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  • Obituaries | December 20, 2013


    Margaret Ilean Henderson, 81, of Manhattan, died Thursday, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. She was born on March 10, 1932, in Hamburg, Iowa. She was the daughter of Clyde Mitchell and Sylvia Ilean (Roberts) Chancey.  Margaret

  • Columns | December 20, 2013

    An evening conversation: I take it all back

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    Several years ago, I stopped in a convenience store on my way home from work. I wanted a six-pack of Diet Coke. It was a quiet little shop in central Illinois. I’d been there many times and barely noticed another soul. But on that

  • Editorials | December 20, 2013

    New facilities would bring money here

    It seems as though the so-called “Fieldhouse Project” is going to be batted around by one and all for days, weeks, months — who knows for how long? The city commission has had just one crack at the plan, and already opinions range from setting the

  • Letters | December 20, 2013

    County building issue should be on the ballot

    To the Editor: I read in this paper that the county commission has finalized the bylaws for a public building commission that doesn’t exist. One thing that I have not read or heard is any reason that such a board is necessary or desirable.

  • Women's Basketball | December 20, 2013

    Sheble makes most of her opportunity

    Kansas State coach Deb Patterson continues to heap praise on freshman Jessica Sheble, and for good reason. The 6-foot-3 forward from Olathe has provided big minutes off the bench for Kansas State this season, providing some needed offensive punch at times and key defensive stops.

  • Men's Basketball | December 20, 2013

    Cats face challenge vs. Gonzaga

    It’ll either answer some questions or raise even more. (Kansas State freshman guard Marcus Foster brings the ball down the court against Troy last Sunday at Bramlage Coliseum. The Wildcats face Gonzaga on Saturday in Wichita). Saturday’s game against No. 21 Gonzaga will show

  • December 20, 2013

    K-State AD John Currie gets extension

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    Kansas State President Kirk Schulz announced Friday that athletic director John Currie has signed a contract extension through the 2019 academic year. The agreement adds one year to his current contract, securing Currie’s services through June 30, 2019. Schulz said that Currie’s annual salary will increase

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency |Kansas State University | December 19, 2013

    Gill: Seed theft could harm KSU’s relationship with China

    A Kansas State official is worried about the effect of an alleged seed theft conspiracy on the university’s relationship with China . Weiqiang Zhang of Manhattan and Wengui Yan of Stuttgart, Ark., were charged last week with conspiracy to steal trade secrets after allegedly providing

  • Local |Education | December 19, 2013

    USD 383 board weighs benefits of having virtual school program in-house

    A new USD 383 virtual school would involve a three-year build-up, officials said Wednesday during the school board meeting. The board decided to end the district’s contract with K12 Inc., the virtual school provider for iQ Academy Kansas, during its Dec. 4 meeting. The board gave

  • Local |Business | December 19, 2013

    Manhattan 6th most ‘exciting’ small city

    Manhattan has more to cheer about than just football., a real estate blog, ranked Manhattan as one of the “Most Exciting Small Cities in America.” According to the site, Manhattan ranked sixth out of the 140 cities with populations of 50,000-60,000 nationwide. The bloggers

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