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  • Local |Kansas State University | January 09, 2014

    Three K-State grad programs gain recognition from student guide

    Three Kansas State University graduate programs have received recognition by, a student-rated guide. The website ranks the College of Arts and Sciences’ sociology graduate program No. 20 and the political science graduate program No. 23. The College of Veterinary Medicine’s graduate program is No. 24

  • Obituaries | January 09, 2014


    Darlene Y. Crabb, 75, of Keats, died Tuesday at the Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. The family provided some of the information. She was born on July 1, 1938, in Topeka. She was the daughter of Clarence and Dorothy (Griffin) Crawford. On June 16, 1957, at Frankfort, she was

  • Arts, Leisure | January 09, 2014

    John Denver tribute band, MAC watercolor exhibit


    There’s an unusually limited number of events on tap this week, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t worthwhile things to see and do.  For instance, you can guarantee there will be sunshine on your shoulders this weekend by checking out the John

  • Obituaries | January 09, 2014


    Bryce Anson Reed, 17 months, of Wellsville, died Friday at his home from complications associated with a viral illness. The family provided some of the following information. Funeral services will be at 3 p.m. Saturday at Wilson’s Funeral Home in Wellsville, with visitation prior to

  • January 09, 2014

    Making students feel comfortable focus of MHS bullying program

    The worldwide Olweus Bully Prevention Program came to Manhattan High today. The program, which has been implemented in more than a dozen countries, focuses on reducing bullying and improving peer relations at K-12 schools. The ongoing project kicked off at MHS west campus this morning,

  • Obituaries | January 09, 2014


    Jeanne M. Braddy, 90, of Manhattan, died Wednesday at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. She was born July 15, 1923, in Manhattan. Complete obituary and service information will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home.

  • Editorials | January 09, 2014

    We’re addicted to rankings

    Everyone loves rankings, even though in almost every case, they mean just about nothing at all except a reason to argue. Some fans were delirious, matter of fact, that K-State was ranked 25th in the last Associated Press college basketball poll. Before you get too

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | January 09, 2014

    Ogden Pizza Hut catches fire

    Firefighters from Riley County responded to Pizza Hut in Ogden, 523 Riley Ave., for a structure fire around 2 p.m. Thursday. Pizza Hut cook Dereck Williams said no one was injured in a fire that started in the attic of the building.  He said the

  • Local |Government, Politics | January 09, 2014

    County proposes sharing equipment

    Riley County wants regional governments to share their equipment. Speaking at today’s commission meeting, county counselor Clancy Holeman said that he is working with several local governments and their insurance agencies to develop an agreement to share equipment. He said that the agreement would

  • Movies | January 09, 2014

    These movies were so bad they’re not even worth watching again


    Movie critics are usually punished more often than they are treated. I was surprised to hear a journalist refer to last year as a particularly good one as far as new movies are concerned—I think I had just sat through a showing of “A

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