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  • Local |Government & Politics | December 29, 2014

    Court security tops 2015 goal list

    With 2015 just three days away, Riley County commissioners used a portion of Monday’s meeting to look ahead at goals for the new year. Commissioners outlined six priorities for the county in 2015: courthouse security improvements, 911 system improvements, fire station improvements, further communication and collaboration with

  • Local |Business |Neighbors | December 29, 2014

    Local doctor uses balloon instead of scalpel to treat vascular disease


    Dr. Raymond Dattilo of Manhattan is working to save lives by saving limbs. Dattilo focuses his practice, Flint Hills Heart, Vascular and Vein Clinic, on treatment for critical limb ischemia, a form of peripheral arterial disease where there is a severe blockage in a patient’

  • Editorials | December 29, 2014

    Growth here is business as usual

    It’s old hat to say that Manhattan is on a roll. That’s been true for a decade, ever since Fort Riley started to grow again. But the great Army boom is over, and still Manhattan marches forward. That’s the thought that comes

  • Letters | December 29, 2014

    There is no cause for alarm when it comes to global warming

    To the Editor: Climate science is one of the most corrupt and dishonest industries in the world, at least the variety practiced by those activist scientists who continue to support the catastrophic anthropogenic warming viewpoint. If you believe the “evidence is overwhelming” that dangerous warming

  • Obituaries | December 29, 2014


    Tillie Hein, 106, died Thursday, Dec. 25, 2014. The family provided some of the following information. She was born O’Tillia Mary Sramek on Nov. 8, 1908, in Pilsen to Peter and Philomena Sramek. She attended school in Pilsen and later married Frank Srajer. They had two children, Dolores and

  • Obituaries | December 29, 2014


    Nathalee (Nat) Rose Roth, 81, died Friday, Dec. 26, 2014, in Wichita. The family provided some of the following information. She was born in Wichita in 1933. Nat grew up on a farm in Trego County. She married her high school sweetheart, Milton, in 1952 in WaKeeney. The couple began

  • Obituaries | December 29, 2014


    Raydon H. Robel, 72, of Manhattan, died Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014, at the Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. He was born Feb. 7, 1942, in Great Bend. Complete obituary and service information will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, Kansas 66502.

  • Movies | December 29, 2014

    Songs, setting different in familiar new ‘Annie’


    There are a couple of things new in the latest re-make of the musical “Annie.” The important one has to do with the way the songs are mixed. Most of the songs from the 1977 play have made it to the new film, but almost half

  • Men's Basketball | December 29, 2014

    Tigers slip past K-State at buzzer

    The final three seconds were right out of a Hollywood script. With Kansas State leading 56-52, Texas Southern’s Tonnie Collier launched a 3-pointer and was fouled by Wildcat point guard Jevon Thomas with three seconds left in the game. Six points later, the Tigers

  • Football | December 29, 2014

    Mueller grows into team leader

    Ryan Mueller could’ve taken the easy road, but he wanted more. With a selection of smaller schools on the Leawood native’s radar, he chose to walk-on at Kansas State. Four years later, he’s the first K-State defensive lineman to earn back-to-back First

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