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    Richard “Dick” Dean Powell, 76, of St. George, died Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. Richard was born on June 16, 1939, in Manhattan to Harold and LaVera (Hupe) Powell. After high school, Dick went to plumbing school and .

  • Indians beat improved Trojans, 1-0 Soccer3.mercury

    Coming in to Thursday’s match between Topeka High and the Manhattan High boys’ soccer team, head coach Frank Alonso knew the Trojans were an improved team. With a .500 record and some quality showings against the league’s top teams, .


    Madilyn “Madie” Rose Mall, 6, of Riley, died Monday, Oct. 5, 2015, in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. She was born on Sept. 1, 2009, in Manhattan. She was the daughter of Josh Mall and Mandy Schooler. Madie was in kindergarten .


    Knox Jay Dutton, 1, of Smithville, Missouri, died Sunday, Oct. 4, 2015. The family provided some of the following information. He was the son of Shiloh and Brooke Dutton. A celebration of life will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 9 at Smithville United .


    Verna Alice Wiard, 93, of Manhattan, died Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015, at the Via Christi Hospital in Manhattan. She was born on Nov. 17, 1921, in Leonardville. She was the daughter of Herbert C. and Mary V. (Hanson) Johnson. On May 14, 1942, she was married to .

  • Senior-laden D-line ready for Blue Jays

    The Manhattan High football team has 18 seniors on its roster. In most years, the Indians have around 25 — maybe more — and those older players are the go-to players both offensively and defensively throughout the season. There are a handful of impact .


    Carol Berniece Ahlstedt, 79, Salina, died Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015. She was born Nov. 23, 1935, near Olsburg to Wendell and Ebba (Johnson) Hanson. She graduated from Olsburg High School, Bethany College, and Emporia State University. She taught first and second grades and was a .

  • Injuries continue to add up for Wildcats Mccranecolor.mercury

    Will Geary, you’re up. With the attrition at quarterback for Kansas State this season, head coach Bill Snyder joked this week that the defensive lineman could be the next Wildcat in line to take snaps if the recent trend .

  • Wildcats bracing for juggernaut Horned Frogs offense

    Boasting one of the nation’s top offenses and an early season Heisman candidate in Trevone Boykin, TCU is about to serve up the biggest challenge Kansas State’s defense has seen this season. Coming off a game in which .

  • Kober’s defense carrying Wildcats Kober.mercury

    Kersten Kober walked into her team film session on Monday like it was any other day. The junior libero and her teammates had just returned home after a rally bid fell just short in their 3-2 loss at TCU. While .

  • Annual Cats for Cans drive is Saturday

    The Kansas State Athletics Department will hold the 20th-annual Cats for Cans food drive during Saturday’s home football game against TCU. Fans are encouraged to help the K-State Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) fight hunger in Manhattan by participating in .

  • Wildcats to compete in SMU Fall Invite

    The Kansas State women’s tennis team will continue its fall season by participating in the SMU Fall Invite this weekend in Dallas. The Wildcats went into the tournament — which began Friday morning — looking to improve upon their accomplishments from .


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