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  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | September 02, 2014

    Holmes’ hearing pushed to Friday

    The preliminary hearing for an Ogden man accused of aggravated robbery and aggravated burglary has been pushed back to Friday morning. Timothy Holmes, 43, faces two counts of aggravated robbery and one count of aggravated burglary for entering an Ogden apartment in the 100 block of 10th

  • Local |Education | September 02, 2014

    Buses on school board’s agenda

    The Manhattan-Ogden school board will review a recommendation to purchase six buses to replace aging units that failed a recent inspection. USD 383 transportation director Doug Messer is scheduled to bring the issue before the board, which meets at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. According to agenda information,

  • Neighbors |Arts & Leisure | September 02, 2014

    Kentucky native brings passion for stage to Wamego


    Heather Branham Green left her long-time home in Kentucky for the middle of the country and found Columbian Theatre, a place she’s been charged to help maintain as the vibrant staple Wamego loves. She moved to Kansas two years ago from a community of

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | September 02, 2014

    Arraignment postponed for May shooting suspect

    The arraignment hearing for a man charged with aggravated battery stemming from a shooting at a Manhattan convenience store was postponed on Tuesday because of a scheduling gaffe. Though Daeshawn Bryant, 18, showed up for the hearing in Riley County District Court, his attorney, Lora Ingels

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | September 02, 2014

    Suspect enters plea agreements

    Jerred Snyder won’t stand trial after all. The 30-year-old Manhattan man was scheduled to have a jury hear both his pending cases in October, but he reached plea agreements in the cases last week. Snyder faced kidnapping and robbery charges in one case and

  • Editorials | September 02, 2014

    What’s North Korea up to this time?

    No sooner did CNN report that it was given access to three Americans being held in North Korea than many Americans began thinking they had seen this movie before. North Korea was up to its cloak-and-dagger best, leading a CNN crew whose members thought they

  • Letters | September 02, 2014

    Do donors really need a monument of thanks?

    To the Editor: Our human family includes a variety of motivations to donate. Sadly, some believe an income tax benefit will motivate individuals to give. Others promise recognition: certificates, plaques, trophies, thank-you banquets — even a monument “to commemorate names of donors.” While some people quietly

  • Movies | September 02, 2014

    ‘Dame to Kill For’ is great but empty ... and skip the 3-D


    Director Robert Rodriquez has a fondness for pulp. His movies include “From Dusk Til Dawn,” the “Spy Kids” movies, the “Machete” movies, and the original “Sin City,” based closely on comic books made by writer and artist Frank Miller. He is also the most dependable

  • Obituaries | September 02, 2014


    Leon M. Mathies, 91, of Alma, died Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, at Wamego Health Center. The family provided the following information. Leon was born Oct. 30, 1922, north of McFarland, the son of Fred M. and Ella Marten Mathies Leon was a farmer and stockman, working on a farm south

  • Obituaries | September 02, 2014


    Evelyn Rose Gieber, 93, died Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, at the Cedar Village Long Term Care Center in Ness City. The family provided the following information. Evelyn was born on June 27, 1921, in Ogden, the daughter of Fred and Anna Nelson Stein. On July 12, 1941, she married Benjamin C. Gieber

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