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  • Obituaries | December 28, 2012

    K-State professor dies at 92 in Texas

    Joseph Barton-Dobenin, a long-time professor at Kansas State University whose Czech roots led to the city’s sister-city relationship with a city in that country, died Dec. 19, in Weslaco, Tex. He was 92. During a visit to his native land, Mr. Barton-Dobenin identified the city of

  • Editorials | December 28, 2012

    Budgeting for training time

    The school board plans to look next month at a district task force’s proposal to provide teachers with more planning, collaborative and professional development, all of which would be provided during normal classroom hours. Each of these things individually and abstractly is an enhancement

  • Obituaries | December 28, 2012

    Mary Finan

    Mary Ruth Finan, 81, of Blaine died Tuesday at the Westy Community Care Home in Westmoreland.

  • Obituaries | December 28, 2012

    Lyle Figge

    Lyle Ray Figge, 62, of Wamego died Monday at the University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City after a long battle with cancer. He died surrounded by family.

  • Obituaries | December 28, 2012

    Ruby Pilgrim

    Ruby Dale Pilgrim, 42, of Salina died Sunday at Rose Medical Center in Denver, Colo.

  • Columns |Men's Basketball | December 28, 2012

    Jellison: Some not accepting of Weber yet

    Joel mug

    Bruce Weber isn’t Frank Martin. In fact, he’s the anti-Frank Martin. And for some, that’s all that matters. The idea that Martin wouldn’t be stomping around the sidelines anymore, combined with a nonconference schedule packed with mid-major and worse teams, has

  • Local | December 27, 2012

    Corps of Engineers offers chance to spot migrating birds

    Eagle 2.phatch

    Staff reports Amateur area ornithologists will get their best chance to see migrating eagles next week at Tuttle Creek. Officials of the Corps of Engineers have announced plans for the annual Eagle Day to be held Saturday, Jan. 5, beginning at 9 a.m. and running until

  • Local |Fort Riley | December 27, 2012

    A year of ups and downs for Fort Riley

    The year 2012 was a rollercoaster of emotion for those with ties to Fort Riley. The new year brought hundreds of military vehicles and two new schools, launched thousands overseas for battle and left numerous families broken with the deaths of loved ones. Deployment for Fort

  • December 27, 2012

    Start making plans for the New Year’s Eve ball drop


    New Year’s Eve and 2013 are just around the corner. Here are some options for you to ring in the new year. Watch the K-State men’s basketball team take on South Dakota at 1 p.m. Monday at Bramlage Coliseum. Spend the evening Under the

  • Local | December 27, 2012

    15-month-old airlifted after car accident

    Staff reports A 15-month-old child was air-lifted to Topeka Wednesday evening following a single-car accident in the 6900 block of Anderson Avenue. Capt. Kurt Moldrup said Hallie Oltsmanns, Keats, was driving a 2007 Dodge Dakota on Anderson about a mile south of Keats when she swerved off

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