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  • Obituaries | November 05, 2013


    Kenneth Bishop, 47, of Blue Rapids, died on Sunday, due to a motorcycle accident. The family provided some of the following information. Kenny was born June 23, 1966, in Marysville, to Shirley E. (Anderson) and Robert L. “Bob” Bishop.  He graduated from Valley Heights High School in 1984,

  • Arts, Leisure | November 05, 2013

    Comedian set for McCain show

    Brian Regan, one of the premier comedians in the country, will perform at 7:30 pm Monday, November 11, in Kansas State University’s McCain Auditorium. Regan’s shows combine clean jokes with his physicality and sophisticated writing style to make for a performance that attracts fans across

  • Arts, Leisure | November 05, 2013

    St. Thomas Boys Choir of Leipzig to perform at Manhattan church

    The St Thomas Boys Choir of Leipzig, a tradition-rich choir dedicated to the legacy of Johann Sebastian Bach, will perform at 7:30 pm Wednesday, November 6, at the First United Methodist Church, 612 Poyntz Ave., Manhattan. The event is part of Kansas State University’s McCain Performance Series.

  • Football | November 05, 2013

    Coaching stress takes spotlight


    Football coaches work long hours and often have to deal with lofty, sometimes unrealistic expectations. It’s a ‘what have you done for me lately,’ kind of profession, and the brutal hours that come with it are almost necessary to stay ahead of the game.

  • Columns |Manhattan High School | November 04, 2013

    Guggisberg: Indians’ title mark of pure dominance


    LAWRENCE — I’ll be honest — I don’t consider myself all that knowledgeable when it comes to the sport of cross country. But I know dominance when I see it. Saturday at Rim Rock Farm, I saw it. The Manhattan High boys’ cross country team

  • Arts, Leisure | November 04, 2013

    ‘Wonderbread Years’ at KSU found entertaining


    On Sunday, Pat Hazell performed in Forum Hall of the Kansas State University Student Union. Part stand-up comedy, part multimedia presentation, “The Wonderbread Years” recalls the trials of growing up from the perspective of a baby boomer. The stage was set with a rocking chair,

  • Local |Business | November 04, 2013

    Anytime Fitness reopens


    Anytime Fitness is once again living up to its name. The gym reopened late Friday after company lawyers agreed on a deal with the state concerning back taxes. The Kansas Department of Revenue had seized the business assets of the chain’s Manhattan and Newton

  • Local |Government, Politics | November 04, 2013

    State parks officials say power transfer wouldn’t cause any problems


    No, a transfer of power in state parks would not hinder Kansans’ freedom to fish. At least state officials don’t think so. After a proposal by Gov. Sam Brownback to shift some responsibilities running state parks from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

  • Local |Government, Politics | November 04, 2013

    Petition for fence at K-18

    Property owners have petitioned the city to help fund a fence as a result of the K-18 improvements abutting their properties. City commissioners will hear the petition during their legislative session Tuesday at 7 p.m. at City Hall — along with several other agenda items. Since

  • Neighbors | November 04, 2013

    One woman’s quest to dress those less fortunate

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    Manhattan isn’t known for its fashion, but one woman is taking her designs around the world. And for the best possible reason. Aurelia Pacey, 85, has made more than 700 dresses for girls in developing countries since fall of 2010. They have been sent to girls ages 3

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