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  • Obituaries | January 15, 2015


    Lorita Joan Prestwood, 82, of rural Manhattan, died Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015, at her home. She was born on Nov. 19, 1932, in Olsburg. She was the daughter of Reynold and Gladys (Gustafson) Nordgren. She grew up in the Olsburg area and graduated from Olsburg High School with the class

  • Obituaries | January 15, 2015


    Paul L. Heidel, 77, of Salina, died Monday, Jan. 12, 2015. He was born Sept. 4, 1937, in Manhattan. He was the son of Frank P. and Catherine A. (Otnes) Heidel. Paul was preceded in death by his son, Christopher Heidel; daughter, Joann Shotwell; brother, Joseph Heidel; and three sisters,

  • Obituaries | January 15, 2015


    Jeryka R. (Lobner) Lawrence, 27, of Manhattan, died Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015, after a two-year battle with cancer. The family provided some of the following information. She was born on Jan. 30, 1987, in Shawnee. She was the daughter of John and Becky (Sisson) Lobner. Jeryka was raised in De

  • Obituaries | January 15, 2015


    Myron B. “Pete” Peters, 65, of Morganville, died Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015, at his home. He was born on April 19, 1949, in Pennsylvania. He was the son of Frank and Amy Peters. Pete was a truck driver who enjoyed going on coast to coast hauls. He was in the

  • Obituaries | January 15, 2015


    William R. “Bob” Rogers, Jr., 49, of Manhattan, died Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015, at his residence. His family provided some of the following information. He was born on May 30, 1965, in Westmoreland. He was the son of Wm. R. “Bob” Rogers, Sr. and Mary (Oliver) Rogers. Bob was a

  • January 15, 2015

    Honoring MLK, library opening

    Ben Hopper Contributing writer Residents will have a chance to honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King this weekend. On Saturday, the Manhattan Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Committee will be hosting the annual MLK Jr. Community Celebration and Candlelight Vigil from 6

  • Men's Basketball | January 15, 2015

    Free throws help Cats upend Texas Tech

    When you know an opponent isn’t shooting free throws well, it’s not all that bad to send it to the line a few times. But when that team starts the game 16 of 17 and finishes the night 21 of 26 — then you’ve got a problem.

  • Men's Basketball | January 15, 2015

    Cats edge Tech for 3rd straight win


    New game, same problems. The Kansas State men’s basketball team looked to extend it’s two-game winning streak on Wednesday with a win over Texas Tech that showcased the newly developed maturity from road win over Oklahoma. It was hardly easy, and the Wildcats

  • Women's Basketball | January 15, 2015

    Bad first half dooms KSU women

    STILLWATER, Okla. — Kansas State really never got started Wednesday night and it cost the Wildcats against No. 21 Oklahoma State, losing to the Cowgirls, 69-47, at Gallagher-Iba Arena. K-State scored a season-low 13 points in the first half, making just 6 of 29 shots from the field, while Oklahoma

  • Football | January 15, 2015

    McCrane named Freshman All-American

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    Kansas State kicker Matthew McCrane was named to the Football Writers Association of America (FWAA) Freshman All-America team Wednesday. McCrane is the first Wildcat to earn Freshman All-America honors since 2011 when center B.J. Finney and kick returner Tyler Lockett were honored. The Brownwood, Texas,

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