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  • Obituaries | April 21, 2014


    Maurice Earl “Buzz” Stark, 80, of Manhattan, died at Good Shepherd Hospice in Manhattan on Friday, March 28, after a short struggle with cancer. He was born on Nov. 12, 1933, in Topeka, the son of Robert Morton and Alice Lorene Brown Stark. A memorial service will be 11 a.

  • Obituaries | April 21, 2014


    Elizabeth Belle “Betty” Anderson, 84, of Manhattan, died Friday, April 18, 2014, at the Stoneybrook Retirement Community in Manhattan. She was born on Dec.10, 1929, in Manhattan, the daughter of John William and Thelma W. (Kelly) Bostick. Betty was raised in Manhattan where she attended local schools. Her family

  • Neighbors | April 21, 2014

    MHS auto tech teacher plugs field as viable option


    Automotive technology is changing and demand for mechanics is on the rise — so Manhattan High auto tech teacher Elizabeth Crooks is helping students make careers for themselves in an increasingly challenging field. When Crooks, a 2000 MHS graduate, was a freshman at the high school herself,

  • Track & Field | April 21, 2014

    K-State track and field closes weekend road meets

    The Kansas State track and field team finished up a long weekend of competition with its final days of action at the Mt. SAC and Kansas Relays, as well as competing in the Beach Track and Field Invitational. Erica Twiss and Sonia Gaskin headlined the

  • Triangulate | April 21, 2014

    Bill Aye, the first basketball student-manager at K-State

    Bill Aye was born in Manhattan on Feb. 19, 1929 and lived at 410 Houston Street. His mother, Mary Adda Boone-Webb, daughter of Fred Boone, who owned the Gillett hotel right next door, met her husband Herbert Webb during a family vacation trip to Bay Lake, Minn. “My

  • Local | April 20, 2014

    A scramble to find Easter eggs at fundraiser for foster kids


    Hundreds of children scavenged for Easter eggs, leaving not one of the 4,000 of them behind in the fields of Northeast Community Park. The hunt happened Saturday morning along with a 5K race for adults and a Rabbit Dash for children. It was a fundraiser to

  • Local |Fort Riley | April 20, 2014

    Fort Riley overhauls assault programs

    As much as Army Sgt. Aiden Hinkley believed in the concept of a one-stop shop of services for sexual assault victims in the military, he and his supervisor weren’t certain anybody would show up. After all, only two other U.S. Army installations in

  • Local |Kansas State University | April 20, 2014

    Expert: Be egg-stra careful with foods

    If you plan on eating those Easter eggs after you’ve dyed them, pay attention to how you cook them, says a K-State food safety expert. Londa Nwadike, who works at K-State’s Olathe campus, offers these tips on how to keep bacteria out of

  • Local |Business | April 20, 2014

    Wilson talks about recent flap with RCPD


    Rusty Wilson wants to believe that… Well, that he has been believed. That strange split sentence isn’t just some fun writing device. It’s pretty much the full description of what’s puzzling the well-known — and occasionally controversial — owner of Kite’s Grille and

  • April 20, 2014

    Humble Kansas beginnings lead to great heights


    Sometimes in Kansas we think we’re an isolated bunch. We often believe that what happens here stays here, and so do the people. (Kind of like Las Vegas, but also kind of not.) Sprawling metropolises? Huge skyscrapers? That’s city-slicker stuff. But here’s

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