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  • Baseball | July 20, 2014

    Hill knew Sawyers was the right pick for Cats

    When Kansas State hitting coach Mike Clement made the decision to leave for Ole Miss last week, head coach Brad Hill said just one name came to mind. That name, was Andy Sawyers. Sawyers had been Hill’s hitting coach in 2009 and 2010, before departing for

  • Arts, Leisure | July 20, 2014

    Children take to the water at sailing camp

    For the first time on Thursday, one group of local children sailed the high seas — or rather, the waters at Tuttle Creek Lake. The children, ages 8 to 12, attended a free sailing camp as a part of the Blue Valley Youth Sailing Foundation. They learned to

  • Off The Beat | July 20, 2014

    McCartney show left lasting memories


    I am a person who likes things far too much, and few things show this more clearly than my love of the Beatles. So when I recently had the opportunity to see Paul McCartney perform live, I knew it would be an experience I would

  • Local |Government, Politics | July 20, 2014

    Junction City goes under voluntary water restriction

    Juntion City is under voluntary water restriction, the city announced in a press release on Friday. Greg McCaffery, municipal services director, announced that the city issued a water watch in response to an overall increase in water use over the previous seven consecutive days. The

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | July 20, 2014

    RCPD seeking information about possible copper thefts

    The Riley County Police Department has responded to and initiated investigations into several thefts of copper in the Manhattan and Riley County area over the past few years and is now seeking out victims who may have left these thefts unreported. “Reporting a crime to

  • Obituaries | July 20, 2014


    Paul Zimmer, 85, of Olathe, died Thursday, July 3, 2014, at Santa Marta Retirement Community in Olathe. The family provided the following information. Paul was born July 23, 1928 in Montrose, S.D.  He was the eighth of 13 children born to George and Alma Zimmer.  After serving in

  • Obituaries | July 20, 2014


    Thomas R. Lee, 80, a longtime Manhattan resident, died July 18, 2014, at the Presbyterian Manor in Clay Center. He was born on Dec. 8, 1933. Complete obituary and service information will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, KS 66502.

  • Obituaries | July 20, 2014


    Jim Hagen, 48, died in his sleep Sunday, July 6, 2014, at his home in Shelby Township, Mich. The family provided the following information. Jim was born in Fargo, N.D., on Nov. 16, 1965, the son of Lawrence J. Hagen and Betty Ann of Manhattan. Jim met his wife,

  • Obituaries | July 20, 2014


    Max E. Morris Jr., 70, of Wamego, died with his family surrounding him on Thursday, July 17, 2014, at The Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan, following his battle with cancer. The family provided the following information. Max was born on Sept. 9th, 1943, in Manhattan. He was the

  • Obituaries | July 20, 2014


    Sybil Converse, 72, of Olsburg, died Saturday, July 19, 2014,  at the Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. She was born on Nov.17, 1941, the daughter of Dr. Ralph and Genevieve (Berry) Barrett. Complete obituary information is pending and will be announced by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz

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