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  • Obituaries | December 08, 2013


    Viola Blanche (Weygandt) Dodge, 91,  of Olsburg died Friday at Via Christi Village in Manhattan. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 11, at the Sedalia Community Church with the Rev. Kevin Larson officiating. Interment will follow in the Sedalia Community Cemetery. The family

  • Obituaries | December 08, 2013


    Frank Eugene Grippy, 77, of Dallas, Texas, died Monday. He was born Dec. 25, 1953 in Emporia. He graduated from Manhattan High School in 1953. He attended Kansas State University and graduated in 1958. He was a member of Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity and the Rotary Club of Dallas. He

  • Equestrian | December 08, 2013

    K-State’s Bogstad earns Big 12 honor

    After going 3-0 in the month of November in Equitation on the Flat, Kansas State equestrian rider Jacquelyn Bogstad was named Big 12 Rider of the Month in the discipline. Bogstad was one of four riders to earn the honor in an announcement by the Big 12

  • Area Schools | December 08, 2013

    Anthony girls sweep Seaman

    The Anthony Middle School eighth grade girls’ basketball team swept Seaman on Tuesday — the A team winning 33-26 and the B team winning 15-14. The A team improved to 4-5 on the season, led by Ayanna Gamble’s seven points. Josie Hilgers and Nicki Keller

  • Area Schools | December 08, 2013

    Eisenhower loses to Emporia

    The Eisenhower Middle School eighth grade girls’  basketball team lost its second straight game on Tuesday, falling to Emporia 24-19. With the loss, Eisenhower is now to 6-2 on the season. Emporia held off a furious fourth-quarter rally by the Eagles to win the

  • Area Schools | December 08, 2013

    Eisenhower sweeps Fort Riley

    The Eisenhower Middle School eighth grade girls’ basketball team swept Fort Riley on Thursday.  The A team won in dominating fashion, 41-7.  Cailey Perkins had a season-high 10 assists to go along with her four points.  Therriana Pittman led all scorers with a

  • General Activities | December 08, 2013

    Hole-in-one at Stagg Hill

    Martin Pankratz, 82, hit a hole-in-one on hole No. 2 from 140 yards out at the Stagg Hill Golf Club last Monday. The shot was made with a 3-hybrid club and was witnessed by Dennis Southwick and Larry Nelson.

  • Arts, Leisure | December 08, 2013

    Annual sale showcases alternative holiday gift options


    Looking for gifts for the holidays? You might want to check out Manhattan Arts Center, 1520 Poyntz Ave. The MAC has put on its annual Wrap It Up exhibit starting Nov. 2 that features the work of about 90 local and regional artists. Sandy Mead, office manager at

  • Off The Beat | December 08, 2013

    ‘Nerd movie experience’


    I love “The Hunger Games.” I read all the books of the series in three weeks. Now that the movies are being released, I’m reminded of how interesting the story is. Despite my love for the series, I waited an entire week after the

  • Editorials | December 08, 2013

    This is a season for sharing

    It hasn’t taken area residents long to get into the Christmas spirit. Houses, sometimes entire blocks, light up the dark nights with brilliant colors and boost spirits in the daytime with Santas, reindeer and nativity scenes. All those designated days — Black Friday, Small Business

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