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  • Local |Kansas State University | November 12, 2014

    Speaker: Students’ value to universities often hidden

    Students are already workers, but the value they bring to their schools isn’t so obvious, according to lecturer Marc Bousquet. Bousquet, an associate professor of English at Emory University, spoke at Kansas State University Tuesday as a part of the Lou Douglas Lecture Series,

  • Local |Obituaries | November 12, 2014

    Well-known priest, Fr. Carl A. Kramer, dead at 88

    Fr. Carl A. Kramer, 88, of Hays, died Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014, at Via Christi Villages in Hays. The family provided some of the following information. Fr. Carl was born on Nov. 29, 1925, in Ogden. He was one of four children born to Leo and Kathryn (Porsch) Kramer. Fr.

  • Obituaries | November 12, 2014


    Thomas Earl Ekart, 74, died on Monday, Nov. 10, 2014, at his home in Manhattan surrounded by his family. The family provided some of the following information. Tom was born in Flush, the son of Anthony D. and Angela (Umscheid) Ekart. At the age of 3, his family moved

  • Obituaries | November 12, 2014


    Bob Hertzel, 66, died Sunday, Nov. 9, 2014, at Good Shepherd Home and Hospice in Manhattan, surrounded by family and friends. The family provided some of the following information. Robert “Bob” Hertzel was born on Oct. 5, 1948, in Beatrice, Neb., to Arthur and Dorothy (Fletcher) Hertzel. His early years

  • Obituaries | November 12, 2014


    Olivier Valentijn De Smedt, 39, of Lakewood, Colo., died Monday, Nov. 3, 2014, at Collier Hospice House. The family provided some of the following information. Olivier was born on Feb. 12, 1975, in Sint Niklaas, Belgium, the oldest of two children born to Valeer August De Smedt and Maria-Louisa Theresia

  • Obituaries | November 12, 2014


    Donald Wayne Anderson, 84, of Alma, died Monday, Nov. 10, 2014, at the Valley Vista Good Samaritan Center. He was born Aug. 31, 1930, in rural Alma, the son of Oliver and Minnie Weber Anderson. He graduated from Alma High School and served in the United States Air Force. He

  • Arts & Leisure | November 12, 2014

    Vibraphonist, bassist featured in Topeka

    TOPEKA — The fourth concert in Topeka Jazz Workshop’s 46th concert season will be Sunday and will feature Chuck Redd, a vibraphonist and drummer, and Nicki Parrott, bass and vocals.  Accompanying them will be Kansas City pianist Roger Wilder and drummer Todd Strait from

  • Obituaries | November 12, 2014


    Helen E. Horton, 96, of Manhattan, died Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. She was born on Jan. 20, 1918, in Douglas County and had been a Manhattan resident since 1989, moving from Junction City. Additional obituary information and service times will be announced later

  • Obituaries | November 12, 2014


    Kendrah Karen Swiercinsky, 49, of St. George, died Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014. She was born on Jan. 18, 1965, in Topeka and was the daughter of Kenneth and Karen Swiercinsky of Maple Hill.

  • Obituaries | November 12, 2014


    Alice Joyce Holmes Caine, 87,  died Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014 in Kansas City, Mo. The family provided the following information. Alice was born on June 24, 1927 in Aurora, Ill., to Calvin Eugene and Essie Louise Glossop Holmes. She graduated from East Aurora High School and North Central College

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