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  • Obituaries | October 15, 2013

    DOROTHY JEAN JOHNSON

    Dorothy Jean Johnson, 78, of Riley, died Saturday at the Leonardville Nursing Home. She was born on Feb. 1, 1935, on the family farm east of Riley. She was the daughter of Oren and Grace (Jahnke) Morris. Dorothy drove a school bus for the Riley County School District.

  • Obituaries | October 15, 2013

    GENERAL ‘GB’ JOHNSON

    General “GB” Johnson, 65, of Wakefield, died Saturday at his residence. The family provided some of the following information. He was born on Jan. 3, 1948 in Cartersville, Ga., the son of Raymond Bill and Myrtle Ruth (Darley) Johnson. GB owned and operated Johnson’s Portable Toilet Service.

  • Local |Kansas State University | October 15, 2013

    Mideast historian to speak

    One of the nation’s best known historians of Islam and Middle East history and politics will deliver the biennial Fred Parrish Lecture and Colloquium in Religious History, sponsored by the history department at Kansas State University. Juan R. Cole will present “Egypt’s Rebellion

  • Local |Traffic | October 15, 2013

    Highway 24 wreck injures 3

    WAMEGO – Three persons were injured last Friday night in a three-vehicle accident at the intersection of Salzer Rd and US Highway 24, about one mile west of Wamego. Transported by ambulance to Wamego Health Center were Rita Malin, Jack Malin and Rechelle Malin, passengers in a 2014

  • Manhattan High School | October 15, 2013

    Indians take 2nd at regional

    Other than a different course and some poor golf weather, Monday’s girls’ golf regional at Wichita’s Clapp Golf Course shook out much the same way it did last year. Washburn Rural won with a 322, winning what boiled down to a two-team race against

  • Editorials | October 15, 2013

    Malala’s efforts not diminished

    There’s little doubt Malala Yousafzi, the Pakistani teenager who last year was shot on her school bus for defying the Taliban, was the popular favorite to win the Nobel Peace Prize. Nor is there much question she was more deserving than President Barack Obama

  • Letters | October 15, 2013

    Sponsors were essential to ‘Life in a Jar’ performance

    To the Editor: On behalf of the members of the Polly Ogden Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), I express my sincere appreciation for the many members of the community who attended the performance of “Life in a Jar — The Irena Sendler Project” on

  • Letters | October 15, 2013

    ‘Mansplaining’ extends beyond arrogant, sexist men

    To the Editor: After reading the “Off the Beat” article in Sunday’s paper, I was glad I could say this is truly the opinion of one person, and not a substantiated fact. I would like to propose that the idea of “mansplain” is not

  • Letters | October 15, 2013

    Don’t exploit memorials for political purposes

    To the Editor: Dear Representative Huelskamp, Truly sir, I’m appalled by your recent poll regarding the “opening” of the World War II Memorial. My father and my uncles were all World War II veterans, and I am a Vietnam Era veteran. Never should veteran

  • Movies | October 15, 2013

    Good cast carries KSU production of ‘Detroit’

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    Director Dylan Rogerson’s version of Lisa D’Amour’s award-winning play Detroit entertained crowds in K-State’s Purple Masque Theater recently. The playwright is from New Orleans and the break-out production of the play was at Chicago’s Steppenwolf. It has also been done


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