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  • Editorials | October 30, 2013

    Let’s ensure safety of trick-or-treaters

    Although more money is being spent this year on adult Halloween costumes than on children’s costumes — $1,22 billion to $1,02 billion —  trick-or-treating remains a children’s activity. We hope that never changes. We also hope that adults again do their part to make sure the

  • Editorials | October 30, 2013

    A thriftier Halloween

    It doesn’t seem from a drive around town that area residents have cut back on Halloween spending. If anything, there are more decorations, from inflatable jack-o-lanterns, ghosts and other creatures to spiders and webbing, zombies and tombstones in people’s yards. How many parties

  • Columns | October 30, 2013

    One doctor’s tale of two states

    Hello, Kansas! I am a pediatrician from Rhode Island and am very proud to tell you that my daughter attends your fabulous veterinary school. (Go Wildcats!) She has been having won-derful experiences at K-State, but now, because she lives in Kansas, she is about to

  • Local |Kansas State University | October 30, 2013

    Architecture students honored for success in their careers

    The College of Architecture, Planning & Design, or APDesign, at Kansas State University is recognizing five alumni for their success 10 years after their graduation from the university. The honorees are Manjula Boyina and Diwakar Vadapalli, both from Anchorage, Alaska; Elena Vossman Scott, Summit County, Colo.;

  • Arts & Leisure | October 30, 2013

    Columbian Theatre show will honor area art teachers

    During the month of November, Wamego’s Columbian Theatre will recognize local/area art instructors for their dedication to art education by featuring their artwork in the Swogger Art Gallery. Opening on Nov. 1, the Area Art Instructors Gallery will display multiple disciplines from abstract to

  • Obituaries | October 30, 2013


    Kathleen Helen Suther, 83, of Westmoreland, died Monday at the Westy Community Care Home. She was a longtime resident of the area. The family provided some of the following information. Kathleen was born March 31, 1930, in Leavenworth. She was the daughter of Eugene and Alice Lundy Retter.

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | October 30, 2013

    Officials: Welch alive for days after crash

    SALT LAKE CITY — A Utah Highway Patrolman has confirmed that Manhattanite David Welch didn’t die immediately after crashing his van into an 80-foot ravine on September 3. Welch, 54, drove off a desolate portion of Interstate 70 into the ravine a day after leaving his home in

  • Movies | October 30, 2013

    ‘The Counselor’ is stylish but won’t bear thinking about later


    “The Counselor” is a stylish movie, seasoned with a little sex and a little violence, and featuring a couple of interesting acting jobs. But the movie isn’t enough fun to watch. And it won’t bear thinking about once the watching is over. The

  • Football | October 30, 2013

    Winning helps, but Wildcats still have work to do

    Sometimes no further explanation is needed. Sometimes it doesn’t need broken down and analyzed over and over again. If there was any confusion on what’s motivating Kansas State with five games remaining in the football season, B.J. Finney straightened that out Tuesday

  • Volleyball | October 30, 2013

    K-State set for Sooners tonight

    The Kansas State volleyball team will look to end a two-match losing streak tonight when the Wildcats host visiting and 25th-ranked Oklahoma at Ahearn Field House. K-State is coming off a four-set loss last week at Baylor and then a sweep this past weekend at

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