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  • Letters | February 20, 2015

    You will have less of valued state services

    To the Editor: Regardless of whether any given individual thinks the governor is right, wrong or somewhere in the middle with respect to the budget policies he has established, services will decrease. Education may be first, and more dramatic, but nothing you depend upon will

  • Obituaries | February 20, 2015


    Dr. Robert W. “Bob” Smail, 88, of Manhattan, died Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015, at his residence. He was born Feb. 9, 1927, in Britton, South Dakota. Complete obituary and service information will be announced at a later date by Irvin Parkview Funeral Home & Cremations.

  • Obituaries | February 20, 2015


    John J. Schomaker, 69, of Wamego, died Monday, Feb. 16, 2015, at Stormont-Vail Hospital in Topeka. John was born on Sept. 27, 1945, the son of Bernard and Minnie (Wells) Schomaker in Humboldt. He is survived by his wife, Betty; three daughters: Micki Schomaker, Kristi (Christopher) DeLeon and Wendy (Kevin)

  • Obituaries | February 20, 2015


    Melody A. “Judy” Boltz, 65, of Alma, died Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015, at her home. Her family provided the following information. Melody was born Jan. 21, 1950, in Council Grove, the daughter of Raymond and Sherry (Matthews) Andres. She graduated from Manhattan High School with the class of 1968. Melody’s

  • Obituaries | February 20, 2015


    Berneice Faye Robertson, 73, of Wamego, died Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015, in Wamego. She was born Jan. 21, 1942, in Freedom, Oklahoma, the daughter of Ernest and Vona Feland Stewart.  Berneice was a homemaker and day care provider in her home for 26 years. She was known for her cooking

  • Men's Basketball | February 20, 2015

    Wildcats reach new low at TCU


    FORT WORTH, Texas — Kansas State’s season hit another low point Wednesday. They’re beginning to pile up now. In a year that has seen the Wildcats bench their star player, suspend him and another player later and struggle to finish close games, K-State coach

  • Women's Basketball | February 20, 2015

    K-State looks to reverse course vs. OU

    Time is running out on the Kansas State women’s basketball team to make its final push for the postseason. The Wildcats’ hot streak is officially over, as they’ve now lost two in a row — at home to Texas Tech and then at Texas

  • Baseball | February 20, 2015

    Krause’s walk-off hit backs up Griep’s complete game

    SURPRISE, Ariz. — With the game tied at two apiece, Danny Krause delivered a bases-loaded, walk-off RBI single to back up a complete-game effort by Nate Griep Thursday, as Kansas State beat Utah, 3-2, at Surprise Stadium. After Griep twirled his seventh perfect frame of the

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | February 19, 2015

    Driver under influence in crash that killed unborn child

    Riley County police gathered syringes, pills and illegal narcotics at the scene of a two-vehicle accident in May that officials say caused the death of an unborn child, according to an arrest affidavit. Ryan Routson, 33, 1637 Osage St., failed to yield at a stop sign at

  • Local |Business |Government & Politics | February 19, 2015

    County to hold off on fire station bids

    The Riley County Commission decided Thursday to delay bid approval for the proposed Tuttle Creek Fire Station. Pat Collins, emergency management director for Riley County, told the commission that the two lowest bids were $658,527 and $675,500, but he recommended delaying a decision until after the fire

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