• We could get used to gas at $2.49 a gallon

    A gallon of gas for less than $2.50! How about that? It’s exciting even if the price is just a tenth of a cent less than $2.50 and even if this is a temporary phenomenon. Millions of drivers of a certain .

  • Light of Life ornaments help honor loved ones

    To the Editor: As we more forward during this holiday season, we especially remember the ones we have loved. Homecare & Hospice’s Light of Life Memorial gives individuals a unique opportunity to honor the memory of their loved ones .

  • ‘Hunger Games 3’ will please fans of the series G.w.clift1

    The moviemakers have split the third Hunger Games book, “Mockingjay,” into two movies, a trick some other, earlier film series have pioneered. Perhaps because of this, “Hunger Games 3” seems inefficient, giving us repeated arrivals of a soldier to escort our .


    John Weisbender, 71, of Knob Noster, Mo., died Sunday, Nov. 30, 2014, at the Country Club Care Center in Warrensburg, Mo. The family provided the following information. John was born on March 4, 1943, in Manhattan, the son Alphonse Joseph and Violet Elizabeth (Kramer) Weisbender. .


    Geraldine “Jerry” Ebert, 88, of rural Flush, died at home on the family farm on Monday, Dec. 1, 2014, while attended by family. Jerry suffered a long series of illnesses that had left her confined to a wheelchair. The family provided the following .


    Samuel Paul “Sam” Kvasnica, 83, of Manhattan, died Monday, Dec. 1, 2014, at Via Christi Village in Manhattan. The family provided the following information. Sam was born Feb. 14, 1931, in Flint, Mich., the son of Charles and Mary (Bednar) Kvasnica. Sam served for two .


    Debbie Lee Butler, 61, of Manhattan, died Friday, Nov. 28, 2014, in the comfort of her home, surrounded by family. The family provided the following information. Debbie was born on July 17, 1953, in Santa Cruz, Calif. She was born to Connie and Jessie Buchholtz. .

  • Williams, Thomas lead Cats past Omaha Ksumbb11.phatch

    Sometimes the biggest contributions come from the unusual suspects. Nino Williams scored 19 points and Jevon Thomas added 12 points and seven assists, as Kansas State used a big second-half run to beat Nebraska-Omaha, 84-66, on Tuesday in Bramlage Coliseum. Williams first .

  • Moving process begins at Vanier Football Complex Moving vans.phatch

    Everything must go. Moving trucks packed the Vanier Football Complex Tuesday afternoon, coach Bill Snyder’s office now sits empty, wood crates filled the lobby and just about everything is gone from the walls that have been home to the .

  • Wildcats regroup to beat Omaha, 84-66

    After a slow start, the Kansas State men’s basketball team used a late run in the first half and a big run in the second to beat Nebraska-Omaha, 84-66, on Tuesday in Bramlage Coliseum. The Wildcats got off to .

  • Why are Blue Earth Plaza’s lights blue? Tree3.phatch

    Q: Are the lights at Blue Earth Plaza blue to fit the name of the park? A: Yes. The business owners and managers who brought you the lights at the Festival of Lights wanted you to have a blue, blue .

  • Health department to use new policy for unpaid bills

    The Riley County Health Department will soon have the ability to remove unpaid bills from its billing system. Riley County commissioners, acting as the Board of Health Monday morning, approved new protocols by the health department in managing long-standing debt .


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