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  • Letters | February 17, 2014

    Thanks for making Troop 75 spaghetti dinner a success

    To the Editor: Boy Scout Troop 75 had a successful annual spaghetti dinner on Sunday, Feb. 2. This dinner is our main way to raise money for scouts to put into their camp accounts, purchase sup-plies for campouts and rank advancements, and provide funds for community projects.&

  • Arts, Leisure | February 17, 2014

    ‘Addams Family’ brings Valentine’s Day fun to McCain


    Valentine’s Day was a happy occasion this year, at least for the crowd in K-State’s McCain Auditorium. There we saw a musical version of “The Addams Family.” The characters, originated by Charles Addams in a series of New Yorker cartoons, became more widely

  • Obituaries | February 17, 2014


    James Bryn Wagoner, Sr., 79, of Grand View, Idaho, formerly of Manhattan, died on Wednesday at a care center in Boise, Idaho. A graveside service will be at 10 a.m. on Tuesday at Mountain View Cemetery in Mountain Home, Idaho.  Arrangements are under the direction

  • Obituaries | February 17, 2014


    Guy Donald Mathews, 101, a longtime Wamego and Manhattan resident, died Sunday at the Wamego Health Center in Wamego. He was born Aug. 3, 1912, in Beverly. Complete obituary information will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home.

  • Obituaries | February 17, 2014


    Dorothy M. (Green) Haase, 86, former resident of St. George, died Wednesday in Winchester. The family provided some of the following information. Dorothy was born December 23, 1927 in Oak Grove, Mo., to Thomas and Jesse (Sanders) Green.  Dorothy attended Baptist Bible College in Springfield, Mo., where

  • Obituaries | February 17, 2014


    Robert C. “Bob” Heptig, 76, died Thursday in a Lawton, Okla., hospital. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at the Irvin-Parkview Funeral Home. A rosary will begin at 7. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at noon Saturday at St Joseph Catholic Church in

  • Obituaries | February 17, 2014


    Edwin R. “Buzz” Burns, Sr., 86, of Manhattan, died Saturday at his residence. The family provided some of the following information. He was born on March 1, 1927, in Mayetta. He was the son of George Raymond and Lucy (Blandin) Burns. Ed was raised on the Prairie Band

  • Obituaries | February 17, 2014


    Virginia Knopp, 64, of Riley, died Sunday at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. She was born on May 24, 1949, in Orange Port, N.Y. She was the daughter of Thomas Joseph and Jean Louella (Nelson) Abbott. On

  • Obituaries | February 17, 2014


    Frances Jean “Jeanie” Rich, 84, of Waverly, died Sunday. Services are at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Jones Funeral Home in Burlington. Visitation is from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Fairhope Cemetery near Gridley. Contributions are suggested

  • Columns | February 17, 2014

    An evening conversation: Birthday? Whose?

    Sc -- magazine mug.phatch

    Yes, children, today is a legal holiday. More or less. If you enjoyed a day off school or slept until noon instead of doing your job at the bank, you’d probably say it was because of Presidents Day. The truth, though, is that this

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