Phyllis J. Runnebaum, 69, of Marysville, died Wednesday, May 20, 2015, at her home in Marysville.  The family provided some of the following information. Phyllis was born Dec. 30, 1945, in Marysville, to Glen F. and Erna M. (Samsel) Sperry. She was preceded in .


    Kerwin Kent “Corky” Crabs, 90, died Thursday, May 21, 2015, in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. He was born Jan. 31, 1925, in Manchester. His parents were Clayton and Irene (Wolfe) Crabs of Manchester. Corky was a proud veteran of World .


    Brandon James Crubel, 28, a longtime Manhattan resident, died Tuesday, May 19, 2015, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, as the result of an accident. The family provided some of the following information. Brandon was born Oct. 14, 1986, in Manhattan, the son of Tracy and Theresa (.


    Hazel Gaches, 84, of Manhattan, died Thursday May 21, 2015, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. She was born Jan. 28, 1931, in Comer, Georgia, the daughter of Wade and Luna Mae (Steele) Colquitt. Complete obituary information is pending and will be announced .

  • Cowboys shut down K-State, 10-1

    TULSA, Okla. — For the second time this season, Kansas State was limited by Oklahoma State’s Michael Freeman, as the Cowboy left-hander tossed a complete game and allowed just six hits in beating the Wildcats, 10-1, on Thursday in the .

  • Wildcats add JUCO quarterback

    The three-man competition to be Kansas State’s next quarterback just got a little more complicated. Contra Costa College quarterback Jonathan Banks announced his commitment to the Wildcats this week, throwing his name in the mix into the three-headed race .

  • Bryan, Mitchell named Big 12 top freshmen

    Christoff Bryan and A’Keyla Mitchell were honored by the Big 12 for standout 2015 outdoor campaigns on Thursday. Bryan was named Outstanding Freshman of the Year for the men, while Mitchell nabbed the honor for the women, marking only the fifth .

  • Pawnee Mental names employee of the year

    April Zieber, customer service representative for Pawnee Mental Health Services was recently named the 2014 Pawnee Employee of the Year. Employees of the year demonstrate sustained perseverance and achievement of positive results, providing exemplary client services, going above and beyond in .

  • City’s first-ever half marathon set for Saturday

    As soon as Ben Sigle and Trey Vernon opened Manhattan Running Company in 2008, people in the community started asking about a half marathon. Seven years later, Sigle and Vernon will have their dream of hosting a half marathon in Manhattan .

  • Weather delays pool openings

    Manhattan Parks and Recreation is delaying the opening of the city’s pools because of current water temperatures and the weekend weather forecast. City Park Pool and Northview Pool will open Monday instead of Saturday. CiCo Pool is scheduled to .

  • Regents waiting on Legislature before discussing tuition

    The Kansas Board of Regents is holding off discussing tuition or fee increases at Kansas State University or other public universities because of an unresolved proposal in the Legislature to freeze tuition for the next two years. At a Wednesday .

  • Board votes to raise book, materials fees

    The Manhattan-Ogden school board is a step closer to raising fees for student materials and textbooks next year. In a 6-1 vote Wednesday, the board approved on first reading a recommendation to raise fees for classroom materials and textbook rentals. .


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