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  • Letters | October 24, 2014

    Paid Endorsement: Carlin is properly concerned about state’s financial status

    To the Editor: A vote for Sydney Carlin is a vote for responsible decision-making in Kansas. She works cooperatively with other senators and representatives of both political parties to find reasonable and fair solutions to our problems. Sydney is a strong supporter of efforts to

  • Letters | October 24, 2014

    Paid Endorsement: Moderate Republicans have sound voting advice

    To the Editor: For too long, many of us have wondered where our moderate Republicans have gone. Thankfully, they are still alive, and many of them have become familiar with Paul Davis, a Democrat whom they endorse for governor. I haven’t known Mr. Davis,

  • Football | October 24, 2014

    UT defense is greatest threat Saturday

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    When Charlie Strong came from Louisville to replace longtime head coach Mack Brown at the University of Texas last year, he was known for his defense. Before his first head-coaching job four years ago, Strong worked for guys like Urban Meyer and Lou Holtz as

  • Movies | October 24, 2014

    ‘Addicted’ is a lot like a made-for-TV movie


    Remember made-for-TV movies? Maybe you recall the “movie of the week” or “after school specials.” The Hallmark Channel still seems to be making them. Disney had a recent success with its “High School Musical.” But I’m actually thinking back into the 1970s and 1980s,

  • Obituaries | October 24, 2014


    Leo Louis Goeckel, 99, of Hanover, died Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, at his home. The family provided the following information. Leo, the youngest of 13 children, was born on Aug. 6, 1915,  to Joseph and Anna (Ruhkamp) Goeckel at Hanover.  He was a lifetime farmer and served with the

  • Local |Business |Kansas State University | October 24, 2014

    Beer, housing driving student prices higher

    Kansas State University students are paying more for beer and non-greek housing than they were last year. According to the 2014 Student Price Index, which was recently released by the K-State Economics Club, goods commonly purchased by K-State students increased by an average of 4.7 percent in 2014.

  • Local |Business |Government & Politics | October 24, 2014

    Wamego landlords protest new code

    Landlords and the city of Wamego are at odds over a new set of regulations on property work. The Wamego City Commission approved new building codes in May, including a contractor licensing code provision. Under the new code, a property owner in Wamego has to

  • Obituaries | October 24, 2014


    Mildred M. Pfeifley, 93, of Clay Center, died Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, at the Leonardville Nursing Home. Funeral services are pending with the Anderes-Pfeifley Funeral Home in Riley, Kansas.

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | October 24, 2014

    No injury reported in Pott. Co. incident involving handgun

    The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office are looking for a person who pulled a handgun on someone in rural Manhattan on Tuesday. No one was injured in an incident that happened at about 11 p.m. in the 3700 block of Powers Lane in the Green Valley

  • Obituaries | October 24, 2014


    William James “Bill” Figge, 59, died Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2014, at St. Francis Hospital in Topeka. A family visitation will be held on Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014, at Piper Funeral Home in St. Marys from 2-4 p.m.  Inurnment will be at a later date in the Valley View

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