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  • Books | September 29, 2013

    Poet paints picture of Spanish conquistador

    Forty-five years after the untimely death of John Keats, another famous British poet, Alfred, Lord Tennyson, attempted to correct a poetic error.  In one of Keats’s more famous sonnets, “On First Looking Into Chapman’s Homer,” the young Romantic poet was mistaken as

  • Columns | September 29, 2013

    Russian ships ‘show the flag’

    It is amazing how the media ca blow things out of proportion, especially in a crisis. This is what happened as events in Syria were becoming more and more serious and dangerous. Take, for example, the Russian Navy. As events began to heat up in

  • Obituaries | September 28, 2013

    Gregory Lynn Kern

    Gregory “Greg” Lynn Kern, 61, of rural Maple Hill, died Friday, September 27, at his home. He was born Dec. 6, 1951 in Smith Center, the son of Lawrence E. and Gertrude E. (Myers) Kern. He grew up in Smith Center graduating from Smith Center High School in 1970. After

  • Obituaries | September 28, 2013

    Gilbert Joseph Seiwald

    Gilbert Joseph Seiwald, 98, of Wamego, died Thursday, September 26, at his home. Gilbert was born Dec. 25, 1914 in Eudora, the son of Michael Joseph and Amelia (Brueggen) Seiwald. He grew up and attended schools in Eudora, St. Marys and St. Bernard before graduating from Wamego High School

  • Obituaries | September 28, 2013

    Era Mathew David Bryant

    Era Mathew David Bryant, 92, of Manhattan, died Thursday, September 26,  at his home. Era was born in Independence on Nov. 8, 1920 to Mathew David and Ruby Pearl Bryant.  Era grew up in various towns in southeastern Kansas including Elk City where his grandfather had a

  • 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.


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