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    Steven Wayne Graber, 66, died Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017. The family provided some of the following information: After a brief, intensely fought battle with cancer, Steven went to be with Jesus. We are rejoicing that he is in the presence of his precious .


    David S. Keck, 61, died Friday, Feb. 10, 2017, at the New York- Presbyterian/ Columbia University Medical Center. The family provided some of the following information: David was born March 3, 1955, in Augusta, Georgia. He attended Manhattan High School in 1973 and graduated from Kansas .

  • How about some real evidence?

    It’s baffling that people who want to be taken seriously continue to argue, without offering evidence, that voter fraud is widespread in the United States. The voter fraud purveyor-in-chief, of course, is President Donald Trump, who continues to insist .

  • Thanks for helping make Troop 75 event a success

    To the Editor: On Feb. 5, Boy Scout Sunday, Troop 75 held a spaghetti dinner at the First United Methodist Church on Poyntz Avenue to raise funds to help our scouts pay for summer camps. Many thanks are in order. First, a .

  • County weighs cost of ‘free days’ at dump

    Pottawatomie County Commissioners are looking for alternatives to their biannual “free days” at the county landfill. Held on Saturdays in the spring and fall, the free days are costly and apparently cater primarily to residents who eschew regular trash collection .

  • USD 383: School board to hear Bluemont report

    The Manhattan-Ogden school board will receive a site council report from Bluemont Elementary at its next meeting. The board meets 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Robinson Education Center, 2031 Poyntz Ave. Kathy Stitt, Bluemont principal, is expected to give the annual report .

  • K-State to host young African leaders again

    Manhattan will again be the summer destination for young African leaders looking to expand their skills. K-State was selected for the second year in a row to host fellows of the Civic Leadership Institute for the Mandela Washington Fellowship of .

  • Co-offensive coordinator Del Miller retires after 20 years

    Kansas State co-ofensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach Del Miller, a mainstay on the Wildcat football coaching staff under Bill Snyder for 20 years, announced his retirement Monday. Miller will remain on staff as a quality control coach through the end of .

  • New movie ‘Dog’s Purpose’ boring, predictable

    The new movie “A Dog’s Purpose” features a dog who saves his human family from burning up in a house fire, tracks crooks for the Chicago police, saves a 12 yearold girl who has fallen into a river at a .

  • Cats look to replicate early success at WVU

    Forgive senior guard Kindred Wesemann for not remembering much from K-State’s 86-71 win over then No. 12 West Virginia. It was the second conference game of the season, and since then 45 days and 11 other games have passed for the fourth-place .

  • Support for Snyder comes from all over Snyder

    There was a bit of shock that came with Bill Snyder’s announcement of his throat cancer diagnosis on Monday morning. But soon after, a wave of support came flooding in across social media with former players, national media types .

  • MHS bowling takes third at quad

    For the second-straight week, Manhattan’s girls and boys bowling teams recorded a pair of third-place finishes. The Indians bowled in a quad with Topeka High, Shawnee Heights and Washburn Rural on Monday. The boys finished third behind Washburn Rural .


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