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  • Obituaries | November 13, 2014


    Wayne Scott McHenry, infant son of Scott and Rochelle McHenry, died Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014, at the Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. He is survived by his parents, Scott and Rochelle; his brother, James McHenry; and grandparents, Greg and Tawny McHenry and Jess and Rose Santiago,

  • Movies | November 13, 2014

    There are new videos out, if you have the time


    Ah, this is the time of year. Football and basketball are both going. Plays and concerts seem to be offered us almost every evening. The crops are in. And the election ads are no longer running. All our leisure time seems already reserved. So why

  • Women's Basketball | November 13, 2014

    K-State women begin next phase of learning process


    So far, so good for the Kansas State women’s basketball team. The first phase of the season is in the books and now the Wildcats begin the next phase — the nonconference portion of the schedule — this Friday at home against Southern Illinois-Edwardsville at 5:30 p.

  • Men's Basketball | November 13, 2014

    Harris gives Cats versatility off bench


    When Tre Harris signed to play basketball at Kansas State, Wildcats’ coach Bruce Weber compared him to Will Spradling. That’s because Harris was a known commodity as a shooter at Fishburne Military Academy in Virginia, developing the same kind of dead-eye reputation that Spradling

  • Manhattan High School | November 13, 2014

    Melgares to run at Kansas

    Michael Melgares has plenty of experience running at the University of Kansas’ Rim Rock Farm, most recently finishing as runner up in the Class 6A state cross country meet a few short weeks ago. With his decision to sign with the Jayhawks on Wednesday, the

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | November 13, 2014

    Same-sex couple weds hours after Supreme Court decision

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    On a cold, sunny Thursday morning, Riley residents Darci Bohnenblust and Joleen Hickman, a same-sex couple of 19 years, waited patiently in the courthouse for Chief Judge Meryl Wilson of the 21st District to make it to his office and approve an application the couple first

  • Volleyball | November 13, 2014

    Slumping Wildcats downed by visiting Jayhawks


    The 23rd-ranked Kansas State volleyball team lost late leads in each of the first two sets before dropping the third in a three-game sweep Wednesday, falling (25-22, 25-22, 25-21) to rival Kansas at Ahearn Field House. It’s unfamiliar territory for K-State, which had thrived

  • Local | November 12, 2014

    Earthquake felt in Manhattan

    Manhattan residents reported feeling an earthquake Wednesday afternoon. It was apparently the result of a significant quake near Haysville, in the south-central part of the state. Government data indicated a 4.8 magnitude quake centered near Haysville at approximately 3:40 p.m. central time. Manhattan residents posted several

  • Local | November 12, 2014

    Vietnam veterans look back on fighting abroad, at home

    Panel moderator Mike Kearns paused before his next question for six Vietnam War veterans sitting behind microphones on the stage inside the Wareham Opera House Tuesday afternoon and told the audience, “These people are pretty brave. These people are opening their souls to you.” In

  • Arts & Leisure | November 12, 2014

    Lakota Sioux dance troupe delights McCain crowd


    Those of us attending last Sunday’s performance in K-State’s McCain Auditorium of Lakota Sioux Dance Theater were delighted and amused by the brisk, well-performed show. And, golly, by the costumes. This was a show with two sets. The first only ran about half

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