• Obituaries | December 08, 2014


    Delbert J. Gareis, 82, Flush, died Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014, in Topeka. Delbert was born Aug. 13, 1932, near Flush, the son of John E. and Hilda M. (Umscheid)  Gar-eis. His family provided some of the following information. He attended grade school and high school at Flush, graduating in 1950.

  • Obituaries | December 08, 2014


    Bob J. Clark, 85, died Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014, at the Logan County Manor, Oakley. He was born June 5, 1929, in Lincoln County to Chester D. and Anna M. (Lewis) Clark. Bob married Edith L. Suter on May 25, 1952, in Manhattan. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran of

  • Local |Kansas State University |Football | December 08, 2014

    K-State to play UCLA in Alamo Bowl


    Not two hours had passed since accepting the bowl invitation and Kansas State head coach Bill Snyder seemed as if he already had a rough scouting report for the Wildcats’ next opponent — UCLA—- in the Alamo Bowl on Friday, Jan. 2 in San Antonio, Texas. “

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | December 07, 2014

    Law enforcement agencies weigh use of asset seizure resources

    The use of non-government regulated intelligence networks among law enforcement officers has prompted the Riley County Police Department to begin drafting a policy to distinguish legitimate sites from their counterparts. The RCPD is concerned with sites like the Black Asphalt Electronic Networking and Notification System

  • Local |Business | December 07, 2014

    Church sells 12,000 cookies at Carousel


    Santa isn’t the only one enjoying his cookies this year. More than 250 families donated cookies to the 24th annual Christmas Cookie Carousel Saturday morning at St. Thomas More Catholic Church. The St. Thomas More Ladies, a church group, use this holiday event to raise

  • Local |Business |Government & Politics | December 07, 2014

    Redevelopment project reaches financial halfway point

    City officials had discussed downtown redevelopment prior to the new millennium, but 2005 was when the city established a taxing district for the project. The journey took the city through $200 million of work, failed business opportunities and legal battles over the use of eminent domain to

  • Arts & Leisure | December 07, 2014

    Holiday Spotlight, Jingle Bell Run, carriage rides

    TODAY Mock Caldecott 2014, 1:30-4 p.m. Discuss the most distinguished picture books of 2014 and vote on a winner. Read the books nominated for the Caldecott from 1:30-2:30 p.m. There will be a brief presentation on the Caldecott Medal, a discussion of the new picture

  • Football | December 07, 2014

    Wildcats can’t handle No. 5 Bears


    WACO, Texas — Kansas State wanted to get off to a fast start Saturday night. The problem was that Baylor was really fast, and it was in no way the kind of start the ninth-ranked Wildcats wanted. Fifth-ranked Baylor took a two-touchdown lead in the first

  • Men's Basketball | December 07, 2014

    Vols hold off K-State rally, 65-64

    Marcus Foster made four 3-pointers in the final minute of Saturday’s game at Tennessee. But it wasn’t enough. The Volunteers held off the late rally from Kansas State, dealing the Wildcats a 65-64 loss. The game was never really that close, though, at

  • Volleyball | December 07, 2014

    K-State’s season ends with NCAA tourney loss to Utah

    LINCOLN, Neb. — The Kansas State volleyball team’s season came to an end with a 3-0 (25-16, 25-16, 25-17) defeat to No. 20 Utah Friday night at the Bob Devaney Athletics Center. It was the K-State program’s 15th NCAA appearance and the 10th under head

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