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  • Obituaries | December 22, 2013

    JOHN R. GRAHAM

    John R. Graham, 68, of Manhattan, died Dec. 20, 2013, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. He was born Aug. 14, 1945, in Liberal. Mass of the Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, Jan. 3, at the St. Thomas More Catholic Church, 2900 Kimball Ave., Manhattan, with the Rev.

  • Obituaries | December 22, 2013

    THOMAS WHITED

    Thomas “Tom” Whited, 49, died on Friday, Dec. 20, 2013, at his residence in Manhattan of natural causes. He was born on July 28, 1964 at Ft. Knox, Ky., the son of John T. and Helga (Friedwald) Whited. Tom graduated from Manhattan High School with the class of 1983. He was

  • Editorials | December 22, 2013

    New regents policy really bad idea

    The Kansas Board of Regents seems to have leaped headlong into a briar patch — and its only explanation for all the cuts and scratches seems to be: “Well, being silly isn’t illegal.” The idea that you might not be breaking the law really isn’

  • Arts, Leisure | December 22, 2013

    ‘Home Alone,’ carriage rides and snowman storytime

    TODAY   Read to Dogs, 2-4 p.m. Read to a certified therapy dog. The dogs have been trained to listen, and they help children relax while reading. Avid readers welcome also. No sign up required. Manhattan Public Library Storytime Room.   The Historic Columbian Theatre in

  • Arts, Leisure | December 22, 2013

    Choose the best holiday film for your gathering

    Last year my entire family — husband, sisters, parents, aunt and uncle — ended up sitting down together on Christmas Day and watching “Game of Thrones.” I don’t recommend it. It’s a great show, a popular HBO series about a mythical land of kings and

  • Holidays |Off The Beat | December 22, 2013

    Still a pretty sweet gift

    Last year, right after Thanksgiving, I embarked on the most involved cooking project I have ever undertaken. It was also probably the most involved gift I have ever given. If you knew me, you would know that means it was pretty darn involved. I made

  • Columns | December 22, 2013

    The East China Sea heats up

    A verbal dispute among Japan, South Korea and China over a little known string of uninhabited islands in the East China Sea is threatening to blow up in our faces.  Directly or indirectly, it involves six countries, four of which possess nuclear weapons. 

  • Local |Business | December 22, 2013

    Area Builders selects new executive officer

    Brad Hartenstein has been selected as the executive Officer for the Flinthills Area Builders Association. The association provides support to the building industry by promoting leadership, providing education, and improving environmental conditions that impact construction. Hartenstein has been working in equipment rental and sales with

  • Local |Business | December 22, 2013

    St. Paul’s hires interim admin assistant

    The wardens and rector hired Rebecca Brown as interim parish administrative assistant. She is a Kansas State University graduate student pursuing a master’s degree in sociology and criminology. Originally from Wichita, Brown also received her undergraduate degree from K-State.  She and new husband,

  • Local |Business | December 22, 2013

    CivicPlus hires trainer, engineer

    CivicPlus hired Warren D. Grantham as the newest consultant/trainer for the team. Located in Orlando, Fla., he has an extensive background with teaching others. He has recently graduated from Valencia with a technical certificate for computer programming. In his new job, Grantham will be


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