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  • Obituaries | February 18, 2015


    Alma Ruth Rowlands 96, died Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015, at Meadowlark Hills in Manhattan. Her family provided some of the following information. She was born Alma Ruth Crippen, Feb. 28, 1917, to Clarance and Annie (Mitchell) Crippen in Rago. A foster child at 18 months, Alma had an innate, unwavering faith

  • Obituaries | February 18, 2015


    Charles W.  Sanders, 79, of Pea Ridge, Ark., died Friday, Feb. 13, 2015, at the Earlene Howard Hospice Home in Springdale, Ark. He was born in Corpus Christi, Texas, on Aug. 31, 1935. Charles served his country in three branches of the U.S. military and as a public

  • Obituaries | February 18, 2015


    Margie Ann (Collins) Young, 83, of Eudora and formerly a longtime resident of Lawrence, died Saturday, Feb. 14, 2015, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital. Her family provided some of the following information. Margie was born Nov. 7, 1931, in Junction City, the daughter of Kenneth Brice and Ann (Welsh) Collins. Margie

  • Men's Basketball | February 18, 2015

    Blackman selected to enter hall of fame

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    Former Kansas State All-American Rolando Blackman was among eight individuals announced Tuesday to the 10th class of the National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame. Blackman, a two-time First-Team All-American from 1977-81, is joined in the 2015 Hall of Fame class with fellow players Quinn Buckner (Indiana),

  • Manhattan High School | February 17, 2015

    Hot-shooting Indians beat Trojans, 58-46

    The Manhattan High boys’ basketball used a big night from junior Robbie Ostermann to pull away in the second half against Topeka High, winning 58-46 and avenging their only Centennial League loss of the season. Ostermann scored a career-high 17 points, including hitting 5 of 6 shots from

  • Manhattan High School | February 17, 2015

    MHS girls beat Trojans, 51-31

    The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team overcame a sluggish start to defeat Topeka High, 51-31, Tuesday night at the MHS gymnasium. The Indians saw their first-half lead get trimmed to two points in the second quarter, but ended the period on a 9-2 run and

  • I Wonder |Local |Business | February 17, 2015

    Is Hy-Vee breaking its deal?


    Q: At the time that Hy-Vee was built in the north-end redevelopment project, the space between Hy-Vee and PetCo was left undeveloped. This was because Hy-Vee hoped the Kansas Legislature would approve liquor sales for grocery stores, and Hy-Vee would then construct a liquor store

  • Local |Business | February 17, 2015

    K-State prepping for home rodeo this weekend

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    The Wildcat rodeo team has been busy preparing for its home event this weekend. The 59th-annual K-State Rodeo is Friday-Sunday at the university’s Weber Arena. Coach Doug Muller said the cowgirls and cowboys were pulling out all stakes in the practice pen last week. “

  • Local |Education |Business | February 17, 2015

    Technology upgrades, Bluemont report on agenda

    The Manhattan-Ogden school board will consider spending $324,859 on technology equpment Wednesday. The district is looking to replace a set of switch systems, which look like boxes that are used to physically connect multiple devices for communication between the district’s network operations and Internet. The

  • Local |Business |Arts & Leisure | February 17, 2015

    Lyle Lovett to perform at prairie symphony event

    Symphony in the Flint Hills has announced that Lyle Lovett will perform at the 10th annual signature event in June. Lovett, a four-time Grammy award-winning country music artist, is returning to the Flint Hills for a second time on June 12. He previously performed in the 2010

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