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  • Obituaries | November 26, 2013


    Mary Elizabeth Holley, 74, of Wamego, died Sunday at the Wamego Health Center. She was a long time resident of the community. The family provided some of the following information. Mary was born Feb. 26, 1939, in Blaine. She was the daughter of Celester and Lucille Harrington Saville.

  • Obituaries | November 26, 2013


    Deborah (Debbie) Ann Dowling, 56, died on Saturday and is forever joined with her beloved grandson, Tyler, who preceded her in death on April 13, 2011. The family provided some of the following information. Debbie was born on June 8, 1957, in Manhattan and attended local schools. On Nov. 21, 1972, in

  • Obituaries | November 26, 2013


    Ruth Alvina Winter, 85, died Sunday at Memorial Hospital in Abilene. She was born April 22, 1928 in Lincoln, Neb. Ruth was raised in Lincoln, Neb.  She married Rudolph “Sam” Winter on May 30, 1948.  In 1952, they moved to Clifton and then in 1955, moved to the Palmer community

  • Obituaries | November 26, 2013


    Arlene Ulrich-Kaump, 84, of Manhattan, died Sunday in the Lyle House at Meadowlark Hills Retirement Community. Funeral arrangements are pending with the Anderes-Pfeifley Funeral Home in Riley.

  • Women's Basketball | November 26, 2013

    KSU signee Mertz only knows hard work

    If anyone understands what hard work and loyalty is, it has to be Lauren Mertz. Mertz, who recently signed to play basketball at Kansas State, has battled back from not one, but two ACL tears in back-to-back seasons, to get where she is today. Despite

  • General Activities | November 26, 2013

    Manhattan CC Club runners place at national meet

    Seven members of the Manhattan Cross Cross Country Club competed over the weekend at the Cross Country Coaches National Youth Championships in Louisville, Ky. Madeline Purdom and Luke Wichman earned national honors with top finishes in their division. Purdom was 18th among all 11-12 year-old

  • Manhattan High School | November 26, 2013

    MHS soccer players honored

    All-state and All-Centennial League teams were announced this week, with several Manhattan Indian soccer players honored. Among all-state honorees, midfielder Jonathan Turnley and forward Eric Gray were named to the first team, with forward Peter Maier named to the second team and midfielder Matt Liotta

  • November 25, 2013

    Wamego fireman moonlights as writer


    WAMEGO — A volunteer firefighter for 27 years, Lyle Markey has seen it all, but his career hasn’t been a typical one. He’s a firefighter who writes novels. Markey, deputy fire chief of the Wamego Fire Department, published the first novel of an action/adventure

  • November 25, 2013

    Debate to continue on CVB accountability

    A row over $1.2 million has boiled to a head. Commissioners plan to discuss how the Convention and Visitors Bureau Board should be structured and who will control it during Tuesday night’s work session – 5 p.m. at City Hall. Last month, city commissioners asked staff

  • Columns | November 25, 2013

    An evening conversation: Just another day

    Sc -- magazine mug.phatch

    There are zero shopping days left until my birthday. Just saying, you know? In truth, for a few years there was a serious side to carrying around this Nov. 25 birth date. We all were reminded of it again last weekend with a grim anniversary: President

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