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  • Obituaries | October 31, 2013


    Jay Dee Hollingshead, 53, of Westmoreland, died Tuesday at Stormont-Vail Health Care Center in Topeka, after a long battle with cancer. He was surrounded by his loved ones. He was a life-long resident of the area. The family provided some of the following information. Jay was

  • Obituaries | October 31, 2013


    John Elmborg, 81, died Wednesday at his home in Blue Rapids. Funeral arrangements are pending. Terry-Christie Funeral Home of Waterville is in charge of arrangements.

  • October 31, 2013

    Indians look to reclaim Silver Trophy

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    Forget District titles. Throw out playoff seeding, or the ability to host a first-round playoff game at Bishop Stadium. The final regular-season game for the Manhattan High football team against Junction City needs no extra motivation. The incentive to win back the Silver Trophy is

  • Manhattan High School | October 31, 2013

    Indians bracing for emotional senior night

    When Manhattan High’s 23 senior football players take the field Friday night at Bishop Stadium on senior night, it will be a time of joy and celebration, reflecting on numerous outstanding high-school football careers that are drawing to a close. But it will also be

  • Manhattan High School | October 31, 2013

    MHS volleyball opens at state tourney Friday

    Manhattan High girls’ volleyball head coach Lisa Kinderknecht has seen plenty of success in her four years as head coach, and that success has been shared with a group of seniors that already has a state title displayed in the trophy case. On Friday, Kinderknecht’

  • Editorials | October 31, 2013

    Iraq is shopping for arms, expertise

    Where does an unstable government fending off fierce resistance go for help? In Iraq’s case, the United States. Never mind that just two years ago, after surviving because of the sacrifices of U.S. troops, Iraq accelerated the withdrawal of U.S. troops by

  • Football | October 31, 2013

    Snyder still looking for complete game from QBs

    Daniel Sams has played some good football this season. And so has Jake Waters. But neither Kansas State quarterback has played a complete game yet, something Wildcat coach Bill Snyder said has to happen down the stretch, especially as K-State continues to chase bowl eligibility.

  • Women's Basketball | October 31, 2013

    No surprise here: K-State rich with point guards

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    If there’s a program that knows point guards, it almost certainly has to be Kansas State. The K-State women’s basketball team has had some pretty good ones, starting with current assistant coach Shalee Lehning, who is arguably the best distributor in Big 12 history

  • Men's Basketball | October 31, 2013

    K-State trying to get healthy

    The scrimmages are done with, now it’s time to get the real games going. Of course, Kansas State men’s basketball coach Bruce Weber is glad this Friday’s game against Pittsburg State is just an exhibition. When the Wildcats take the Bramlage Coliseum

  • Local |Government, Politics | October 30, 2013

    Commission wants new look at bed tax spending

    City commissioners are not happy with how the Convention and Visitors Bureau spent some money generated by the transient guest tax. During Tuesday night’s work session, Mayor John Matta directed the staff to come up with some alternatives to the current way the CVB

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