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  • WILLIAM ROBERT “BOB” ROGERS, SR.

    William Robert “Bob” Rogers, Sr., 73, of Manhattan, died in the arms of his wife on Monday, May 25, 2015, at the Via Christi Hospital from complications of COPD. The family provided some of the following information. He was born on July 12, 1941, in .

  • ROBERT GILLIFORD

    Robert C. Gilliford, 96, died Tuesday, May 26, 2015, at Stormont-Vail Healthcare, Topeka. The family provided some of the following information He was born on April 9, 1919, at the family home the son of Charles J. and Lydia (Currie) Gilliford. Robert earned his bachelor’.

  • DONALD J. ZOELLER

    Donald J. Zoeller, 83, Wamego, died Monday, May 25, 2015, at Wamego Health Center. The family provided some of the following information. On Nov. 28, 1931, Don was born to Aloysius and Eugenia (Dekat) Zoeller. He lived in the Wamego area all of his life. .

  • Big 12 schools could face big penalties for court storming

    IRVING, Texas — Big 12 Conference schools could now face fines, and even the loss of future home games, for failing to keep fans from storming courts or rushing fields after games. Commissioner Bob Bowlsby said the measure passed Wednesday gives him .

  • All K-State athletic programs record high APR marks

    Highlighted by Big 12-leading marks from the football, volleyball, men’s golf, men’s cross country and women’s cross country programs, all of Kansas State’s athletic teams met and exceeded the NCAA’s Academic Progress Rate multi-year standard .

  • K-State asks city for $250K

    Kansas State University is asking for $250,000 from the city to split the design phase cost for its north campus plan. K-State president Kirk Schulz made the informal request Tuesday while talking with the Manhattan City Commission about the progress being .

  • DHS leader says US will continue taking fight to terrorists

    The United States will continue to fight the threat of terrorism at home and abroad, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security leader said on Wednesday. “Terrorism cannot prevail if the people refuse to be terrorized,” said DHS Secretary Jeh .

  • Commission blames RCPD for budget increase

    A city commissioner on the Riley County Police Department law board expressed concern Tuesday about the effect of its budget. The Manhattan City Commission began 2016 budget discussions Tuesday with a work session. The preliminary 2016 budget is $138.3 million, an increase of .

  • Pat Roberts hails NBAF ahead of groundbreaking ceremony

    U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts said the construction of the National Bio- and Agro-Defence Facility will make Manhattan the anchor of the animal health field. A groundbreaking ceremony on Wednesdey marked the beginning of construction for the facility’s main .

  • Schulz honored for strengthening K-State’s bond with military Shultzaward.phatch

    Kansas State University President Kirk Schulz received a Military Order of the World Wars award Tuesday for his efforts to make the school military inclusive. “I think it’s exceptional that president Schulz personally is leading our effort to become .

  • Daycare owner’s sentencing delayed

    A former Manhattan daycare owner who was found guilty of aggravated battery and endangering a child had her sentencing delayed in Riley County Court on Tuesday. State prosecutors are still trying to determine the amount of restitution 23-year-old Lesa Heiman .

  • Manhattan speller advances at national bee

    In March, Ella Rosenkranz bested 46 other students in Topeka to reach this week’s Scripps National Spelling Bee. On Wednesday morning, Ella, an eighth-grader at Eisenhower Middle School, correctly spelled her first word — “samurai” — during the live competition. That’s .





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