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  • Paddington Bear finally brought to big screen Christopher.conner1

    It took seven years to bring Paddington Bear, the marmalade loving children’s book character from darkest Peru, to the big screen. “Paddington” stars Hugh Bonneville and Sally Hawkins as Henry and Mary Brown. The risk-averse Henry Brown and the .

  • WVU defense stifles Cats Wes pressure.phatch

    Marcus Foster wasn’t sharp, Nino Williams got hurt early, Kansas State couldn’t make free throws and West Virginia’s defensive pressure was relentless. The 17th-ranked Mountaineers played 40 minutes of full-court pressure defense and forced the Wildcats into 25 turnovers .

  • Harris plays big minutes in Nino’s absence

    Kansas State freshman Malek Harris said earlier this season he’d always been aware of Nino Williams’ on-again, off-again knee problems. But going into Tuesday night’s game against No. 17 West Virginia, Williams had been on fire — scoring a combined 60 .

  • MHS girls win home bowling quad Bowling3.phatch

    Competing at home for the first time all season, the Manhattan High bowling teams took to the hardwood at Little Apple Lanes on Monday afternoon, hosting Shawnee Heights, Emporia and Junction City. The girls’ squad had a solid day, utilizing .


    Jerry Lee Carroll, 74, of Junction City, died Friday, Jan. 23, 2015, at the Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. A funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015, at the First United Methodist .

  • ‘We have to feed 9.5 billion by 2050’ Fraleyh.phatch

    The world will need to produce more food in the next 35 years than it has in its entire history, said a global food expert who spoke at K-State on Monday. A packed McCain Auditorium audience listened to Robert Fraley, the .


    John Raymond Brumbaugh, 62, of Junction City, died Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015, at Geary Community Hospital. The family provided some of the following information. The beloved son and brother went home to be with his Lord and Savior, the family said.  John .

  • Local leaders prepare for meeting with Army

    Community leaders are preparing in force for a meeting next month to talk about Fort Riley ahead of a potential troop reduction at the military installation. John Armbrust, the executive director of the Governor’s Military Council, talked about strategies .


    William R. “Cork” Umphrey, 85, died Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015. He was born Oct. 2, 1929, to Walter and Rose Umphrey in Kansas City, Mo. Cork was a contractor and real estate broker. He is survived by his wife of 68 years Ella; children, Ray (Linda) .

  • Starnes named USD 329 superintendent

    Riley County Superintendent Brad Starnes has been hired as the new superintendent for Mill Creek Valley USD 329. The board announced the decision to staff members after a special meeting Monday. Starnes, who resigned from his post at Riley County USD 378 .


    Shirley Rogers, 77, of Ogden, died Friday, Jan. 23, 2015, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. She was born on July 1, 1937, in Huron. She was the daughter of Karl and Lauretta (Morehead) Hudson. On April 24, 1954, in Ogden she was united in .

  • Six running for city commission

    Manhattan Area Technical College student Kaleb James became the last person to file for the Manhattan City Commission race. That brought to six the number of candidates who had filed by Tuesday’s noon deadline for the three seats up .


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