Bill Berry, 79, of St. George, died Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. He was born Oct. 19, 1937. The family will receive friends from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.. Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016, at the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home. Funeral services .


    Rhonda K. Murphy, 60, died Monday, Dec. 5, 2016, at Stormont-Vail Health in Topeka. She was born on Feb. 14, 1956 in Iowa City, Iowa. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Monday, Dec. 12, 2016, at the Yorgensen- Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, Kansas. Interment .

  • A somber anniversary

    Only a relative handful of Americans who were there can recall the attack on Pearl Harbor as if it happened yesterday. Given that they’re in their 90s, they have long memories. The tragedy that Americans commemorate today has so .

  • Manhattan should be on right side of history

    To the Editor: I could spout statistics for days about the oppression of minorities, about white privilege in this country and about cultural appropriation and the misuse of other cultures’ icons for our own gain. So here is what I .

  • Mythology of mascot trivializes real people

    To the Editor: As I listened to the speakers last Wednesday night, the lack of knowledge about real indigenous people proved the disconnect among mascot supporters. The mythology of this mascot trivializes the tribal members who exist in reality not .

  • It isn’t the mascot that makes MHS great

    To the Editor: As a parent of children in USD 383 and a Kansan who is proud of our state’s strong public education, I enjoy giving my time and resources to our schools. Public education has a high mission: to .

  • ‘America is all about cultural appropriation’

    I’d like to say a few words in defense of tacos and the Rolling Stones and your right to offend me. And my right to offend you. This comes up because of an offshoot of the debate over the .

  • Six Cats earn AP All-Big 12

    Kansas State football had six players selected to the Associated Press All-Big 12 team, which was released Tuesday. Four Wildcats were named to the first team and two were named to the second team. The group is headlined by AP Big 12 .

  • CHIEF goes 1-2 at Omaha tourney

    The boys basketball team for Manhattan CHIEF (Christian Homes In Educational Fellowship), won one game and lost two Dec. 2-3 at the Omaha Roadrunners Holiday Tournament in Omaha, Nebraska. In the opening round, CHIEF fell 64-60 in a back-andforth battle .

  • There are DVDs for (nearly) everyone on your list

    Imagine you are looking for Christmas presents, mostly for people who live far away. Your sister has married a man in St. Louis who already had a sevenyear- old girl and a teenaged boy, and you want to get them .

  • Brand, Sassin named AVCA All-Midwest Region

    Senior Katie Brand became the first player in Kansas State volleyball history to be a three-time First Team All-Midwest Region selection by the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA), as the organization announced its yearly award winners Tuesday. Senior outside hitter .

  • Nordberg powers Wamego boys basketball past Riley County

    To say Wamego had a size advantage Tuesday night against Riley County would be a grave understatement. The Red Raiders did, but their sheer size and length all across the roster stretched the Falcons out and buried them around the .


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