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  • Obituaries | January 20, 2015


    Marjorie Faye Whearty, 88, of Randolph, died Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015, at the Leonardville Nursing Home. The family provided some of the following information. She was born on April 21, 1926, in Randolph. She was the daughter of August Henry and Lena Kathleena (Wohler) Klocke. She graduated from Barnes High

  • Obituaries | January 20, 2015


    Command Sgt. Major Carl L. Shell (Ret), 89, of Newton, formerly of Junction City, died Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015, at the Newton Presbyterian Manor. The family provided some of the following information. Carl was born Nov. 17, 1925, at Steiman, Va. He was the son of Carl D. and Ida (

  • Manhattan High School | January 20, 2015

    MHS girls ready for rematch with Panthers

    Within the Centennial League, the opportunity to play an opponent twice in the same season is common. Each team plays 13 league games, so each of the nine other league teams are played once, with four more games that serve as in-season rematches. The postseason also

  • Area Schools | January 20, 2015

    Twin Valley League tournament in full swing

    The Twin-Valley League tournament is in full swing at Onaga this week after getting started on Saturday and continuing Monday. The Valley Heights girls’ team lost its first game of the season after earning a bye in the tournament’s first round. Linn beat the

  • Women's Basketball | January 20, 2015

    Defense carrying Cats early


    Head coach Jeff Mittie said Kansas State would be one of the top defensive teams in the Big 12 when he arrived in Manhattan last spring. The new coach expected his Wildcats to be among the best in blocked shots and steals. But saying it and

  • Men's Basketball | January 20, 2015

    Harris providing K-State with depth


    Kansas State freshman Malek Harris showed signs that he’s getting his feet under him at the Big 12 level Saturday for the Wildcats. Harris — a 4-star recruit — had four points, two rebounds and an assist in just nine minutes of play during K-State’

  • Local |Business | January 19, 2015

    Bigger planes could be ahead for airport

    OVERLAND PARK — Bigger planes — and fewer flights — could be ahead for Manhattan Regional Airport as it closes in on the final phase of its terminal expansion. Airport director Peter Van Kuren said Saturday at a retreat for area chambers of commerce that the airport could

  • January 19, 2015

    US attorney speaks to MLK’s legacy


    A lot of changes have taken place since the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. worked to end racial segregation and discrimination, but at a Monday breakfast celebrating King’s legacy, community leaders said there is much more to be done. “We have come a long,

  • Neighbors | January 19, 2015

    Local musician composes song for ‘50 Shades of Grey’


    Local musician Scott Senn has been a lifelong performer, but on Valentine’s Day, one of the biggest gigs of his career will be in a major motion picture. The movie “50 Shades of Grey” will feature a song Senn wrote for the production. Senn, 52, of

  • Local |Government & Politics | January 19, 2015

    Commission to address floodplain issues

    The Manhattan City Commission will address floodplain issues on Tuesday that need sorting out because of changes with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) flood mapping. The meeting starts at 7 p.m. at City Hall. The commission will vote on approving the first reading of

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