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  • September 19, 2013

    F. Gene Ernst

    F Gene Ernst, 83,  of Manhattan, died September 5 at Meadowlark Hills Retirement Community. A memorial service will be at The First Christian Church located in the Courthouse Plaza at 1 p.m. Sept. 28th.

  • Area Schools | September 19, 2013

    Rock Creek to unveil stadium upgrade

    Back in early July, Rock Creek’s football stadium looked a little bare. The old beachers had been taken down on both sides of the field, and it’s press box had been removed. This Friday, the school will showoff what’s taken place in

  • Obituaries | September 19, 2013

    Margaret Glover

    Margaret Ella Glover, 86, of rural Wamego, died Monday at the Alma Manor in Alma.

  • Movies | September 19, 2013

    ‘Insidious 2’ is boring for awhile, then baffling


    If somebody wanted to make up a Twelve Days of “Insidious 2,” taking the list of descending numbered people and things from the new horror film, they could do a pretty good job. There are, in different time frames and in the living and ghostly worlds,

  • Tennis | September 19, 2013

    K-State tennis opens season with home tournament

    The Kansas State tennis team will open its 2013 fall schedule this weekend, as the Wildcats will host the K-State Fall Invitational Friday through Sunday at the new Mike Goss Tennis Stadium. All matches this weekend are free and open to the public. Friday’s action

  • Movies | September 18, 2013

    ‘Family’ mostly succeeds, but misses chances to be funny


    Screenwriter and Director Luc Besson gets right to it in his new movie “The Family.” Robert DeNiro drives his wife and teen-aged kids to their new home in a village in Normandy, France. Then, while their FBI minders (headed by a character played by Tommy

  • Editorials | September 18, 2013

    Candidate has much to prove

    The 2014 Kansas governor’s race began to take shape Tuesday with the announcement by state Representative Paul Davis, a Lawrence Democrat, that he would run for governor and that it is “time to set things right.” Republicans wasted no time criticizing Rep. Davis, who is

  • Letters | September 18, 2013

    Public building commission here would be an outrage

    To the Editor: I will be blunt. It is a very bad idea for the Riley County commissioners to create a public building commission inasmuch as it would establish the three current elected commissioners as the members of said commission.

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | September 18, 2013

    Woman takes search for missing husband to Twitter


    An assistant professor at Kansas State University has put out a public appeal on Twitter for assistance in finding her husband, who has reportedly been missing since September 2. Kelly Welch, a faculty member with the Department of Family Studies and Human Services, tweeted Tuesday night

  • Letters | September 18, 2013

    Deadline nears for bricks for Armed Forces Memorial

    To the Editor: On November 11, Veterans Day, our nation will honor all who have served in the armed forces. A way to personally honor someone you know who has served, or even to honor your own service, is by purchasing a memorial brick.

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