Sunday, August 30, 2015


  • Local |Government, Politics | August 24, 2015

    Commissioners to discuss park plan

    The Manhattan City Commission will discuss the City Park Master Plan on Tuesday. The work session starts at 5 p.m. at City Hall. The master plan involves creating a concept for how to improve City Park in the future. City administrators will present two concepts

  • Football | August 24, 2015

    Somber locker room says it all on Nelson’s injury


    PITTSBURGH — None of the Packers were coming out and saying it, but the looks on their faces and the words coming out of their mouths seemed to confirm the suspicion. Former Kansas State All-American and Riley County standout Jordy Nelson is out for the season.

  • Football | August 24, 2015

    Willis aims to fill Mueller’s shoes

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    If Jordan Willis has any hope of filling the void at defensive end left by Ryan Mueller, he knows it will be done with a big motor. Ask almost anyone within the Kansas State football program about Mueller and they’ll typically point to his

  • Football | August 24, 2015

    QB Waters hopes to stick with Seahawks

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Earlier in the summer, former Kansas State quarterback Jake Waters was busy helping former teammate and wide receiver Curry Sexton with some youth football camps around Kansas. Once that was over, Waters went back to his hometown — Council Bluffs, Iowa, and Iowa

  • Editorials | August 24, 2015

    Heroic act shines over troubled world

    Apart from some timely heroism aboard a train in France, it hasn’t been a good few days for the world.  A sampling of recent or lingering woes: • Stock markets across the globe have plummeted, with the drops attributed to concerns about China’s

  • Movies | August 24, 2015

    ‘American Ultra’ generally amusing, but will it sell?


    “American Ultra,” with its solid cast and sharp editing, was going to be amusing to watch. The question was, could it be a hit? The concept, which was not altogether new, was still going to be tricky to sell. The story is the old Hitchcock

  • Obituaries | August 24, 2015


    Harvey Warren Haas, 90, of Manhattan, died Friday, Aug. 21, 2015, at the Via Christi Village in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. Harvey was born on July 27, 1925, in Wichita. When he was twelve the family moved from Augusta to Junction City, where they were

  • Obituaries | August 24, 2015


    Veronica Lynn Burks, 48, of Wamego, died Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015, at Wamego Health Center. Veronica was born on Sept. 2, 1966, to Gary and Jackie (King) Roudybush in Tecumseh, Nebraska. She is survived by her mother, Jackie (Darrell) Davis, Midwest City, Oklahoma; son, Hank (Miranda) Parker, McFarland; daughters, Amber

  • Obituaries | August 24, 2015


    Elsie Merritt Thompson, 95, died Monday, Aug. 24, 2015, at Meadowlark Hills, just seven days shy of her 96th birthday. She was born Aug. 31, 1919, to Arthur and Dora Merritt, near Manhattan. She graduated from Stockdale High School and Palmer Secretarial School in Manhattan before working for the FBI

  • Obituaries | August 24, 2015


    Delores K. Coty, 77, of Manhattan, died Sunday, August 23, 2015, at the Via Christi Hospital in Manhattan. She was born on Feb. 26, 1938, in Horton. She was the daughter of Wyatt and Genevieve (Schuetz) Armstrong. Complete obituary information and service times are pending and will be announced by

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