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  • Arts & Leisure | January 26, 2015

    Travis Tritt, Craig Morgan added to Stampede lineup

    Travis Tritt, who is celebrating 25 years of making country music with hits like “Country Club,” “It’s a Great Day to Be Alive,” “Anymore” and “Help Me Hold On,” has been added to the 2015 Country Stampede lineup. Festival organizers also announced that artists Craig Morgan,

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | January 26, 2015

    Man charged in death of unborn child

    A Manhattan man was arrested on a warrant for a 2014 incident contributing to the death of an unborn child. Ryan Read Routson, 33, 1637 Osage St., was arrested on Saturday on a warrant after the Kansas Highway Patrol and Riley County Police Department investigated a May 2014 incident.

  • Editorials | January 26, 2015

    They’re old, and so much more

    The occasion for the most recent gathering of old soldiers was the 70th anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge on Saturday. There were 26 veterans of that battle, joined by a handful of other area World War II veterans at the ceremony at the Eisenhower

  • Obituaries | January 26, 2015


    Richard R. (Dick) Lundquist, 70, of Manhattan died Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015, at his home after a brief illness. The family provided some of the following information. Dick was born Aug. 25, 1944, to Ruben and Alzina (Carlson) Lundquist. He enjoyed playing softball as a youth and served as a

  • Obituaries | January 26, 2015


    James A. “Jim” Wiegert, 69, died Friday, Jan. 23, 2015, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan after a hard fought and courageous battle with ALS. The family provided some of the following information. Jim was born on Feb. 8, 1945, to Wilbur (Bud) and Ruth Wiegert in Sabetha.

  • Obituaries | January 26, 2015


    James L. Copeland, 83, died on Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015, at his residence. He passed away into the arms of his savior, and went to join his beloved wife Gerda, the family said. The family provided some of the following information. He was born James Lewis Copeland on

  • Obituaries | January 26, 2015


    Terry Schlegel, 61, of Manhattan, died Monday, Jan. 26, 2015, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House. Terry was an auto mechanic and a graduate of Luckey High School. Services are pending with Irvin-Parkview Funeral Home & Cremation, Manhattan.

  • Obituaries | January 26, 2015


    Charles Ellis “Chuck” Basham, 57, of Omaha, Neb., died Friday, Jan. 16, 2015, at his residence. He was born July 29, 1957, in Atlanta, Ga. Complete obituary information will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home.

  • Area Schools | January 26, 2015

    Rock Creek boys rally, win tourney

    Playing in the championship game at the Burlington Invitational, Rock Creek trailed most of the night and had to rally to take home the tournament title with a 55-52 win Saturday night. The Mustangs trailed 30-20 at halftime and by 14 points after the third quarter.

  • Area Schools | January 26, 2015

    Wamego 55, Holton 54

    At Tonganoxie, Wamego saw yet another game come down to the wire in the third-place matchup at the Tonganoxie Invitational. The Red Raiders held a lead after each of the first three quarters in the back-and-forth game, but were outscored 14-10 in the fourth to

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