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  • Obituaries | December 07, 2014


    Edward Lee Miller, 86, Wamego, died Wed., Dec. 3, 2014, at Westy Community Care Home.  Eddie was born March 24, 1928, the son of Charles and Alice Tucker Miller. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. Eddie was an auto mechanic most of his adult

  • Obituaries | December 07, 2014


    Marvin Eugene Oppenlander, 79, of Wamego, passed away Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Hospice of Manhattan. His family provided some of the following information. Marvin was born Jan. 18, 1935, in Manhattan, the son of Harry E. and Gladys L. Mann Oppenlander. He attended schools in St.

  • Arts & Leisure | December 07, 2014

    Renowned cellist gives McCain audience a beautiful evening


    Emerging from a wing of McCain Auditorium’s stage this past Wednesday evening, renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma was greeted with sustained applause by a near sellout crowd. He came alone, cello in hand, proceeded to center stage where sat a conspicuously solitary chair, flashed his

  • Columns | December 07, 2014

    Obama’s ineptitude on defense evident again

    President Barack Obama’s decision to fire Chuck Hagel as secretary of Defense has revealed serious splits between those who fight the country’s wars and the White House. Hagel was caught in the middle. Instead of parroting White House policy, Hagel tried to lessen

  • Volleyball | December 06, 2014

    K-State volleyball ends season with NCAA tourney loss to Utah

    LINCOLN, Neb. — The Kansas State volleyball team’s season ended Friday night, losing to Utah in a three-game sweep (25-16, 25-16, 25-17) to open the NCAA Championships at the Bob Devaney Athletics Center. The Wildcats (22-9) were lead by senior outside hitter Chelsea Keating, who

  • Manhattan High School | December 05, 2014

    Indians defeat Red Demons, 69-61

    The Manhattan High boys’ basketball team got the first win of the Benji George era with a 69-61 win over Dodge City Friday night. The Indians led for the entire second half but struggled to put away the pesky Red Demons, which cut the lead

  • Manhattan High School | December 05, 2014

    MHS girls rout Dodge City, 58-25

    The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team opened its season Friday night with a dominant win over Dodge City, outscoring the Red Demons 31-8 in the final two quarters to put the game away. The Indians got a game-high 19 points from Caroline Ballard, with 10 points by

  • Local |Kansas State University | December 05, 2014

    Currie: Upgrade next step for K-State athletes


    As K-State athletic director John Currie walked through the maze-like halls of Vanier Football Complex earlier this week, crews were removing items from it in full force. In front of the main entry, workers removed bricks engraved with names of the football program’s supporters.

  • Local |Business | December 05, 2014

    GTM opens new store for athletic apparel

    GTM has opened a new store on McCall Road selling the athletic clothes it has offered online and in its catalog for years. The homegrown company, which is Manhattan’s largest private employer with about 850 local employees, had a ribbon cutting for the store Thursday

  • Local |Government & Politics | December 05, 2014

    Moran talks Obamacare while touring Mercy Regional


    U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran said he expects repeal of the Affordable Care Act, better known as Obamacare,  to come up for vote again now that Republicans have a majority in Congress. The senator toured Mercy Regional Health Center Friday morning, learning about updates

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