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  • Letters | November 14, 2013

    Consider making donations to Holiday Food, Fund Drive

    To the Editor: As I celebrate my 30th holiday season in Manhattan, I want to say how much it excited me to once again see the letter from Mayor John Matta on the Holiday Food and Fund Drive. The food and monetary donations that are

  • Local |Business | November 14, 2013

    Emporia Gazette buys Westmoreland paper

    The Emporia Gazette has purchased the Westmoreland Recorder newspaper in Pottawatomie County. The purchase was completed Thursday and the first issue produced by the Gazette this week. Gazette publisher Chris Walker said he was excited about the opportunity to serve the community of Westmoreland. The

  • Local |Kansas State University | November 14, 2013

    Dean candidates coming to campus

    The four finalists for the K-State engineering dean position will have campus interviews in December. The finalists are N.K. Anand, executive associate dean of engineering at Texas A&M University; Darren Dawson, chair of electrical and computer engineering at Clemson University; Ramanan Krishnamoorti,

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | November 14, 2013

    Area man sentenced for 2nd-degree murder

    A former Fort Riley soldier was sentenced to almost 10 years in prison Tuesday for his role in the death of a Manhattan man after the ex-soldier’s failed suicide attempt in April. Gary Nelson, 22, Junction City was sentenced in Geary County Court to 117 months in

  • Local |Kansas State University | November 14, 2013

    Gold Orchestra to present concert on special day

    David Littrell’s creation has been striking the right note for 25 years — and that’s something worth celebrating, according to the state’s highest elected leader. Gov. Sam Brownback has signed a proclamation making Thursday, Nov. 21, Gold Orchestra Day in the state of Kansas. The

  • Local |Kansas State University | November 14, 2013

    Vice president finalists to be presented

    The four finalists for K-State’s vice president for administration and finance position will be presented to the campus beginning Friday. The open sessions, which all will take place in Town Hall at the Leadership Studies Building, will start with a 30-minute presentation followed by 30

  • Local |Kansas State University | November 14, 2013

    KSU associate dean candidates to give talks

    Two candidates will interview next week for the associate dean for academic affairs position in the K-State College of Arts and Sciences. They will present talks in open sessions as follows: • Kurt Gartner, professor from the School of Music, Theatre, and Dance, will present from 1

  • Obituaries | November 14, 2013


    Evelyn Ruth Williams, 94, Manhattan, died Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at the Via Christi Village in Manhattan. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 16, at the Riley Presbyterian Church. Burial will follow in the Bala Cemetery. Respect calls may be made anytime Friday at the Anderes-Pfeifley Funeral

  • Obituaries | November 14, 2013


    Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Seven Dolors Catholic Church in Manhattan at 10 am Friday for Gail Catalan, 76,  of Manhattan, who died November 5 at Baptist Medical Center Hospital in San Antonio. Irvin-Parkview Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

  • November 14, 2013

    ‘South Pacific,’ ‘Memphis’ and more this weekend

    Warm up this weekend in the South Pacific. Or at least let the talented thespians of the Manhattan High School Performing Arts & Thespian Troupe No. 941 take you there, with the classic Rodgers and Hammerstein musical “South Pacific.”  With a huge cast, director Linda Uthoff

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