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  • Area Schools | January 20, 2014

    Baileyville B&B 59, BV-Randolph 30

    Baileyville B&B jumped out to a 23-point halftime lead and never looked back against the 14th-seeded Rams on Saturday. Blue Valley won the fourth quarter and was outscored by seven points in the second half. Megan Plummer led Blue Valley with eight points.

  • Area Schools | January 20, 2014

    Linn 44, Frankfort 31

    The fourth-seeded Linn Bulldogs used a 16-4 run in the second quarter to take a lead they would not relinquish in the opening round of the TVL girls’ tournament Saturday. In the other three quarters, Frankfort played the Bulldogs even. Adrianna Martin scored 10 points for

  • Obituaries | January 20, 2014

    EARL RYDER, JR.

    Earl Ryder, Jr., 79, of Paxico, died at his home on Saturday. The family provided some of the following information. He was born March 12, 1934 in Taunton, Mass. He was the son of Earl A. Ryder, and Evelyn Hattie Coe Ryder. Following his graduation from Taunton High

  • Obituaries | January 20, 2014

    BARBARA ANN WYANT

    Barbara Ann Wyant, 65, of Riley, died Saturday at the Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. She was born on Nov. 24, 1948, at Corpus Christi, Texas. She was the daughter of Raleigh Edward and Beulah Evelyn (Sikes) Williams. She

  • Local |Education | January 20, 2014

    Edleston: MATC needs sales tax

    The Manhattan Area Technical College has reached such a funding crisis that the school actually might have to close. That dramatic wake-up call was sounded Saturday by MATC president Rob Edleston during the Manhattan Area Chamber of Commerce leaders’ retreat in the Kansas City suburb

  • Obituaries | January 20, 2014

    CAROLINE BARBARA HOUGHLAND

    Caroline Barbara Hougland, 76, a former resident of Riley, died Saturday, at the Leonardville Nursing Home in Leonardville. Arrangements are pending with the Anderes-Pfeifley Funeral Home in Riley.

  • Neighbors | January 20, 2014

    Freelance poster artist a presence in Aggieville

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    Anyone exploring Manhattan’s local music scene might have noticed the whimsical work of Keegan Hudspeth hanging in several Aggieville store windows. Hudspeth, 27, is a freelance poster artist who currently creates material for Aggie Central Station. He also designed the art for Aggiefest 2013 – Aggieville’s

  • Local |Government, Politics | January 20, 2014

    Federal funding for ATA bus?

    City commissioners will discuss supporting a regional transit agency during their regular session Tuesday evening. An agreement among various governmental entities comprising the Fling Hills Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) could create a Flint Hills Regional Transit Administration – with the purpose of administering federal funds for

  • Obituaries | January 20, 2014

    ANTHONY D. COLTHARP

    Anthony D. “TC” Coltharp, 60, of Manhattan, died Sunday at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. He was born on July 20, 1953 in Clay Center and was the son of George and Pauline (Siebold) Coltharp. Complete service times and obituary information is pending and will be

  • Obituaries | January 20, 2014

    MERLYN RIDDER

    Merlyn John Ridder, 89, of rural Westmoreland, died Saturday at his home near Flush. The family provided some of the following information. He was born March 3, 1924, in Topeka. He was the son of August and Mary Straub Ridder. He attended grade school in Paxico and graduated


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