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  • Area Schools | December 07, 2014

    Centralia 46, Valley Heights. 45, OT

    At Centralia, Valley Heights dropped its season opener in overtime to the Panthers, giving up a big second-half lead in the process. The Mustangs led 31-22 at halftime, but scored just 13 points combined in the second half to allow Centralia to force overtime. The Panthers

  • Gardening | December 07, 2014

    Cold tolerance of plants


    When it is cold outside, I have to put on extra layers of clothing or go inside to stay warm. Plants don’t have this option and must move water in and out of their cells to survive. A well hydrated plant is important for

  • Local |Kansas State University | December 07, 2014

    Program helps students become state-approved mediators

    As part of a new conflict resolution program, Kansas State University students are becoming eligible for state approval as mediators and are helping families and Kansas communities. The College of Human Ecology’s School of Family Studies and Human Services has started offering opportunities to

  • Local |Kansas State University | December 07, 2014

    Cancer prevalent in pets but treatable, says veterinarian

    About 50 percent of dogs and 33 percent of cats 10 years and older will develop cancer. A Kansas State University veterinarian says depending upon the type of cancer, it may be very treatable. Mary Lynn Higginbotham, assistant professor of oncology in the university’s College of Veterinary

  • Obituaries | December 07, 2014


    Edward Lee Miller, 86, Wamego, died Wed., Dec. 3, 2014, at Westy Community Care Home.  Eddie was born March 24, 1928, the son of Charles and Alice Tucker Miller. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. Eddie was an auto mechanic most of his adult

  • Obituaries | December 07, 2014


    Marvin Eugene Oppenlander, 79, of Wamego, passed away Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Hospice of Manhattan. His family provided some of the following information. Marvin was born Jan. 18, 1935, in Manhattan, the son of Harry E. and Gladys L. Mann Oppenlander. He attended schools in St.

  • Arts & Leisure | December 07, 2014

    Renowned cellist gives McCain audience a beautiful evening


    Emerging from a wing of McCain Auditorium’s stage this past Wednesday evening, renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma was greeted with sustained applause by a near sellout crowd. He came alone, cello in hand, proceeded to center stage where sat a conspicuously solitary chair, flashed his

  • Columns | December 07, 2014

    Obama’s ineptitude on defense evident again

    President Barack Obama’s decision to fire Chuck Hagel as secretary of Defense has revealed serious splits between those who fight the country’s wars and the White House. Hagel was caught in the middle. Instead of parroting White House policy, Hagel tried to lessen

  • Volleyball | December 06, 2014

    K-State volleyball ends season with NCAA tourney loss to Utah

    LINCOLN, Neb. — The Kansas State volleyball team’s season ended Friday night, losing to Utah in a three-game sweep (25-16, 25-16, 25-17) to open the NCAA Championships at the Bob Devaney Athletics Center. The Wildcats (22-9) were lead by senior outside hitter Chelsea Keating, who

  • Manhattan High School | December 05, 2014

    Indians defeat Red Demons, 69-61

    The Manhattan High boys’ basketball team got the first win of the Benji George era with a 69-61 win over Dodge City Friday night. The Indians led for the entire second half but struggled to put away the pesky Red Demons, which cut the lead

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