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  • Letters | October 08, 2014

    Joneses’ compassion and friendship cherished by all

    To the Editor: Thank you for the recent article recognizing one of Manhattan’s all-time great citizens. C. Clyde Jones and his wife, Midge, have been committed to the well being of our community and those living here throughout their lives in Manhattan. Compassionate, caring

  • Letters | October 08, 2014

    Paid endorsement: Carlin always wants our views before taking action

    To the Editor: Sydney Carlin works hard as our leader in the House of Representatives. She always wants to hear our concerns and opinions before taking action. Sydney is involved with many community organizations and events; she continues to demonstrate her concerns about our community

  • Letters | October 08, 2014

    Paid endorsement: Support Sherow, Davis and Carlin with your votes

    To the Editor: Sydney Carlin is running unopposed for her seventh term in the Kansas House or Representatives. Sydney’s supporters know that if they stay home on Nov. 4, they will miss the opportunity to help repair the damage done by our representatives in Kansas

  • Obituaries | October 08, 2014


    William “Bill” B. Owens, 93, of Wamego died Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014, at his residence. He was born in Wamego on Nov. 22, 1920, in his family’s home at 7th and Maple, to Alva Earl and Sarah (Domeny) Owens. He attended school in Wamego and graduated in 1938. He was

  • Obituaries | October 08, 2014


    Carter Hugh Alford, 91, of Manhattan, died Monday, Oct. 6, 2014, at the Stoneybrook Retirement Community in Manhattan. He was born on Dec. 28, 1922, in Clarksburg, Ind. He was the only son of Hazel (Gillespie) and Earl Alford. Hugh attended schools in Clarksburg. He entered the armed service in

  • Obituaries | October 08, 2014


    Larry M. Patton, 79, of Manhattan, died Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014, at his residence. He was born Aug. 15, 1935, in Larned. He was the son of Dale M. and Frances (Montgomery) Patton, and had been a Manhattan resident since 1979. Larry attended Alamota Grade School from 1940 to 1948 and then Dighton

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | October 08, 2014

    Local man kidnapped, robbed

    Riley County police are asking for public assistance after a man reported he was kidnapped and robbed early Wednesday morning. At about 1 a.m. in the 1200 block of Kearney Street, a 25-year-old man was reportedly approached by two unknown men wearing Halloween masks and forced

  • Golf | October 08, 2014

    Cats 8th at Firestone Invite

    AKRON, Ohio — The Kansas State men’s golf team finished eighth with a 54-hole score of 24-over 888 following the third round of Firestone Invitational on Tuesday at Firestone Country Club. The Wildcats were led by sophomore Seth Smith, who tied for third after carding a

  • Local |Kansas State University | October 07, 2014

    As research funding sinks across nation, K-State looks to stay afloat


    Karen Burg has taken the wheel of a ship that’s stuck in dangerous seas. Imagine high waves and a current running against this craft, making forward progress difficult. A bioengineer by training, Burg is the new vice president for research at Kansas State University,

  • Local |Government & Politics | October 07, 2014

    Residents respond to court decision

    Sue Gerth, a past president of the Manhattan chapter of Parents, Friends and Families of Lesbians and Gays — otherwise known as PFLAG — was happy Tuesday morning with the latest news out of the U.S. Supreme Court. On Monday, the high court declined to review

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