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  • Local |Business | November 24, 2013

    Salvation Army helps out in Philippines

    With the mass transport of relief supplies to the typhoon-devastated city of Tacloban still proving difficult, The Salvation Army in The Philippines is working on alternative methods to get help to the thousands of people who are in need. Teams of Salvation Army volunteers are

  • Manhattan High School | November 22, 2013

    Four Indians named first-team all-league

    After a season that included a second-round playoff game and a Centennial League title, the Manhattan High football team landed four individuals on the all-league first team — occupying seven spots — while head coach Joe Schartz was named Centennial League coach of the year. Receiver and

  • I Wonder |Local | November 22, 2013

    During the national anthem, why don’t announcers ask sports fans to put their hands over their heart

    Wonder1

    Q: Why do public sports announcers not ask fans to place their hand over their heart for the playing of the national anthem?  They always say: “Please stand and remove your hat for the playing of the national anthem.”  Standing and removing your

  • Local |Government, Politics | November 22, 2013

    Officials to design Blue River flood plan

    Another floodplain plan is in the works. City and county officials have come together to create another floodplain working group, but not for Wildcat Creek. This one is for the Blue River. Pottawatomie County, Riley County and the city of Manhattan have joined with state

  • Local |Business | November 22, 2013

    Farm Bureau CEO Yunk ready for full-time grandfatherhood

    Danyunk.phatch

    It’s time for another change. “I tell people I’m entering my third full-time career — full-time grandpa,” said Dan Yunk, who has announced his retirement as CEO of the Kansas Farm Bureau. “I told them I’d probably stay 10 years,” he said. “I’ve

  • Obituaries | November 22, 2013

    GRETCHEN MITHEN

    Gretchen Mithen, 73, of Manhattan died Thursday at The Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. Services are pending with Stewart Funeral Home of Wamego.  Complete obituary and service information will be announced later.

  • Obituaries | November 22, 2013

    FRAN BEATY

    Frances (Fran) N. Beaty, 90, of Manhattan died Monday. The family provided some of the following information. She was born Feb. 23, 1923, in Jefferson City, Mo. She was the daughter of James M. and Mildred (Shoffner) Witten.  Fran graduated from high school in Jefferson City, Mo.,

  • Editorials | November 22, 2013

    Revisiting a dark day in our history

    This has been a year of anniversaries. On Tuesday, the 150th anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address came up on the calendar. It is a memorable speech, and the original occasion, Nov. 19, 1863, was as solemn as they come. Earlier this year, on Aug. 28,

  • Columns | November 22, 2013

    Kansans cool to ‘experiment’

    Last year, Gov. Sam Brownback went on national television and boasted that he was leading Kansas through “a real live experiment” in taxing and spending. Recent surveys suggest that Kansans are skeptical, if not downright opposed, to where Brownback is taking them. Three statewide surveys

  • Football | November 22, 2013

    Cats overcome slow start, now looking for fifth straight win

    Baylor has won 13 straight games going back to last season. Oklahoma State has won six in a row. And though both teams are clearly playing well right now, Kansas State’s surge back into relevance in the second half of the season might be equally


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