closure will begin after 3 p.m. today and will extend from the intersection to Silo Place. Access to Brookglen Street from Casement will be closed .

  • Why let someone else choose?

    Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach late last week projected voter turnout for Tuesday’s primary election at 22 percent. Riley County Clerk Rich Vargo didn’t even go that high, estimating that 20 percent of Riley Countians would cast ballots. That’.


    Charles E. “Bud” Miller, 89, of Wamego and Belvue, died Saturday, Aug. 2 at Westy Community Care Home in Westmoreland. The family provided some of the following information. Bud was born Nov. 7, 1924, in Wamego, the son of Edgar P. and Genevieve (Corlett) .


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