• Local fighter preparing for UFC debut  dsc3666.phatch

    Jake Lindsey almost walked away and got a real job, one that doesn’t involve hitting other people. But a journey that began seven years ago with one goal in mind sure seems worth it today — despite a rigorous workout .

  • Mittie turns to JUCOs to bolster roster

    New Kansas State women’s basketball coach Jeff Mittie has been busy since taking over the program in March. In addition to finalizing his coaching staff — which includes former Wildcat Claire Coggins — Mittie has been on the recruiting trail locking .

  • Rock Creek baseball wins Mid-East League

    The Rock Creek baseball team swept Rossville on Tuesday to claim the Mid-East League title. Rock Creek defeated Rossville 8-6 in the first game and 6-1 in the second..

  • K-State volleyball adds Arizona to schedule

    K-State volleyball will face off against the Pac-12’s Arizona in the Green Bay Country Inn & Suites Tournament in late August, Green Bay officials announced. Arizona is the fourth and final team announced for the season-opening tournament. The Wildcats .

  • Flint Hills Attack wins tournament

    The 10-and-under Flint Hills Attack boys soccer team won the top division of the Nutmeg Tournament last weekend in Kansas City, Mo. In pool play, the Attack won 18-0 over the Wichita Sharks, 6-2 over KC Prime Elite Strikers and 5.


    Joe E. Mikulecky, 74, of Alma, died Saturday, May 10, 2014 at Stormont-Vail HealthCare in Topeka, one day after his birthday. Joe was born May 9, 1940 in Clay Center, the son of Henry “Hank” and Velma (Mundis) Mikulecky. Joe attended elementary and high school .


    Jim H. Hale, 72, of Dewey, Ariz., died Sunday, May 11, 2014 at his home. He was born in Amarillo, Texas on July 28, 1941, the son of Ham and Ruth Hale. Jim attended school in Amarillo and started a career with the Furr’s .


    Roy F. “Bud” Good III, 70, of Grove, Okla., died Saturday, May 10, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. He was a former resident of the Manhattan area. He was born on Dec.31, 1943, in Kansas City, Mo., the son of .


    Anne N. (Bowman) Caldwell, 87, of Manhattan, died Friday, May 9, 2014, at Westy Community Care Home in Westmoreland. The family provided some of the following information. She was born Oct. 2, 1926 in Manhattan, daughter of Herman and Martha (Hatch) Bowman. She resided in .


    Walter Ned Harris, 86, of Forsyth, Mo., died Sunday, May 11, 2014, at his residence. The family provided some of the following information. He was born on Jan. 19, 1928, in Macomb, Ill., to William Howe and Florence (Roblyer) Harris. He attended school in Louisville, .


    Wesley H. Tarwater, 90, of Lincoln, Neb., died Tuesday, May 6, 2014. The family provided some of the following information. He was born on March 16, 1924, in St. Joseph, Mo., to Everett Sidney and Bertha May (Dupree) Tarwater. Wes served in the Navy after .

  • We’ll tip our hat for small businesses

    Small Business Week isn’t one of those “Stop the presses!” events, but that doesn’t make it unimportant. It merited attention Monday with proclamations by President Barack Obama and the Riley County Commission, and plenty more such proclamations are .


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