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  • Obituaries | June 26, 2014


    Carmen M. Cook, 85, of Manhattan, died June 25, 2014,  at Homestead of Manhattan. She was born Aug. 11, 1928. Complete obituary and service information will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, KS 66502.

  • June 26, 2014


    Irene W. Stohs, 95, of Waterville, died Wednesday, June 25, 2014, at her son’s home north of Hanover. Survivors include her children; Phyllis (Kenneth) Schramm, of Lee’s Summit, Mo., George E. Stohs (Sharon), Hanover, and Althea Holle (Larry), Lincoln, Neb.; a brother, Ted Gerken of Paola, 10

  • Arts, Leisure | June 26, 2014

    Mize’s acoustic performance and more


    If you’re not heading out to the Tuttle Creek State Park this weekend but need a country music fix, the Flint Hills Discovery Center is hosting an acoustic performance by Logan Mize, a Nashville recording artist and Clearwater, Kansas native, at 12:30 p.m. Sunday.

  • Football | June 26, 2014

    Klein to return to K-State as coach

    Less than two weeks ago, former Kansas State quarterback Collin Klein had plans to spend the rest of his summer — and perhaps the fall — in Canada, fighting tooth and nail for a roster spot on the Canadian Football League’s Montreal Alouettes. When his release

  • Volleyball | June 26, 2014

    K-State’s volleyball’s 2014 recruiting class nationally ranked

    The 2014 recruiting class for K-State Volleyball was ranked No. 27 by in the website’s Top 30 Collegiate Recruiting Classes of 2014. The six Wildcat freshmen that make up one of the nation’s top classes include setter Kali Eaken (Kansas City, Missouri/Bishop Miege), defensive

  • Local | June 25, 2014

    CiCo fireworks show not scheduled this year


    It appears the flame on the annual Thunder Over Manhattan fireworks celebration has finally gone out. City Fire Marshal Rick Stillwagon said he hasn’t received an application for the annual fireworks display at CiCo Park. He said the permits are usually due three weeks

  • Local |Government, Politics | June 25, 2014

    City hears budget requests

    City commissioners on Tuesday listened to 2015 budget requests from various services and agencies. Since it was a work session the commission didn’t take action, but commissioners didn’t mention any problems with the requests. The agencies who presented their budget requests included the following: &

  • Local |Government, Politics | June 25, 2014

    Heger named Riley County Treasurer

    Shilo heger mug.phatch

    The Riley County Republican Party precinct committee wasted no time in selecting retiring Riley County Treasurer Eileen King’s successor . King’s deputy in the department, Shilo Heger, received 100 percent of the vote from 73 members Tuesday night in the basement of the First United Methodist

  • Local | June 25, 2014

    Fans set up camp at Tuttle Creek in preparation for Stampede


    The wait for this year’s Kicker Country Stampede is nearly over. Campers were already setting up their sites Wednesday morning, but the four-day festival officially kicks off Thursday at 2:30 p.m. with Kansas City band Six Degrees West ushering the Stampede for its 19th

  • Local |Kansas State University | June 25, 2014

    $1 million gift to fund Seaton Hall expansion at K-State

    The College of Architecture, Planning and Design at Kansas State University received a $1 million donation from the William T. Kemper Foundation, based in Kansas City, Mo. The donation will help with a $75 million project to renovate 80,000 square feet of Seaton Hall and add 114,000 square feet

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