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  • Obituaries | June 03, 2013

    Pamela Murphy

    Pamela F. Murphy, 63, a lifetime resident of Manhattan died Saturday at the Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan.

  • Obituaries | June 03, 2013

    Sharon Freund

    Sharon K. Freund (Blaske), 46, of Wichita died Thursday in Wichita.

  • Obituaries | June 03, 2013

    Rina Beard

    Rina Crownover Beard, 50, of St. George died Thursday in St. Marys of self inflicted wounds.

  • Obituaries | June 03, 2013

    Charles Wernette

    Charles F. Wernette, 91, of Manhattan died Sunday at the Good Shepard Hospice House in Manhattan.

  • Obituaries | June 03, 2013

    Sylvia Nelson

    Sylvia E. Nelson, 67, of Manhattan died Sunday at the Via Christi Village in Manhattan.

  • Baseball | June 02, 2013

    K-State defeats Arkansas for Regional title

    Kansas State scored two runs on a pair of wild pitches in the same at-bat in the seventh inning to edge Arkansas 4-3 Sunday night in an NCAA Regional championship game at Tointon Family Stadium. It’s the first regional title for K-State (44-17) in

  • Books | June 02, 2013

    A family — and a country — survive financial crisis

    Gregg Easterbook packs a lot into this comparatively short novel. On one level, it’s the story of a family that lives the good life, courtesy of the financial industry, is subsequently ruined during America’s financial crisis, cries, copes, grows wiser and survives, mostly.

  • Local | June 02, 2013

    Block party event celebrates founding of Manhattan

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    The city of Manhattan celebrated its founding on Saturday with at least 25 neighborhoods holding block parties. This is the 13th years for the event, which is always held the first Saturday in June to commemorate the time when two groups of settlers merged to form

  • Local |Kansas State University | June 02, 2013

    Sports complex has $50K so far

    The Fieldhouse Project committee has raised about half the money needed to complete the feasibility stage of a proposed sports complex in Manhattan. Gail Urban, Fieldhouse Project chair, said committee members created a threestage plan to build the complex. The first stage gauged the local

  • Books | June 02, 2013

    Artist eschews music to paint landscapes of Southwest

    Upon viewing the paintings of Ernest L. Blumenschein, one can see why this great German-American artist was so enchanted with the beauty and culture of New Mexico. His philosophy of life and art has been well-researched by Robert W. Larson and Carole B. Larson, the

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