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  • Local |Business |Kansas State University | October 23, 2013

    Oklahoma company gives $70M to KSU

    The KSU Foundation recently received a gift valued at $70 million — its largest gift ever — for the College of Engineering. Dolese Bros. Co., an Oklahoma City-based producer of construction materials, gave $70 million each in stock to the foundations at K-State, Oklahoma State and the University of

  • Local |Fort Riley | October 23, 2013

    Commander: Budget woes affecting Legion

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    The American Legion exists to help veterans, and recent budget debates have made that mission more difficult, the organization’s national commander said. Dan Dellinger, the top officer of the American Legion, spoke at Post 17 in Manhattan Wednesday morning. Dellinger said the organization offers crucial

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | October 23, 2013

    6 vehicles reported stolen from Manhattan businesses

    Six vehicles were stolen from three Manhattan businesses between 6 pm Sunday night and 8 am Monday morning, according to a report from Pottawatomie County authorities. On Monday, the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office received a call from Frieling Auto Sales, 7846 U.S. Highway 24, reporting three stolen

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | October 23, 2013

    Pottawatomie County officials still looking for man

    WESTMORELAND — The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office is still seeking information about a Westmoreland man who has been missing since March.   According to a report from Pottawatomie County Sheriff Greg Riat, Jeremiah Joseph Perry, 21, was last known to be in Tioga, North Dakota on April 12.

  • Editorials | October 23, 2013

    Another committee isn’t the solution

    It’s been a week now since members of Congress came to their last-minute agreement to end the showdown over the government shutdown and debt ceiling. Some lawmakers glowed with satisfaction, others were simply relieved. And although what they did was essential, they shouldn’t

  • Letters | October 23, 2013

    Roberts not alone in calling for Sebelius’s resignation

    To the Editor: Until Sunday I didn’t know on which subject I wished to a write. Was it to be about the suspended KU professor who tweeted a stupid statement about the NRA and was being supported by more than 100 liberal KU professors, or

  • Obituaries | October 23, 2013

    DON HANSEN

    Donald “Don” Carl Hansen, 75, of Austin, Texas, died October 15 at home in the loving arms of his wife Amy following a lengthy battle with multiple illnesses. He was born February 8, 1938 in Emmetsburg, Iowa. His mother and father moved their family to Denison, Texas, in 1941, where

  • Obituaries | October 23, 2013

    HENRIETTA KIMBLE

    Henrietta Kimble, 93, of Manhattan, died Monday at the Stoneybrook Retirement Community in Manhattan.  She worked as a baker for Kansas State University Derby Food Center, retiring in 1986. The family provided some of the following information. Henrietta Hofman was born in Vienna, Austria,  on

  • Obituaries | October 23, 2013

    ROSEMARY SHEWMAKE

    Rosemary Elizabeth Shewmake, 80, of Manhattan, died Friday at Meadowlark Hills Retirement Community.  Services are pending with Irvin-Parkview Funeral Home, Manhattan.

  • Manhattan High School | October 23, 2013

    Indians sweep on senior night

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    While Tuesday night’s triangular wasn’t the last chance the Manhattan High volleyball team had to play at home in front of parents and fans, the tears flowed anyway. On senior night, the Indians defeated Junction City 25-15, 25-11, before a two-set win against


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