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  • Neighbors | March 03, 2014

    Lundquist can’t stay away from fire department


    Guy Lundquist contributes to the Manhattan Fire Department in a multitude of ways – as a former firefighter, current custodian and unofficial department historian. Lundquist, born and raised in Manhattan, served as an MFD firefighter from January 1977 until his early retirement in March 1997. During his career,

  • Manhattan High School | March 03, 2014

    MHS girls’ bowling makes state

    Last season, it was the Manhattan boys’ team qualifying for the state bowling tournament in Wichita. This year, it’s the girls’ turn. The Manhattan girls’ bowling team finished second at the Washburn Rural regional in Topeka on Friday, qualifying the team to compete at

  • Local |Kansas State University | March 03, 2014

    Short stories inspiration for art exhibit

    The short stories of one of Latin America’s most celebrated writers are the inspiration for a new exhibition at Kansas State University’s Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art that explores the visual interpretation of fiction from a philosophical perspective. “Painting Borges: Art Interpreting

  • Obituaries | March 03, 2014


    Ruby M. Broman, 102, of Seward, Neb., formerly of Blue Rapids, died March 1 in Seward. Survivors include her son, Carl E. Whitesell and wife, Ann, of Scranton; three daughters, Mary Lou Higgins of El Cajon, Calif., Beulah M. Spunaugle and husband, Tom, of Seward, Neb., Delma

  • Obituaries | March 03, 2014


    Mildred M. Sanberg, 97, died Feb. 26 at Leonardville Nursing Home in Leonardville. The family provided some of the following information. Mildred was born Dec. 15, 1916, in Morganville, the daughter of James and Carrie (Burchard) Murphy. Mildred attended school in Clay Center. She married Weldon V. Sanberg on

  • Obituaries | March 03, 2014


    John H. “Jack” Schmeal Jr., 65, of Olsburg, died early Monday morning at the Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. He was born on Feb. 28, 1949 in Newton, N.J. Complete obituary information is pending and will be announced by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan,

  • Columns | March 03, 2014

    Rethink city-KSU fund process

    The City-University Projects Fund was established on June 30, 1994. The fund was part of the annexation agreement that included KSU in the city limits. The logic was based on the following: 1. The university purchases water and sewer service from the city. 2. The city constructed a fire

  • Arts, Leisure | March 03, 2014

    ‘Harvey’ still alive, well and living at MAC


    It’s been nineteen seasons since the presentation by the then Manhattan Civic Theatre of Mary Chase’s much beloved 1944 Pulitzer-Prize-winning comedy, Harvey, back in November of 1995. Lots of change in lots of stuff since then, but judging from the reactions of this past Friday’

  • Men's Basketball | March 03, 2014

    Southwell looking for strong finish


    Two years ago, around this time, Shane Southwell didn’t know where his future was headed. The Wildcats had just been knocked out of the NCAA tournament by Syracuse, and Kansas State’s short two-game stint in the Big Dance was marred by the controversial

  • March 03, 2014

    Currie: No timetable for latest project

    With the record $60 million gift from the Vanier family last week — $20 million going to athletics — Kansas State AD John Currie would like to begin Phase III of the football stadium renovation, “sooner, rather than later.” Yet, Currie said Saturday night there is no timetable for

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