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  • Columns | May 20, 2014

    What do Republicans believe?

    I have been called many things for my commentary on Kansas politics over the past four years, but rarely have I been labeled a Republican. I now publicly confess that I am indeed a lifelong, card-carrying Republican, born and raised in Republican territory, rural Harper

  • May 20, 2014


    Memorial services for Irma Jean Fallon, 85, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 24, 2014, at Peace Lutheran Church, 2500 Kimball Avenue, Manhattan. Mrs. Fallon died on Saturday, April 19, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. Memorials have been established for Peace Lutheran Church, the Lutheran

  • Obituaries | May 20, 2014


    Keith Robert Jenkins, 24, originally from Culver, Ind., died Wednesday, April 9, 2014, in Manhattan. Keith was born Nov. 6, 1989, in Temple, Texas. Keith joined the U.S. Army in 2008 as a field artillery cannon crew member at Fort Stewart, Ga. He was deployed from 2009 to 2010 in support of

  • Obituaries | May 20, 2014


    Funeral services for Max E. Deets, 87, longtime manager of Solomon Valley Feedlot, Beloit, will be at 2 p.m. Friday, May 23, 2914,  at First United Methodist Church, Beloit,  with cremation following. Survivors are wife Marcelyn, sons Douglas,  Darwin, Mark,  daughters Deanna Suder, 

  • Obituaries | May 20, 2014


    Anita Katharina Leitz Kesler, 58, of Manhattan, died Wednesday, May 14, 2014 in Kansas City, Kansas.  Anita was born June 27, 1955 in Oedheim, Germany to Alfred and Frida Ocker Leitz.  She was the youngest of their three children, a happy surprise to her parents.  She graduated

  • Obituaries | May 20, 2014


    C. R. “Bud” Crabtree, 86, of Twin Falls, Idaho, formerly of Manhattan, died Thursday, May 8, 2014. Bud was born to William Clinton and Corda A. (Logsdon) Crabtree on April 19, 1928, in St. Joseph, Mo.  Bud married Doris Annora Yurth on June 11, 1949, in St. Joseph.  He served

  • Manhattan High School | May 20, 2014

    MHS sending boys’ golf team to state

    The Manhattan High boys’ golf team advanced to the Class 6A state tournament with a second-place finish at the regional golf tournament in Derby Monday afternoon. The Indians shot a 330 on the day to take second behind Washburn Rural, which shot a 308. Derby also qualified

  • Area Schools | May 20, 2014

    Herrs sets Big 12 javelin record

    Former Rock Creek standout Liz Herrs set the Big 12 Championship women’s javelin record on Friday as she won for Oklahoma at the Big 12 Outdoor Championship. Herrs was crowned champion after hit a mark of 189-05, giving her the second best mark in Oklahoma history.

  • Area Schools | May 20, 2014

    Wamego wins NCKL meet

    The Wamego boys’ and girls’ track teams won the North Central Kansas League titles on Friday. The Wamego girls scored 142 team points to easily take the title by nearly 30 points. The Wamego boys edged Abilene with 156.50 points to the Cowboys’ 142. The girls’ team got a

  • Women's Basketball | May 20, 2014

    Romero hires attorney

    Leti romero.phatch

    Former Kansas State point guard Leti Romero has retained attorney Donald Jackson to represent her in the ongoing fight for a scholarship release. Jackson — from Montgomery, Ala. — has requested K-State president Kirk Schulz “to resolve this situation.” According to a story in the Wall Street

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