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  • Local |Agriculture | December 30, 2013

    Ag-wise workshop deadline extended

    Kansas Foundation for Agriculture in the Classroom (KFAC) and Kansas Farm Bureau (KFB) have extended the deadline for three of the four Be Ag-Wise educator training workshops in early 2014. The workshops, which are designed especially for agricultural education presenters at the county level, will give

  • Men's Basketball | December 30, 2013

    Thomas finally debuts for Wildcats

    If the wait felt long for the Kansas State men’s basketball team, just ask Jevon Thomas how long it was for him. (Kansas State’s Jevon Thomas goes up for a shot against Tulane in the second half last Saturday in New York). More

  • Local |Government, Politics | December 29, 2013

    Obama signs budget

    We’re one step closer to NBAF. President Barack Obama this week signed into law a two-year joint budget resolution that approves $404 million for the National Bio and Agro Defense Facility to be built in Manhattan. The budget does not guarantee that NBAF will be

  • Local |Business | December 29, 2013

    Power outages reported

    About 2,100 Manhattan residents were without power Saturday evening in an unexplained outage. Westar Energy and Riley County Police responded to many calls of power outages Saturday. According to the Westar website, 2,094 residents in Riley County were without power as of 7:45 p.m. By 10 p.m.,

  • Local |Business | December 29, 2013

    Breadbasket deals with post-holiday glut of food


    The Flint Hills Breadbasket is overflowing with food. Executive Director Maribeth Keiffer said right after the holidays, the Manhattan-based food pantry always has an abundance of food, but it doesn’t take long for it to go. “It’s needed every day of the year,”

  • Obituaries | December 29, 2013


    Jimmy Lee Burwell, 71, of Leonardville died Monday at the Clay County Medical Center in Clay Center. The family provided some of the following information. He was born on Aug. 22, 1942, in Hope. He was the son of Johnny and Elma (Kappelman) Burwell. He married Berniece Forrester

  • Obituaries | December 29, 2013


    Evelyn S. Daniels, 88, of Manhattan, died Friday at her residence following an extended illness. The family provided some of the following information. She was born on June 10, 1925, in Harlan, Ky. She was the daughter of Emerson and Abbie Harris.  Evelyn was raised in Harlan

  • Obituaries | December 29, 2013


    Robert W. Altland, 81, of Overland Park died Wednesday. The family provided some of the following information. Robert was born in Woodward, Okla., to Wesley Paul and Ruth Altland. He graduated from Oklahoma A&M, served in Korea and was a Vietnam veteran, having serving

  • Obituaries | December 29, 2013


    Joe Beaudet, 91, of Manhattan, died Friday at the Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. Complete obituary information and service times are pending and will be announced by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Ave., Manhattan, KS 66502.

  • Obituaries | December 29, 2013


    Patricia Ann “Pat” Umscheid, 71, died Tuesday at her residence in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. She was born on Dec. 14, 1942, in Wamego. She was the daughter of Ross Eugene and Evelyn Ann (Wertzberger) Nichols. On May 9, 1959 she was united in marriage

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