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  • Area Schools | December 11, 2013

    Valley Heights 86, St. Xavier 25

    At Blue Rapids, the Mustangs (2-0) made quick work of Junction City’s St. Xavier, leading 24-5 after one quarter and 51-13 at halftime. Elijah Smith led all scorers with 17 points, while Logan Woodyard (12 points), Gage Woodyard (12 points) and Derek Trimble (11 points) all finished in

  • Area Schools | December 11, 2013

    Linn 51, Blue Valley-Randolph 38

    At Randolph, the Rams (1-3) fell to Linn at home. Game details were not available. Zach Rootring led Blue Valley with 13 points, while Josh Meyer and Chad Gross each had 15 points for the Bulldogs. Blue Valley takes the weekend off before traveling to eighth-ranked Hanover

  • Editorials | December 11, 2013

    How about that…a compromise

    It didn’t take long for conservative organizations and some conservatives in Congress to criticize the budget agreement hammered out between negotiators led by the House and Senate Budget Committee chairs. In fact, criticism from Americans for Prosperity and Heritage Action for America began before

  • Letters | December 11, 2013

    Enjoy pancake feed and help support youth projects

    To the Editor: This Saturday, Dec. 14, is the Manhattan Kiwanis Club’s 63rd consecutive pancake feed at Pottorf Hall in CiCo Park. In addition, our holiday silent auction will be available for Christmas shopping or for satisfying wants. Members enjoy visiting with friends and neighbors

  • Letters | December 11, 2013

    Boys & Girls Club grateful to Burger King, local donors

    To the Editor: On behalf of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Manhattan, we would like to thank the many individuals who donated to the Charity Coin Drop at Burger King.  Also, thanks to Burger King for choosing our organization as the beneficiary. Since 1994,

  • Movies | December 11, 2013

    ‘Out of the Furnace’ is the right movie at the wrong time

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    Into the Christmas season’s stocking, an amalgam of Hollywood production companies has dumped “Out of the Furnace” like a handful of coal and an assortment of switches. We’re wanting festive, cozy jollity. This movie is bitter, fate-ridden unhappiness. This is not to say

  • Books | December 11, 2013

    ‘A Christmas Carol’ still meaningful to people today

    Written 170 years ago, Charles Dickens’ classic novella “A Christmas Carol” still resonates with people today, according to two literature experts at Kansas State University. The latest example of Dickens’ enduring popularity will also be a nod to one of his most enduring works. A new

  • Obituaries | December 11, 2013

    JAMES JOHNS

    James Lincoln Johns, 93, died Tuesday at home with his family members at his bedside.  He was born Jan. 13, 1920, in Manhattan. He was the son of Joseph Lincoln Johns and Josephine (Wylli) Johns. The family provided some of the following information. He attended the Manhattan

  • Obituaries | December 11, 2013

    RUBY HOWELL

    Ruby Alice Irene Howell, 102, of Manhattan, died Dec. 4 at the Stoneybrook Retirement Community in Manhattan. She was born on June 13, 1911, in Holdrege, Neb. She was the daughter of Charles and Hulda Johnson. Memorial services for Mrs. Howell will be held at a later date. The

  • Obituaries | December 11, 2013

    DELMAR SALBERG

    Delmar R. Salberg, 86, of Manhattan, died Tuesday at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. He was born Oct. 2, 1927. Complete obituary and service information will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home.


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