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  • Obituaries | August 01, 2013

    Leona Mae Hunt

    Leona Mae (Hause) Hunt, 80, of Wamego died Wednesday at the Westy Community Care Home in Westmoreland.

  • Editorials | August 01, 2013

    Huelskamp still on the fringe

    We’re not surprised that Representative Tim Huelskamp has proposed a constitutional amendment to ban gay marriage. He introduced his measure not long after the U.S. Supreme Court, in a 5-4 vote, struck down the Defense of Marriage Act earlier this year. Nor are

  • Movies | August 01, 2013

    Marvel film ‘The Wolverine’ fast and captivating

    The potentially endless string of Marvel films continues with “The Wolverine,” starring Hugh Jackman as the title character. Following the events of “X-men: The Last Stand”, Logan (Jackman) is living as a hermit in Alaska. He is wrestling with the fact he was forced to

  • Editorials | July 31, 2013

    Immigration politics

    The Republicans who control the House of Representatives seem to have realized that Mitt Romney’s vision of immigration reform, which involves the “self-deportation” of illegal immigrants, is a nonstarter. But they want no part of the comprehensive immigration reform that the Senate approved earlier

  • Local |Government, Politics | July 31, 2013

    Crickets at public feedback session

    Members of the Flint Hills Metropolitan Planning Organization had an open house Tuesday to seek public feedback on several transportation improvement projects previously approved by city and county commissioners. That was the plan, anyway. But since no members of the public took the opportunity to

  • Local |Business | July 31, 2013

    Area radio station goes country

    Those who tune in to Q103.5, an area easy-listening radio station, got a surprise this week: country music. The radio station, based in Junction City, has been broadcasting easy-listening music since 2005 but changed its format Monday, said operations manager Robert Elfman. Q103.5 is owned by

  • Local |Business | July 31, 2013

    Community foundation gets $75,000 grant

    The Greater Manhattan Community Foundation has been awarded an implementation grant of $75,000 over the next three years from the Kansas Health Foundation’s Healthy Communities Initiative. The grant money will be used for the Flint Hills Wellness Coalition, a group that promotes public awareness of

  • Local |Traffic | July 31, 2013

    Truck driver collides with cows

    A semi-truck driver was injured after he struck four cows in Clay County Tuesday night and his vehicle ended up in a ditch. The accident was reported at 10:40 p.m. Tuesday, according to a report from the Kansas Highway Patrol. The driver, Matthew Salter, 31, of

  • Manhattan High School | July 31, 2013

    Facilities, personal touch sold Fehr on WSU

    For Bret Fehr, one visit was all he needed to decide on a college destination. The senior-to-be at Manhattan High made his commitment to Wichita State to play baseball last week after taking an unofficial campus visit and seeing all the Shockers had to offer

  • Obituaries | July 31, 2013

    Leon Edmunds

    Leon Kenneth Edmunds, 84, of Manhattan, died at his small family farm near Yuba, Wis., on July 26 of congenital heart failure after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease.

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