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  • Obituaries | December 10, 2013


    Henry “Hank” Daniel Vogel, 95, of Manhattan, died Monday at Homestead of Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. Hank was born Oct. 29, 1918, in Rossville. He was the son of Henry and Myrle (Hall) Vogel. He was a graduate of Berryton High School. 

  • Football | December 10, 2013

    Cats look to end bowl winless drought

    Now that Kansas State knows it’s headed to the Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl to face Michigan, the Wildcats’ focus turns to actually winning the game. (Kansas State’s Tramaine Thompson (left) runs ahead of a TCU defender during a game on Nov. 16 at Bill

  • Football | December 10, 2013

    Six Wildcats on AP All-Big 12 teams

    Led by first-teamers Tyler Lockett, Ty Zimmerman and Ryan Mueller, Kansas State placed six players on the Associated Press All-Big 12 teams, the organization announced Monday. In addition to Lockett, Zimmerman and Mueller, the Wildcats’ second-team members included center B.J. Finney, offensive lineman Cornelius Lucas

  • Arts, Leisure | December 09, 2013

    The rising star of Manhattanite Bridget Everett

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    Little Apple native Bridget Everett was profiled in the online magazine Stargayzing, in an article published Monday. Everett moved to The Big Apple in 2004 to launch her entertainment career. Since then she has become known for talents in singing, comedy, and cabaret performance. On Nov. 8,

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | December 09, 2013

    Ogden man sentenced for second-degree murder

    An Ogden man accused of killing his girlfriend’s baby was sentenced Monday in Riley County District Court for second-degree murder. Michael Dechant, 20, was sentenced to 26 years and nine months in prison in a plea agreement. Dechant reportedly told police that he shook 6-month-old Dominick

  • Local |Government, Politics | December 09, 2013

    Parks and rec venue plan hits commission

    Here comes the first pitch. City commissioners will hear a presentation from a local group known proposing a huge revamping of Manhattan’s sports and recreation facilities at their Tuesday work session. The public event is scheduled for 5 p.m. at City Hall. The meeting

  • Local |Government, Politics | December 09, 2013

    Social services headline county meeting

    Social services topped the county agenda on Monday. Among other items, commissioner Dave Lewis said there is support for an in-patient facility in Riley County. City commissioner Karen McCulloh gave an update on the mental health task force, which was put together earlier this year

  • Local |Business |Obituaries | December 09, 2013

    Well-known city figure Hostetler dies


    Charles Hostetler, an insurance and banking executive, political power-broker, civic leader and irreverent, off-the-cuff humorist without peer for decades in Manhattan, died Sunday after a battle with cancer. He was 75. Hostetler, who was born and raised in Manhattan and graduated from both high school and

  • Neighbors | December 09, 2013

    Local C.S. Lewis expert shares passion with class


    Ron Ratliff knows more about C.S. Lewis than pretty much anyone you’ll find. Ratliff works as the reference librarian and adjunct instructor for Manhattan Christian College, but while he was working on his four degrees, he discovered a passion in the works of

  • Obituaries | December 09, 2013


    Steven E. Springer, 55, of Riley died Dec. 7 at the home of his mother in Randolph. He was born on Aug. 6, 1958, the son of Eldon and Alyce (Wohler) Springer. Steve had worked at Moorman’s Feed in Manhattan for several years and had been a welder,

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