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  • Obituaries | October 13, 2013


    General Johnson, 65, of Wakefield died Saturday at his residence. Arrangements are pending with the Anderes-Pfeifley Funeral Home of Riley.

  • Obituaries | October 13, 2013


    Neva Gail Rice, 95, died September 26 in Roanoke, Virginia. The family provided some of the following information. She was born on April 1, 1918, in Stockdale. She was the daughter of George and Charlotte (Drew) DeWyke. She graduated from Garrison High School in 1936. She was a member of

  • Obituaries | October 13, 2013


    John Karr, 79, of rural St George died on Sunday at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Judith E. Karr; daughter, Connie J. Hummel; son-in-law, Jerry Hummel; daughter, Jamie L.

  • Obituaries | October 13, 2013


    Christine Lukens Buchanan, 85, died Friday at Hospice House in Hutchinson.  The family provided some of the following information. She was born Sept. 17, 1928, at Beloit to Lyle and Lois Tilton Lukens. She received a bachelor’s degree in English from Sterling College in 1950 and a

  • Editorials | October 13, 2013

    Such blather is unbecoming

    You’re probably aware that the government last week stopped paying death benefits to families whose loved ones died in military service. You might also be aware that a flood of outrage prompted the restoration of those payments. We’re certainly pleased to see those

  • Columns | October 13, 2013

    Talks with Iran are important for all parties

    President Barack Obama’s discussions with Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani — the first direct contact between Iran and the United States since 1979 — can be seen either as an opening for diplomatic progress or as simply more stalling tactics. In any case, they are of more

  • Arts, Leisure | October 13, 2013

    Families don’t have to look far to find autumn celebrations

    With cooler air and falling leaves ushering in the autumn season, families don’t have to look far to enjoy a festival celebrating all the great things the season has to offer. From hayrides to laser tag, these local farms have wide array of activities

  • Off The Beat | October 13, 2013

    Let me ‘mansplain’


    “Mansplaining.” It’s a form of sexism. It’s like “explaining” but it’s when a man explains a subject to a woman with the prejudicial assumption that she’s unknowledgeable or incompetent. Urban Dictionary, known for its snarky definitions of 21st-century slang, captures the

  • Manhattan High School | October 13, 2013

    Strong first half fuels Indians’ 41-21 win over T-Birds

    TECUMSEH — If you only watched the second half of Friday’s football game between Manhattan High and Shawnee Heights, you might wonder why the Indians are a one-loss team and the T-Birds have just one win. The answer to that question came in the first

  • Manhattan High School | October 13, 2013

    MHS releases 2014 football schedule

    With the announcement of new football districts for the 2014-15 seasons, the rest of the football schedule was also released this week. Manhattan opens the 2014 season against Shawnee Heights at home, the first of five games played at Bishop Stadium. With the addition of Lawrence

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