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  • Editorials | December 16, 2014

    Project transforms our downtown

    New residents and KSU students might find it hard to believe, but the Manhattan Marketplace was a wasteland not so many years ago. Some folks, uncertain about the debated development project’s success, wondered if Best Buy would ever have company. The first major store

  • Obituaries | December 16, 2014


    Dora June Karsmizki, 83, of Manhattan, died Monday, Dec. 15, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. She was born June 11, 1931, in Galesburg, Ill. Complete obituary and service information will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, KS 66502.

  • Obituaries | December 16, 2014


    Edith Clione Billau, 70, of Topeka, died Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014, at Select Specialty Hospital in Topeka. Survivors include a daughter Debby Crater, her husband Tim, their children Reed, Zoë, Grace and Isabelle of Hutchinson; a son Darren Schuh, his wife Heather and their daughter Samantha of Topeka;

  • Obituaries | December 16, 2014


    Charles Meyer, 91 of Manhattan, died Monday, Dec. 15, 2014, at his residence. Funeral services are pending with the Anderes-Pfeifley Funeral Home in Riley.

  • Obituaries | December 16, 2014


    Phoebe Alice “Bea” Mullin, 94, of Manhattan, died Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014, at Meadowlark Hills Lyle House. The family provided the following information. Bea was born May 27, 1920, in Omaha, Neb., the daughter of Edwin and Mabel Schomer.  She lived the majority of her life in Overland Park,

  • Letters | December 16, 2014

    KSU band was a special treat in Christmas parade

    To the Editor: As in the past, my wife and I took our grandkids to the Mayor’s Spirit of the Holidays Lighted Christmas Parade recently and thoroughly enjoyed the efforts and hard work of all the organizations, businesses and groups that make this annual

  • Obituaries | December 16, 2014


    Maxine Enoch, 95, of Manhattan, died Monday, Dec. 15, 2014 at the Leonardville Nursing Home. Funeral services are pending with the Anderes-Pfeifley Funeral Home in Riley.

  • Letters | December 16, 2014

    Thanks for collaborating to support those in need

    To the Editor On behalf of the Aggieville Business Association, I would like to thank everyone who took part in the Mayor’s Christmas Holiday Food and Fund Drive, which culminated Friday, Dec. 5. This is the 29th year the com-munity, including the university community, has

  • Obituaries | December 16, 2014


    Julia “Ellen” Travis, 95, longtime Manhattan area resident, died Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014, at Frankfort Community Care Home in Frankfort, where she had been a resident since August of 2012. The family provided the following information. She was born on Mothers’ Day, May 11, 1919, in Beattie, the daughter of George

  • Letters | December 16, 2014

    Liberals should go teach war etiquette to terrorists

    To the Editor: Ed Horne’s letter to the editor Sunday trying to point out the illegalities of waterboarding and it being a violation of the Geneva Convention borders on fantasy. With the threat of death and destruction, the Geneva Conven-tion is irrelevant in reality.

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