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  • Columns | June 16, 2013

    Good intelligence system is based on trust

    A good intelligence system is critical in a democracy. There are people in this world who do not like us and who will do anything to cause us harm. Our country is safe and secure only if our intelligence agencies work well. Intelligence in a

  • Obituaries | June 16, 2013

    Donald Carlson

    Donald R. Carlson, 63, of Manhattan died Saturday at the Via Christi Village in Manhattan. Funeral services are pending with the Anderes-Pfeifley Funeral Home in Riley.

  • Local |Kansas State University | June 16, 2013

    KSU microbiology workshop focuses on new technologies

    A new workshop at Kansas State University Olathe, Emerging and Rapid Methods in Microbiology, will introduce participants to the application of new technologies and rapid methods in microbiology and the benefits they provide in the real world. The workshop will be Aug. 19-23 on the

  • June 16, 2013

    Merland Leer

    Merland John “Bud” Leer, 93, of rural Belvue died Thursday at the St. Marys Manor.

  • Obituaries | June 16, 2013

    Mary Heeth

    Mary Frances Heeth, 77, of Manhattan died Wednesday at the Via Christi Village in Manhattan.

  • Obituaries | June 16, 2013

    Rev. H. Wayne Fink

    Rev. H. Wayne Fink, 82, of Manhattan died Thursday at the Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. Complete obituary information and service times are pending and will be announced by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Ave., Manhattan, KS 66502. Online condolences may be left for the family

  • Columns | June 16, 2013

    Can’t avoid how food safety law affects farmers


    It’s probably human nature to avoid certain topics as long as one can because we know those subjects will irk or annoy or anger either ourselves or others. So here are some bothersome things going on in agriculture right now I know I would

  • Columns |Baseball | June 16, 2013

    Jellison: Wildcats could make another run

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    This season was another step forward for the Kansas State baseball program. And next season, it might be another. Yes, the Wildcats will lose a few seniors — notably Tanner Witt, Jon Davis and Joe Flattery — while drafted juniors Jared King, Ross Kivett and Shane Conlon

  • General Activities | June 16, 2013

    Both 17ers teams struggle this weekend

    The American Legion Manhattan Manko junior 17ers had to reschedule their weekend after a yearly tournament in Wamego was canceled at the last minute. Instead, the 17ers traveled to Silver Lake on Friday night for a doubleheader against its 18-and-under club, but unfortunately for the

  • Movies | June 16, 2013

    Summer blockbusters filled with action, superheroes, zombies, scandal and fun

    Summer time is known for several things: ice cream, swimming pools and, more recently, summer blockbuster films. This year’s pack of movies has a little bit of everything: superheroes, zombie fighting, hilarious children’s film sequels, science-fiction and even a Shakespeare remake. Here is

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