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  • Obituaries | February 19, 2015

    NELL ANN ADAMS

    Nell Ann Adams, 87, of Enterprise, died Monday, Feb. 16, 2015, at Enterprise Estate Nursing Center. She was born Dec. 18, 1927, in Pearl and was the daughter of Henry and Leola (Taylor) Rutz. Nell Ann graduated from Chapman High School in 1945. She married Edmond Adams on July 27, 1946, and together

  • Obituaries | February 19, 2015

    SUSAN OLIVE URBAN

    Susan Olive Urban, 76, died Monday, Feb. 16, 2015. She was born on July 28, 1938, in Wapello County, Iowa, to Samuel and Olive (Davis) George. Susan graduated from Manhattan High School in 1956. Susan worked at Glendale Samaritan and Banner Thunderbird hospitals and retired after 26 years of service. Susan will

  • Editorials | February 19, 2015

    Little likely to come from summit

    We’re not among those who are inclined to try to discredit President Barack Obama’s pursuit of the war on terror because he won’t use phrases like “Islamic terror” or “radical Islamic fundamentalists.” Our sense is that is simply how he operates. He’

  • Obituaries | February 19, 2015

    HAROLD G. JOHNSON

    Harold G. Johnson, 90, of Rapid City, South Dakota, and formerly of Wamego, died Saturday, Feb. 14, 2015, at Rapid City Regional Hospital. Harold was born July 20, 1924, in Manhattan to LeRoy and Myrtle (Gittings) Johnson. He graduated from high school at Wamego and served in the U.S.

  • Obituaries | February 19, 2015

    MABEL AGNES BAILEY

    Mabel Agnes Bailey, 92, of Belvue, died Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015, in Manhattan. She was born July 10, 1922, in rural Auburn, the daughter of George A. and Bertha Cellars Moore. Mabel worked as a cook in the food service department at Kansas State University. Her faith was very important

  • Local |Arts & Leisure | February 19, 2015

    ‘The Music Man,’ gallery openings and more

    Ben Hopper Contributing writer This weekend, ya got trouble, with a capital T, just down the road in Wamego. The Historic Columbian Theatre presents “The Music Man,” the Tony Award-winning show written by Meredith Wilson and set in River Bend, Iowa. The story follows the

  • Men's Basketball | February 19, 2015

    Cats fall flat in loss to Frogs

    FORT WORTH, Texas — Coming off an emotional win over Oklahoma, it seemed like the Kansas State men’s basketball team might be steering the ship back in a positive direction. On Wednesday, it all went back the other way in a hurry, as the Wildcats

  • Women's Basketball | February 19, 2015

    Wildcats suffer road loss at Texas

    The Kansas State women’s basketball team is showing just how difficult it is to beat a team twice in a season. For the second straight game, the Wildcats failed to finish off a season sweep of an opponent, as Texas built an early lead

  • Track & Field | February 19, 2015

    Jones earns 2nd weekly Big 12 honor

    Kansas State’s Akela Jones was named Big 12 Indoor Track and Field Female Athlete of the Week for a second time this February on Tuesday, earning the accolade for her showing last weekend at the Tyson Invitational. Jones’ performance in Fayetteville, Ark., saw her rack

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | February 18, 2015

    Police expect 4 times normal number of arrests for event

    Riley County police expect this year’s Fake Patty’s Day Celebration, which will take place on March 7, to be similar to last year. What does that mean, exactly? For the last three years, during the 35 hours surrounding Fake Patty’s Day, police have reported


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