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  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | June 17, 2013

    Car pulled from Tuttle Creek

    A car was pulled from the Stockdale Park boat ramp at Tuttle Creek after it rolled into the lake Sunday evening. Officer Matthew Droge said the vehicle, which had been parked on the ramp, slipped into gear and rolled into the water at about 10 p.

  • Obituaries | June 17, 2013

    Gerald Ray ‘Jerry’ Kerby

    Gerald Ray ‘Jerry’ Kerby, M.D., 80, died June 12 at his home in Fairway.

  • Obituaries | June 17, 2013

    Florence ‘Aldean’ Clark

    Florence ‘Aldean’ Clark, 87, of Wamego died Saturday in Wamego.

  • Obituaries | June 17, 2013

    Sharon Wells

    Sharon Wells, 65, of Manhattan died early Sunday morning at the Stormont-Vail Regional Medical Center in Topeka.

  • Obituaries | June 17, 2013

    Ok Son Lim

    Ok Son Lim, 81, of Manhattan died Sunday at the Mercy Regional Health Center.  She is the wife of Lim Heon Gyoung, who survives. Services will be announced at a later time.

  • Area Schools | June 17, 2013

    Rock Creek favors new Class 4A split

    Representing the lowest enrollment among Class 4A schools in Kansas this season, it might seem like Rock Creek’s vote on the issue of whether to split 4A would be a simple one. Rock Creek athletic director Scott Harshbarger says that wasn’t the case.

  • General Activities | June 17, 2013

    Marlins win 21 events to close invite

    The 2013 Little Apple Invitational, hosted by the Manhattan Marlins swim club, wrapped up their weekend meet Sunday afternoon and continued its success from Saturday. The Marlins racked up 21 more wins throughout four age groups after winning 23 events the previous day. “The team responded with even

  • Movies | June 17, 2013

    Viewers won’t care much about ‘This Is the End’

    The new film, “This Is the End,” is actually more interesting as a concept than it is as a comedy. Memorable comedies often begin as odd ideas, but just because the central notion of a movie is out of the ordinary doesn’t mean we

  • Editorials | June 17, 2013

    We pay billions in overdraft fees

    Overdraft fees have become news again, largely because of a report from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on the subject and the recommendation of other consumer advocates that financial institutions be banned from allowing customers to overdraw their accounts. That’s because the overdrafts come

  • Columns | June 17, 2013

    Some questions for higher ed

    Year after year, despite un-changed or increased state funding, the six state-funded Kansas colleges increased tuition far above inflation with little scrutiny. Undergraduate tuition and fees at the six universities increased 137 percent between 2002 and 2012. Email me for tuition tables: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view

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