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  • Brownback’s antics call to mind a blast from the past

    To the Editor: Gov. Sam Brownback’s arrogant political antics remind me of comedian Pat Paulsen’s politi-cal slogan while running for president in the 1970s: “I’ve upped my standards. Now, up yours!”.

  • Fugitive nabbed in JC

    With the help of tips submitted by people in the Junction City area, the Junction City Police Department caught a missing fugitive. Arthur Van Tassel, 29, was arrested at approximately 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday on a Kansas Department of Corrections warrant .


    Joe Ellis, 82, of Leonardville and formerly of Manhattan, died Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015, at Leonardville Nursing Home. His family provided some of the following information. Joe was born on June 22, 1932, in Seligman, Mo., to Jeff and Mary Ellen Ellis. On May 7, 1950, he .


    M. Dean Goff, 87, of Manhattan, died Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House, from complications of cancer. His family provided some of the following information. Dean was born on Sept. 6, 1927, in Manhattan, the first son of Marvin Albert and .

  • Ostermann’s big quarter leads Tribe Mhs30.phatch

    There have been times this season when transfer Robbie Ostermann has struggled to adjust to a new school and life in Kansas. Tuesday night, he looked comfortable. The junior scored a career-high 17 points — 14 of which came in the game-turning third .


    Alma Ruth Rowlands 96, died Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015, at Meadowlark Hills in Manhattan. Her family provided some of the following information. She was born Alma Ruth Crippen, Feb. 28, 1917, to Clarance and Annie (Mitchell) Crippen in Rago. A foster child at 18 months, Alma .


    Charles W.  Sanders, 79, of Pea Ridge, Ark., died Friday, Feb. 13, 2015, at the Earlene Howard Hospice Home in Springdale, Ark. He was born in Corpus Christi, Texas, on Aug. 31, 1935. Charles served his country in three branches of the U.S. .


    Margie Ann (Collins) Young, 83, of Eudora and formerly a longtime resident of Lawrence, died Saturday, Feb. 14, 2015, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital. Her family provided some of the following information. Margie was born Nov. 7, 1931, in Junction City, the daughter of Kenneth Brice .

  • Blackman selected to enter hall of fame Rb headshot.phatch

    Former Kansas State All-American Rolando Blackman was among eight individuals announced Tuesday to the 10th class of the National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame. Blackman, a two-time First-Team All-American from 1977-81, is joined in the 2015 Hall of Fame class with .

  • Hot-shooting Indians beat Trojans, 58-46

    The Manhattan High boys’ basketball used a big night from junior Robbie Ostermann to pull away in the second half against Topeka High, winning 58-46 and avenging their only Centennial League loss of the season. Ostermann scored a career-high 17 points, .

  • MHS girls beat Trojans, 51-31

    The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team overcame a sluggish start to defeat Topeka High, 51-31, Tuesday night at the MHS gymnasium. The Indians saw their first-half lead get trimmed to two points in the second quarter, but ended the period .

  • Is Hy-Vee breaking its deal? Wonder1

    Q: At the time that Hy-Vee was built in the north-end redevelopment project, the space between Hy-Vee and PetCo was left undeveloped. This was because Hy-Vee hoped the Kansas Legislature would approve liquor sales for grocery stores, and Hy-Vee would .


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