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  • Obituaries | March 11, 2015

    JOHN P. BROWN

    John Pershing Brown, 93, of Manhattan, died Tuesday, March 10, 2015, in his home. The family provided some of the following information. The son of Josiah Brown and Catharine Brannick LaFontaine Brown, John was born Nov. 3, 1921, in Wamego. John graduated from Wamego High School in 1940, and was president

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | March 11, 2015

    Police seeking suspect named in shooting death

    Tierre wall

    Riley County police have identified a suspect in the shooting death of 27-year-old Casey Lindley of Ogden. Officers are looking for 26-year-old Tierre Wall of Fort Riley in connection with the shooting on Tuesday, police said in a report Wednesday afternoon. Wall is 5 feet, 3 inches

  • Baseball | March 11, 2015

    Wildcats score fourth straight win

    Yagi.phatch

    For the third straight game, the K-State baseball team scored double-digit runs as the Wildcats beat Creighton, 10-5, in Game 1 of a two-game series at Tointon Family Stadium on Tuesday. After scoring three runs in the bottom of the second to take an early 3-0

  • Men's Basketball | March 11, 2015

    Weber pays for students to attend tourney

    Kansas State men’s basketball coach Bruce Weber paid it forward on Tuesday, helping some of the Wildcats’ most faithful student fans get to tonight’s Big 12 tournament opener against TCU. Weber opened up his pocketbook to send more than 50 student ticketholders to the game,

  • Baseball | March 11, 2015

    Wildcats tie for 5th at Tiger Invitational

    OPELIKA, Ala. — The Kansas State men’s golf team tied with Mississippi and VCU for fifth place in the Tiger Invitational at the par 72, 7,149-yard Grand National Lake Course. The Wildcats carded a 6-over par 294 during Tuesday’s final round of play to finish with

  • Local |Kansas State University | March 10, 2015

    Steve Forbes says US on right track in Landon Lecture

    Economic prognosticator and former presidential candidate Steve Forbes said he sees signs the United States is on the way to financial reformation. Forbes, the chairman and editor of Forbes Media, spoke at McCain Auditorium Monday evening for Kansas State University’s Landon Lecture Series, cracking

  • Local |Government & Politics | March 10, 2015

    City hopefuls talk cuts at post

    Manhattan City Commission candidates suggested Monday the ways Manhattan could survive troop reductions at Fort Riley. The six city commission candidates spoke about that and other topics during a forum Monday hosted by the Riley County Democrats at the Manhattan Public Library Auditorium. U.S.

  • Local |Education |Government & Politics | March 10, 2015

    Candidates discuss funding

    Potential changes to the state’s school funding formula were a major topic of discussion at the school board candidate forum Monday night. Nick Dyer, the lone challenger running against four incumbent candidates for four seats in the Manhattan-Ogden school board race, expressed cautious optimism

  • Local |Education |Government & Politics | March 10, 2015

    Board to consider final approval of mail-in ballot

    A proposal working its way through the Kansas Legislature could limit the Manhattan-Ogden school board’s ability to increase its taxing authority in the future. “If we don’t have the election, we would be capped at 30 percent for the next two years,” USD 383 business

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | March 10, 2015

    Ogden man sentenced to 10 years in prison for stabbing

    An Ogden man was sentenced to 10 years in prison Monday after he was convicted of aggravated battery for a July 2014 incident in which he stabbed another man in the neck. Johnny Cossey, 38, pleaded no contest to the charge in January. As part of his plea


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