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  • Obituaries | November 29, 2013


    Pauline Snodgrass, 102, died Saturday. Pauline Margaret Lueck was born on Aug. 22, 1911, in Holton. She moved to Netawaka when she was a child and was a graduate of Netawaka High School. After attending Stephens College in Columbia, Mo., Pauline became a teacher in Netawaka, where she

  • Local |Business | November 29, 2013

    Black Friday becoming earlier, more organized


    Black Friday is no longer on Friday, and it’s no longer quite so black. Or bleak. Incidents in recent years that resulted in injuries or even death of employees and shoppers have brought about a more organized, safer Black Friday system in some stores.

  • Local |Business | November 29, 2013

    Mennonite church to build on Poyntz

    The Manhattan Mennonite Church has unveiled plans for a new building and location. The current church building is at 1000 Fremont, and through the help of tithes and donations, church leaders hope to break ground at 821 Poyntz — immediately east of Manhattan High’s east campus — where

  • Obituaries | November 29, 2013


    Leroy Reynolds, 88, of Manhattan, died Thursday at the Meadowlark Hills Retirement Community - Honstead House in Manhattan. He was born on Feb. 1, 1925. Complete service times and obituary information are pending and will be announced by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home.

  • Football | November 29, 2013

    Motivation built in for Sunflower Showdown

    For 60 members of the Kansas State football team, Saturday’s regular-season finale against the University of Kansas is a game they’ve had circled on their calendars for months. (Three Kansas State players wrap up Kansas running back James Sims last season at Bill Snyder

  • Football | November 29, 2013

    Sims makes lowly KU go

    Oklahoma made it look easy — rushing for more than 300 yards a week ago against Kansas State. The Wildcats are hoping it doesn’t start a trend because Saturday’s matchup at Kansas has the potential to be another big challenge for K-State. Sooners running back

  • Columns |Football | November 29, 2013

    Kinder: Being close in proximity does not a rivalry make

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    You can’t blame conference realignment for this one. No, the poor state of the Sunflower Showdown falls squarely on the two schools involved. Kansas State and Kansas need to share this epic fail. When I think of rivalries, I think Texas/Oklahoma, Nebraska/Oklahoma,

  • Women's Basketball | November 29, 2013

    K-State women fall to SMU, 68-57

    FREEPORT, Bahamas — Despite a career-high performance from Ashia Woods in her in season debut, the Kansas State women’s basketball team dropped its opening game of the Junkanoo Jam to SMU on Friday, 68-57. The Wildcats have now lost three straight since opening the season

  • Local |Business | November 28, 2013

    Volunteers produce big Thanksgiving spread for all ... and it’s free

    For Thursday’s lunch, Old Chicago was not serving its typical Italian food. It was time for a traditional Thanksgiving meal. Volunteers from the Flint Hills Breadbasket and Old Chicago served a community Thanksgiving meal Thursday. It was a full deal, too, with all the

  • Local |Education | November 28, 2013

    Disturbing district grad rate deceiving

    Discussion during a Riley County Commission meeting Monday highlighted a below-average graduation rate in the county. But it’s a complicated issue. While the state saw 84.92 percent of its high school seniors graduate during the 2011-12 school year, the graduation rate in Riley County was

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