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  • Indians set for big test vs. Hayden

    It may only be the third week of the high school season, but Friday’s matchup between Manhattan High and Hayden is likely to have serious Centennial League title implications. Other league hopefuls Topeka High and Junction City figure to .

  • ‘Body cams’ can improve safety

    It was good to learn this week that the Riley County Police Department is testing cameras for officers to wear in dealings with the public, just as it was good to learn that the RCPD has been looking into using .

  • Purple Heart recipient who fought in Battle of Bulge dies

    William F. “Bill” Stahl, 89, of Junction City, died Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, at Valley View Senior Life in Junction City. Bill was born March 4, 1925, in Junction City, the son of Edward John and Reta Mae (Cline) Stahl. He attended schools in Junction .


    Tessie Myrtle Bussart, 79, of Wamego died Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, at the Westy Community Care Home. She was a member of the area for nearly 50 years. The family provided some of the following information. Tessie was born Feb. 4, 1935, in Kalamazoo, Mich., the .


    Wayne Austin Perry, 87, of Salina died Friday, Sept. 12, 2014. He was born March 21, 1927, in Junction City, the son of William Austin Perry and Etta Elizabeth (Dempsey) Perry. Wayne was a World War II veteran and a mail carrier for the United .


    Sally Beth Ubel, 79, died Friday, Sept. 12, 2014, at Trinity Manor Nursing Home in Dodge City. The family provided the following information. Sally was born on April 27, 1935, in Wamego, the daughter of Hugh and Caroline (Smith) Miracle. Sally was a graduate of .


    Thomas E. “Tom” Woodward, 67, of Junction City died on Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, at his home. The family provided some of the following information. Tom was born on Feb. 20, 1947, in Manhattan. He attended school in Junction City. He worked in construction, specializing .


    Howard E. Kranz, 83, of Wetmore died Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, at Sabetha Hospital. He married Marion Alice Dittemore on March 22, 1953, in Holton. She survives of the home. Other survivors include his children, Janet Horton (Neil) of Manhattan, Sandy Hutfles (Sam) of Seneca, .


    Frances Fern Rogers, 88, of Paxico died Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, at Midland Care Hospice in Topeka. Frances was born on Jan. 13, 1926, in Maple Hill. She attended Paxico High School and started a bill collecting company in Chicago. She was survived by her .

  • Celebrating Aggieville, Stonestreet’s return Varneyssign.phatch

    There’s an 80 percent chance of rain on Saturday. But there is also 100 percent chance of fun at Aggieville’s 125th Birthday Street Fair and Dance. Aggieville has been a hub of excitement, retail and fun for family and friends .

  • Snyder addresses domestic violence with team every year

    Long before NFL commissioner Roger Goodell and running back Ray Rice became central figures in domestic violence, Kansas State head football coach Bill Snyder was busy addressing the issue with his team. “I address it every year,” Snyder said Tuesday. “.

  • Wildcats ready for SEC showdown Ksucolor.phatch

    At long last, the wait is finally over. Tonight’s much-anticipated showdown with No. 5 Auburn and the SEC at Bill Snyder Family Stadium is no longer just a game on the distant horizon, casting a shadow over the games preceding .


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