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  • Letters | November 09, 2014

    It takes more than the necessary funds to put a ‘Welcome’ sign on bridge pier

    To the Editor: I naively thought that once we had raised the necessary funds, it would be full speed ahead on constructing and placing the “MANHATTAN WELCOMES YOU!” sign on the east art deco bridge pier in the Kansas River. I should have realized that

  • Columns | November 09, 2014

    Dropping oil prices pressures producers; cotton tumbles

    Crude oil’s collapse continued this week, with prices nearing $75 per barrel, the lowest level in over three years. Prices are dropping as domestic oil production continues to expand and slowing global economies are reducing demand for petroleum. While most U.S. consumers focus on

  • Letters | November 09, 2014

    In light of last week’s election results, Legislature should adopt new state motto

    To the Editor, The Great Seal of the State of Kansas was adopted by the first session of the Kansas Legisla-ture, on May 25, 1861. At the same time, the Legislature also adopted our state motto, “Ad Astra per Aspera” “To the Stars with Difficulty” —as part

  • Women's Basketball | November 09, 2014

    Wildcats ready to lean on 6-foot-5 Lewis


    Jeff Mittie lights up when he talks about Bre Lewis, and for good reason. The new women’s basketball coach sees the 6-foot-5 post as the cornerstone to the program he’s trying to build at Kansas State. “She is just a player that has

  • Gardening | November 09, 2014

    Protecting plants from wildlife


    With the close of the growing season, food for some wildlife becomes less abundant. Cottontail rabbits, deer, voles and other wildlife may begin seeking out landscape plants for nourishment. Preventative methods are best prior to the wildlife developing a habit of munching on wanted vegetation.

  • Obituaries | November 09, 2014


    Jeanne Lucille Pohlman (née Gebhart), 70, died Nov. 4, 2014. The family provided some of the following information. Jeanne was born in Salina on Jan. 9, 1944, to James and Florence Gebhart.  She grew up in Salina, attended Culver and Salina schools, and graduated from Salina High School

  • November 09, 2014


    Donald Lee Shaw, 82, of Wamego, died Friday, Nov. 7, at Mercy Regional Health Center of Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. He was born March 4, 1932, at his family’s home near Wamego, the son of Robert L. and Eva (Harrell) Shaw. He attended

  • Obituaries | November 09, 2014


    Jessie Glynn Chatfield, 52, of Manhattan, died Monday, Nov. 3, 2014, while in the company of family, at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. Jessie was born in Manhattan on March 15, 1962, the son of Renavay (Scott) Chatfield and the late

  • Obituaries | November 09, 2014


    Denis E. Conley, 64, of Manhattan, died Nov. 7, 2014, at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. He was born September 23, 1950, in Karlsruhe, Germany, the son of Larry E. and Elisabeth (Stahl) Conley. Denis attended Manhattan High School and received

  • Obituaries | November 09, 2014


    Barbara J. Boudreau, 81, of Manhattan, died Friday Nov.7, 2014, at her home in Manhattan. She was born on April 2, 1933, in Frankfort. Complete obituary information is pending and will be announced by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Ave., Manhattan, KS 66502.

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