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  • Local |Business | August 10, 2014

    Are mall vacancies ‘natural turnover’ or changes in retail?

    In the pre-noon hours Friday at Manhattan Town Center, Charlotte Hart, co-owner of Kitchen Capers, waited for early customers looking to take advantage of the retirement sale. The store, which Hart and her husband, Bob, have owned since 1995, will close in January unless she finds

  • Local |Business | August 10, 2014

    Course offering free golf during month of August

    A local golf course is offering free rounds for kids during the month of August. Jack McKee, a resident of University Park, said the development, 25 miles north of Manhattan near Tuttle Creek Lake, wants to offer families a day of inexpensive fun. That’s why

  • Local |Business | August 10, 2014

    More tickets available for Brew at the Zoo

    After selling out of the original 400 Brew at the Zoo tickets Friday, the Friends of Sunset Zoo’s planning team announced it will sell an additional 50 tickets for the community fundraiser, scheduled for 6-9 p.m. Aug. 22. Tickets are available online at

  • Arts & Leisure | August 10, 2014

    Columbian’s ‘Hoo Haw’ celebrates 10th anniversary with more family fun


    The residents of Korn County will bring their music and laughter to Wamego for the 10th year beginning Friday. The 10th annual production of “Hoo Haw,” the Columbian Theatre’s answer to the classic country comedy variety show “Hee Haw,” brings back familiar characters like

  • Obituaries | August 10, 2014

    L.T. FAN

    Dr. Liang-tseng “L.T.” Fan, 84, of Manhattan, died Monday, Aug. 4, 2014, while in his office in Durland Hall at Kansas State University in Manhattan. Dr. Fan had been instrumental in securing funding for the construction of Durland Hall while he was head of the Department of

  • Obituaries | August 10, 2014


    Robert Devon Bontrager, 91, longtime Manhattanite and former K-State professor, died Thursday, July 31, 2014, in hospice at the RiverWoods Nursing Care Center in Lewisburg, Penn. Mr. Bontrager had retired to Lewisburg in 1992 with his wife, Mable Bontrager. The cause of death was complications from kidney and heart

  • Obituaries | August 10, 2014


    Margaret Griffith Howe, 81, of Manhattan died Friday, Aug. 8, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. She was born on Oct. 6, 1932, in Manhattan, the daughter of Evan and Virginia (Stott) Griffith. Margaret graduated in 1950 from the Sacred

  • Obituaries | August 10, 2014


    Memorial services for Barbara King Wilson, 97, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 15, 2014, at the First Presbyterian Church in Manhattan. Reverend R.C. McConnell will be officiating. Mrs. Wilson died Saturday, June 28, 2014, in Manhattan. Memorials have been established for the Manhattan Public Library and

  • Obituaries | August 10, 2014


    James Ford Bowen, 39, of Topeka, died Monday, Aug. 4, 2014, from injuries sustained in a car accident during the early morning hours of Aug. 4. The family provided some of the following information. He was born Oct. 1, 1974, in Painesville, Ohio, to James Gary Bowen and Susan Jean Fink (

  • Obituaries | August 10, 2014


    Yong Hui “Kim” Seager, 75, of Wamego died Friday, Aug. 8, 2014, at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. Kim was born Dec. 28, 1938, outside of Hiroshima, Japan, the daughter of Kim Bang Go and Myung Soo Kim. She moved to

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