Thursday, November 26, 2015


  • Local |Business | November 14, 2015

    Commerce hires assistant vice president

    Commerce Bank hired Rory Peddicord to join its commercial banking team as assistant vice president in Manhattan. In this role, Peddicord will be responsible for new business development in commercial, investment real estate, agriculture and agribusiness. Peddicord brings six years of commercial banking experience to

  • Local |Business | November 14, 2015

    Parks community relations director gets national certification

    Angie Sutton, community relations director for Manhattan Parks and Recreation, was certified as a Certified Park and Recreation Professional (CPRP) by the National Certification Board and the National Recreation and Park Association.  The certification is granted to individuals employed in the recreation, park resources

  • Local |Business | November 14, 2015

    Kickhaefer accounting firm gets partner

    Kent A. Buessing joined Kickhaefer and Associate, P.A., as a partner. Buessing is a certified public accountant and has 19 years of experience in both the public and private accounting sectors. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. His public

  • Local |Business | November 14, 2015

    Home decor store opens in Manhattan

    The Prim and Proper Place, an urban homestead decor store, is open at 3206 Kimball Ave. in the Candlewood Shopping Center. The store’s hours are from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. The owner is Cindy Taggart.

  • Football | November 14, 2015

    Wildcats’ losing streak hits six games


    LUBBOCK, Texas — None of the current Wildcats were alive the last time Kansas State lost six straight games. Hoping to end one streak and start another in an attempt to become bowl eligible, the Wildcats again came up short Saturday, losing to Texas Tech, 59-44,

  • Men's Basketball | November 14, 2015

    Iwundu, Cats beat Maryland-Eastern Shore, 80-53


    Wesley Iwundu came into this season saying he could be the player that leads Kansas State offensively this season. On Friday, he showed what he was capable of. The junior scored a career-high 23 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to go along with four assists and three

  • Gardening | November 14, 2015

    Fertilize before it is too late

    Cool-season grasses like tall fescue and bluegrass grow in the cool temperatures of fall and spring. This is when nitrogen fertilizer can improve the health of these grasses. I was planning on fertilizing early this fall, but it has been too dry. Time is running

  • Columns | November 14, 2015

    Does Russia have the rubles for its military?

    I remember years ago sitting in Washington or in the U.S.  Embassy in Moscow trying to discern how big the Soviet military budget was or how much was allocated for this or for that. The answer was always, “We don’t know, but

  • Obituaries | November 14, 2015


    Roger Wayne “Butch” Harold, 70, died Sunday, Nov. 8, 2015, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan after battling cancer. The family provided some of the following information. Butch was born Aug. 7, 1945, in Manhattan. He attended schools in Junction City. Butch was an over-the-road truck driver for

  • Obituaries | November 14, 2015


    Larry Hendershot, 67, longtime Hereford, Texas, resident and former Hutchinson born resident, died Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015, after a courageous battle with cancer. The family provided some of the following information. Larry was born April 19, 1948, in Hutchinson to Bill and Winnie (Brock) Hendershot. In 1966, he graduated from Partridge

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