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  • Columns | October 23, 2014

    Goossen’s criticisms groundless

    I read with interest the column by Duane Goossen, former state budget director, titled “Kansas’ future compromised.” Goossen was a dedicated public servant for many years, but his budget record is abysmally flawed. He is the only budget director in history to have ig-nored the

  • Letters | October 23, 2014

    Learn about youth volunteer opportunities

    To the Editor: The Flint Hills Volunteer Center will host an orientation for youth ages 11-18 to learn about Youth Volunteer Corps. Parents are encouraged to attend. The meeting will be at 2 p.m. this Sunday, Oct. 26, at Hy-Vee (upper level). We invite you to

  • Letters | October 23, 2014

    Revisit Teen Town and help support auditorium

    To the Editor: People of all ages — adults singles, couples and families — are invited to dance the hustle, twist, hokey pokey, the fox trot and the swing at the Teen Town Reunion and Dance this Sunday, Oct. 26. The event will run from 3 to 5 p.m.

  • Arts & Leisure | October 23, 2014

    Guitarists featured in jazz series

    TOPEKA — The third concert of Topeka Jazz Workshop’s 46th concert season will feature four guitarists: two from New Jersey and two from Kansas City. The concert will be Sunday from 3 to 5 p.m. at the downtown Ramada’s Regency Ballroom.  Admission is by

  • Obituaries | October 23, 2014


    Carolyn L. Sanders, 73, of Pea Ridge, Ark., died Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, at her home. She was born March 2, 1941, in Detroit, Mich., to Andy Jackson Baggett and Mildred Ruth Humphrey Baggett. After living and working as a secretary at Hadley Auto Transport in Southern California, she decided

  • Obituaries | October 23, 2014


    Bertha Jane Wessel, 86, of Frankfort, died on Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, at the Frankfort Community Care Home. Survivors include her husband, Bert; a daughter, Rosemary (Chuck) Parnell; two sons, Larry (Michele) Harden and Ronald (Katrina) Harden, all of Eugene, Ore.; two step-sons, Larry (Arlene) Wessel of Frankfort

  • Obituaries | October 23, 2014


    Wyoma Jean Swift Johnson, 92, of Manhattan, died Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014. The family provided some of the following information. Wyoma Jean Swift (known as Wy) was born May 29, 1922, to Ireland William Swift and Hazel Marie Cook near Lawshe, Ohio.  She attended Cherry Fork High School and

  • Obituaries | October 23, 2014


    David Rundquist, 64, of Green, died Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, at the Leonardville Nursing Home. Funeral services are pending with the Anderes-Pfeifley Funeral Home in Riley.

  • Obituaries | October 23, 2014


    Jim D. Johnson, 68, of Olsburg, died Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, at his farm south of Olsburg. He was born on Jan. 2, 1946, in Westmoreland. He was the son of Alciede Lavern “A.L.” and Dorothy Marie (Novak) Johnson. He graduated from Blue Valley High School in Randolph in 1964.

  • Arts & Leisure | October 23, 2014

    Parade, carnival and more

    A little fall weather won’t deter the Homecoming spirit at K-State. (Though the rain might have washed away the chalking contest on Bosco Student Plaza.) Brave the drizzle today and check out the amazing artwork on the windows of businesses in Aggieville. The university’

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