Ruth Segers, 74, died Monday, Aug. 31, 2015, at Clay County Medical Center in Clay Center. The family provided some of the following information. Ruth was born Jan. 16, 1941 in Broughton, the daughter of Charles and Elsie (Harris) Woods, Sr. Survivors include two daughters, .


    Robert “Bob” Calvin Funk, 90, of Carrollton, Texas, died Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015. The family provided some of the following information. Bob was born Oct. 13, 1924, to Julia Margaret Hastings Funk and Lawrence W. Funk in Hays. Bob was married to the love of .


    Frank Walter Frasure, 73, of Chapman, died Monday, Aug. 31, 2015, at the Geary Community Hospital in Junction City. The family provided some of the following information. Frank was born Sept. 17, 1941, in Sterling, to Harold Archie and Gladys Grace King Frasure. He graduated .


    Raymond Sedillos, 62, of Rio Rico, Arizona, died Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015, in Tucson, Arizona. The family provided some of the following information. Raymond was born and raised in Commerce City, Colorado. He was a Manhattan resident for many years, working for the .

  • Theurer to serve time outlined in plea agreement

    A postdoctoral research fellow at Kansas State University was sentenced on Monday to nearly three and a half years in prison for killing two people while driving drunk, although it remains unclear how much time he will actually serve. In 2012, .

  • 10 years on, Animal Health Corridor reaps global recognition

    Ten years after its founding, just how firmly fixed in international awareness is the Kansas City-centered Animal Health Corridor? Monday night, hundreds of people gathered here, some from around the world, to celebrate the group’s 10th anniversary. On Tuesday, .

  • KSU breaking ground on union, Seaton Hall

    Kansas State University will have groundbreakings this week for two major projects. The university will have a groundbreaking ceremony on Wednesday for the $25-million K-State Student Union renovation. The ceremony will begin at 2:30 p.m. outside of the union’s .

  • Board to consider staff, administrator raises Wednesday

    The Manhattan-Ogden school board will discuss approving pay increases for classified employees and administrators during its next meeting. The board meets at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Robinson Education Center, 2031 Poyntz Ave. According to agenda information, the USD 383 board will consider .

  • Commission reviews transportation plan

    The Pottawatomie County Commission Monday had a preliminary review of the Flint Hills Metropolitan Planning Organization’s (FHMPO) long-range transportation plan––a federal requirement for the area to receive future federal funding for transportation projects. A portion of Pott County’.

  • What happened to the flowers at the corner of Kimball and College? Ksugarden.mercury

    Q: Whatever happened to that beautiful purple-and-white flower arrangement at the corner of Kimball and College avenues? It was a nice welcome combined with the Kansas State University sign at that edge of the campus. If the flowers were removed .

  • Intention of ‘We Are Your Friends’ remains murky G.w.clift1

    The new movie “We Are Your Friends” is sufficiently murky that viewers may wonder if it was intended as a criticism of Gen Y or as an apology for their inability to find anything useful to do. It is telling .

  • Can ‘outsiders’ keep ‘insiders’ out?

    It’s hard to imagine Donald Trump as president, if only because he’s, well, the Donald. It’s also hard to picture Dr. Ben Carson in the Oval Office, though that’s because he’s still something of a .


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