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  • Obituaries | December 22, 2014


    Marian W. Kelchak, 96, of Manhattan died Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014, at Via Christi Village in Manhattan. She was born March 31, 1918. Complete obituary and service information will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, KS 66502.

  • Obituaries | December 22, 2014


    Paul Eugene Ehm, 83, of rural Manhattan, died Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014, in Overland Park. He was a farmer in the Ashland Bottoms area, an active member of Seven Dolors Catholic Church and an avid bowler. Services will be at 10 a.m. Monday, Dec. 29, 2014, at the Seven Dolors

  • Arts & Leisure | December 22, 2014

    King’s Singers present fine show for McCain audience


    The last event for the fall semester in K-State’s McCain Auditorium series was a performance by The King’s Singers. This wasn’t, I believe, the first time this almost 50-year-old a cappella group has performed as part of the series. The group is

  • Women's Basketball | December 22, 2014

    Cats looks to extend home winning streak

    Bramlage Coliseum has been kind to the Kansas State women’s basketball team this season. The Wildcats are 7-0 at home this season and look to extend that perfect start tonight when they host Abilene Christian at 7 — televised on Fox Sports Kansas City. K-State is

  • Arts & Leisure | December 21, 2014

    ‘Christmas Spectacular,’ Adventure Camp and more

    TODAY The Historic Columbian Theatre presents “Christmas Spectacular: Toys Come Alive,” 2 p.m. Featuring the annual holiday variety show that is written and directed by Heather Branham-Green. Dinner available 90 minutes prior to the show. For ticket information, visit or call 800-899-1893. Columbian

  • Local |Kansas State University | December 21, 2014

    KSU band wins national honor

    The Pride of Wildcat Land, the Kansas State University Marching Band, has been named the best marching band in the nation. The band has received the Sudler Trophy, which is given every two years by the John Philip Sousa Foundation to recognize the top marching

  • Local |Business | December 21, 2014

    As holiday nears, shoppers seeking gifts fill stores


    The holiday spirit was in full force Saturday afternoon at the Manhattan Town Center, where hordes of holiday shoppers took a break from merry movie marathons, hot chocolate and seasonal ales to take part in one of the busiest shopping days of the year: the

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | December 21, 2014

    RCPD defends video policy change

    The Riley County Police Department has mostly stopped using processing room videos for DUI incidents because officials say they often were detrimental to the department’s cases. RCPD director Brad Schoen said in a Aug. 18 email to Riley County commissioner Dave Lewis that the change

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | December 21, 2014

    Police give few details in death at shooting range in Ogden


    OGDEN — Riley County police were called to investigate a death Saturday evening at at Ogden shooting range. Police and other emergency personnel responded to a call at Ogden’s Best Guns and Gun Range Saturday evening for what witnesses said was a gun-related incident inside

  • Men's Basketball | December 21, 2014

    K-State outlasts A&M comeback

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Even with a less-than-dominant ending, Bruce Weber was upbeat following Kansas State’s 71-64 win over Texas A&M in its annual neutral-court holiday game at the Sprint Center. The Wildcats never trailed and led by double digits for most of

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