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  • Area Schools | November 07, 2013

    Falcons lose 25-8 Tuesday

    The Riley County Falcons’ football season came to a close on Tuesday with a 25-8 playoff loss at Hiawatha. The Falcons finished as the runner-up in their district with a 4-5 record, but held their own in the first half against a strong Hiawatha team.

  • Obituaries | November 06, 2013


    Rosemary Elizabeth Shewmake, 80, of Manhattan, died October 18 at the Meadowlark Hills Retirement Community. She worked as a kitchen aide at Manhattan Junior High School for 28 years.  She also worked at the Manhattan Town Center Mall for nine years.  Rosemary also worked at Motel 6

  • Editorials | November 06, 2013

    Some drones hit their targets

    Leave it to Pakistani officials to display anger, denounce US policies, threaten to cut off important NATO supply routes and haul out tired conspiracy theories involving the United States and India. What brought on this barrage? A U.S. drone strike that did the world

  • Letters | November 06, 2013

    KSU Marching Band has been great all season long

    To the Editor: I’d like to thank the Kansas State University Marching Band for the terrific halftime shows it has  performed for K-State football fans this season. What a gift these young people have given to the K-State faithful. I especially enjoyed the “Les

  • Letters | November 06, 2013

    Support Wamego’s efforts to erect a veterans memorial

    To the Editor: Gary McCloud, commander of American Legion Post 172, will talk Sunday about the veterans memorial to be constructed in the Wamego City Park. The occasion will be a community dinner at Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church to honor all veterans and those now serving

  • Letters | November 06, 2013

    K-State bands proud to be part of our Wildcat family

    To the Editor: We at the K-State bands would like to thank all of you for the incredible hospitality and response you showed us and the Iowa State Marching Band during last weekend’s Fort Riley Day football game and performance. We had the incredible

  • Manhattan High School | November 06, 2013

    MHS soccer beats Dodge, makes state

    On a cold, blustery Tuesday night in western Kansas, the Manhattan High boys’ soccer team made history. With a 1-0 win over Dodge City in the Class 6A quarterfinals, the Indians advanced to state for the first time in school history. The game was a

  • Letters | November 06, 2013

    DAR honored to support America’s military veterans

    To the Editor: The Daughters of the American Revolution supports veterans of the United States and their military service. Our national defense has been supported by these fine men and women during their military service. The freedom our country has today is the result of

  • Arts, Leisure | November 06, 2013

    Pianist to entertain at jazz series

    TOPEKA — The fourth concert in the Topeka Jazz Workshop’s 45th season of jazz will feature pianist, composer, arranger Bill Mays, backed by Todd Strait on drums and Bob Bowman on bass.  The concert will be Sunday from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Downtown

  • Movies | November 06, 2013

    ‘Last Vegas’ is sometimes funny ... sometimes not


    It seems like an odd occasion for a movie comedy: Members of the post- WWII Baby Boom generation are aging. As we reach our sixties and, gulp, seventies, we recall our pasts and confront our mortality. That’s pretty much the idea that inspired the

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