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  • Editorials | December 24, 2014

    Merry Christmas

    Some people have no trouble at all getting into the Christmas spirit. It almost envelops them, and it’s a joy to behold. These individuals are recognizable any number of ways; among the more conspicuous is their desire to decorate their houses. They hum carols

  • Columns | December 24, 2014

    Family includes those in need

    When the Middle East is mentioned today, many of us think only of hatred, violence, fanaticism. I would like to tell you of a personal experience that we had in 2004 when we were living in Tunisia. It was the eve of the Muslim feast of

  • Obituaries | December 24, 2014


    Theola Louise (Straub) Bearman, 84, of Wamego, died Monday, Dec. 22, 2014, at her home. The family provided the following information. Theola was born to Theodore and Margaret (Brockish) Straub on Sept. 18, 1930, in rural Wamego.  Theola grew up in the Wamego area and attended Wamego High School.

  • Obituaries | December 24, 2014


    Kevin Deets, 61, of Manhattan, died Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. She was born on May 15, 1953, in Beloit, the daughter of Gene and Joice (Weise) Kimerer. Complete obituary information is pending and will be announced by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz

  • Arts & Leisure | December 24, 2014

    Adventure camp, microbe and more

    Looking for that perfect last minute holiday gift? Look no further than the Manhattan Arts Center’s Wrap It Up! Art Sale. Featuring work from more than 80 local artists, including pottery, jewelry, photography, fiber art, woodwork and glass, you’ll be sure to find the

  • Football | December 24, 2014

    Cats say bowl win a lift for next year

    Kansas State’s win over Michigan in last season’s Buffalo Wings Bowl is still being felt by the Wildcats today — and a big reason why K-State players say they’re in position to finish this year with 10 wins. “Winning a bowl game can help

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency |Fort Riley | December 23, 2014

    Victim identified in range death

    Police have identified the man who died at an Ogden shooting range Saturday as a Fort Riley soldier, and they believe his death was a suicide. Pfc. Milton Barrera, 20, died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head Saturday afternoon at Ogden’s Best Gun

  • Arts & Leisure | December 23, 2014

    It was a great show when Rimes was on-stage


    When LeAnn Rimes was on-stage at McCain Auditorium last week, the entertainment was terrific. Former child sensation Rimes—we were reminded by the “1982” on the stage-backing slide that the singer is still only 32 years old—has a big voice and a big enough technique arsenal

  • Local |Kansas State University | December 23, 2014

    K-State sets bowl pep rally start time

    The K-State Alumni Association and K-State Athletics have now announced the location and start time for the public pep rally ahead of the Valero Alamo Bowl in San Antonio, Texas. The K-State pep rally will be Thursday, Jan. 1, at Freeman Coliseum, 3201 E. Houston St., in

  • Local |Business |Government & Politics | December 23, 2014

    Commission close to decision on clinic purchase

    Pott County Commissioners hope to make a decision soon whether or not to purchase the former medical clinic building at Westmoreland. In responding to questions from Leslie Campbell, health director, commissioners said relocating the health department to the clinic building would probably be a less

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