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  • Columns | January 21, 2014

    An evening conversation: are we hooked?

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    Here’s an interesting theory you hear more and more often these days — the idea that we’ve all become slaves to technology, that we’ve lost all touch with the old-fashioned way of life. Fascinating notion, eh? I thought about it and decided to

  • Local |Education | January 21, 2014

    Board to make 2014-15 budget plan

    The USD 383 school board will start “far in advance planning” for the 2014-15 budget during its meeting at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Robinson Education Center. Budget director Lew Faust said he would show a projection of next year’s budget authority to the school

  • Local |Business |Kansas State University | January 21, 2014

    Former Shell Oil head, KSU alumnus to give Lou Douglas Lecture

    A K-State alum who is a leader in America’s policy and education efforts regarding energy solutions will be the speaker at the 2014 Lou Douglas Lecture Series. John Hofmeister, founder and CEO of Citizens for Affordable Energy and former president of Shell Oil Co., will

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | January 21, 2014

    Pott County officials looking for St. George woman

    ST. GEORGE — The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Department announced Monday afternoon it is looking for a missing St. George woman. Jane Peterson, 56, was reported missing on Sunday morning, Pottawatomie County Undersheriff Shane Jager said. Jager said Peterson’s 1999 Toyota Tacoma pickup was found Monday in

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | January 21, 2014

    JC man shot in leg

    JUNCTION CITY — A Fort Riley soldier was shot in the leg Monday night in Junction City, and police are investigating. At 5:57 p.m., Junction City police and emergency personnel were dispatched to 11 Fuller Circle where they found Steven C. Bennett, who had been shot in

  • Obituaries | January 21, 2014


    Dr. Ward L. Sims, 95, died Saturday at Thorne Care Center. The family provided some of the following information. He was born July 7, 1918, in Stafford, to Ward P. and Leon C. (Anderson) Sims. He graduated from Minneola High School, South Western College, received his Master’s

  • January 21, 2014


    Carol D. Van Pelt, 69, of Fairland, Okla., died Friday at the Integris Hospital in Grove, Okla. The family provided some of the following information. She was born April 22, 1944, in Butterfield, Mo. She was the daughter of Earl L. and Juanita Pearl (Priest) Vanderpool.  Carol

  • Obituaries | January 21, 2014


    Tony “TC” Coltharp, 60, of Manhattan, died Sunday at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. He was born on July 20, 1953, in Clay Center. He was the son of George and Pauline (Siebold) Coltharp, Sr.  He attended

  • Obituaries | January 21, 2014


    Caroline Barbara Hougland, 76, a former resident of Riley, died Saturday at the Leonardville Nursing Home in Leonardville. The family provided some of the following information. She was born Aug. 23, 1937, in Herington. She was the daughter of John and Caroline (Koelzer) Weber. She was married to

  • Obituaries | January 21, 2014


    Ruth Anna Glanzer Schrum, 90, of Manhattan, died Sunday surrounded by her family at Overland Park Regional Medical Center. Funeral Service information and a complete obituary will be released later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home.

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