Thursday, May 7, 2015


  • Obituaries | April 27, 2015


    Robert Gerald Rogers, 73, of St. George, died Friday, April 24, 2015, at his home. He was born to Samuel Nicholas Rogers Sr. and Marion Katazna Drapazck Rogers on June 16, 1941, in Oswego, New York. He attended Luckey High School in Manhattan, graduating in 1959. He worked as a drywaller

  • Obituaries | April 27, 2015


    Linda Hamilton, 75, died Wednesday, April 22, 2015, at Stormont Vail Hospital in Topeka. She was a member of St. Bernard Catholic Church in Wamego. Linda is survived by a daughter, Michelle Chambers of St. Marys; three sons, David and Sue Chambers of Prue, Oklahoma, Jeff and Lori

  • Obituaries | April 27, 2015


    Bonita Leah Burgman, 86, of Leonardville, died Saturday, April 25, 2015, at the Leonardville Nursing Home. She was born on June 14, 1928, in Randolph, the daughter of Fred and Hattie (Miller) Burgman. Funeral services are pending with the Anderes-Pfeifley Funeral Home.

  • Arts, Leisure | April 27, 2015

    ‘You Can’t Take It With You’ solid entertainment


    The last K-State Theater production of the year will run through next weekend in Chapman Theater, Nichols Hall. It is Guest Director Ross Evans’s version of Hart and Kaufman’s “You Can’t Take It With You,” and it is a solid entertainment. The 1936

  • Baseball | April 27, 2015

    Wildcats beat Baylor to take first-ever series in Waco

    WACO, Texas — The Kansas State baseball team erased a 3-1 deficit with five unanswered runs after the seventh inning to earn its first series win in program history at Baylor by beating the Bears, 6-3, on Sunday at Baylor Ballpark. The Wildcats (20-22, 7-11 Big 12),

  • Golf | April 27, 2015

    Wildcats 9th at Big 12 tournament

    SAN ANTONIO — The Kansas State women’s golf team finished ninth after a final-round score of 16-over-par 304 on Sunday at the Big 12 Women’s Golf Championship at the par-72, 6,246-yard Dominion Country Club. The Wildcats carded a three-day score of 46-over 910. “We had a pretty

  • Arts, Leisure | April 26, 2015

    Flint Hills Fest, ‘Mikado,’ Chaucer celebration


    SUNDAY Delta Sig Dogs, noon-4 p.m. Delta Sigma Phi and Gamma Phi Beta feature puppies and a hot dog buffet. Cost: $5. Proceeds benefit Four Paws. Delta Sigma Phi, 1100 Fremont.   Flint Hills Festival, noon-6 p.m. Celebrate the Flint Hills with an array of food,

  • Local |Business | April 26, 2015

    Bar owner bans writer after alleged peeping incident

    An Aggieville bar owner banned a sports writer from coming into his nearby business after an alleged peeping incident last week that started a firestorm on social media. Rusty Wilson, owner of Kite’s Grille and Bar and the adjacent Rusty’s Last Chance bar,

  • Local |Government, Politics | April 26, 2015

    Street funding, rec facility on agenda

    The Manhattan City Commission on Tuesday will begin discussions about how to get more funding for street maintenance projects. At the work session, commissioners will look at four proposals, including one that would increase sales taxes by 1 percent and fund both road improvements and a

  • Local |Education | April 26, 2015

    Districts eliminating textbooks with ‘one-to-one’ tech trend


    In Andrew Trent’s seventh-grade English class at Rock Creek Junior High School, students last Wednesday learned about adverbs and adjectives. But they weren’t learning the lesson from a book. The 20 or so students in Trent’s class were sprawled across the classroom floor,

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