Ardith E. Schmutz, 76, Junction City, died Sunday, Aug. 21, 2016, at St. Francis Medical Center in Wichita. The family provided some of the following information. Ardith was born on Sept. 5, 1939, in Stockton, Missouri, to Virgil and Audry (McBride) West. On May 10, 1960, .
Hollywood does a much better job of merging animation and live action than it did in 1977. That’s the year Mickey Rooney, Helen Reddy, Red Buttons, Jim Dale, Shelley Winters, Jane Kean, Jim Backus (!), Jeff Conaway, and Charlie Callas starred .
The Pokémon Go madness may have settled down, but the Manhattan-Ogden school district took steps to make sure the game doesn’t make a comeback during school hours. Eric Reid, assistant superintendent, said he hasn’t heard of any .
Design work is nearly 30 percent complete for a project to expand lanes on Denison and Marlatt avenues. Brad Waller of Alfred Benesch and Company discussed the project Monday with area officials during an intergovernmental luncheon. The officials at the meeting .
The Manhattan-Ogden school board will spend a night listening to proposals from architecture firms that want to help plan the school district’s future. The board invited five architecture firms and consultants to a special meeting Wednesday night to allow .
The Manhattan Fire Department put out a fire at the west-side Dairy Queen Tuesday morning. The MFD responded to a report of smoke in the building of the Dairy Queen, 3116 Anderson Ave., at 7:25 a.m. Tuesday, said Ryan Almes, deputy .
The adult son of the president of Farrar Corporation was found dead Monday morning. Todd Farrar, 41, died at 2720 Heartland Valley Road, a home owned by his parents, Joe and Nancy Farrar. The Riley County Police Department received a call about .
It could be a bitter harvest for area farmers planning to use the Belvue Bridge to transport grain this fall. The bridge will be closed during daylight hours for up to three weeks beginning the week of Sept. 5, as Pottawatomie .
Alan LaPolice of Clyde is officially on the ballot in the race for Kansas’ 1st District congressional seat. LaPolice, who is running as an independent, had to collect at least 2,000 signatures to be on the ballot. The Kansas Secretary of .
Goodcents 1317 Anderson Ave. Modified complaint inspection Aug. 11 Critical violations: 2 • An employee drank from an open drinking cup using his bare hand on the cup and a finger on the rim of the cup. He then put on gloves and handled .
James E. Rodecap, 82, Pomona, died Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016, in Topeka. Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016, at the Meriden Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at the Barnett Family Funeral Home in .
Todd S. Farrar, 41, Manhattan, died Monday, Aug. 22, 2016, at his residence in Manhattan. He was born on Oct. 4, 1974, in Wichita. Additional obituary information and service times will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home in Manhattan. .
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