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  • Editorials | November 19, 2013

    More discussion helps, sometimes

    Governor Sam Brownback says he wants to break the 40-year cycle of Kansas school districts suing the state over public education funding levels. “Nobody talks to anybody; it’s all handled in litigation,” the governor said Friday in lamenting the pattern of school districts going

  • Columns | November 19, 2013

    An evening conversation: Yow!

    Sc -- magazine mug.phatch

    Surely you’re familiar with the phrase “Do as I say, not as I do.” Well, here comes the classic, all-time case — where I strongly recommend that you do something that I’d probably refuse at gunpoint. In fact, I would run away screaming if

  • Letters | November 19, 2013

    Military memorabilia displays much appreciated

    To the Editor: During the recent military veterans appreciation week, November 5-11, we were able for the seventh time to display our military memorabilia at the Riley County Senior Service Center. Our display crew would like to thank Jamie Ramsey, Susan Peterson, Dixie Love and

  • Local |Education | November 19, 2013

    Board to choose MHS courses

    Courses available for Manhattan High students next year will be decided at the USD 383 school board meeting, 6:30 pm Wednesday at Robinson Education Center. The proposal before the board includes five new courses, one required course change, one course to be reinstated, two courses to be

  • Letters | November 19, 2013

    Remember loved ones with Light of Life ornaments

    To the Editor, As the holiday season approaches, we especially remember the ones we have loved. Homecare & Hospice’s Light of Life Memorial gives individuals a unique opportunity to honor the memory of their loved ones during this holiday season. Anyone wishing to participate

  • Local |Traffic |Business | November 19, 2013

    Woman crashes car into optometry office


    A woman crashed her car into an optometry business Monday afternoon. At 1:20 p.m., a 1997 Lincoln Towncar, driven by Eleanor Deibler, 82, of Manhattan collided with The EyeDoctors office, 3012 Anderson Ave. Sgt. Brad Ingalls of the Riley County Police Department said the office sustained extensive damage

  • Obituaries | November 19, 2013


    Jerald LeRoy Miller (Jerry), 66, died Saturday. The family provided some of the following information. He was born in Wamego on July 25, 1947, to LeRoy and Roberta Hutchinson Miller.  He attended Wamego High School, graduating in 1965.  Following graduation, he served in the U.S. Air

  • Obituaries | November 19, 2013


    William Robert “Woody” Woodward, 58, of Manhattan, died October 8, 2013, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. He was born June 26, 1955, in San Bernardino, Calif. A celebration of life service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Crestview Christian Church, 4761 Tuttle Creek Blvd. Online condolences

  • Obituaries | November 19, 2013


    Cecelia Martinez, 95, a longtime Manhattan resident, died Saturday at the Medicalodges in Eudora. The family provided some of the following information. She was born March 6, 1918, in Rokeby, Neb. She was the daughter of Abelino and Asuncion Serrillo. Cecelia was united in marriage to Sabino Martinez.&

  • Local | November 19, 2013

    Time to get ready for winter

    With the first frosts of the season already behind us, the Kansas Division of Emergency Management, in conjunction with the National Weather Service and local emergency management officials across the state, is urging Kansans to prepare for winter. Winter Weather Awareness Day is Wednesday. The

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