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  • Church brings Ash Wednesday rite to campus Ashes.phatch

    Ash Wednesday was even more accessible for busy students Wednesday morning at K-State’s Bosco Plaza. Rev. Patrick Funston, rector of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, along with campus ministry intern Taylor Mather, was on campus providing ashes for anyone .

  • NBAF start waiting on Congress

    Once the good vibes of President Barack Obama’s proposed final $300 million for construction of the National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility (NBAF) have come and gone, there’s still the matter of getting the funding through Congress. That’s a .

  • City tackles K-18/113 interchange

    City commissioners appear ready to move forward with K-18/K-113 interchange improvements after discussions Tuesday. The commission didn’t take any action, but expressed support for turning the K-18 and K-113 intersection into a diverging diamond, which is designed to .

  • Stormont-Vail suing county for man’s medical bill

    Stormont-Vail HealthCare Inc. in Topeka is suing Riley County for an unpaid medical bill for a person who was arrested two years ago. According to police records, the medical bill concerns care for Jason Fisher of Marysville, who was injured .

  • NBAF no longer seems so far off

    Predicting what will be in the federal budget that Congress sends to the president is an exercise in futility. Although Republicans have found little to like in President Barack Obama’s proposals, there’s at least one item the six .

  • Thanks to thousands, MLA book sale was a big success

    To the Editor: The Polar Vortex could not stop local citizens from their quest for a good book last weekend. Thousands braved sub-zero temperatures to make the Manhattan Library Association’s book sale the most successful ever. Children and adults .

  • Bergman students fortunate to have Richard for music

    To the Editor: As a parent, I understand the responsibilities of never getting a day off.  However, this year one teacher at Frank V. Bergman Elementary School has stood out to me as especially responsible in demonstrating his tireless .

  • Even you could have written action flick ‘Non-Stop’ G.w.clift1

    OK. So Tom and Mary have just left the movie theater and have gone on to a party. There they got to talking with their old friends, John and Diane, who asked about the film. “It was the usual sort .

  • Ray’s Apple Market east to close

    The Ray’s Apple Market grocery store at 222 N. Sixth St. is closing, the owners announced Wednesday. A liquidation of inventory will begin March 12, and once the inventory is depleted, the store will close, owners Mike and Nelda Floersch said. .

  • K-State vet students learn about legislative process

    Two days in the nation’s capital will have a lasting impact on two students from the College of Veterinary Medicine at Kansas State University. On a break from learning how to treat animals, first-year student Kelsey Sparrow, Overland Park, .


    Daniel Davy, 69, died during emergency surgery on Feb. 22 at Saint Luke’s Hospital in Kansas City, Mo. He is survived by his loving wife of 35 years Lynne Davy, and his sister Jeremy Jane Davy. The family provided some of the .


    Jane L. Peterson, 56, of St. George, was found deceased on Friday in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. She was born June 26, 1957, in Wamego. She was the daughter of Mark and Isabel (Gros) Torrey, and had been .


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