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  • Manhattan High School | June 13, 2014

    Indians land 6 on all-league soccer team

    The Manhattan High girls’ soccer team landed six on the Centennial League all-league teams to end the season, led by two first-team selections. Par McNair at midfielder and Ally Taylor at defender were each named to the all-Centennial first team, while Kelsey Schroll (F), Maddie

  • Obituaries | June 13, 2014

    SHIRLEY BLETSCHER

    Shirley Bletscher, 82, died Wednesday, June 11, 2014, at the Medicalodge in Clay Center. She was born Dec. 14, 1931, in Clay Center, the daughter of Wayne and Naomi (Yocum) Dunable. Shirley grew up in Clay Center.  She married Merton Bletscher on March 10, 1971, and he survives of the home.&

  • Track & Field | June 13, 2014

    K-State’s Field takes 6th at NCAA meet

    EUGENE, Ore. — The Kansas State track and field team continued its start to the NCAA Division-I Outdoor Track and Field Championships with another batch of notable performances in day-two action. Along with a first-team All-America showing by Devin Field in the long jump, the Wildcats

  • Golf | June 13, 2014

    K-State’s Weldon qualifies for U.S. Public Links

    Kansas State men’s golf senior-to-be Kyle Weldon will compete in his second straight U.S. Amateur Public Links Championship after winning a qualifying event, Monday and Tuesday, at Aberdeen Golf Club in Eureka, Mo. After going wire-to-wire to win the qualifying event last year,

  • Local |Fort Riley | June 12, 2014

    Families remember 7 Fort Riley soldiers who died this year

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    Sabina Edwards tried to keep it together when thinking about a particular memory of her son, the late Spc. Terry Gordon. Edwards said seeing the color guard during the annual Victory Park ceremony Thursday at Fort Riley brought back memories for her. Gordon, she said,

  • Local |Government & Politics | June 12, 2014

    Vargo says future of vote counting is up for debate

    Riley County Clerk Rich Vargo told county commissioners Thursday morning the future of the way votes are counted in elections is up in the air, with neither the state nor the federal government sure which direction to go. Vargo said this while giving his 2015 budget

  • Editorials | June 12, 2014

    World Cup begins to runneth over

    In America, it’s baseball season. The Kansas City Royals have won nine of 13 games, and their 4-1 victory over the Cleveland Indians Wednesday night vaulted the team into second place in their division, just two games behind the Detroit Tigers. While the Royals are

  • Letters | June 12, 2014

    America needs lawmakers who’ve known hard times

    To the Editor: I’m an individual who has multiple disabilities and who is a fighter. I have overcome multiple injuries and accidents and am still going strong at 63 years of age. I also raise my middle-school-aged grandson. I successfully live independently. Yes, I have

  • Movies | June 12, 2014

    There’s lots more than Legos on the new-DVD shelves

    Of the new movies planned for release on home viewing media during June, people tell me the “Legomovie” is the pick. Honest. Maybe I’m talking with the wrong people. But I do feel confident this family movie will entertain. But surely it is a

  • Local |Business | June 12, 2014

    Campsites, reserved seats sold out at Stampede

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    Country Stampede is completely sold out of campsites and reserved seating for the first time in its 19-year history, organizers have announced. The four-day country music festival is set for June 26-29 at Tuttle Creek State Park. Festival organizers said they recently surveyed the grounds


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