• K-State’s comeback falls short in 12-11 loss to Iowa

    Asking more out of Steve Serratore would have been stretching it. The Kansas State right fielder was 5-for-5 with 5 RBIs when he stepped to the plate in the bottom of the 10th Sunday afternoon against Iowa, his Wildcats facing a 12.

  • Cox leaving K-State football coaching staff

    The Kansas State football program is making another change to its coaching staff as head coach Bill Snyder announced in a release Sunday that linebackers coach Mike Cox is not returning. “I appreciate the time I have spent at K-State .

  • A case against trying too hard to be happy

    This fascinating and stimulating book was written by British writer and documentary filmmaker Ruth Whippman. Moving from Britain to Berkeley, California, with her husband and son, she noticed Americans seemed to be much more invested than are the British in .

  • ‘Rogue One’ novel dives into characters’ minds

    Ashley Bergner Contributing writer It’s easy to dismiss movie novelizations as sub-par literature. They’re different from pre-existing books that are then adapted to film; they’re not always the best-written books, and they often come across as little .

  • Slavery, family story starts slow

    Hannah Ens Contributing writer The synopsis for this book had one of my “sign me up” phrases: upstairs- downstairs drama. Toss in magic with a societal power imbalance and I’m in. Gilded Cage takes place in contemporary Britain where .

  • Meet the Makers, prairie chicken booming and more

    SUNDAY Free genealogy presentation: Getting Started with Your German Family History, 2 p.m. Learn about things you need to know in both American and German records to begin tracing your German roots. The presenter, Kelsee Walker, has a bachelor’s .

  • ‘Kong’ isn’t the worst choice for monster movies

    If you must go see a movie about giant monsters, maybe “Kong Skull Island” wouldn’t be the worst choice. It looks tons better than “Godzilla” (even the newest version). And if its story doesn’t have the figurative kick .

  • Old gym memories

    Afternoon walks sometimes take me to the Kansas State campus, where I enjoy strolling through venerable old buildings filled with memories of my time as a K-State student in the early 1970s. The other day, I ventured into the Gymnasium .

  • Borrowing is not a good solution

    Perhaps the best thing about the budget bill the Kansas Senate approved last week is that it wasn’t as bad as it might have been. Senators didn’t, for example, cut funding for public schools; that’s largely because .

  • Vegetable growing time is upon us

    My rhubarb plantings are showing signs of spring growth. The asparagus patch has been cleaned up. Broccoli plants are growing in my basement. St. Patrick’s Day is the unofficial start to the vegetable gardening season. Join myself and a .

  • Randolph outdoor school teaches survival, preparedness Outdoor

    Dave Carlson has spent a lot of the last year and a half cutting trees in the woods. He’s used the wood to build grills, a cooking stand, fire circles and has started to build emergency shelters and a .


    Helen Elizabeth Roth Schurle, age 96, died Thursday, March 16, 2017. The family provided some of the following information. Helen was born Sept. 10, 1920, at Green. She was the daughter of Fred and Hattie (Mall) Roth. She married Willard F. Schurle on May 9, l941, .


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