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  • Obituaries | November 12, 2014


    Olivier Valentijn De Smedt, 39, of Lakewood, Colo., died Monday, Nov. 3, 2014, at Collier Hospice House. The family provided some of the following information. Olivier was born on Feb. 12, 1975, in Sint Niklaas, Belgium, the oldest of two children born to Valeer August De Smedt and Maria-Louisa Theresia

  • Obituaries | November 12, 2014


    Donald Wayne Anderson, 84, of Alma, died Monday, Nov. 10, 2014, at the Valley Vista Good Samaritan Center. He was born Aug. 31, 1930, in rural Alma, the son of Oliver and Minnie Weber Anderson. He graduated from Alma High School and served in the United States Air Force. He

  • Arts & Leisure | November 12, 2014

    Vibraphonist, bassist featured in Topeka

    TOPEKA — The fourth concert in Topeka Jazz Workshop’s 46th concert season will be Sunday and will feature Chuck Redd, a vibraphonist and drummer, and Nicki Parrott, bass and vocals.  Accompanying them will be Kansas City pianist Roger Wilder and drummer Todd Strait from

  • Obituaries | November 12, 2014


    Helen E. Horton, 96, of Manhattan, died Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. She was born on Jan. 20, 1918, in Douglas County and had been a Manhattan resident since 1989, moving from Junction City. Additional obituary information and service times will be announced later

  • Obituaries | November 12, 2014


    Kendrah Karen Swiercinsky, 49, of St. George, died Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014. She was born on Jan. 18, 1965, in Topeka and was the daughter of Kenneth and Karen Swiercinsky of Maple Hill.

  • Obituaries | November 12, 2014


    Alice Joyce Holmes Caine, 87,  died Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014 in Kansas City, Mo. The family provided the following information. Alice was born on June 24, 1927 in Aurora, Ill., to Calvin Eugene and Essie Louise Glossop Holmes. She graduated from East Aurora High School and North Central College

  • Football | November 12, 2014

    K-State working to get past TCU loss


    There are a couple ways to look at the off weekend ahead for Kansas State. It could allow last Saturday’s loss at TCU — an open wound right now — to fester into something more serious, or give the Wildcats a few extra days to fix

  • Men's Basketball | November 12, 2014

    K-State men sign three in early period

    The Kansas State men’s basketball team picked up three signees for the 2015 class on Wednesday, the first day of the early national signing period. The class includes Florida guard Barry Brown, Kansas forward Dean Wade and Texas center Dante Williams. Wade is a 6-foot-8

  • Local | November 11, 2014

    Parade a multi-generational affair for veterans, families


    Multiple generations of veterans and families united Tuesday morning for the Veterans Day parade. Despite temperatures in the 20s, residents showed up along Poyntz Avenue to show appreciation for those who have served in the military. Maj. Shawnn Martin, Air Force ROTC detachment commander at

  • Local |Government & Politics | November 11, 2014

    Residents debate building commission

    A public forum on Monday about the creation of a “public building commission” turned into a heated two-hour debate about the scope of the proposed entity’s power. More than 20 residents attended the meeting, held by the Riley County Commission, concerning the draft of a

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