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  • Obituaries | July 22, 2014

    MARY ELIZABETH WOOD

    Mary Elizabeth Wood, 86, of Topeka, died Saturday, July 19, 2014, in Topeka. The family provided the following information. She was born on Sept. 1, 1927 in Manhattan, the daughter of Archibald and Regina (Foveaux) Allen.  Mary grew up in the Manhattan and Ogden area. Survivors include her children:

  • Obituaries | July 22, 2014

    ELAINE MARIE BAXTER

    Elaine Baxter, 84, of Manhattan, died Monday, July 21, 2014,  at Mercy Regional Health Center. The family provided the following information. Elaine was born in Manhattan, on Feb. 19, 1930, the daughter of the late Thomas D. and Ethel F. (Whitmer) Hannagan.  She attended Manhattan schools and graduated

  • Obituaries | July 22, 2014

    ROD BOWEN

    Rodney Mason Bowen, 76, of Manhattan, died Tuesday, July 22, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. He was born March 12, 1938, in Seminole, Okla., and had been a Manhattan resident for 50 years. Complete obituary and service information will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616

  • Football | July 22, 2014

    Bowlsby: College athletics look bleak

    DALLAS — Those who like college athletics the way they are may soon be disappointed. That was the message from Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby, who painted a grim picture of the future of both the NCAA and college sports as a whole in his annual address

  • Football | July 22, 2014

    KU still working to get out of cellar

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    DALLAS — Last year at the Big 12 Media Days at the Dallas Omni Hotel, University of Kansas head football coach Charlie Weis didn’t mince words when describing his one-win team from the year prior. His “pile of crap” comments describing his Jayhawks made for big

  • Men's Basketball | July 22, 2014

    Rohleder honored for academic achievements

    Kansas State junior Brian Rohleder was honored for his academic achievements on Monday, as he selected to the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Honors Court for the 2013-14 season. To be eligible for the Honors Court, a student-athlete must be either a junior or

  • General Activities | July 22, 2014

    Double Play goes 3-2 in weekend tourney

    The 12-and-under Manhattan Optimist Double Play finished their season going 3-2 in a recent tournament in Augusta. The weekend started with wins against the Augusta Impact and the Wichita Elite. The third game on Saturday was a loss to the Kansas Renegades. On Sunday, the

  • General Activities | July 21, 2014

    Seniors open play in Zone

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    The Manhattan American Legion Manko senior 17ers opened postseason play today in the Class AAA Zone tournament in Salina. The 17ers played Junction City at 2 p.m., and a win would match Manhattan up against Newton at 8 p.m. All games are being played at

  • Movies | July 21, 2014

    ‘Sex Tape’: Old name, old idea, but kind of a fun film

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    There is usually something significant about the language we choose to use. Well, despite the “digital revolution,” we are still, apparently, choosing to call audio-video recordings “sex tapes.” So, six years after “Zack and Miri Make a Porno,” Hollywood is offering us the new screen

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | July 21, 2014

    2 charged with attempted murder

    Police arrested two Ogden men on Sunday on charges of attempted murder. Johnny Cossey, 38, and Timothy Holmes, 43, were both charged with attempted first-degree murder, aggravated robbery and aggravated burglary, according to a report from the Riley County Police Department. The victim was identified as 22-year-old


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