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  • Local |Kansas State University | December 12, 2013

    Nauerth to speak at K-State commencement

    Deb Nauerth, principal at Woodrow Wilson Elementary, will deliver the commencement address during the K-State education college graduation. The ceremony is scheduled for 10 a.m. Saturday at Bramlage Coliseum. “It’s an incredible honor,” she said. “I’m humbled that I was considered and asked

  • Editorials | December 12, 2013

    Too much read into handshake

    Try as we might, we can’t get all that worked up over the fact that President Barack Obama and Cuban dictator Raúl Castro shook hands during the memorial service for Nelson Mandela on Tuesday in South Africa. The occasion, it’s worth noting,

  • Letters | December 12, 2013

    Hostetler willing to help anyone improve Manhattan

    To the Editor: Our community has suffered a great loss.  Charlie Hostetler was a true statesman and gentleman. He was a funny, loving, selfless man who was a true community pillar.   Charlie selflessly gave to his community financially, ener-getically recruiting and sup-porting businesses

  • Letters | December 12, 2013

    Kansas should eliminate mortgage registration ‘tax’

    To the Editor: Did you know that Kansas is one of only nine states that impose a fee, which Kansas courts have declared a tax, on purchasers of real estate when they take out a loan to finance that purchase? A person who has cash

  • Obituaries | December 12, 2013


    Janet Colvin, 92, of Manhattan died Thursday at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. She was born January 18, 1921, in Abilene. After marrying William “Bill” Colvin in January 1958, she made Manhattan her home. Bill preceded her in death,

  • Obituaries | December 12, 2013


    Charles Hostetler, 75, of Manhattan died Sunday. A memorial service has been set for Sunday, Jan. 12, at 3 p.m. at First United Methodist Church in Manhattan. Full obituary information is expected soon.

  • Obituaries | December 12, 2013


    Brian Christopher Johnson, 35, of Lawrence died Monday at University of Kansas Medical Center after an extended illness. The family provided some of the following information. Memorial services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Warren-McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence. Brian was born May 21, 1978 in Hinsdale, Ill.,

  • Obituaries | December 12, 2013


    Barbara Jean Davis, 70, died Nov. 19 in Whitewater following a long struggle with Alzheimer’s Disease. The family provided some of the following information. She was born on July 2, 1943 in Newton to Wayne T. and Gladys E. (Hohman) Floberg. Her childhood was spent in Randolph, her

  • Obituaries | December 12, 2013


    Ermaleen J. Dunn, 83, of Abilene died Friday at the Memorial Hospital in Abilene. The family provided some of the following information. Memorial funeral services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Abilene with the Rev. Justin Panzer officiating. She was born

  • Obituaries | December 12, 2013


    Anna Lou Auen, 82, of Manhattan died Wednesday at the Via Christi Village in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. She was born on August 30, 1931, in Pierpont, S.D. She was the daughter of Howard L. and Marie E. (Torguson) Townsend. Mrs. Auen

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