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  • Obituaries | February 04, 2015


    Arthur William “Red” Flannelly Jr., 89, of Greeley, Colo., passed away on Friday, Jan. 30, 2015. He was born on July 18, 1925, in Manhattan. Red graduated from Manhattan High School in 1943 and then joined the Navy where he served in World War II. After serving in the military, he

  • Area Schools | February 04, 2015

    Troy 79, Frankfort 46

    At Troy, Frankfort came out firing on all cylinders against Troy in a tough road matchup and took an 18-10 lead after one quarter of play. But Troy outscored the Wildcats 27-4 in the second quarter to take a 15-point lead to halftime en route

  • Obituaries | February 04, 2015


    Rick Harris, 66, died Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015, at The Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. He was born Aug. 26, 1949, in Raytown, Mo. He was the son of Harley and Geraldine Harris and attended schools in Raytown. His mother and

  • Obituaries | February 04, 2015


    A memorial service for Denise Marie (Dains) Burgess is scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 14, 2015, at the Flint Hills Apostolic Church in Council Grove. Visitation with family and friends will begin at 10 a.m.

  • Obituaries | February 04, 2015


    Madeline Lucille Dunn, 95, of Manhattan, died Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015, at Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. She was born on Nov. 21, 1919, in Lincoln County. She was the daughter of Edward and Nona (Gourley) Mathews.  She attended schools

  • Movies | February 04, 2015

    Animated film less than magical, but some may like it


    The first fully animated feature to come to Manhattan in 2015 is Lucasfilm’s “Strange Magic.” Two kingdoms, one of magic, one of mystery, have been separated for ages. The magic kingdom is ruled by butterfly fairies, the mysterious bog is ruled by the Bog King.

  • Editorials | February 04, 2015

    Is pilot’s murder a pivotal moment?

    Until Tuesday, it was hard to imagine a more gruesome way for the Islamic State to execute any of its hostages than beheading them and filming the occasions for recruiting purposes. That was before ISIS murdered a Jordanian pilot, Lt. Muath al-Kaseasbeh, whose F-16 was

  • Letters | February 04, 2015

    Speak up for Fort Riley on Monday

    To the Editor: I am proud to have lived my 78 years in a community that is next to 150-year-old Fort Riley. As a veteran of 1954-58, it saddens me to think that the Department of Defense would consider closing this great training base for our

  • Letters | February 04, 2015

    Lions grateful for support of recent event

    To the Editor: As chair of the biscuit and gravy feed for the Manhattan Lions, I would like to thank everyone who supported us in this endeavor. On a cold and rainy Saturday, it was a very good success. Thanks to the following businesses: Wal-Mart,

  • Local |Kansas State University |Obituaries | February 04, 2015

    ‘Perk’ Reitemeier, K-State baseball star, dead at 86

    A former K-State baseball and basketball player died Sunday. C. G. “Perk” Reitemeier, Jr., 86, of Parsons, died Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015, at Labette Health in Parsons. A member of the All-Century K-State Baseball Team, he led the 1950 team with 65 innings pitched and 50 strikeouts and the 1951 team in

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