Wednesday, June 29, 2016


  • General Activities | June 24, 2016

    Sparks alone in lead at Classic


    Hunter Sparks took the lead at the Colbert Charity Classic on Thursday, leading the field by one stroke. Sparks shot 3-under par to pull to 7-under for the tournament, pulling a stroke ahead of Joshua Creel and three ahead of Gary Brame Jr., who were

  • Letters | June 24, 2016

    Cultural experiences were highlights of exchange year

    To the Editor: It’s hard to believe that, I, Jana Eder from Austria, will be leaving this country after spending 11 months as an AFS exchange student in a special place called Wamego! So many people have made this year wonderful, and I want to

  • Letters | June 24, 2016

    Ryan’s duty is to the people, not to the GOP or to Trump

    To the Editor: Paul Ryan stated in an interview that he could not avoid endorsing Donald Trump because, as the House leader, it is his job to lead the institution, not to support a chasm. But, his job is to lead the government, not the

  • Obituaries | June 24, 2016


    Lois J. Gritton, 86, Manhattan, died Thursday, June 23, 2016, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. She was born June 24, 1929, in Dodge City. Complete obituary and service information will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home in Manhattan.

  • Obituaries | June 24, 2016


    Sean A. Neel, 39, died Wednesday, June 22, 2016, at the Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri. He was born Aug. 23, 1976, the son of James Patrick and Shirley F. (Schlegel) Neel. A complete obituary will be released later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home in Manhattan.

  • Football | June 24, 2016

    K-State to play Colorado, WSU in football

    Kansas State added a pair of Power-5 conference opponents to its future football schedules, including a familiar former Big 12 opponent. K-State athletic director John Currie announced the addition of games against Colorado and Washington State in a letter to fans on Thursday. The Wildcats will

  • June 24, 2016

    Kansas State places record 30 athletes on Big 12 Academic All-Rookie Team

    Kansas State athletes continued to receive honors and accolades for their work in the classroom, as 30 Wildcats were named to the 2015-16 Big 12 Academic All-Rookie Team in an announcement by the conference office on Thursday. In the four years of the award’s existence, K-State

  • Local |Fort Riley | June 23, 2016

    Ware hands off command of fort hospital to Melton


    FORT RILEY — After two years as commander of Fort Riley’s Irwin Army Community Hospital, Col. Risa Ware passed the torch to her successor during a change-of-command ceremony Thursday morning, only a few months before the new facility is set to open following years of

  • Local |Business |Agriculture | June 23, 2016

    Low prices dampen farmers’ high-yield wheat harvest

    RANDOLPH — With this year’s wheat harvest rolling through the Flint Hills, farmers are bracing themselves for low profits despite high crop yields. Kansas farmers planted fewer acres of wheat than usual but are expecting the 2016 crop to be roughly 22 percent larger than last year’

  • Local |Business | June 23, 2016

    Academy Sports to open MHK store

    Academy Sports and Outdoors will open next year in Manhattan. The retail store will be nearly 63,000 square feet at East Poyntz Avenue and Sarber Lane, which is in the shopping center where the former Kmart resided. Academy officials said the store will bring approximately 100 jobs

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