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  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | February 09, 2015

    2 wounded in JC shooting

    Junction City police say they are investigating a Sunday morning shooting that sent two men to the hospital. Police responded to the parking lot of The KINGZ Motorcycle Club, 805 Grant Ave., shortly before 4 a.m. and discovered Jackie Oliver, 42, suffering from two gunshot wounds, according

  • Neighbors | February 09, 2015

    Minister finds purpose in funerals for those without ‘church home’


    Retired pastor Ben Duerfeldt has officiated 863 funerals in his 60-year career. A former pastor with the First Christian Church in Manhattan, Duerfeldt, 81, is now a go-to celebrant for those who aren’t members of a church. “Most of the funerals I have, incidentally, are for

  • Local |Government & Politics | February 09, 2015

    Commissioners to get revenue estimates

    The Manhattan City Commission will review on Tuesday the city’s potential future revenue to help prepare for the 2016 budget discussions that starts in May. The work session starts at 5 p.m. at City Hall. City administrators will provide a review of the city’s

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency |Traffic | February 09, 2015

    Multi-car crash on I-70 leaves three injured

    A three-vehicle crash in Wabaunsee County caused injuries to three people on Sunday. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, the crash happened at 4:12 p.m. when Ronald M. Stos, 64, of Great Bend, who was driving his 2011 Ford Taurus westbound on I-70 near mile marker 328, didn’

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | February 09, 2015

    Man gets probation in DUI, attempted robbery case

    A judge sentenced a Westmoreland man to probation on Monday for attempted robbery and drunken driving. Nathan Woodyard, 38, received 24 months probation for the May 11 incident. He must also pay and fines and fees totaling $1,063. Woodyard faces a 21-month prison sentence if he violates his probation

  • Arts & Leisure | February 09, 2015

    ‘Sister Act’ seems to exceed audience expectations


    Audience members braved construction congested parking Friday to nearly fill McCain Auditorium for a performance of “Sister Act.” The musical is a stage adaptation of the 1992 film of the same title starring Whoopi Goldberg. Differing from the film, this “Sister Act” is set in 1978 Philadelphia,

  • Obituaries | February 09, 2015


    Susie J. Kiley, 85, of Manhattan, formerly of Junction City, died Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015, at Meadowlark Hills in Manhattan. Susie was born Jan. 1, 1930, in Taegu, Korea. She was the daughter of Yong Kun Kim and Kill Yung Sun. Susie moved to the United States with her husband,

  • Obituaries | February 09, 2015


    Barbara Ann Hunsinger, 87, formerly of St. George, died Friday, Jan. 23, 2015, at her home in Lawrence. She was born Dec. 6, 1927, in Junction City to Mike R. and Florence (Heidenreich) Pedro. On Dec. 9, 1945, she was united in marriage to William J. Hunsinger. He preceded her in death

  • Obituaries | February 09, 2015


    Annette Beame Hedke, 60, died on Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015. The family provided some of the following information. Funeral services were at 1:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 9, 2015, at Central Christian Church, Wichita — co-officiated with L’Chaim B’Yeshua Congregation. Burial was to follow in Kensington Gardens, Wichita. The family

  • Men's Basketball | February 09, 2015

    Williams calls season frustrating

    Kansas State coach Bruce Weber has been open about his team’s immaturity and discontent leading to struggles on the court. Kansas State’s Jevon Thomas reacts during the Wildcats’ loss to Texas on Saturday at Bramlage Coliseum. Texas won 61-57, handing the Wildcats their

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