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  • Local |Kansas State University | August 19, 2014

    Focus on lunch for fruits, vegetables, nutritionist says

    Changes to a supplemental nutrition program are improving the number of fruits eaten daily by children, but kids and adults still aren’t reaching the recommended daily intake amounts. A Kansas State University human nutritionist says to reach that amount, you need to focus on

  • Arts & Leisure | August 19, 2014

    Irish dance show set at Columbian

    The Columbian Theatre in Wamego and the Foundation for Celtic Arts and Studies will present a free program of Irish dance and culture on Sunday at 1:30 p.m.  Doors open at 1 p.m. Seating is first come, first served. This annual program started in 2008

  • Obituaries | August 19, 2014


    Jerry D. Dugan, 53, of Manhattan, died Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, at his residence. The family provided the following information. Jerry was born on Jan. 31, 1961, in Manhattan, the son of Franklin M. and Maria H.A. (Nieman) Dugan.  Jerry graduated from Manhattan High School and had been

  • Obituaries | August 19, 2014


    Memorial services for Wulf Thedel Albrecht Doerry will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014, at the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Chapel with Reverend Ben Duerfeldt officiating. Mr. Doerry died on Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014, in Manhattan, at the age of 85. Memorials have been established for the American

  • Obituaries | August 19, 2014


    Wesley “Babe” Zenger, 84,  died Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014. The family provided the following information. Wesley was born on April 29, 1930 at Haddam to Walter and Stella (Smith) Zenger. Survivors include his wife Betty (Burt), of Haddam; daughter Kathi (Bill) Stenfors, of Manhattan; sons Steven (Micki), of Haddam,

  • Volleyball | August 19, 2014

    Fritz excited about her young team


    One might assume a coach would be a bit trepidacious heading into a season following the exodus of eight seniors from a year ago. Not so for head coach Suzie Fritz, who enters her 14th year at the Kansas State volleyball helm, leading a young,

  • Local |Kansas State University | August 18, 2014

    Stonestreet, Modern Family costar to visit KSU

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    Modern Family TV stars Eric Stonestreet and Jesse Tyler Ferguson will visit K-State’s McCain Auditorium at 8:30 p.m. on Sept. 19. “An Evening with Eric Stonestreet and Jesse Tyler Ferguson” will feature the Modern Family actors giving the audience a behind-the-scenes look into television happenings,

  • Neighbors | August 18, 2014

    Music, forestry brought couple together

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    Bob and Melissa Atchison have made music not something one just listens to in the car or plays in the background during a chore. For the Atchisons, the joy of music has been an active pursuit and the foundation of their life together. Bob, a

  • Local |Business | August 18, 2014

    Agritourism group looks at zoning laws meeting

    A local agritourism initiative is gaining steam, Riley County commissioners learned Monday. The Riley County Planning and Development Department convened the first meeting of the county’s Agritourism Task Force, the department’s director, Monty Wedel, reported at the meeting. The tast force consists of

  • Movies | August 18, 2014

    Great actors keep ‘Hundred-Foot Journey’ engaging

    Based on the book by Richard C. Morais, “The Hundred-Foot Journey” begins in Mumbai, India, where the Kadam family runs a popular restaurant. Hassan (Manish Dayal) is learning to cook under his mother’s guidance. Her influence ends abruptly when the family restaurant is burned

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