• K-State battles inconsistency, beats Kansas, 73-60 Kstatekuwbb2016

    In-state rivalries tend to add a little spark to fan bases, and Wednesday’s matchup between the No. 25 Kansas State women’s basketball team and Kansas was no different. “I think that in the state you know that in every .

  • Budget plan cuts $2M at K-State

    K-State could receive about $2 million less in state funding for next year, under a budget proposed by Gov. Sam Brownback. Brownback released his proposal on Wednesday morning for the 2018 fiscal year, which begins July 1. The state’s 2017 budget allocates about $97.35 .

  • Commission favors sales tax ballot measure for recreational upgrades Map1

    The Manhattan City Commission advised city officials to prepare a sales tax ballot question for $27.5 million worth of Parks and Recreation Department projects on Tuesday. However, the commission still has to decide when to put the measure to voters. The .

  • Brownback’s fix: Higher taxes, diverting funds

    TOPEKA — Republican Gov. Sam Brownback proposed budget-balancing tactics Wednesday, including higher taxes on Kansas business owners, cigarettes, beer and liquor. He also submitted a proposal to the GOP-controlled Legislature to sell off the state’s right to collect a share .

  • Rep. Marshall appointed to ag committee

    A Kansas congressman has been selected as a member of the agriculture committee, after four years without a Kansas representative on the panel. Dr. Roger Marshall, R-Kansas, was selected to join the House Agirculture Committee on Tuesday, representing Kansas’ 1st .


    Aileen Marie Engelmann Cray, 68, died Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2016, after a yearlong battle with cancer. The family provided some of the foll owing information: Heaven’s choir added an extraordinary soprano when Ailleen beloved mother, sister, friend and colleague entered God’s .


    Loren Ray Alexander, 86, of Manhattan, died Saturday morning, Jan. 7, 2017. The family provided some of the foll owing information: Loren was born on Aug. 9, 1930, near Nashville, Kansas, the son of Rev. Marion Joseph and Lenora Eva Maria (Poppe) Alexander. He graduated .


    Edna Marguerite Dailey Bryant, 96, of Manhattan, died on the evening of the Epiphany, Friday, Jan. 6, 2017, in the home her father built in 1938. She was surrounded by family and loved ones. The family provided some of the following information: Edna was .


    Betsy Bergen, 88, Topeka, died Monday, Jan. 9, 2017, at her home. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 16, at Penwell-Gabel Southwest Chapel, 3700 SW Wanamaker Road, Topeka. The family will greet friends one hour prior to the service. Burial will .

  • Brownback to seek ‘modest’ tax increases

    TOPEKA — Republican Gov. Sam Brownback said Tuesday that he will propose “modest, targeted” tax increases to help close Kansas’ serious budget shortfalls while strongly defending an income tax break that some fellow GOP lawmakers want to end. Brownback also told .


    Frederick “Fred” Dale Wohler, 88, of Leonardville, died Monday, Jan. 9, 2017, at the Via Christi Hospital in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information: Fred was born on Jan. 7, 1929, on the farm near Leonardville. He was the son of Laurin .


    Brenda Sue Baker-Williams, 61, of Valley Center, died Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017, surrounded by her loved ones at home. The family provided some of the following information: Brenda was born on April 15, 1955 in Manhattan. She raised her family in Killeen, Texas, where she .


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