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  • Obituaries | March 06, 2014


    Howard D. Tubbs, 76, of Manhattan, died Sunday at Mercy Hospital in Manhattan. He was born on Feb. 22, 1938, in Sedgwick County. He was a member of Seven Dolors Catholic Church. He owned and operated Custom Cabinet Shop over 35 years in Manhattan. Howard later worked at Kansas

  • Obituaries | March 06, 2014


    Betty Jo White, a former Manhattan resident, died Monday at the age of 70 at her residence in Milbank, S.D. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, beginning at 10:30 a.m. at Living Word Lutheran Church in Milbank.  Betty Jo was born on Dec. 8, 1943,

  • Obituaries | March 06, 2014


    Donald W. Area, age 86, of Manhattan, died Wednesday at the Meadowlark Hills Retirement Community-Collins Landing in Manhattan. He was born on July 16, 1927 in Olsburg. Complete obituary information is pending and will be announced by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, Kansas 66502.

  • Obituaries | March 06, 2014


    John H. “Jack” Schmeal, Jr., 65, of Olsburg died Monday at the Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. He was born on Feb. 28, 1949 in Newton, N.J., the son of John H. Schmeal Sr. and Helen Grabinski.  After graduating high school Jack joined the United

  • Manhattan High School | March 06, 2014

    MHS girls thump Southeast, 68-11, to open sub-state


    There are times during the season where a blowout win is fairly useless. It still counts as a ‘W’ in the standings, but in terms of player development and actually impacting the season in a good way, the positives are few and far between. Manhattan’

  • Letters | March 06, 2014

    May Fake Patty’s Day be peaceful and positive

    To the Editor: This Saturday, Fake St. Patty’s Day will once again occur in Manhattan. With the combined efforts from all of Manhattan, it will come and go without any negative occurrences. The Board of Directors of the Landlords of Manhattan reminds all landlords

  • Letters | March 06, 2014

    We all see things differently; let’s not be quick to judge

    To the Editor: Like anything else, the definition of responsibility is in the mind of the person who uses that word. In other words, it means different things to different people. As a mental patient, to me it means I want to keep from doing

  • Arts & Leisure | March 06, 2014

    ‘Jayhawkers’ film, plus wine fest


    Yes, this film is worthwhile — even for K-State loyalists. “Jayhawkers,” written and directed by Kevin Willmott, tells the powerful fable of how a small group of unlikely allies modernized college sports and changed a small midwestern town — serving as a parallel to the Civil Rights

  • Women's Basketball | March 06, 2014

    Wesemann’s motor paying off for Cats

    If Leti Romero is the face of the Kansas State women’s basketball team, even as a freshman, then Kindred Wesemann has to be the heartbeat. The pint-sized guard packs more punch, excitement and energy than most 10 year olds hopped up on sugar — on and

  • Equestrian | March 06, 2014

    K-State equestrian to host TCU on Saturday

    The sixth-ranked Kansas State equestrian team will look to finish the regular season undefeated at home on Saturday when the Wildcats host No. 9 TCU at Timbercreek Stables. Free and open to the public, the Wildcats will honor 21 seniors. The meet is set to begin at 9

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