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  • Local | August 04, 2013

    Run 6.2 miles, have a pint at Brew 2 Shoe race


    Drenched in sweat, weary and looking exhilarated, about 600 runners crossed the finish line to pizza and beer Saturday at the fifth-annual Brew 2 Shoe Road Race in Manhattan. The race celebrated the fifth anniversary of Manhattan Running Company’s existence in town and Tallgrass Brewing Company’

  • Obituaries | August 04, 2013

    Lyle W. Timmons

    Lyle W Timmons,95, Manhattan, died July 29, 2013, at Vintage Park Assisted Living in Wamego.

  • Obituaries | August 04, 2013

    Delbert O. Miller

    Delbert Miller, 90, Blue Rapids, died Thursday, August 1, 2013, at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan.

  • Obituaries | August 04, 2013

    Clifford T. Gordon Jr.

    Clifford “Buster” Gordon Jr., 79, Junction City, died Friday, August 2, 2013, at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan.

  • Obituaries | August 04, 2013

    Alicia M. Velazquez-Mendez

    Alicia M. Velazquez-Mendez, 61, Manhattan, died Friday, August 2, 2013, at Mercy Regional Health Center, Manhattan.

  • Obituaries | August 04, 2013

    Barbara L. Pretzer

    Barbara “Barb” Pretzer, 68, Manhattan, died Sat., August 3, 2013, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House, Manhattan.

  • Obituaries | August 04, 2013

    Vickie Lynn Scofield

    Vickie Lynn Scofield, 59,died July 12 in Las Vegas. Born Nov. 11, 1953, in Manhattan, she was a graduate of Wamego Rural High School and the University of Nevada-Las Vegas.

  • General Activities | August 04, 2013

    Lindsey chases his UFC dream


    Clark Kent prefers the Daily Planet. Jake Lindsey, well, he likes the library. Either way, both are pretty super in their other life. For Lindsey, the other life is in an octagon, caged with walls of metal chain-link fence where he’s been nothing short

  • General Activities | August 04, 2013

    Wilk balances life as businessman, trainer, fighter


    Joe “The Nose” Wilk remembers when there were no gloves, no weight classes and very few rules. And Wilk has survived, despite the archaic beginnings of mixed martial arts. “I got in really early and I think that’s kind of the secret to my

  • Books | August 04, 2013

    How the Americans survived calamity in 1776 and lived to fight again

    It is a very short list of historians who know more about the American Revolution than Joseph Ellis. He is the noted author of the Pulitzer Prize winning book, Founding Brothers and of a Jefferson biography titled, “American Sphinx.” But Ellis’ fame has occasionally gotten

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