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    William Howard Johnson, 91, a resident of Manhattan and Professor Emeritus, College of Engineering, Kansas State University, died Thursday at the Meadowlark Hills Retirement Community Sloan House in Manhattan.  William H. Johnson (Bill) was born on September 3, 1922 to Dollie Victoria .


    Geneva Musgrove Furey, 94, died March 12 at Edgewood Vista in Brookings, S.D. Graveside Services will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday at Sunrise Cemetery in Manhattan.  Fellowship will follow the service at the Manhattan First Assembly of God .


    Isabel R. Torrey Mondt, 91, of St. George, died Thursday at the Valley Vista Good Samaritan Society in Wamego. Isabel was born March 23, 1922, in rural Manhattan, the daughter of William and Mary (Lintz) Gros. Isabel attended Flush schools. On Jan. 1, 1945, Isabel .


    William R. “Bill” Gates, 58, beloved son, brother, father and grandfather, died Wednesday.  Viewing hours will be from noon to 6 p.m. today at the Cochran Mortuary, 1411 N. Broadway. (Parking from Market St.)  Service will be Monday at 10 a..

  • Kentucky bounces Cats from tourney Ksucolor4.phatch

    ST. LOUIS — The way the game was billed, it seemed like Kentucky would beat Kansas State in a blowout. But the Wildcats wouldn’t let it go that easy on Friday, fighting all the way up until the final seconds .

  • K-State looks ahead to next season Ksucolor7.phatch

    ST. LOUIS — Although Kansas State was disappointed with the end to its season, it was hard for the returning players to ignore what’s on the horizon. The Wildcats will lose four seniors and just three contributors, while welcoming in .

  • Sooners rout K-State, 11-2

    NORMAN, Okla. — The Kansas State baseball team grabbed an early first-inning lead, but after leaving 11 runners on base, the Wildcats lost to Oklahoma 11-2 on Saturday at L. Dale Mitchell Park. The loss to the Sooners (18-6, 2-0 Big 12) was .

  • K-State tennis loses at UCSB

    SANTA BARBARA, Calif. — Kansas State senior Petra Niedermayerova became the first player in school history to win 100 career singles matches on Saturday, but the Kansas State tennis team was unable to hold off UC Santa Barbara, losing 4-3. The loss .

  • Growing up never gets easier Kristina.phatch

    There are moments in life when you realize everything is changing. I had one of those moments this week when I received a baby shower invitation for a friend from high school. It wouldn’t have been quite such a .

  • Acting bug led to K-State grad saving lives on TV

    A K-State graduate is swimming her way onto TV screens all over the country in a series about sea, air and fire rescue operations. Lydia Hull plays Lily Maddox on the syndicated show “SAF3,” (pronounced “safe”). She said she’s .

  • Nitrogen fertilizer use provides benefits for perennial flowers Greggeyestone1

    Plants that come back year after year may need nitrogen fertilizer on occasion. Visual symptoms will help determine plant needs. Light green to yellowish foliage plants from last year’s season will probably benefit from a nitrogen-containing fertilizer at this .

  • Sheraton joins national shoe drive

    Four Points by Sheraton is joining Dando Amor for its National Shoes for Love shoe drive. Dando Amor is a non-profit charity dedicated to blessing the lives of children throughout the world. Shoes are being accepted throughout March for all .


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