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  • Editorials | June 11, 2014

    ‘We’re going to stand for these rights’

    Three cheers for the black ministers in the Wichita area who, in response to voter ID laws they consider discriminatory and anti-democratic, are launching an effort to register new voters and get voters to the polls. One of the ministers, the Rev. Reuben Eckels of

  • Columns | June 11, 2014

    Brownback misleading public

    Lots of people are buzzing about headlines in newspapers across the state this past week. Finally, the worsening fiscal condition of the state seems to be getting widespread attention. Former state budget director Duane Goossen, in a recent talk with the League of Women Voters,

  • Movies | June 11, 2014

    Take lots of Kleenex for creepy ‘Stars’


    Let’s say you are one of those many people who want movies to make them feel something, to provoke some sort of emotional reaction. In that case, “The Fault in Our Stars” might be a movie you would enjoy watching, especially if you are

  • Local |Kansas State University | June 11, 2014

    Scholarship a boost for students in dual D.V.M.-Ph.D. program

    Earning a doctor of veterinary medicine degree and a doctorate at the same time can be a demanding and financially challenging undertaking. But it also can provide several career options beyond that of a traditional D.V.M. To make the option of earning the

  • Obituaries | June 11, 2014


    Helen M. Johnston, 92, of Blue Rapids, died Monday, June 9, 2014, at Blue Valley Senior Living in Blue Rapids. The family provided the following information. Helen was born June 4, 1922, at Irving, to Joseph and Clara A. (Skalla) Nowak.  She graduated from Blue Rapids High School in 1939.&

  • Obituaries | June 11, 2014


    Wayne R. Haller, 87, of Manhattan and formerly of Leonardville, died Tuesday, June 10, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. The family provided the following information. Mr. Haller was born on Jan. 4, 1927 on a farm south of Randolph, the son of Court and Maude Elizabeth (

  • Obituaries | June 11, 2014


    Bill Smith, 50, died Saturday, June 7, 2014, at Mercy Regional Health Center, Manhattan. The family provided the following information. He was born on Feb. 7, 1964 in Milford, Del., the son of James Courtland and AnnaMay (Pavlik) Smith Jr.  Bill was an electrician at Kansas State University in

  • Track & Field | June 11, 2014

    K-State ready for track championship

    The Kansas State track and field team will close out its 2014 campaign in Eugene, Ore., at the NCAA Division-I Outdoor Track and Field Championships — which began this morning and runs through Saturday. In all, the Wildcats enter the meet with 13 total entries, seven for the

  • Area Schools | June 11, 2014

    Mid-East League softball honors

    Rock Creek softball player Winter Henry has been named to the All-Mid-East League.

  • Football | June 11, 2014

    Auburn game sold out; single-game tickets now available

    Kansas State’s highly-anticipated football matchup with Auburn on Sept. 18 is officially sold out, while a limited number of tickets for the remaining six contests at Bill Snyder Family Stadium are now available for purchase online, department officials Tuesday. Fewer than 500 tickets remain available for

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