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  • Obituaries | November 17, 2013


    Carolyn Wood Kelpe Kern, 61, died November 2 in Denton, Texas.  She was born in St. Louis, Missouri, on Feb. 20, 1952 to Robert Frederick and Doris Jean Wood Kelpe.  She attended Northwest Elementary School in Dodge City until the family moved to Overland Park in January

  • Manhattan High School | November 15, 2013

    Derby defeats Manhattan, 55-20

    Top-ranked Derby ended the Manhattan High football team’s season Friday night with a 55-20 Class 6A playoff win at Bishop Stadium. In the beginning, Manhattan (9-2) got the start it wanted when Henry Bieber dropped the opening kick off, picked it up, ran through

  • Court Calendar | November 15, 2013

    Riley County Attorney’s Office Calendar

    Monday, November 18, 2013 9:00 – DIV III - JJC 9:00 Bates, Marcus Arraignment (13 CR 497 Poss Meth to Dist) KSL III 9:00 Batson, Joseph Status (13 TR 2331 DUI #3, etc) BRW III 9:00 Bennett, Glenn Status (13 CR 518 Violation of PO) JJC III 9:00 Bennett, Heather SENTENCING (13 CR 397 Burg, Veh Burg, Theft) JJC III 9:00 Brannon, Dawn

  • I Wonder | November 15, 2013

    What’s happening to the stone on the outside of Memorial Stadium?


    Q: On the renovation of the old Memorial Stadium at K-State, what happens to the stone on the outside of the building? Also, is it designated as a historic site? Who decides? A: You’re asking about a big project going on right now to

  • Local |Fort Riley | November 15, 2013

    Irwin Army Hospital 85 percent complete


    FORT RILEY — For long-term patients at Irwin Army Community Hospital, the new facility opening next year should be a home away from home. Construction of the 550,000-square-foot hospital, which is adjacent to the current structure and will bear the same name, is around 85 percent complete.

  • Manhattan High School | November 15, 2013

    Trujillo kicking through pressure


    With each passing overtime last week against Maize, the pressure began to mount for Manhattan High place-kicker Joseph Trujillo. As the Indians would score touchdowns, at time seeming to do so at will, the game’s next overtime wouldn’t be secured until Trujillo nailed

  • Local |Kansas State University | November 15, 2013

    KSU admin talk rumors before vote

    K-State officials needed to answer questions and address rumors prior to a classified staff vote next week. Around 200 of the university’s approximately 16,000 classified employees attended two forums Friday at the K-State Alumni Center. A vote running from Tuesday through Friday of next week will

  • Local |Business | November 15, 2013

    Manhattan Crisis Center receives grant

    Manhattan Crisis Center has received $128,649 in 2014 funding from the federal government. Executive director Judy Davis said the funding comes from the Victims of Crime Act, and they receive a portion of the money collected from fines and forfeitures. She said they have received the money

  • Local |Kansas State University | November 15, 2013

    Schultz: Enrollment cap may be used at Kansas State

    K-State President Kirk Schulz mentioned the concept of enrollment management during a classified employees forum Friday. Schulz said after the forum that a consultant from Noel-Levitz Higher Education Consulting is planning to visit in mid-December. “They’re going to have a workshop to start talking

  • Editorials | November 15, 2013

    Obama’s ‘fix’ is no sure thing

    President Barack Obama might not have made an even bigger hash of the Affordable Care Act rollout than already existed, but his “fix” to help some individuals adds yet another complication. His contrition Thursday in announcing the fix was welcome, but he isn’t introducing

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