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  • Neighbors | November 04, 2013

    One woman’s quest to dress those less fortunate

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    Manhattan isn’t known for its fashion, but one woman is taking her designs around the world. And for the best possible reason. Aurelia Pacey, 85, has made more than 700 dresses for girls in developing countries since fall of 2010. They have been sent to girls ages 3

  • Local |Traffic | November 04, 2013

    Police department gives tips on staying safe on roadsides

    Following a rash of fatal accidents involving drivers pulled off on the side of the road, Capt. Kurt Moldrup of the Riley County Police Department offered safety tips to the county commission at Monday’s meeting. Some of these accidents have occurred because of deer

  • Editorials | November 04, 2013

    Best of class, from start to finish

    Rarely does any team enjoy the success that the Manhattan High School boys cross country team did this season. The team won the 6A state championship Saturday at the Rim Rock course outside Lawrence. And for that we offer our congratulations. As a story in

  • Letters | November 04, 2013

    MHS has long been blessed with fine coaches, teachers

    To the Editor: Your special feature on the football teams at Manhattan High School in the late 1980s brought back many great memories of that era for those of us who were very close to the program.  The parents bonded as well as the

  • Local |Kansas State University | November 04, 2013

    Organization honors multicultural students

    An organization that recognizes the academic achievements of multicultural students at Kansas State University has new members. “The Multicultural Student Honor Society was founded in 1999 to honor multicultural students who have been successful academically at the university,” said Carla Jones, assistant vice president and senior

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

    Suspect chased and captured

    Riley County police chased a criminal suspect until he crashed his car and fled on foot in Geary County on Sunday morning. Devoris Newsom, 27, of Junction City, was arrested for fleeing or attempting to elude police, driving with a suspended license, aggravated intimidation of a

  • Obituaries | November 04, 2013


    Kenneth Bishop, 47, of Blue Rapids, died Sunday, November 3, 2013 after a motorcycle accident.  Arrangements are pending at Terry-Christie Funeral Home in Waterville.

  • Obituaries | November 04, 2013


    Mary Sue Nottingham, 81, of Westmoreland, formerly of Topeka, died Thursday, October 31, 2013 at Wamego Health Center. Mary was born on July 19, 1932 in Wichita. She married James R. Nottingham. He preceded her in death. Mary was a homemaker and lived most of her married life in Topeka.

  • Obituaries | November 04, 2013


    John Eichman, 61, of Wamego, died Saturday, November 2, 2013 in Wamego. Services are pending with the Stewart Funeral Home of Wamego.  Complete obituary and service information will be announced later.

  • Volleyball | November 04, 2013

    Wildcats sweep No. 25 OU


    Kansas State senior middle blocker Kaitlynn Pelger had a match-high 17 kills on .481 hitting to lead the Wildcats to a three-set sweep of No. 25 Oklahoma — 25-22, 29-27, 25-22 — in a rare Sunday night match at Ahearn Field House. The odd scheduling, which moved the match from

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