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  • Obituaries | July 13, 2014

    LAVONNE PRICE-GREENE

    LaVonne Larson Price Greene, 101, of Manhattan, died Friday, July 11, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. She was born on April 22, 1913, in Dows, Iowa, the daughter of Arthur and Florence Larson. She was a proud graduate

  • Obituaries | July 13, 2014

    CLARENCE E. ZARGER

    Clarence E. “Junior” Zarger, Jr., 71, died Monday, July 7, 2014, at his home after a long and courageous battle with cancer. The family provided some of the following information. He was born on May 25, 1943, to Clarence E. Zarger and Loretta B. (Cox) Zarger. Junior was a lifetime

  • Obituaries | July 13, 2014

    ALICE MAE KROHN

    Alice Mae Krohn, 88, of Blaine, died Friday, July 11, 2014, at Stormont-Vail Heath Care in Topeka. Alice married Laurence Emil Krohn on Jan. 19, 1944. He died on March 26, 1995. Alice was a true farm wife and a CNA at the Westy Community Care Home. She is survived by her

  • July 13, 2014

    JAY T. SHAW

    Jay T. Shaw, 75, of Manhattan died Friday morning, July 11, 2014, at his residence in Manhattan following an extended illness. He was born on Oct. 25, 1938, in Canonsburg, Penn., and had been a Manhattan resident since 1971. Additional obituary information and service times will be announced later by the

  • Obituaries | July 13, 2014

    THOMAS HENRY DEKAT

    Thomas Henry Dekat, 88, of Saint George, died Friday, July 11, 2014, at the Wamego Health Center. Thom was born on Feb. 2, 1926, in Flush to the late Laura Mary (Winter) and Clemens Henry Dekat. He graduated from Flush High School. Tom was a farmer and carpenter as well

  • Obituaries | July 13, 2014

    FERN M. HOFMAN-COMSTOCK

    Fern M. Hofman-Comstock, 102, of Parker, Colo., died Saturday morning, July 12, 2014, at the Crown Crest of Parker Rehabilitation and Living Center. She was born on Dec. 5, 1951, in Wheaton and had been a longtime Manhattan and surrounding area resident. Additional obituary information and service times will be

  • Football |Golf | July 13, 2014

    Wildcat Legends event continues to grow

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    In July 2009, Kansas State football coach Bill Snyder grabbed a mic and addressed a packed crowd inside Kite’s Bar and Grill. “I want to insure you that we will make this something really, really special over a period of time,” Snyder said in 2009. “And

  • Local |Business | July 13, 2014

    Dermatologist gets put in surgery society

    Dr. John R. Adams, a board-certified dermatologist of Advanced Dermatology and Skin Cancer Center, P.A., Manhattan, has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the American Society of Mohs Surgery (ASMS). The primary mission of the ASMS is to improve physician performance and

  • Books | July 13, 2014

    ‘Raising Boys’ offers a humorous look into a mother’s life

    On days when her boys charged through the hardware store, brandishing a pitchfork and screaming like crazed ninjas, or used black markers to create their favorite Beatles hairstyle, Rachel Balducci wished she possessed the magic wand of motherhood to reverse her situation, that is, to

  • Books | July 13, 2014

    Library features no shortage of children’s activities this summer

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    It is summer break, and the kids here are reading maniacs! In June, more than 30,000 children’s books and audiobooks were checked out from the library. So far, 2,000 children have registered for the library’s summer reading program and read more than 600,000 minutes. They are


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