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  • Obituaries | February 18, 2015


    Joe Ellis, 82, of Leonardville and formerly of Manhattan, died Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015, at Leonardville Nursing Home. His family provided some of the following information. Joe was born on June 22, 1932, in Seligman, Mo., to Jeff and Mary Ellen Ellis. On May 7, 1950, he married his high school sweetheart,

  • Obituaries | February 18, 2015


    M. Dean Goff, 87, of Manhattan, died Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House, from complications of cancer. His family provided some of the following information. Dean was born on Sept. 6, 1927, in Manhattan, the first son of Marvin Albert and Edith Elsie (Russell) Goff. The

  • Manhattan High School | February 18, 2015

    Ostermann’s big quarter leads Tribe


    There have been times this season when transfer Robbie Ostermann has struggled to adjust to a new school and life in Kansas. Tuesday night, he looked comfortable. The junior scored a career-high 17 points — 14 of which came in the game-turning third quarter — to pace the Manhattan

  • Obituaries | February 18, 2015


    Alma Ruth Rowlands 96, died Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015, at Meadowlark Hills in Manhattan. Her family provided some of the following information. She was born Alma Ruth Crippen, Feb. 28, 1917, to Clarance and Annie (Mitchell) Crippen in Rago. A foster child at 18 months, Alma had an innate, unwavering faith

  • Obituaries | February 18, 2015


    Charles W.  Sanders, 79, of Pea Ridge, Ark., died Friday, Feb. 13, 2015, at the Earlene Howard Hospice Home in Springdale, Ark. He was born in Corpus Christi, Texas, on Aug. 31, 1935. Charles served his country in three branches of the U.S. military and as a public

  • Obituaries | February 18, 2015


    Margie Ann (Collins) Young, 83, of Eudora and formerly a longtime resident of Lawrence, died Saturday, Feb. 14, 2015, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital. Her family provided some of the following information. Margie was born Nov. 7, 1931, in Junction City, the daughter of Kenneth Brice and Ann (Welsh) Collins. Margie

  • Men's Basketball | February 18, 2015

    Blackman selected to enter hall of fame

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    Former Kansas State All-American Rolando Blackman was among eight individuals announced Tuesday to the 10th class of the National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame. Blackman, a two-time First-Team All-American from 1977-81, is joined in the 2015 Hall of Fame class with fellow players Quinn Buckner (Indiana),

  • Manhattan High School | February 17, 2015

    Hot-shooting Indians beat Trojans, 58-46

    The Manhattan High boys’ basketball used a big night from junior Robbie Ostermann to pull away in the second half against Topeka High, winning 58-46 and avenging their only Centennial League loss of the season. Ostermann scored a career-high 17 points, including hitting 5 of 6 shots from

  • Manhattan High School | February 17, 2015

    MHS girls beat Trojans, 51-31

    The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team overcame a sluggish start to defeat Topeka High, 51-31, Tuesday night at the MHS gymnasium. The Indians saw their first-half lead get trimmed to two points in the second quarter, but ended the period on a 9-2 run and

  • I Wonder |Local |Business | February 17, 2015

    Is Hy-Vee breaking its deal?


    Q: At the time that Hy-Vee was built in the north-end redevelopment project, the space between Hy-Vee and PetCo was left undeveloped. This was because Hy-Vee hoped the Kansas Legislature would approve liquor sales for grocery stores, and Hy-Vee would then construct a liquor store

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