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  • Local |Government, Politics | December 18, 2013

    New pool rate plan more fluid

    Going for a swim just got cheaper. City commissioners on Tuesday unanimously approved pool rate structure changes that will give users more options and cheaper prices. Parks and Recreation director Eddie Eastes said that instead of offering 20-, 40- and 80-punch passes, the city will

  • Local |Kansas State University | December 18, 2013

    Members of KSU community honored for diversity efforts

    Kansas State University and Commerce Bank are recognizing two individuals for their diversity enhancement efforts. LaVerne Bitsie-Baldwin, director of the College of Engineering’s multicultural engineering program, is receiving the Commerce Bank Presidential Faculty and Staff Award for Distinguished Services to Historically Underrepresented Students at

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | December 18, 2013

    Shooting suspect appears in court

    A status hearing for Jan. 14 was set for a Wamego man charged in connection with the Dec. 10 shooting at Quality Inn and Suites in Manhattan. Dustin Monroe, 33, was charged of three counts of aggravated assault of a law enforcement officer, two counts of criminal discharge

  • Obituaries | December 18, 2013

    MARGARET MACY

    Margaret Anna “Marge” Macy, 92, retired owner/bookkeeper for C&M TV Service, died Monday. The family provided some of the following information. Marge was a member of the Downtown Cosmopolitan Club, enjoyed bowling and was a great cook. She was preceded in death by

  • Obituaries | December 18, 2013

    ERNEST GAIL BAUER

    Ernest Gail Bauer, 92, died Monday at Medicalodge in Clay Center. He was born Oct. 7, 1921, in Clay County. Gail was raised in the Broughton community and graduated from CCCHS. He married Mina Oetinger on Oct. 24, 1943. They farmed in the Broughton area before moving to Fairbury, Neb.,

  • Obituaries | December 18, 2013

    TONY A. SUMP

    Tony A. Sump, 72, of Randolph, died Tuesday at the Select Specialty Hospital in Topeka. Funeral services are pending with the Anderes-Pfeifley Funeral Home in Riley.

  • Obituaries | December 18, 2013

    HANS EDWARD HART

    Hans Edward Hart, 57, of Manhattan, died Monday at Stormont-Vail Medical Center. He worked at Fort Riley for the Department of the Army in the Human Resources Development Division. Hans was born in Duluth, Minn., on Sept. 29, 1956. He was the son of the late Valerie (Lieb)

  • Obituaries | December 18, 2013

    GEORGIA EWING

    Georgia Belle Ewing, 84, of Manhattan died Tuesday at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. She was born Feb. 22, 1929, in Alpena, Ark. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Ben Duerfeldt officiating. Interment will follow in the

  • Movies | December 18, 2013

    Acting, writing show signs of fatigue in ‘Madea Christmas’

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    Tyler Perry makes a slew of movies and TV series every year. In 2013 he directed three of each. Then he acts, he produces, he writes, and he does stage plays as well as filmed things. Naturally he has patterns he follows—it would take an

  • Local |Business |Kansas State University | December 18, 2013

    K-State graduates still face difficult job market

    As many K-State students take finals for the last time this week, they face a difficult job market. Grads are reporting having to apply for more jobs before landing one — if they’re able to get one at all. The unemployment rate was 7 percent nationally


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