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  • Obituaries | December 18, 2013


    Georgia Belle Ewing, 84, of Manhattan died Tuesday at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. She was born Feb. 22, 1929, in Alpena, Ark. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Ben Duerfeldt officiating. Interment will follow in the

  • Movies | December 18, 2013

    Acting, writing show signs of fatigue in ‘Madea Christmas’


    Tyler Perry makes a slew of movies and TV series every year. In 2013 he directed three of each. Then he acts, he produces, he writes, and he does stage plays as well as filmed things. Naturally he has patterns he follows—it would take an

  • Local |Business |Kansas State University | December 18, 2013

    K-State graduates still face difficult job market

    As many K-State students take finals for the last time this week, they face a difficult job market. Grads are reporting having to apply for more jobs before landing one — if they’re able to get one at all. The unemployment rate was 7 percent nationally

  • Area Schools | December 18, 2013

    Valley Hts. sweeps Republic Co.

    The Valley Heights boys’ and girls’ basketball teams each stayed undefeated with a sweep of Republic County on Tuesday night in Belleville. For the boys’ team, it took three quarters, but the Mustangs finally wore down Republic County in their 49-29 win. They turned a

  • December 18, 2013

    Cats focused on ending bowl drought

    Five bowl games. Five bowl losses. That’s a streak Kansas State aims to stop next week when the Wildcats face Michigan in the Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl in Tempe, Ariz. The Wildcats haven’t won a bowl game since 2002 — against Arizona State in the

  • Football | December 18, 2013

    Three Wildcats named All-Americans

    Three Kansas State players — safety Ty Zimmerman, defensive end Ryan Mueller and wide receiver Tyler Lockett — each picked up All-America designations as the Associated Press, and Sports Illustrated announced their All-America teams Tuesday. Zimmerman was named to the third team by the Associated

  • Area Schools | December 18, 2013

    Wamego girls No. 1 in Class 4A

    Wamego girls No. 1 in Class 4A The KBCA released its final rankings of 2013 this week, taking a break until the new school semester starts up next month. A number of area teams are still ranked. Wamego is the highest-ranking girls’ team in the area, sitting

  • Men's Basketball | December 18, 2013

    Wichita Wildcat Classic tickets going fast

    Tickets are going fast for Kansas State’s men’s basketball game on Saturday against No. 21/15 Gonzaga in the Wichita Wildcat Classic at Intrust Bank Arena. Fans can still purchase tickets for the matchup for $12 for upper-level ends of the arena, while there remain options

  • Area Schools | December 18, 2013

    Eisenhower finishes fifth in league

    The Eisenhower eighth grade girls’ basketball team took fifth in the Centennial League tournament by beating Anthony in the consolation finals. The tournament started for Eisenhower with a loss to Emporia last Thursday, followed by a 50-31 win over Junction City on Saturday, led by

  • Baseball | December 18, 2013

    K-State announces baseball schedule

    The K-State baseball team, coming off a 2013 season in which it won its first conference title in 80 years and reached the Super Regionals for the first time, has announced its slate of 55 regular season games in 2014. The new campaign kicks off on February 14 while the

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