Tuesday, October 13, 2015


  • Obituaries | October 12, 2015


    Mary J. Hall, 94, of Alta Vista, died Monday, Oct. 12, 2015, at Diversicare Care of Council Grove. Arrangements and service are pending with Irvin-Parkview Funeral Home and Cremation in Manhattan.

  • Football | October 12, 2015

    TCU, Baylor make statements in Sunflower State

    TCU and Baylor made a pair of statements in the Sunflower State on Saturday. The Horned Frogs showed their fortitude in a dramatic comeback win at Kansas State, while Baylor unleashed its score-a-second offense in a romp at Kansas. The results saw the teams switch

  • Golf | October 12, 2015

    K-State men finish second in Louisiana

    BATON ROUGE, La. — The Kansas State men’s golf team carded a 4-over-par 292 during Sunday’s final round to claim second place — the Wildcats’ best team finish of the fall season — with a three-round total 16-over 880 at the David Toms Intercollegiate at the par-72, 7,234-yard

  • Tennis | October 12, 2015

    K-State goes 7-0 on last day of tourney

    DALLAS — The Kansas State women’s tennis team went undefeated on the final day of the SMU Fall Tournament, earning five singles wins and two doubles victories to cap the weekend with a 12-9 record. Wildcats’ head coach Danielle Steinberg was pleased with the way

  • October 11, 2015

    Terminal cancer patient lives out her dream of skydiving


    OSAGE CITY — Desire is a powerful thing. Pam Santaniello, 53, didn’t let stage 4 pancreatic cancer prevent her from achieving her skydiving dream on Wednesday. Santaniello’s daughter, Illya Engle, said she’s heard her mother talk about going skydiving since she was a kid. She

  • Books | October 11, 2015

    Baker tells compelling story of wine enthusiast’s journey

    “Vintage” is a wonderful story about a man — a husband, a father and a writer — who’s lost his way; it’s about his voyage of rediscovery and, as the title suggests, it’s about wine. Bruno Tannenbaum is a food and wine journalist for

  • Books | October 11, 2015

    Lagercrantz follows in footsteps of ‘Millenium Trilogy’

    Billed as a Lizbeth Salander novel, David Lagercrantz’s “The Girl in the Spider’s Web” purports to continue the late Stieg Larsson’s international best-selling “Millennium Trilogy” beginning with “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo.” Lagercrantz’s novel presents a further installment of the

  • Books | October 11, 2015

    Fall-themed children’s activities this month at the library


    Looking for some fun activities for your kids this month?  The library has planned some fun parties and events that will bring out your child’s creative juices and keep them begging to visit the library.  A Cardboard Creations Party on Oct. 22 for

  • Local |Business |Fort Riley | October 11, 2015

    Mired in delays and lawsuits, is Fort Riley’s new hospital finally nearing its completion?


    In 2008, Fort Riley received some unexpected good news. After years of lobbying to replace the Army’s oldest hospital, Congress slipped money for a new facility into a bill that financed the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Finally, funding was in place to bring Fort

  • October 11, 2015

    Pumpkin patch near Olsburg readies for fall fun


    Tom and Donica Nelson’s visitors can take home more than just a pumpkin from the couple’s farm north of Olsburg. There’s plenty of space to create memories, too. Eight years after starting with a 2-acre corn maze, Nelson’s Family Farm now

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