• Tournament time brief but intense

    The weather this week might scream spring, but it’s a winter sport — basketball — that continues to hold the attention of area sports fans. And no wonder. The Kansas State Wildcats, who haven’t been as successful as they had .

  • KSU ‘Hansel and Gretel’ production lots of fun G.w.clift1

    It isn’t that the frequent productions and recent movie version of Sondheim’s “Into the Woods” have suddenly made stage versions of fairy tales agreeable to the public. The opera version of “Hansel and Gretel” has been a popular .

  • Cheer on the MHS girls in state basketball tourney

    To the Editor: Your Lady Indians’ basketball team has made it to state for the second consecutive year and third in the last four years. They play at 4:45 p.m. Thursday in Koch Arena on the Wichita State University campus. .

  • Something has changed in Kansas in recent years

    Something has changed in Kansas in recent years To the Editor: Is this state getting a bit scary, or is it just me? I have lived in Kansas all of my life except for three years in the military service. .


    Libby H. Wolffing, 90, former longtime Manhattan resident, died Monday, March 9, 2015, at the Holly Hill Nursing Home, in Newbury, Ohio. She was born Nov. 7, 1924, near Renfro, Oklahoma. Additional obituary information will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Avenue, .


    Georgette Gustavine Swartele (Dewil), 86, formerly of Manhattan, died Wednesday, March 4, 2015, at her home in Edgewood, Maryland. The family provided some of the following information. Georgette came to the Unites States in 1962 with her husband Leopold, who preceded her in death .


    Nicholas John Hesse, 67, of Lawrence and formerly of Flush, died Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015, at the Fort Collins Senior Center in Fort Collins, Colorado. Nicholas was born Dec. 31, 1947, in Wamego, the son of Nicholas and Adelia Hesse. Nicholas is survived by his .


    John Pershing Brown, 93, of Manhattan, died Tuesday, March 10, 2015, in his home. The family provided some of the following information. The son of Josiah Brown and Catharine Brannick LaFontaine Brown, John was born Nov. 3, 1921, in Wamego. John graduated from Wamego High .

  • Police seeking suspect named in shooting death Tierre wall

    Riley County police have identified a suspect in the shooting death of 27-year-old Casey Lindley of Ogden. Officers are looking for 26-year-old Tierre Wall of Fort Riley in connection with the shooting on Tuesday, police said in a report Wednesday .

  • Wildcats score fourth straight win Yagi.phatch

    For the third straight game, the K-State baseball team scored double-digit runs as the Wildcats beat Creighton, 10-5, in Game 1 of a two-game series at Tointon Family Stadium on Tuesday. After scoring three runs in the bottom of the second .

  • Weber pays for students to attend tourney

    Kansas State men’s basketball coach Bruce Weber paid it forward on Tuesday, helping some of the Wildcats’ most faithful student fans get to tonight’s Big 12 tournament opener against TCU. Weber opened up his pocketbook to send more than 50 .

  • Wildcats tie for 5th at Tiger Invitational

    OPELIKA, Ala. — The Kansas State men’s golf team tied with Mississippi and VCU for fifth place in the Tiger Invitational at the par 72, 7,149-yard Grand National Lake Course. The Wildcats carded a 6-over par 294 during Tuesday’s final round .


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