To the Editor: The Kaw Valley Rodeo Association’s ninth annual “Tough Enough to Wear Pink Rodeo” is at 8 p.m. Friday, July 24, in CiCo Park during the Riley County Fair. This special night of the three-day Kaw Valley PRCA .
When Denton Tajchman takes the mound for the Manhattan American Legion Manko 17ers, he does not have the frame of a player that most would consider imposing. Summer baseball rosters don’t include height and weight, but nine months ago, .
Kansas State University Engineering Extension and the Flint Hills Discovery Center are sponsoring a community concert for conservation on July 23 from 6 to 10 p.m. at the Blue Earth Plaza in Manhattan. The free concert is one of the last Kansas .
Glenda Lea Peterson, 79, of Wamego, died Sunday, July 5, 2015, at St. Luke’s Hospice House in Kansas City, Missouri. The family provided some of the following information. Glenda was born June 2, 1936, in Beverly, the daughter of Myrvin and Mildred (Michels) Kissick. .
Ralph L. Miller, 97, of Manhattan, died Tuesday, July 7, 2015, at the Meadowlark Hills Retirement Community in Manhattan. He was born on June 4, 1918, the son of Harry and Elsie Miller. Complete obituary information is pending and will be announced by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen .
Detta R. Finney, 85, of Manhattan, died Tuesday, July 7, 2015, at the Via Christi Hospital in Manhattan. She was born on April 16, 1930, in Rural Pottawatomie County near Olsburg, the daughter of Blaine and Alice (Hainey) Erickson. Complete obituary information is pending and .
Georgia I. Roberts, 89, died Sunday, July 5, 2015 at Homestead Assisted Living in Manhattan. She was surrounded by family and friends. The family provided some of the following information. She was married to Leland F. Howerton and later divorced. In 1956, she .
Kansas State senior safety Dante Barnett was one of 80 players nationally to be named to the watch list for the 2015 Bednarik Award as the College Defensive Player of the Year, the Maxwell Football Club announced Tuesday. Coming off a season .
Kansas State head coach Bruce Weber announced Tuesday that former Manhattan High standout Pierson McAtee, Austin Budke (Beloit/Hutchinson CC) and Zach Winter (Andover Central/Hutchinson CC) have joined the men’s basketball team as walk-ons. A 6-foot-6, 200-pound freshman .
The Kaw Valley Rodeo Association is proud to announce three-time Pro Rodeo Entertainer of the Year, Whiplash The Cowboy Monkey, as its specialty act for this year’s Kaw Valley Rodeo — July 23-25 — at Wells Arena in CiCo Park in .
Anthony Middle School will hold its annual football team camp for incoming seventh and eighth graders July 22-24. Each day’s session will begin at 8 a.m. and end at 10 a.m. The camp will be held at the practice .
The Manhattan Optimist Sting brought home second place at the Freedom Festival 18-and-under fastpitch tournament this past weekend in Kansas City. The Sting (27-9) remained undefeated through its two pool games and three double elimination bracket games until losing the .
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