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    Cameron Jordan Poe, 29, of Wamego, died Friday, Aug. 28, 2015, at his home. The family declined to give a cause of death, but provided some of the following information. Cameron was born April 11, 1986, in Manhattan. He was the son of Renzie M. .

  • Full slate of activities planned this weekend

    Kansas State fans visiting Manhattan this weekend will be welcomed to a bevy of events surrounding the season-opening football game against South Dakota. In addition to the game — which will kickoff at 6:10 p.m. and be televised on K-StateHD.TV — .

  • Understanding cost of attendance Auburnpregame.mercury

    For the first time, the NCAA is allowing college athletes to receive money in their scholarships to cover the so-called cost of attendance, those expenses beyond tuition, room and board, books and fees that come with attending school. Depending on .

  • Wildcats add international golf standout

    South Africa native Natasha Carlsson has signed a National Letter of Intent (NLI) and will join the Kansas State women’s golf program beginning in the spring, head coach Kristi Knight announced recently. A native of Johannesburg, Carlsson is one .

  • Racers raise $60K to help fight Parkinson’s Disease Speedy2.mercury

    More than 700 people participated in the seventh annual Speedy P.D. Race for Parkinson’s Disease Saturday morning. Among them were men, women, children — and even some Vikings. Cindy Rasmussen-Barker, wearing a horned Viking helmet and wielding a fake ax, .

  • Man who killed 2 in DUI case returning to court

    A Riley County District Court case could change what information Kansas judges use when handing down criminal sentences. How much weight a judge gives to a criminal’s positive characteristics during sentencing is the central question of a local criminal .

  • Festival pairs wine, food to benefit Homecare and Hospice Wine2.mercury

    The wines may have come from California, but they owe their flavors to Kansas farming traditions. Friday evening’s portion of the 16th annual Flint Hills Festival of Wines, a fundraiser benefiting Homecare and Hospice of Manhattan, included a five-course .

  • Court overturns Riley County drug conviction

    The Kansas Court of Appeals on Friday overturned a woman’s felony conviction for possession of marijuana because the Riley County District Court did not adequately inform her of her right to a jury trial. Aliyah Stephens was originally convicted .

  • Flint Hills Builders gets national awards

    Brad Hartenstein, Flint Hills Area Builders Association executive officer, was recognized in Pittsburgh recently as a finalist for the National Association of Home Builders — Membership Cup Award. Selection criteria included: • Achieving the purpose and goal of the annual membership plan • .

  • Moderns Ag hires general manager

    Moderns Ag, Inc., a precision farming dealer based in Wamego, hired Nick Martin as general manager. As general manager, Martin is responsible for the day-to-day operations and planning. He received a Bachelor of Science in agriculture technology management from Kansas .

  • New Boston to host marketing academy

    New Boston Creative Group, a marketing communications firm in Manhattan, announced its Digital Marketing Academy to help businesses and nonprofits learn to use online tools to grow. The academy consists of seminars, hands-on workshops, and one-on-one and small-group coaching partnerships. .

  • Randolph woman to become angus convention delegate

    Lori Fink of Randolph has been elected as a delegate to the 132nd Annual American Angus Association Convention of Delegates on Nov. 5 at the Overland Park Convention Center in Overland Park. Fink, a member of the American Angus Association with .


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