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  • Obituaries | September 28, 2013

    Verna K. Ritzert

    Verna Ritzert, 61, of Erie and a former Manhattan resident died Wednesday, September 25, at Labette Health in Parsons. Among her survivors is her husband, Dale Ritzert, of the home. Complete obituary details and funeral arrangements will be announced by the Pierce-Carson-Wall Funeral Home of Parsons. Online

  • Obituaries | September 28, 2013

    Patsy E. Mock

    Patsy Mock of Manhattan died Friday, September 27, at the Mercy Regional Health Center.  Services are being handled by Irvin-Parkview Funeral Home & Cremation of Manhattan.

  • Obituaries | September 28, 2013

    Dan Lindsey-Shelton

    Dan Lindsey-Shelton, age 46, of Manhattan, died September 27, 2013. He was born on Dec. 10, 1966, in Manhattan, and had been a lifetime area resident. Additional obituary information and service times will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Ave., Manhattan, KS 66502.

  • Editorials | September 28, 2013

    Creationism v. evolution… again

    We’ll concede this about the folks who object to the teaching of evolution in public schools and the omission of lessons about creationism: They’re a stubborn lot. And now that they have filed a lawsuit in an attempt to prevent Kansas from using

  • Letters | September 28, 2013

    Guth’s comments don’t merit mistreatment by state

    To the Editor: My God, is is unbelievable that David Guth’s career should be in jeopardy because of something he said or tweeted. Only a dummy, or a troublemaker, would think that he would like to see the children of NRA members shot.

  • Letters | September 28, 2013

    Obamacare numbers aren’t all they’re cracked up to be

    To the Editor: I read with interest the story of September 25 on Obamacare numbers being lower than expected. It’s wonderful to have figures provided to back up your story especially, those provided by Kathleen Sebelius.

  • Letters | September 28, 2013

    A reference in a store calls golden oldie to mind

    To the Editor: On one occasion I was in line at Walgreens waiting to be served by a pleasant middle-aged lady who addressed the gentleman ahead of me by the title “darling.”

  • Local |Kansas State University | September 28, 2013

    K-State alum gets LGBT scholarship

    Samuel Brinton, an alumnus of Kansas State University, received a Out to Innovate scholarship from the National Organization of Gay and Lesbian Scientists and Technical Professionals. The scholarships are awarded to undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) programs who

  • Court Calendar | September 27, 2013

    Riley County Attorney’s Office Calendar

    Monday, September 30, 2013 9:00 – DIV III – KSL 9:00 Apple, Samuel Status (13 CR 361 Dom Batt) JJC III 9:00 Avila, Alejandro Arr. (02 CR 743 Agg. Battery, etc) BKD III 9:00 Brandon, Ashley Status (13 CR 545 CDP) KSL III 9:00 Branam, Demarco Status (13 CR533 Theft, Crim Use Fin Card) JJC III 9:00 Ellis, James SENTENCING (13 CR 75 Poss.

  • Manhattan High School | September 27, 2013

    Manhattan defeats Highland Park 63-6

    Facing Highland Park on the road, the Manhattan High football team won in a rout, 63-6 on Friday night in Topeka. Just as it did in the previous two victories of the season, the Manhattan defense was solid all night, holding the Scots to just

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