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  • Obituaries | July 25, 2014


    Twila Sybil Converse, 72, of rural Olsburg, died Saturday, July 19, 2014, at the Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. The family provided the following information. Sybil was born in Emporia on Nov. 17, 1941, the daughter of Dr. Ralph and Genevieve Barrett, of Burlington. When her father returned to

  • Obituaries | July 25, 2014


    Isabella (Kirkman) DeArmond, the daughter of Kristine Leigh Kirkman and Justin Beau DeArmond, passed away Wednesday, July 23, 2014, at Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, Missouri, as the result of the Trisomy 18 birth defect. The family provided the following information. Isabella was born on March 4, 2014,

  • Tennis | July 25, 2014

    Steinberg ready to build up K-State tennis

    When new Kansas State women’s tennis coach Danielle Steinberg left Israel nearly a decade ago to play collegiate tennis at the University of Arizona, she had never needed a coat. It took several years and a move to Wichita, after a standout playing career

  • Track & Field | July 25, 2014

    Rovelto, Krais represent USA at Thorpe Cup

    K-State Track and Field Head Coach Cliff Rovelto along with former Wildcat heptathlete Ryann Krais will join Team USA’s best in the combined events as they face off against Germany in the annual Thorpe Cup. Held this year in Marburg, Germany, the Thorpe Cup

  • Golf | July 25, 2014

    K-State places two on All-America Scholars team

    Kansas State men’s golfers Kyle Weldon and Daniel Wood were two of 75 Division I players named to the Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholars team, the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA) announced. Wood was named to the team for a second-straight season, while Weldon

  • Local |Business | July 24, 2014

    AIB looks to be $100M company

    Associates from the Manhattan-headquartered food safety company AIB International announced this week that its goal is to become a $100 million company by its 100th year. The deadline would be 2019, since AIB, formerly the American Institute of Baking, has been in business since 1919. The announcement was

  • Local |Government, Politics | July 24, 2014

    Commission plans work session in response to insurance concerns

    Heavy rains earlier this summer have put flood insurance in the spotlight in Riley County, and county commissioners are looking for assistance from elected officials. On Thursday morning, County Counselor Clancy Holeman announced the commission is in the process of planning a flood insurance work

  • Local |Business | July 24, 2014

    Little impact seen on local airport

    Manhattan Regional Airport officials aren’t expecting a significant increase in customers after the cancellation of Chicago flights from Topeka. United Airlines’ twice-daily flights between Topeka and Chicago, which started Jan. 7, will end on Sept. 2 due to a lack of sales, airport officials announced Wednesday (

  • General Activities | July 24, 2014

    Salina ends senior 17ers’ season at Zone tourney

    No matter which team won their way into the Zone championship game on Wednesday in Salina, the winner of the game between the Salina Falcons and the American Legion Manhattan Manko senior 17ers would punch their ticket to the Class AAA state tournament. Despite leading

  • General Activities | July 24, 2014

    Juniors lose state opener

    After fighting to come back from behind to tie the game, the American Legion Manhattan Manko junior 17ers lost in extra innings on Wednesday at the Class A state tournament in Leavenworth. Manhattan led early, but watched Doniphan County pile up the runs before winning

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