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  • Obituaries | July 05, 2013

    Marajorie Umscheid

    Marajorie L. (Blu-thardt) Umscheid, 76, died in her home Wednesday after a short illness.

  • Obituaries | July 05, 2013

    Ken Lewis

    Kenneth Loren “Ken” Lewis, age 88, of Manhattan, died Thursday at Meadowlark Hills - Stolzer House.

  • Editorials | July 05, 2013

    Egypt shouldn’t quit on democracy

    The Obama administration apparently isn’t ready to recognize it, and an Egyptian military official is describing what happened there this week as “impeachment by the military,” but the military’s ouster of Mohammed Morsi, is an old-fashioned military coup. It’s too soon to

  • Columns | July 05, 2013

    Kansas has been wonderful to us

    Joseph.aistrup

    Au revoir.  This is my last commentary, at least for a while. I am leaving Kansas.  I was born and spent my formative years in Winfield. I also met and married my wife, Shelley, there. Both of us graduated from Fort Hays State

  • General Activities | July 05, 2013

    Junior 17ers drop a pair in Salina

    The American Legion Manhattan Manko junior 17ers opened Salina’s 23rd Annual Kansas Grand Slam Wood Bat Tournament Thursday with a pair of losses. Manhattan suffered a close defeat early in the day against the Topeka Gorillas, 8-7, and lost again Thursday night to the

  • July 05, 2013

    17ers open tourney with 9-4 win

    With the American Legion Manhattan Manko senior 17ers looking down and out, Jesse Steinbring came up with a momentum-shifting hit on Thursday. The 17ers trailed 4-1 going into the sixth inning, and tacked on a run on a bases-loaded walk, before Steinbring laced a ball

  • Volleyball | July 05, 2013

    Wildcats ready for Russia, World University Games

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    After more than a month of work in the gym, the time has come for the Kansas State volleyball team to represent the United States at the World University Games. The Wildcats conducted their final practice at Ahearn Field House on Wednesday and left Thursday

  • Local |Agriculture | July 04, 2013

    Wheat harvest rocks

    With wheat harvest successfully underway, farmers are admitting their yields are good but don’t want to be the first ones to brag or jinx themselves said K-State agriculture extension agent Greg McClure. This year’s wheat harvest started a little sooner than predicted with

  • Local |Education |Government, Politics | July 04, 2013

    Title I funding reduced

    USD 383’s Title I funds have been reduced $120,795 for the 2013-14 school year, but carryover funds will cover the cuts, according to federal sequestration information presented at the Board of Education meeting Wednesday. Six elementary schools are deemed Title I schools and receive federal money

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | July 04, 2013

    25 arrested during festival

    Officials said they are still collecting crime statistics from the 2013 Country Stampede but announced Wednesday afternoon that 25 people were arrested over the course of the event. Pottawatomie County Sheriff Greg Riat said 14 females and 11 males were taken into the custody of the Pottawatomie County Jail


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