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  • Obituaries | September 14, 2013

    Betty Kleiner

    Betty Jane Kleiner, 88, of Manhattan died Thursday at Via Christi Village in Manhattan.

  • Books | September 14, 2013

    Life after Harry: Rowling expands her identity in the world of fiction

    This much-anticipated first post-Harry Potter “adult” novel by JK Rowling tells the interwoven stories of multiple characters in the small town of Pagford, England. After a member of the town council dies suddenly and unexpectedly in his early forties, this “casual vacancy,” as such an

  • Obituaries | September 14, 2013

    Gladys Sylvester

    Gladys Sylvester, 86, of Sabetha died Friday at the Apostolic Christian Home in Sabetha.

  • Local |Business | September 14, 2013

    Networks Plus adds account manager

    The Networks Plus team hired Anne Wertzberger as its newest account manager.  Wertzberger is a Kansas State University graduate with a bachelor’s degree in social science and psychology. Before joining NetworksPlus, Wertzberger was a sales representative at Bisco Industries in Wichita.  While

  • Area Schools | September 14, 2013

    Wamego routs Marysville, 48-0

    At Marysville, Wamego scored a big victory over Rock Creek in Week 1, and it kept rolling in Week 2 with a 48-0 win at Marysville. Quarterback Kyler Alderson led the Red Raiders to a 13-0 lead in the first quarter with a touchdown run and a

  • Area Schools | September 14, 2013

    Blue Valley defeats Linn 16-6

    At Linn, the Rams scored a pair of touchdowns in the second half to turn away Linn in a 16-6 win on Friday at Linn. Blue Valley-Randolph got its first touchdown on a 3-yard run by Bill Sumerour in the third quarter, and scored on

  • Local |Business | September 14, 2013

    CivicPlus adds to staff

    Maggie Kufahl recently relocated to Manhattan and joined the CivicPlus team as a project manager.  She holds her bachelor’s degree in public relations from the University of Kansas.  Since graduating, Maggie has gained great experience in managing projects from her time at

  • Local |Business | September 14, 2013

    Via Christi names new executive director

    Valerie McGhee is the new executive director of Via Christi Manhattan, a continuing care retirement community. She comes to Manhattan with many years of experience in the field of aging. She was born and raised in the greater Kansas City area.  Her undergraduate degree

  • Local |Business | September 14, 2013

    Grandma Hoerner’s Foods rebrands

    Alma-based Grandma Hoerner’s Foods Inc., changed its product line, gourmet store, and billboards.  Big Slice products are currently sold in 26-ounce mason jars, but there will be 10 flavors in custom-embossed, 19-ounce jars. The preserves, currently in 18-ounce masons, will be available in 11-ounce

  • Area Schools | September 14, 2013

    Wabaunsee tops Rock Creek 16-7

    At Alma, Rock Creek scored the opening points of its game with Wabaunsee on Friday, but couldn’t cross the end zone again in a 16-7 loss. Zac Nider scored on an 11-yard run in the first quarter before the lights went out on the


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