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  • Local | December 05, 2013

    Manhattan man killed in Junction City rock quarry explosion

    A 63-year-old Manhattan man was killed Wednesday in an explosion at a Junction City rock quarry. The Geary County Sheriff’s Office reported that Stephen Hetzler of Manhattan working at Bayer Rock Quarry on Old Highway 6 west of Junction City. He was using explosives to

  • Obituaries | December 05, 2013


    Fred B. Hadle, 96, of Manhattan, died Thursday. Services are pending with Irvin-Parkview Funeral Home and Cremation.

  • Obituaries | December 05, 2013


    Floyd Hinton Clark, 90, of Manhattan, died Tuesday at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. Mr. Clark was born to Leo F. and Wilhelmina C. (Uppenkamp) Clark in Burns on April 17, 1923. They lived in Burns, Newton, Clement, and

  • Obituaries | December 05, 2013


    Brent Gardner, 29, of Manhattan died Dec. 1 in his home. He was born April 13, 1984. He is survived by his parents, Bob and Gail Harrington of Rockwall, Texas; and David Gardner of South Dakota. He is also survived by his sister, Stephanie Gardner of Rockwall, Texas; half-sister,

  • Football | December 05, 2013

    Holiday Bowl wants the Wildcats

    The only way Kansas State doesn’t play in the Holiday Bowl is if the Big 12 somehow lands two teams in the BCS bowls. A lot could happen between now and Sunday when the bowl matchups are officially announced, but the Holiday Bowl plans to

  • Football | December 04, 2013

    K-State/Iowa State change date of 2014 football game

    The Iowa State athletic department announced Wednesday night that it has reached an agreement with Kansas State to move their 2014 football game — originally scheduled for Oct. 11 in Ames, Iowa — to Sept. 6. In turn, Iowa State has moved its game with Toledo on Sept. 20 to the

  • Movies | December 04, 2013

    ‘Black Nativity’ an original take on the Christmas story


    Langston Hughes may have been born in Joplin but, because he was brought up in this state, a lot of Kansans claim him as one of us. His 1961 play “Black Nativity” has been made into a film by Kasi Lemmons, and the film is showing

  • Local |Business |Agriculture | December 04, 2013

    Farm Bureau changes stance on corporations in farming


    The Kansas Farm Bureau has softened its stance on corporate farms — but not without a fight. The disagreement and ultimate decision occurred during the business session that wrapped up the Farm Bureau annual meeting Wednesday at the Hilton Garden Inn. The bureau changed its policy

  • Local |Business |Government, Politics | December 04, 2013

    Firefighters lose COLA increase bid

    Here was a smoldering blaze that Manhattan firefighters simply couldn’t put out. One after another, city commissioners explained Tuesday night that a cost of living increase must apply across the board — and that firefighters would have to be treated the same as the rest

  • Local |Business | December 04, 2013

    Dara’s closes down another location

    Another Dara’s has dumped its pumps — this time in Aggieville. Ross McKinney, general manager of Dara’s Fast Lane at 1102 Laramie St., said the location closed on Monday because the lease was up. McKinney said the yearly lease actually expired in September, but the

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