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  • Obituaries | December 06, 2013

    KENNETH M. LOVELACE

    Kenneth M. Lovelace, 79, of North Miami, Fla., died Thursday at the North Miami Angel Gardens. He was born on Aug. 23, 1934. He was the son of York and Gertrude (Grubb) Lovelace. Kenneth had farmed north of Randolph and for many years had followed the harvest with

  • Obituaries | December 06, 2013

    STEVE HETZLER

    Steve W. Hetzler, 63, of Manhattan, died Wednesday in Geary County. The family provided some of the following information. He was born on June 8, 1950, in Manhattan. He was the son of Bob and Esther (Bimgham) Hetzler. He grew up in Manhattan and graduated from Manhattan High

  • Obituaries | December 06, 2013

    FRED DANIELS

    Frederick G. “Fred” Daniels, 63, of Wamego, died Friday at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. He was born Aug. 3, 1950, in Wilkes-Barre, Pa. Complete obituary information will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home.

  • Local | December 06, 2013

    Wilsons named Farm Bureau Family of the Year

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    Ron and Chris Wilson of Riley County have been honored as Kansas Farm Bureau Farm Family of the Year for Farm Bureau’s 5th geographic district. The Wilsons received the award Tuesday during Kansas Farm Bureau’s 95th Annual Meeting in Manhattan. One family in

  • December 06, 2013

    12-year-old Alma cowgirl already a big name in the rodeo scene

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    ALMA — Cowboys better watch out. This 12-year-old cowgirl is nothing to be taken lightly as she backs into the roping box. Matter of fact, every cowboy or cowgirl of any age — or level of rodeo competition — has learned to pay attention when the name Caxton

  • Local |Fort Riley | December 06, 2013

    Fort needs support as brigades deactivate

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    The U.S. Army community extends beyond the gates of Fort Riley, according to Maj. Gen. Paul Funk, commanding general of Fort Riley and the 1st Infantry Division. Funk spoke at a meeting of the Rotary Club of Manhattan Thursday, and in addition to emphasizing

  • Local |Government, Politics | December 06, 2013

    Tower design to add to Wamego’s Oz identity

    WAMEGO — Just as the Wizard had his hot air balloon, a town that identifies with “The Wizard of Oz” soon should have its own balloon to welcome visitors. The Wamego City Commission recently approved a concept and color scheme for the water tower west of

  • Local |Business |Government, Politics | December 06, 2013

    Long’s Park to get new turf

    Kids will soon have new turf to stomp at Longs Park. City commissioners on Tuesday approved a contract with ABCreative, Inc., of De Soto to install a new synthetic turf at Longs Park playground for $40,435. Parks and Recreation director Eddie Eastes said the old playground

  • Local |Business | December 06, 2013

    Blake no longer tourism director

    A Manhattan woman who has been serving as Director of Kansas’ Division for Tourism, for the Department of Wildlife, Parks, and Tourism, is no longer serving in that position. That was the word regarding Becky Blake, from Linda Craghead, the Department’s Assistant Secretary for

  • Local |Business | December 06, 2013

    Power outage at USD 383 schools

    About 1,300 local Westar Energy customers experienced a power outage Thursday afternoon. USD 383 communications director Michele Jones confirmed that Manhattan High west campus, the Robinson Education Center and Lee Elementary were among those affected. Erin La Row, Westar senior communications representative, said the outage occurred between 1:50


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