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  • Local |Kansas State University | April 09, 2013

    MIT professor to present his modified Big Bang Theory

    A new theory on how the universe formed is the topic of the next lecture in Kansas State University’s Chester Peterson Jr. Public Lecture in Physics series. Alan Guth, Victor F. Weisskopf professor of physics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, or MIT, will

  • Neighbors | April 09, 2013

    Area priest celebrates 60 years of work in the church


    When Father Carl Dekat was only in middle school, he stayed for a week with his uncle, a priest, at his uncle’s parish in Kansas City. Dekat, raised in the 1930s on a farm in Flush, in a house full of hardwoods and linoleum,

  • Local | April 09, 2013

    Plane crash probe continues

    Authorities continued to sift through the wreckage of a single-engine propeller plane that crashed into a vacant home in Collinsville, Okla., Sunday, killing two Manhattan residents. Family members confirmed the deaths of Dr. Ronald Marshall, a retired obstetrician who was piloting the plane, and Chris

  • Obituaries | April 09, 2013

    Olga Bammes

    Olga Iverna Bammes, 99, a longtime resident of Topeka and formerly of Wamego died Friday in Topeka.

  • Obituaries | April 09, 2013

    James Ponce

    James Michael Ponce, 29, of Manhattan passed away Sunday. Irvin-Parkview Funeral Home and Cremation is handling the arrangements. Additional information will be released at a later time.

  • Obituaries | April 09, 2013

    Arlene Woellhof

    Arlene L. Woellhof, 87, of Clay Center died April 2 at the Morton County Care Center in Elkhart.

  • Obituaries | April 09, 2013

    Billy Strait

    Billy Myron Strait, 81, a longtime resident of Kingman, died Saturday.

  • Obituaries | April 09, 2013

    Jake Black

    Jake Black, 53, of Manhattan, died Thursday from injuries in an automobile accident on I-70 near Junction City. Funeral services are pending but the family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday from at the Irvin-Parkview Funeral Home.

  • Editorials | April 09, 2013

    Getting nowhere on gun control

    The political sparring in the U.S. Senate over modest gun-control proposals puts the place to shame. It would be easy to blame the National Rifle Association, which opposes just about any legislation with even a wisp of gun restriction and has intimated enough members

  • Columns | April 09, 2013

    Higher ed vital to state economy

    Most employers in Kansas would agree that a robust higher education system is important to our state’s economy, innovation and national repu-tation. In recent years, however, we have continued to see legislative attempts to reduce funding in state universities. Gov. Sam Brownback has repeatedly

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