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  • Obituaries | January 19, 2014


    Merlyn Ridder, 89, of rural Westmoreland, died at his home Saturday, Jan.18, 2014. Among survivors is his wife, Dorothy, of the home. Services are pending with Stewart Funeral Home of Wamego. Complete obituary and service information will be announced later.

  • Obituaries | January 19, 2014


    Earl Ryder Jr., 79, of rural Paxico, died Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014, at his home. Among survivors is his wife, Katherine, of the home. Services are pending with Stewart Funeral Home of Wamego. Complete obituary and service information will be announced later.

  • Local |Kansas State University | January 19, 2014

    K-State film to honor Dr. King’s legacy

    Almost 46 years after his death, Kansas State University will celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. – a man who progressed the United States toward racial equality through non-violence and tragically died for it in a violent way. K-State will have various events honoring

  • Manhattan High School | January 19, 2014

    Late defense preserves MHS boys’ win over Blue Jays

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    JUNCTION CITY — It certainly wasn’t pretty, but Manhattan High boys’ basketball coach Tim Brooks didn’t seem to mind Friday night. In a low-possession game with both teams struggling offensively, the Indians got a strong defensive effort down the stretch, squeaking out a 35-32

  • Manhattan High School | January 19, 2014

    Indians have no trouble with Junction City, win 63-43

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    JUNCTION CITY — Manhattan High girls’ basketball coach Scott Mall wasn’t sure what to expect out of the Junction City Blue Jays and first-year coach Nate Parks Friday night. His best guess proved to be right, as the Blue Jays came out with a more

  • Arts, Leisure | January 19, 2014

    Manhattan Bridal Show, Green Day musical, and more

    TODAY Manhattan Bridal Show, noon-4 p.m. Area-wide vendors will be displaying products and services. K-State Alumni Center. Read to Dogs, 2-4 p.m. Read to a certified therapy dog. The dogs have been trained to listen, and they help children relax while reading. Avid

  • Local |Business | January 19, 2014

    Schram looks to expand parking, building

    Schram Chrystler Dodge Jeep Inc. plans to expand its parking lot and build a larger one-stop-shop to better serve its customers. Chuck Schram, president of Schram, said that it is difficult for customers to navigate around the disjointed parking lot with two buildings separating customer

  • Books | January 19, 2014

    Boy travels across the country after losing his family

    Chris Banner Contributing writer “Golden Crossroads” has all of the things you expect in a Western romance — handsome men and beautiful women; good guys and bad guys, with the good guys winning in the end; Indians; violence; a wise old man; the hero suffering great

  • Books | January 19, 2014

    Race ends in different levels of fame for women

    The two Elizabeths singularly raced around the world in opposite directions to beat the eighty-day record boasted by Jules Verne’s fictional character, Phileas Fogg, in “Around the World in Eighty Days.” Elizabeth Bisland (1861-1929) was a literary critic for “The Cosmopolitan” magazine while Elizabeth

  • Books | January 19, 2014

    Remembering Winnie the Pooh for author’s birthday


    Since January 18 was A. A. Milne’s birthday, this is the perfect opportunity to enjoy Winnie the Pooh and friends. Alexander Alan Milne, creator of the loveable Pooh bear, took inspiration from his young son, Christopher Robin Milne. Christopher Robin had received a stuffed bear

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