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  • Local |Kansas State University | December 19, 2013

    College of Ed honors undergrads for outstanding work with 7 future teacher awards

    Outstanding work as undergraduates or their potential as future teachers has earned seven new graduates awards from Kansas State University’s College of Education. The students received the awards at the college’s commencement ceremony Dec. 14 on the Manhattan campus. The awards presented included the

  • Obituaries | December 19, 2013

    TONY ALLAN SUMP

    Tony Allan Sump, 72, Randolph, died Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013, at the Select Specialty Hospital in Topeka. The family provided some of the following information. He was born on Aug. 1, 1941 in Manhattan, the son of Wesley Allan and Marie Kay (Nanninga) Sump. On Sept. 15, 1961 in Peach Grove, he

  • Obituaries | December 19, 2013

    MARGARET I. HENDERSON

    Margaret I. Henderson, 81, Manhattan, died Thursday morning, Dec. 19, 2013, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. She was born on March 10, 1932. Additional obituary information and service times will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Ave., Manhattan, KS 66502.

  • Editorials | December 19, 2013

    Drones dangerous in the wrong hands

    Wouldn’t it be neat to have Amazon deliver an order right to your front door via drone? Sounds cool, and Jeff Bezos, CEO of the world’s largest Internet retailer, recently announced on national TV that Amazon has every intention of using drone technology

  • Obituaries | December 19, 2013

    GEORGIA EWING

    Georgia Belle Ewing, 84, Manhattan, died Dec. 17, 2013, at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. She was born Feb. 22, 1929, in Alpena, Ark., the daughter of Steve and Jennie B. (Davis) Fultz.  She graduated from high school at the

  • Letters | December 19, 2013

    Herspring needn’t worry—military will be funded

    To the Editor: The sky is falling! The sky is falling! At least Dale Herspring believes so. Time chose Pope Francis as Person of the Year. I nominate Mr. Herspring as Mr. Gullible of the Year. In his column of Dec. 15, he quotes numerous high

  • Letters | December 19, 2013

    We should worry about the beam in our own eyes

    To the Editor: Two thousand years ago, someone said (according to the King James Bible) that we should worry about the beam in our own eyes and not the mote in someone else’s. In the song, “Get Over It,” by the Eagles, there’s

  • Obituaries | December 19, 2013

    MARY BENSON

    Mary Frances (Hansen) Benson, 81, Atlanta, formerly of Wamego, died Tuesday, Dec.17, 2013 at the Hospice Atlanta Center. Mary was cremated and services are pending with Stewart Funeral Home of Wamego. Complete obituary and service information will be announced later.

  • Football | December 19, 2013

    Lockett, Mueller add All-America honors

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    Kansas State wide receiver Tyler Lockett and defensive end Ryan Mueller added to their All-America honors Wednesday as both were named second team All-Americans by the Football Writers Association of America (FWAA). (Kansas State’s Tyler Lockett runs after a catch for a touchdown against

  • Baseball | December 19, 2013

    Kivett named preseason All-American

    Kansas State infielder Ross Kivett was named a first-team Preseason All-American by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) on Wednesday. Kivett, the 2013 Big 12 Player of the Year, is coming off a season in which he earned three All-America designations and helped K-State earn its


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