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  • Arts & Leisure | July 15, 2014

    One Act Play Festival proves fun for theatergoer


    Manhattan Arts Center’s One Act Play Festival ran Friday and Saturday night. The third annual Festival presented three one-act plays with the performance hall set up in a thrust configuration. The first play, written by American playwright John J Wooten was “The Role of

  • Letters | July 15, 2014

    Ensuring Obama’s failure only weakens our country

    To the Editor: I am bewildered and saddened at the way our president and first lady are treated by many in this country. The personal attacks from the extreme right wing denigrating their appearance and color are reprehensible. Terrible depictions on bill-boards, cartoons and the

  • Obituaries | July 15, 2014

    R. KAY McKEE

    R. Kay McKee, 88, died Monday, July 14, 2014 at his home in Abilene. The family provided the following information. Mr. McKee was born on Dec. 31, 1925, the son of Virgil and Esther (Ehrsam) McKee.  Kay graduated from Abilene High School was a World War II Army Air

  • Obituaries | July 15, 2014


    Rose (Uzelac) Hill, 88,  died Thursday, July 3, 2014 in San Marcos, Calif. The family provided the following information. Rose, a former Manhattan resident, was born on July 3, 1926, in Kansas City, Kan. She was preceded in death by her husband H. E. Hill.  She is survived

  • Obituaries | July 15, 2014


    Pamela Jean Hill, 67, died Friday, July 11, 2014,  at St. Luke’s Hospital in Kansas City, Mo. The family provided the following information. Pamela was born on Sept. 13, 1946, in Kansas City, Kan., the daughter of H. E. and Rose Hill. Pam was a CPR Instructor for

  • Obituaries | July 15, 2014


    Carl Wendell Berggren, 91, of Lindsborg, died Friday, July 11, 2014. The family provided the following information. Carl was born on Aug. 31, 1922, the son of Martin and Agnes (Nelson) Berggren, in rural Leonardville. He served in the U.S. Army in New Guinea from 1943 to 1946. He married Betty

  • Obituaries | July 15, 2014


    Vivian D. Ross, 80, of Manhattan, died Sunday, July 13, 2014, at Meadowlark Hills Retirement Community Sloan House. The family provided the following information. She was born on Nov. 20, 1933, in Iola, the daughter of James and Alice (McClarnan) LeValley. She was a Manhattan resident since the early 1950s.

  • Football | July 15, 2014

    Three Wildcats make Lombardi watch list

    Kansas State offensive linemen B.J. Finney and Cody Whitehair, along with defensive end Ryan Mueller, were named to the Rotary Lombardi Award watch list on Monday. The award, which is presented to the college lineman of the year, includes 123 players from 76 different institutions, including 12

  • Manhattan High School | July 15, 2014

    Schartz to host youth camp

    Manhattan High head football coach Joe Schartz will host the fifth-annual Future Indian Football Camp, July 21-25. Students entering grades 2-4 will have camp July 21 from 6-8:30 p.m., with camp wrapping up July 22 from 9-12 p.m. Grades 5-6 will go on July 24 from 6

  • General Activities | July 15, 2014

    10U Aggies baseball holding tryout

    The Manhattan Aggies 10-and-under baseball team will be conducting tryouts on Friday July 18 and Saturday July 19 at Wilson Field in City Park.  Friday’s tryout is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. and Saturday’s tryout is scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Eligible Players must be age 10

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