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  • Junction City paid due respect to Legion leader

    To the Editor: On Sept. 27, I attended a dinner and a reception at Junction City’s American Legion Post 45 honoring the American Legion’s national commander, Dale Barnett, from Georgia. He is traveling across Kansas and visiting with military veterans .

  • K-State researchers showcase invention at Smithsonian

    The spark of invention burned brightly for two Kansas State University researchers at the annual Smithsonian Innovation Festival in Washington, D.C. Xiuzhi “Susan” Sun, university distinguished professor of grain science and industry and biological and agricultural engineering, showed her .

  • RCPD IDs suicide victim

    Staff reports Police on Thursday identified a man who died last week of an apparently self-inflicted gunshot wound in rural Riley County. Police found Josh Britt, 34, of St. George, dead in his vehicle shortly before 1 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 24 on .

  • Shirley MacLaine to share stories

    Award-winning actress and author Shirley MacLaine will take the state at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 11, in Kansas State University’s McCain Auditorium. “An Evening with Shirley MacLaine” will include behind-the-scenes stories, an exclusive film screening taking audiences on a journey .


    Ernest F. Grater, 95, of Leonardville, died Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015, at the Leonardville Nursing Home. The family provided some of the following information. Ernest was born Sept. 26, 1920, in Northern Riley County, the son of Friedrich and Caroline (Weidner) Grater. On Sept. 26, 1941, he .


    Larry D. Brammer, 73, of Waterville, died Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015, at Blue Valley Senior Living in Blue Rapids. The family provided some of the following information.  Survivors include his companion of 20, Cheryl Stoudt, of Waterville; a sister, Susan I. Stude, of .

  • Cats ready for Pokes’ double-QB system Cowboyscolor.mercury

    Oklahoma State has used both of its quarterbacks this season, but unlike many two-QB systems, the Cowboys have found a way to be successful sharing the ball. As Kansas State prepares for both Mason Rudolph and J.W. Walsh, the .

  • Wins elusive for Wildcats in Stillwater

    Will Davis guessed he was in kindergarten in 1999. At that time, the junior was probably more focused on his ABCs than Kansas State football, but the timeline is significant as the Wildcats prepare for their trip to Stillwater, Okla., on .

  • Wildcats look to trade field goals for touchdowns in red zone

    Now almost four games into the season, one could say Kansas State has some unfinished business. Though undefeated, that unfinished business could prove to be risky business this weekend if the Wildcats don’t find ways to finish drives with .

  • K-State volleyball’s offense looks to stay hot at TCU

    After dominating Baylor in a sweep in its conference home opener, the Kansas State volleyball team will once again hit the road to take on TCU in Fort Worth this weekend. First tip between K-State and TCU is set for .

  • Wildcats close book on last season

    Wesley Iwundu doesn’t want to talk about last season. It’s hard to blame him. The Kansas State men’s basketball team was 15-17 last year, spending the whole season dealing with inner turmoil that spilled into the offseason. .

  • Discovery Center set to open Flint Hills Masters exhibit Art2.mercury

    A local partnership has produced the Flint Hills Discovery Center’s latest exhibit. The center teamed with the Strecker-Nelson Gallery for Flint Hills Masters, which the center describes as “a collection of paintings and sculptures interpreting a sense of place .


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