The Kansas State baseball team is ranked No. 18 in the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) preseason poll released Monday. It’s the first time the Wildcats have been in the NCBWA preseason Top 25. The Wildcats are ranked in five preseason polls entering the 2014 season.
Former Kansas State standout Veryl Switzer, the first African-American to play for the Green Bay Packers, will be participating in the football-themed event, K-State Day, at the Flint Hills Discovery Center on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Jordy Nelson memorabilia will also be
MCC men split weekend games The Manhattan Christian College men’s basketball team split a pair of games this past weekend, losing to Grace University on Friday and then defeating Hillsdale College on Saturday — both in Manhattan. Grace beat the Crusaders, 75-69, to end MCC’
Whether today’s snowstorm amounted to a winter wonderland or a white wasteland probably depended on whether it gave you a day off or simply complicated your day. Lots of people had the day off, including students, school personnel and most local government employees. Good
When most of us think of Manhattan Regional Airport, we think of a ride to Dallas, Chicago or until recently, Phoenix. These “rides” are partially tied to economic generators for the community, as business travelers and others can literally cross the globe once they get
Irma Maxine Spellman, 92, died Saturday at Presbyterian Manor in Clay Center. The family provided some of the following information. She was born April 15, 1921, in Las Animas, Colo., to Lee and Gertrude (Rice) Askey Irma was raised in the Ponca City, Okla., area. She married Earl
Cecile Sueann “Sissy” Depew, 75, of Westmoreland, died Sunday at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. She was a long-time resident of the area. The family provided some of the following information. Sissy was born Dec. 18, 1938, in Noblesville, Ind. She was the daughter of Frank J.
John William “Jack” Jahnke, 99, of Riley, died Monday at Brewster Place in Topeka. The family provided some of the following information. He was born on March 15, 1914, at Leonardville. He was the son of John William and Clara S. (Siebecker) Jahnke. On June 7, 1939, he was
Dorothy Star (Root) Smith, 62, of Manhattan, died Sunday after a courageous and extensive battle with lung disease at Mercy Regional Health Center. The family provided some of the following information. Dorothy was born Dec. 30, 1951, in Jersey City, N.J. and spent her childhood on a
Mark “Marky Mark” Wahlberg and his brother Donnie have had long and varied careers as American entertainers. The older Donnie is still active as an actor (recently in “Saw” series movies and in television) and as a television producer. But he first became famous as
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