• Library to host variety of children’s programs this month Brian ingals

    October is already behind us, and our lives seem to get more eventful as the holidays draw near. Manhattan Public Library is no exception. Throughout the month of November, the Youth Services Department has a wide variety of programs and .

  • Red Raiders rally past Clearwater, 28-27, to advance

    WAMEGO — Going into halftime of Friday night’s Class 4A-Div. II regional championship game, the hometown Red Raiders didn’t have much to be excited about. Clearwater led by three touchdowns and turned back Wamego on fourth-and-goal from the 1-yard .

  • Brand, Kober earn CoSIDA Academic All-District honors

    Juniors Katie Brand and Kersten Kober became the first Kansas State volleyball student-athletes to earn Academic All-District honors since 2010 this week, as the two were both voted to the District 7 First Team, College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) announced. .

  • ‘Feral Cities’ explores human-animal relationships in urban environments

    Coyotes, wolves, cougars, baboons and bears are watching us. For many years, they have sharpened their vision, kept their ears in tune and their noses quivering. These animals and many others do not seem so timid anymore as they continue .

  • Cantele, Gronkowski named Academic All-District

    Kansas State senior place kicker Jack Cantele and junior fullback Glenn Gronkowski were named to the 2015 Academic All-District 7 first team, the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) announced this week. It marks the second straight season Gronkowski has been .

  • JCPenney Salon hires four stylists

    The JCPenney Salon announced the recent hiring of four stylists. The salon hired Kindal Deters and Casey Stevenson in August. Deters recently worked at Salon Essentials.  She is a graduate of Bellus Academy and specializes in coloring techniques such .

  • Cats’ Lombardi named Big 12 Rider of the Month

    Kansas State equestrian rider Alyssa Lombardi was named one of four October Big 12 Riders of the Month. Lombardi earned her honor in Horsemanship. “Alyssa is very deserving of being named Big 12 Rider of the Month,” K-State head coach Casie Maxwell .

  • Foundation announces two hires

    The KSU Foundation hired Galen Bunning as director of development for the College of Business Administration. Prior to joining the foundation, Bunning served as vice president for advancement at Bethany College in Lindsborg. He spent six years at Bethany in .

  • Locals graduate from Upper Iowa

    Upper Iowa University announced the names of its August 2015 graduates, followed by the degree earned. Area graduates include: Melvin Kenworthy, Riley, Bachelor of Science degree in Business Admin; Ricky Underwood, Fort Riley, Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology.

  • Looper earns $1,000 award

    Southern College of Optometry honored Stacey Looper, Blaine, with the Kansas Alumni Endowed Scholarship, the school announced Thursday. The award recognizes an outstanding optometry student from Kansas and comes with a $1,000 award. Looper is the daughter of Deloris and Mark .

  • Plummer inducted into honor society

    The Kansas Wesleyan University Kansas Delta chapter of Alpha Chi inducted Kelsey Plummer, Westmoreland, into the Alpha Chi National Honor Society for outstanding scholarship. Plummer, along with 21 other KWU students, was honored during a Nov. 1 induction ceremony in Fitzpatrick Auditorium .


    Norma Lee Roach, 91, Parsons, died Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015, at Woodridge Estates in Parsons. The family provided some of the following information. She was born Sept. 27, 1924, in Chanute to Carl L. and Mabel F. (House) Sabine. She grew up in Parsons and .


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