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  • Dropping oil prices pressures producers; cotton tumbles

    Crude oil’s collapse continued this week, with prices nearing $75 per barrel, the lowest level in over three years. Prices are dropping as domestic oil production continues to expand and slowing global economies are reducing demand for petroleum. While most .

  • In light of last week’s election results, Legislature should adopt new state motto

    To the Editor, The Great Seal of the State of Kansas was adopted by the first session of the Kansas Legisla-ture, on May 25, 1861. At the same time, the Legislature also adopted our state motto, “Ad Astra per Aspera” “To the .

  • Wildcats ready to lean on 6-foot-5 Lewis B1.1.31.14.ksuwbk.phatch

    Jeff Mittie lights up when he talks about Bre Lewis, and for good reason. The new women’s basketball coach sees the 6-foot-5 post as the cornerstone to the program he’s trying to build at Kansas State. “She is .

  • Protecting plants from wildlife Greggeyestone1

    With the close of the growing season, food for some wildlife becomes less abundant. Cottontail rabbits, deer, voles and other wildlife may begin seeking out landscape plants for nourishment. Preventative methods are best prior to the wildlife developing a habit .

  • JEANNE POHLMAN

    Jeanne Lucille Pohlman (née Gebhart), 70, died Nov. 4, 2014. The family provided some of the following information. Jeanne was born in Salina on Jan. 9, 1944, to James and Florence Gebhart.  She grew up in Salina, attended Culver and Salina schools, and .

  • DONALD LEE SHAW

    Donald Lee Shaw, 82, of Wamego, died Friday, Nov. 7, at Mercy Regional Health Center of Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. He was born March 4, 1932, at his family’s home near Wamego, the son of Robert L. and .

  • JESSIE CHATFIELD

    Jessie Glynn Chatfield, 52, of Manhattan, died Monday, Nov. 3, 2014, while in the company of family, at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. Jessie was born in Manhattan on March 15, 1962, the son of Renavay (.

  • DENIS CONLEY

    Denis E. Conley, 64, of Manhattan, died Nov. 7, 2014, at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. He was born September 23, 1950, in Karlsruhe, Germany, the son of Larry E. and Elisabeth (Stahl) Conley. Denis attended .

  • BARBARA BOUDREAU

    Barbara J. Boudreau, 81, of Manhattan, died Friday Nov.7, 2014, at her home in Manhattan. She was born on April 2, 1933, in Frankfort. Complete obituary information is pending and will be announced by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Ave., Manhattan, KS 66502..

  • Clearwater defense corrals Wamego in 14-7 win Whs2.phatch

    WAMEGO — In a battle between two contrasting styles of offense, the underdog won out Friday night at the Wamego Sports Complex. Clearwater, which came in with a 3-6 record, made it a point to keep the ball on the ground .

  • ARLENE BERNHARDT

    Arlene Bernhardt, 91, died Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014, in Wichita. She was born on Jan. 10, 1923, in Wheaton to William Clark, Jr. and Bertha (Neely) Clark. Arlene lived in Topeka for many years then relocated to Colorado Springs, Colo., where she was a civil .

  • Troy routs Mustangs in playoff opener

    At Troy, the Valley Heights Mustangs made their second trip of the season to play Twin-Valley League foe Troy, this time in the postseason. Once again, the Trojans had the Mustangs number, winning 50-6 to advance to the next round .





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