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  • Obituaries | January 28, 2014


    Luella Iverna Wrosch, 94, of Onaga, died Sunday at the Lexington Park Nursing Home in Topeka.  She was a life-long resident of the area. Luella was born May 6, 1919, in Onaga.  She attended local schools and graduated in 1937 from Onaga High School.  She received

  • Obituaries | January 28, 2014


    Wanda Dunn, 85, died Friday at the Heritage of Overland Park. The family provided some of the following information. She was born on June 4, 1928, in Alta Vista. She was the daughter of Walter and Allie (Edwards) Swartz.  Wanda graduated from Alta Vista High School with

  • Obituaries | January 28, 2014


    Edward “Ed” Lynn Penn, 63, of rural St. George, died Sunday at his home. The family provided some of the following information. Ed was born on June 17, 1950, in LaFontaine. He was the son of Manuel B. and Ethel M. (Myers) Penn. He graduated from Manhattan High

  • Obituaries | January 28, 2014


    Anna B. Davis, 97, of Clay Center died Saturday at the Clay County Medical Center in Clay Center. Additional obituary and service information will be announced later by the Anderes-Pfeifley Funeral Home in Riley.

  • Local |Business | January 28, 2014

    Allegiant to end flights to Phoenix beginning in February

    Allegiant Air announced Monday that it would be halting flights between Manhattan and the Phoenix-Mesa area at the end of February. Media representatives for Allegiant said that the service to Arizona, which began on Nov. 7, would stop on Feb. 23 — and any bookings beyond that date

  • Local |Kansas State University | January 28, 2014

    K-State names engineering dean

    Darren Dawson, chair of electrical and computer engineering at Clemson University, has been named engineering dean at Kansas State. Dawson will start work July 1 at a salary of $316,200 for the upcoming fiscal year. When he joins K-State, Dawson will be leading a college attempting to

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | January 28, 2014

    Love, McKenith plead not guilty

    A Manhattan mother and son each pleaded not guilty on Monday to charges of aiding and abetting first-degree murder. Christina Love, 49, and James McKenith, 33, appeared in Riley County District Court for their arraignment in which Judge Meryl Wilson scheduled them separate trials upon their request.

  • Local |Government, Politics | January 28, 2014

    Officials to set regular meetings for Fieldhouse talks

    The Fieldhouse Project continues to spark discussion. Local government officials plan to start meeting regularly to find a plan for upgrading the area’s youth sports facilities. City manager Ron Fehr said that the group of citizens that put together a proposal to upgrade local

  • Columns | January 28, 2014

    An evening conversation: the case for print

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    There are plenty of people making the case that newspapers are dying. And in truth, it wouldn’t take you long to find a tale of some famous old big-city newspaper that just slashed its staff by a hundred. The world belongs to the internet,

  • Local |Kansas State University |Arts, Leisure | January 28, 2014

    Gospel singer to perform at KSU

    World-renowned gospel singer Rev. Wintley Phipps Sr. has performed for iconic figures, including Nelson Mandela, Mother Teresa and every U.S. president since Jimmy Carter.  Phipps will perform at K-State Wednesday night at 7. The Grammy-nominated singer is on campus to give an inspirational message at

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