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  • Obituaries | December 15, 2014

    LORNA C. STIGGE

    Lorna C. Stigge, 87, died on Friday, Dec. 12, 2014, at the Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. She died from complications of a stroke. The family provided some of the following information. Lorna was born in the family home in the Linn-Palmer area of Washington County on

  • Neighbors | December 15, 2014

    Chance to work with elephants drives student in competition

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    Elephants are Rebecca Roeder’s thing for reasons unknown. “They really always have been,” she said. “I don’t really have a definitive answer why.” Through years of study, the K-State student has learned about traits she likes in them. “They’re intelligent and compassionate,”

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | December 15, 2014

    State moves to seal evidence in soldier’s child porn arrest

    The state has filed a motion to seal an affidavit and sworn testimony of a Fort Riley soldier held on a $5 million bond. Staff Sgt. James Henning, 40, Junction City, was arrested Nov. 25 in connection with distributing child pornography. He faces charges of sexual exploitation of

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | December 15, 2014

    Woman killed Sunday in Highway 24 accident

    A pedestrian was killed early Sunday morning on U.S. Highway 24. Angela Ressler, 48, of rural Manhattan was killed after being struck by a Ford pickup truck traveling east on U.S. 24. Ressler is believed to have been walking west in the eastbound lane of the

  • Editorials | December 15, 2014

    Spending bill necessary, flawed

    There’s plenty to take issue with in the $1.1 trillion spending bill that Congress approved over the weekend, but the measure is not without merit. Most important, perhaps, is that members of both parties and both houses of Congress actually reached agreement on a major

  • Letters | December 15, 2014

    County shouldn’t remove voters from big decisions

    To the Editor: No way that Riley County commissioners should vote to form a public building commission! I do not want the building of large projects in Riley County to be decided by this public building commission. This is taxation without representation. My voice is

  • Arts & Leisure | December 14, 2014

    Christmas spectacular, holiday concerts and more

    SUNDAY The Historic Columbian Theatre presents Christmas Spectacular: Toys Come Alive, 2 p.m. Also 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Jump start your holiday season with this annual variety show. Written and directed by Heather Branham-Green. Dinner available 90 minutes prior to the

  • Local |Kansas State University | December 14, 2014

    Speakers offer parting advice to K-State’s engineering grads

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    With a turn of the tassel and a walk out of Bramlage Coliseum in caps and gowns on Friday and Saturday, more than 1,800 students became Kansas State University alumni at fall 2014 graduation. Manhattan was full of families and graduates in robes taking pictures next to

  • Local |Business | December 14, 2014

    WHS cheerleader performs at Macy’s parade

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    Brooke Ward was one of fewer than 1,000 high school cheerleaders from around the country chosen by the National Cheerleaders Association to perform in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, which was held in New York last month. The Wamego High School cheerleading team captain, Ward

  • Football | December 14, 2014

    Donors sending Kaiden to bowl game

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    Kaiden Schroeder, the 9-year-old boy with leukemia who has been adopted by the Kansas State University football team, got to run onto the field Saturday. It was Senior Day, and Kaiden rushed out of the tunnel with the team, then ran alongside star defensive end


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