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  • Obituaries | November 26, 2013

    RUTH ALVINA WINTER

    Ruth Alvina Winter, 85, died Sunday at Memorial Hospital in Abilene. She was born April 22, 1928 in Lincoln, Neb. Ruth was raised in Lincoln, Neb.  She married Rudolph “Sam” Winter on May 30, 1948.  In 1952, they moved to Clifton and then in 1955, moved to the Palmer community

  • Obituaries | November 26, 2013

    ARLENE ULRICH-KAUMP

    Arlene Ulrich-Kaump, 84, of Manhattan, died Sunday in the Lyle House at Meadowlark Hills Retirement Community. Funeral arrangements are pending with the Anderes-Pfeifley Funeral Home in Riley.

  • Women's Basketball | November 26, 2013

    KSU signee Mertz only knows hard work

    If anyone understands what hard work and loyalty is, it has to be Lauren Mertz. Mertz, who recently signed to play basketball at Kansas State, has battled back from not one, but two ACL tears in back-to-back seasons, to get where she is today. Despite

  • General Activities | November 26, 2013

    Manhattan CC Club runners place at national meet

    Seven members of the Manhattan Cross Cross Country Club competed over the weekend at the Cross Country Coaches National Youth Championships in Louisville, Ky. Madeline Purdom and Luke Wichman earned national honors with top finishes in their division. Purdom was 18th among all 11-12 year-old

  • Manhattan High School | November 26, 2013

    MHS soccer players honored

    All-state and All-Centennial League teams were announced this week, with several Manhattan Indian soccer players honored. Among all-state honorees, midfielder Jonathan Turnley and forward Eric Gray were named to the first team, with forward Peter Maier named to the second team and midfielder Matt Liotta

  • November 25, 2013

    Wamego fireman moonlights as writer

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    WAMEGO — A volunteer firefighter for 27 years, Lyle Markey has seen it all, but his career hasn’t been a typical one. He’s a firefighter who writes novels. Markey, deputy fire chief of the Wamego Fire Department, published the first novel of an action/adventure

  • November 25, 2013

    Debate to continue on CVB accountability

    A row over $1.2 million has boiled to a head. Commissioners plan to discuss how the Convention and Visitors Bureau Board should be structured and who will control it during Tuesday night’s work session – 5 p.m. at City Hall. Last month, city commissioners asked staff

  • Columns | November 25, 2013

    An evening conversation: Just another day

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    There are zero shopping days left until my birthday. Just saying, you know? In truth, for a few years there was a serious side to carrying around this Nov. 25 birth date. We all were reminded of it again last weekend with a grim anniversary: President

  • Local |Government, Politics | November 25, 2013

    Decision needed on suitable home for new Riley County EMS office

    The Riley County Commission Monday discussed potential locations for a new Riley County Emergency Medical Services office. EMS is in the process of replacing its main station on Claflin and is looking at alternate locations. Officials have considered moving the services into Manhattan Fire Department

  • Local |Business | November 25, 2013

    K-State football impacts city revenues for Sept.

    K-State’s football season impacted Manhattan city revenues for September. Finance director Bernie Hayen said that although sales in the city were about the same as last year, two revenue sources seen in last year’s count did not turn up this year. “First, there


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