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  • Local | February 17, 2014

    Disc golf’s ‘Ice Bowl’ may live up to name


    Golfers might have to pack up their equipment for the winter, but the same doesn’t hold true for the Disc Fanatics of Kansas. The local disc golf club will host its annual Ice Bowl, along with a ribbon, cutting to inaugurate the new expansion

  • Local |Government, Politics | February 17, 2014

    City-university agreement on agenda

    City commissioners plan to finalize the 2014 city-university fund agreement during their Tuesday night legislative session. The commission approved the funding during last year’s budget session. Tuesday’s meeting, which begins at 7 p.m. in City Hall, will include a rundown of how much each

  • Neighbors | February 17, 2014

    Maintenance man honored with street name


    He’s a man who’s lived in the Manhattan area his whole life, and he’s so humble that no one would know he deserved a street named after him. John Pride, 68, is a maintenance man who’s worked for Countryside Parks (formerly Countryside

  • Editorials | February 17, 2014

    Common Core is worth keeping

    We wonder sometimes what gets into members of the Kansas Legislature. Take state Rep. Willie Dove, a Bonner Springs Republican and member of the House Education Committee. He thinks Kansas students will benefit if the Legislature kills Common Core reading and math standards along with

  • Letters | February 17, 2014

    Bed quota for immigrant detainees is wasteful, unjust

    To the Editor: Every day the federal government keeps 34,000 immigrants locked up in detention because Congress has mandated an immigration detention bed “quota.” This means that no matter how many immigrants are actually in the system or what the real national security needs are at

  • Letters | February 17, 2014

    Thanks for making Troop 75 spaghetti dinner a success

    To the Editor: Boy Scout Troop 75 had a successful annual spaghetti dinner on Sunday, Feb. 2. This dinner is our main way to raise money for scouts to put into their camp accounts, purchase sup-plies for campouts and rank advancements, and provide funds for community projects.&

  • Arts, Leisure | February 17, 2014

    ‘Addams Family’ brings Valentine’s Day fun to McCain


    Valentine’s Day was a happy occasion this year, at least for the crowd in K-State’s McCain Auditorium. There we saw a musical version of “The Addams Family.” The characters, originated by Charles Addams in a series of New Yorker cartoons, became more widely

  • Obituaries | February 17, 2014


    James Bryn Wagoner, Sr., 79, of Grand View, Idaho, formerly of Manhattan, died on Wednesday at a care center in Boise, Idaho. A graveside service will be at 10 a.m. on Tuesday at Mountain View Cemetery in Mountain Home, Idaho.  Arrangements are under the direction

  • Obituaries | February 17, 2014


    Guy Donald Mathews, 101, a longtime Wamego and Manhattan resident, died Sunday at the Wamego Health Center in Wamego. He was born Aug. 3, 1912, in Beverly. Complete obituary information will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home.

  • Obituaries | February 17, 2014


    Dorothy M. (Green) Haase, 86, former resident of St. George, died Wednesday in Winchester. The family provided some of the following information. Dorothy was born December 23, 1927 in Oak Grove, Mo., to Thomas and Jesse (Sanders) Green.  Dorothy attended Baptist Bible College in Springfield, Mo., where

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