Dora June Karsmizki, 83, of Manhattan, died Monday, Dec. 15, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. She was born June 11, 1931, in Galesburg, Ill. Complete obituary and service information will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, .


    Edith Clione Billau, 70, of Topeka, died Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014, at Select Specialty Hospital in Topeka. Survivors include a daughter Debby Crater, her husband Tim, their children Reed, Zoë, Grace and Isabelle of Hutchinson; a son Darren Schuh, his wife Heather and .


    Charles Meyer, 91 of Manhattan, died Monday, Dec. 15, 2014, at his residence. Funeral services are pending with the Anderes-Pfeifley Funeral Home in Riley..


    Phoebe Alice “Bea” Mullin, 94, of Manhattan, died Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014, at Meadowlark Hills Lyle House. The family provided the following information. Bea was born May 27, 1920, in Omaha, Neb., the daughter of Edwin and Mabel Schomer.  She lived the majority of .

  • KSU band was a special treat in Christmas parade

    To the Editor: As in the past, my wife and I took our grandkids to the Mayor’s Spirit of the Holidays Lighted Christmas Parade recently and thoroughly enjoyed the efforts and hard work of all the organizations, businesses and .


    Maxine Enoch, 95, of Manhattan, died Monday, Dec. 15, 2014 at the Leonardville Nursing Home. Funeral services are pending with the Anderes-Pfeifley Funeral Home in Riley..

  • Thanks for collaborating to support those in need

    To the Editor On behalf of the Aggieville Business Association, I would like to thank everyone who took part in the Mayor’s Christmas Holiday Food and Fund Drive, which culminated Friday, Dec. 5. This is the 29th year the com-munity, .


    Julia “Ellen” Travis, 95, longtime Manhattan area resident, died Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014, at Frankfort Community Care Home in Frankfort, where she had been a resident since August of 2012. The family provided the following information. She was born on Mothers’ Day, May 11, 1919, in .

  • Liberals should go teach war etiquette to terrorists

    To the Editor: Ed Horne’s letter to the editor Sunday trying to point out the illegalities of waterboarding and it being a violation of the Geneva Convention borders on fantasy. With the threat of death and destruction, the Geneva .

  • Lockett to play in Senior Bowl Lockettcolor.phatch

    Kansas State’s Tyler Lockett was one of 12 players added to the Senior Bowl roster Monday, as the record-setting wide receiver will participate in the most notable collegiate all-star game next month. The Senior Bowl has invited 110 players to fill .

  • Williams leads K-State past Tigers

    When Kansas State allowed Savannah State to climb right back into the game on Sunday, it looked like the Wildcats were in for more of the same struggles that have affected them this season. But instead of wilting after the .

  • Cats rally to beat ORU, 53-47

    It took the Kansas State women’s basketball team a while to get going — 26 minutes of game time to be exact. But once it did, it was all K-State needed to pull away for a 53-47 victory over Oral Roberts .


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