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  • Gardening | January 04, 2015

    Attract birds to your landscape this winter


    I find great pleasure from my garden in the winter by watching birds. Many birds are attracted to landscape and garden plants. The plants I choose for landscaping attract birds and also serve as natural bird habitat. Birds, like all living things, need water, shelter

  • Columns | January 04, 2015

    Putin’s Christmas gift: A new military doctrine

    As Christmas presents go, a new military doctrine is a first. Christmas doesn’t come until January in Russia, but Russian President Vladimir Putin surely knows much of the world celebrates it Dec. 25. That’s when he unveiled his changes. They do not portend a

  • Obituaries | January 04, 2015


    Betty Jean Reavis, 84, Augusta, died Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014, in Andover. A memorial service will be held 10 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015, at the First United Methodist Church, Augusta. Inurnment will follow at Elmwood Cemetery, Augusta. Her family provided some of the following information. Betty was born in

  • Obituaries | January 04, 2015


    Rogers Leslie Brazier, Sr., 89, Wamego, a devoted and loving husband and father, died Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014, in Topeka. His family provided some of the following information. Rogers was married to Mary Louise (Madden) Brazier, who preceded him in death in March, 2010. Rogers and Mary Louise were

  • Obituaries | January 04, 2015


    Dr. Warren J. Keegan, 79, a longtime Rye, N.Y., resident, died on New Year’s Eve. His family provided some of the following information. Warren was born in Junction City in 1936. He was the son of a farmer and a homemaker, Donald and Edla (nee

  • Women's Basketball | January 03, 2015

    Former Wamego standout Kaylee Page enrolls at K-State

    After opting to transfer from Nebraska nearly a month ago, it appears freshman forward and Alma native Kaylee Page will join the women’s basketball program at Kansas State under head coach Jeff Mittie. Page has enrolled in the school and appears on its online

  • Football | January 03, 2015

    Mora-Snyder handshake creates a stir

    SAN ANTONIO — A not-so-friendly and uncharacteristically brief handshake between UCLA head coach Jim Mora and Kansas State’s Bill Snyder following the Bruins’ 40-35 victory over the Wildcats in the Alamo Bowl created quite the buzz late Friday night. Video of the customary handshake at

  • Local | January 02, 2015

    Thousands ring in New Year in Aggieville celebration


    Around 10,000 people on New Year’s Eve huddled near a stage in front of Varney’s at the intersection of Manhattan Avenue and “Broadway” minutes before midnight to witness the Little Apple ball drop and celebrate the start of 2015. The family-friendly zone, located in front

  • Local |Kansas State University | January 02, 2015

    Purple sea greets Wildcats at rally


    SAN ANTONIO — Even in a sea of nearly 10,000 K-State fans at Thursday’s pep rally, Ernie Navarro stood out. Navarro had driven to San Antonio from his home in Los Angeles ahead of the Alamo Bowl at 5:45 p.m. Friday on ESPN, when K-State will

  • Local |Business |Kansas State University | January 02, 2015

    Foundation names new CEO, president

    The Kansas State University Foundation named a new president and chief executive officer this week. Greg Willems will start work on Feb. 23 and will formally assume the role of president on Feb. 27. Willems, according to a statement on Friday from Richard Meyers, the foundation’s

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