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  • Obituaries | December 13, 2013


    John Frank Werner, 94, died Wednesdsay at Great Bend Regional Hospital in Great Bend. The family provided some of the following information. He was born Aug. 27, 1919 in Odin to John Baptist & Regina Philomena (Schmidt) Werner. He married Leona Lauren Ambers on Oct. 5, 1952 at Viking Lutheran

  • Obituaries | December 13, 2013


    Maxine Friederich, 88, of Green, died Thursday at the Clay County Medical Center in Clay Center. Funeral services are pending with the Anderes-Pfeifley Funeral Home in Riley.

  • Local |Education | December 13, 2013

    Ogden Elementary event gives families virtual tour of the world


    Sgt. Robert Olp took a knee beside his third-grade son, Richard, at a laptop station in the Ogden library. They worked their way through various country presentations Thursday as a part of Ogden Elementary School’s multicultural-themed family night. Olp attended family night along with

  • Local |Traffic | December 13, 2013

    18 accidents shut down icy I-70


    PAXICO — Eighteen accidents on Interstate 70 Friday morning shut down a 14-mile stretch of the highway for several hours. The Kansas Highway Patrol closed a segment of the interstate between mile markers 322 and 336 near the Wabaunsee County line close to the exit for Paxico. The area

  • I Wonder |Local |Government, Politics | December 13, 2013

    What’s the city’s debt limit?


    Q: I read something about the city government supposedly having a “debt limit.” Is that true? What’s so magic about a certain number?

  • Editorials | December 13, 2013

    Kim deals with ‘despicable scum’

    We don’t pretend to know what’s going on in North Korea, but we’ll bet a lot of folks in the ruling family are looking over their shoulders. Their anxiety is understandable if, as is being reported, Kim Jong Un has had his

  • Columns | December 13, 2013

    It’s not always a wonderful life

    In the 1946 Frank Capra classic, “It’s a Wonderful Life,” small-town banker George Bailey discovers what a disaster the town of Bedford Falls would have become were it not for his 40-year presence as a decent, generous, selfless individual. It’s a timeless, romantic story,

  • Local |Business |Kansas State University | December 13, 2013

    Alum leaves $5M to K-State

    A retired U.S. Air Force colonel who died in 2012 has provided a $5 million gift to Kansas State University through his trust. The bequest from former Manhattan resident Wayne McIntosh will benefit construction of the university Welcome Center and multicultural initiatives. McIntosh was a native

  • Football | December 13, 2013

    Zimmerman is USA Today All-American

    Kansas State senior safety Ty Zimmerman was named to the USA Today All-America team. Zimmerman, who earned second-team honors, picked up All-America honors for the second straight season. Last year, the Junction City product earned second-team All-America by, third-team honors from the Associated

  • Track & Field | December 13, 2013

    Cats open with home track meet

    The Kansas State track and field team opened up its 2013-14 indoor campaign today at Ahearn Field House with the Carol Robinson Winter Pentathlon, followed by the K-State Winter Invitational on Saturday. Saturday’s meet features a full slate of events with field events beginning

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