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  • Editorials | August 27, 2014

    Childhood poverty has its price

    We’d like to think that when Kansas legislators inquire about the increase in the number of public school students who receive free and reduced-price lunches, lawmakers’ real concern is the growing poverty in Kansas, not the possibility that school districts are manipulating the numbers

  • Columns | August 27, 2014

    Leadership program rewarding

    As student body president of Kansas State University, I am blessed to have many wonderful opportunities. Some highlights include monthly meetings with university President Kirk Schulz, serving on the K-State Alumni Board of Directors and being on the field for halftime at a football game.

  • Manhattan High School | August 27, 2014

    McCarthys leading the way for MHS


    After three seasons of varsity golf and three trips to state, seniors Kylie and Kelsey McCarthy are no longer the young guns on the Manhattan High girls’ golf team. Instead, they are the veterans and co-captains on a varsity squad that will start the year

  • Obituaries | August 27, 2014


    Rosa Lee Jones, 69, of Manhattan, died Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, at Mercy Regional Health Center. The family provided the following information. Rosa Lee Kleinschmidt was born in Herington on Sept. 14, 1944, the daughter of the late Clemens Karl Ernest and Esther Viola (Schlesener) Kleinschmidt.  Rosa was united

  • Obituaries | August 27, 2014


    Earl Slagle, 88, of Manhattan,  died Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. He was born on Dec. 23, 1925, in rural Beeler. Additional obituary information and service times will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, Kansas 66502.

  • Obituaries | August 27, 2014


    Nellie F. Warders, 85, died Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, at South Wind Hospice in Pratt. The family provided the following information. Nellie was born on April 26, 1929, in Lillis, the daughter of Daniel H. and Hazel D. (Black) Burton.  Nellie went to school and was raised in Frankfort.

  • Obituaries | August 27, 2014


    Frederick Muriel Doza, 84, of Leonardville, died Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014, at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan.  The family provided the following information. Frederick was a resident of Leonardville Nursing Home and was a member of the Leonardville community since 1969.  He was a charter member

  • Obituaries | August 27, 2014


    Maria Dempsey, 87, of Manhattan, died Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. She was born on May 26, 1927 in Naternbach, Austria, the daughter of Johann and Josefa Eichlberger. Complete obituary and service information is pending and will be announced by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616

  • Movies | August 27, 2014

    ‘If I Stay’ decently made film with a good cast


    As we begin our discussion of the new teen girls movie “If I Stay,” let me slip in one note for the adult film fans. The movie features Texan Mireille Enos as the mother. Enos has had a heck of a professional year, playing Brad

  • Football | August 27, 2014

    Blue Springs freshmen crack Wildcats’ two-deep

    As of now, a pair of true freshman are set to get on the field for Kansas State this season — both from Blue Springs, Mo. — and neither is running back Dalvin Warmack. Linebacker Elijah Lee and safety Kaleb Prewett both cracked the Wildcats’ two-deep depth

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