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Lifestyle

  • Obituaries | June 29, 2014

    Carmen Cook

    Carmen Madonna Cook, 85, of Manhattan, died June 25, 2014, at Homestead Assisted Living in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. She was born Aug. 11, 1928, in Kinsley, the daughter of Harris and Nettie (Wilson) Countryman. Carmen grew up in Garden City, lived for many years

  • Obituaries | June 29, 2014

    Lucille Achenbach

    Lucille L. Achenbach, 94, died Thursday, June 26, 2014, at the Meadowlark Hills Retirement Community in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. She was born on Nov. 1, 1919 in Beloit, the daughter of Jay A. and Ina J. (Lockard) Gould. Lucille was united in marriage to

  • Obituaries | June 29, 2014

    Bert Lading

    Bert Paul Lading, 72, of Westmoreland, died Friday, June 27, 2014, at his home. Bert was born Aug.10, 1941, in Horton, the son of Henry and Marie Noe Lading. He worked his adult life as a compliance specialist for the USDA Farm Service Agency, formerly the ASDS.  He

  • Obituaries | June 29, 2014

    Mark Jilka

    Mark M. Jilka, 49, of Manhattan, died June 26, 2014, as the result of an automobile-bicycle accident south of Manhattan. He was born May 1, 1965, in Salina, the son of Eugene W. and Dorothy F. (Haslauer) Jilka. Mark graduated from Shawnee Mission North High School, and then in 2002 from

  • Obituaries | June 29, 2014

    Bert Lading

    Bert Paul Lading, 72, of Westmoreland, died Friday, June 27, 2014, at his home. Bert was born Aug.10, 1941, in Horton, the son of Henry and Marie Noe Lading. He worked his adult life as a compliance specialist for the USDA Farm Service Agency, formerly the ASDS.  He

  • Editorials | June 29, 2014

    Everybody take a deep breath

    If major cuts occur at Fort Riley, the impact to the Manhattan area would be staggering. But it’s important to emphasize the first word in that sentence: If. The Army is studying what cuts would mean to its installations. That’s part of the

  • Columns | June 29, 2014

    Iraq situation: Who is at fault?

    For one who has been inside the foreign policy bureaucracy, one of the more frustrating aspects of a situation like the current one in Iraq is the use of often silly talking points used by whomever is in power to explain why the current crisis

  • Manhattan High School | June 29, 2014

    Treasure leaps to Canadian HJ title

    MONCTON, New Brunswick – Junior Alyx Treasure capped off a sensational outdoor season with a first-place finish at the Canadian Track and Field Championships in Moncton, New Brunswick. The Wildcat high jumper cleared a personal best height of 1.89m/6-02.25 en route to her third career

  • Books | June 29, 2014

    ‘Sitcom’ offers deep reflection and outlook on TV staple

    Sometimes it’s important to read about television. ‘Sitcom’  reviews the history of the situation comedy in 24 chapters, each focusing on a particular sitcom, in roughly chronological order from “I Love Lucy “ to modern shows like “Community.” Many of the chapters are fairly obvious

  • Books | June 29, 2014

    ‘All the Light We Cannot See’ a beauty in language and in story

    Marcia.allen1

    Are you looking for a novel with exquisitely beautiful language? If so, I have the perfect story for you. “All the Light We Cannot See” by Anthony Doerr is a book that will dazzle you with its turn of phrase, with its amazingly precise imagery.


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