• Minister finds purpose in funerals for those without ‘church home’ Neighborh.phatch

    Retired pastor Ben Duerfeldt has officiated 863 funerals in his 60-year career. A former pastor with the First Christian Church in Manhattan, Duerfeldt, 81, is now a go-to celebrant for those who aren’t members of a church. “Most of the funerals .

  • Commissioners to get revenue estimates

    The Manhattan City Commission will review on Tuesday the city’s potential future revenue to help prepare for the 2016 budget discussions that starts in May. The work session starts at 5 p.m. at City Hall. City administrators will provide a .

  • Multi-car crash on I-70 leaves three injured

    A three-vehicle crash in Wabaunsee County caused injuries to three people on Sunday. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, the crash happened at 4:12 p.m. when Ronald M. Stos, 64, of Great Bend, who was driving his 2011 Ford Taurus westbound on .

  • Man gets probation in DUI, attempted robbery case

    A judge sentenced a Westmoreland man to probation on Monday for attempted robbery and drunken driving. Nathan Woodyard, 38, received 24 months probation for the May 11 incident. He must also pay and fines and fees totaling $1,063. Woodyard faces a 21-month prison sentence .

  • ‘Sister Act’ seems to exceed audience expectations Christopher.conner

    Audience members braved construction congested parking Friday to nearly fill McCain Auditorium for a performance of “Sister Act.” The musical is a stage adaptation of the 1992 film of the same title starring Whoopi Goldberg. Differing from the film, this “Sister .


    Susie J. Kiley, 85, of Manhattan, formerly of Junction City, died Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015, at Meadowlark Hills in Manhattan. Susie was born Jan. 1, 1930, in Taegu, Korea. She was the daughter of Yong Kun Kim and Kill Yung Sun. Susie moved to the .


    Barbara Ann Hunsinger, 87, formerly of St. George, died Friday, Jan. 23, 2015, at her home in Lawrence. She was born Dec. 6, 1927, in Junction City to Mike R. and Florence (Heidenreich) Pedro. On Dec. 9, 1945, she was united in marriage to William J. Hunsinger. .


    Annette Beame Hedke, 60, died on Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015. The family provided some of the following information. Funeral services were at 1:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 9, 2015, at Central Christian Church, Wichita — co-officiated with L’Chaim B’Yeshua Congregation. Burial was to follow in .

  • Williams calls season frustrating

    Kansas State coach Bruce Weber has been open about his team’s immaturity and discontent leading to struggles on the court. Kansas State’s Jevon Thomas reacts during the Wildcats’ loss to Texas on Saturday at Bramlage Coliseum. Texas won 61.

  • K-State football hands out 2014 awards

    Receiver Tyler Lockett, quarterback Jake Waters and linebacker Jonathan Truman were named Kansas State’s 2014 offensive and defensive MVPs, while Matthew McCrane and Lockett took special teams MVP honors, as the Wildcat football program held its annual awards ceremony Sunday .

  • Wildcats lose 5th straight

    Due to wet conditions in Fresno, the No. 66 Kansas State women’s tennis team faced San Francisco on Saturday evening only in singles at the Spalding G. Wathen Tennis Center on the campus of Fresno State. The Dons defeated the .

  • Art exhibit highlights how couples’ works can go together Nelson.phatch

    Couples can make beautiful art together, and a local gallery has some examples of that on display in a new exhibit. Jay and Barbara Nelson, married owners of the Strecker-Nelson Gallery, are using the time around Valentine’s Day to .


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