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  • Local | November 28, 2014

    County has lack of foster homes

    Riley County only has enough foster homes for about one-third of children who need care. According to St. Francis Community Services,which is contracted by the state to place foster children locally, there are 71 children from Riley County in foster care, and 45 have had to

  • I Wonder |Local |Kansas State University | November 28, 2014

    What does ‘JD’ stand for on Snyder’s hat?

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    Q: I’ve seen the initials “JD” on the caps worn by Bill Snyder and some of the assistant football coaches this season. What does that stand for? A: I’m tempted to say: “Jack Daniels,” in the name of the Tennessee whiskey. You probably

  • Local |Business |Government & Politics | November 28, 2014

    Wamego commission approves $45K for bandstand renovation

    Organizers hope a project to renovate the bandstand in Wamego City Park is completed by this spring. The Wamego City Commission recently approved spending up to $45,000 for the project. The Wamego Community Foundation is also taking donations, raising $9,100 so far. The project will stabilize the

  • Editorials | November 28, 2014

    Lights, shopping, giving — holidays

    It’s the Friday after Thanksgiving and as good a time as any to pause before the frenzy resumes. We hope the crowds who Thursday evening formed the first wave of the Black Friday storm found what they were looking for and at prices that

  • Letters | November 28, 2014

    Saturday — and every day — shop in locally-owned stores

    To the Editor: This holiday season, as big, out-of-town retailers continue to ask you to chase discounts on cheaply manufactured products, we would like to invite you and our whole community to experience the better total values offered by our locally owned retailers.  What

  • Letters | November 28, 2014

    Couple’s kindness saved me a great deal of trouble

    To the Editor: Last Saturday a young couple knocked on my door in order to return my lost wallet. I had not even missed it, although it turned out I had left it on the Starbucks counter at Dillons East several hours earlier, where it

  • Local |Kansas State University | November 28, 2014

    College of Vet Med hosts world symposium in China

    A mutual interest in improving animal health and veterinary education is helping the Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine bring new global partners together in China. The college’s U.S.-China Center for Animal Health partnered with the Chinese Veterinary Medical Association and

  • Local |Business |Kansas State University | November 28, 2014

    Be cautious of data breaches

    If you’re worried about a data breach when making those holiday purchases, there isn’t much you can do, according to a cybersecurity expert from Kansas State University. “In general, when you’re looking at the compromises we’ve seen recently, they are compromises

  • Obituaries | November 28, 2014

    BARBARA J. COONROD

    Barbara Jane (Stephens) Coonrod, 93, of Manhattan, died Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014, at Via Christi Village in Manhattan. She was born on Dec. 7, 1920, in Salina, the daughter of Charles and Mary (Southworth) Stephens.  Barbara was the youngest of 10 children.  She graduated from high school in 1938. On

  • Obituaries | November 28, 2014

    EDITH M. PICKETT

    Edith Marie Pickett, 96, of Manhattan, died Wednesday evening, Nov. 26, 2014, at the Via Christi Village in Manhattan. She was born on Sept. 2, 1918, in Clay Center, and was a longtime Manhattan resident. Additional obituary and service information will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz


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