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  • Obituaries | January 21, 2015


    Beatrice J. Jones, 78, of Lawrence, died Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015, at Neuvant House in Lawrence with her family and caregivers at her side. The family provided some of the following information. Memorial services will be Feb. 3, 2015, at 2 p.m. at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home and Crematory. Private inurnment

  • Obituaries | January 21, 2015


    Harold Bierbaum, 93, of Barnes, died Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015, at the Linn Community Nursing Home. Funeral services are pending with the Anderes-Pfeifley Funeral Home in Riley.

  • Area Schools | January 21, 2015

    Frankfort 59, Onaga 56

    At Onaga, the Wildcats were outscored in three of four quarters but managed to win behind a strong second quarter, outscoring the hometown Buffaloes 22-12 in the first of two consolation games at the Twin Valley League tournament, which this year is in Onaga. Abra

  • Obituaries | January 21, 2015


    Pauline F. Adolph, 87, of Manhattan, died Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. She was born on Sept. 23, 1927, in White City and had been a longtime Manhattan resident. Additional obituary information and service times will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral

  • Area Schools | January 21, 2015

    Hanover 56, BV-Randolph 39

    At Onaga, Hanover jumped out to a 19-point halftime lead before slowing down in the second half in a consolation game victory over Blue Valley at the Twin Valley League tournament. Megan Plummer had 15 points for the Rams, with Sami Pfaff adding eight. Blue Valley

  • Movies | January 21, 2015

    ‘Wedding Ringer’ lacks laughs or any memorable incidents


    One used to read the term “half-baked” every now and then. Ideas were said to be “half-baked,” for example. Now that we no longer do anything near an oven ourselves, I wonder if this descriptive term means much to us. If you want to know

  • Men's Basketball | January 21, 2015

    Gipson, Williams have big nights in loss


    AMES, Iowa — For just the fourth time this season, Kansas State seniors Thomas Gipson and Nino Williams scored in double figures on the same night. Gipson and Williams combined for their highest total on Tuesday, adding 37 points in the Wildcats’77-71 loss at Iowa State.

  • Manhattan High School | January 20, 2015

    MHS girls dominate 2nd half in win at Great Bend

    The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team won its second meeting of the season with Great Bend, 51-33, on the road Tuesday night. The Indians got off to a quick start, leading 11-2, but foul trouble allowed the Panthers to get back into the game by

  • Local |Education | January 20, 2015

    Board to consider College Hill upgrades

    The Manhattan-Ogden school board will consider accepting a bid to make the entrance to College Hill Preschool more secure. USD 383 administrators will recommend the board accept a $174,769 bid from Cheney Construction in Manhattan at a 6:30 p.m. Wednesday meeting. The project is the first of

  • I Wonder |Local |Business | January 20, 2015

    Is Manhattan one of the most hung-over cities?

    Q: Why was Manhattan the fourth most hung-over city, according to Business Insider? A: Step aside, old men. I’ll handle this. Business Insider rang in the new year with a count of the 25 most hung-over cities in America. This year, Manhattan came in at

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