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  • Books | November 03, 2013

    Picture books open children’s imaginations

    Jennifer.adams.librarian1

    Kansas Reads to Preschoolers Week is November 17-23, highlighting the importance of reading aloud to young children daily.  Our library was honored to be chosen as the site for the statewide kick-off with a special storytime on Nov. 19 at 11 a.m. First Lady Mary

  • Gardening | November 03, 2013

    Properly store, maintain irrigation system for winter

    Greggeyestone1

    The hard freeze brings the end to the annual plant garden. Perennials and woody plants have stopped growing but still may need some care. Watering for the most part is done unless it turns off dry. Recent plantings will need their moisture monitored through the

  • Local |Kansas State University | November 03, 2013

    KSU mentor program improves sales skills

    K-State students studying sales have the opportunity to be mentored by and provide mentoring to their peers to improve skills. The new Student-to-Student Sales Mentoring program in the College of Business Administration’s National Strategic Selling Institute gives students the chance to learn and develop

  • Obituaries | November 03, 2013

    ALBERTA JANE MEYER

    Alberta Jane Meyer, 87, of Manhattan, died Thursday, October 31, at Valley Vista Nursing Home. The family provided some of the following information. She was born on Dec. 27, 1925, daughter to Effie (Kleiner) and Garret Johnson, on their farm between Riley and Leonardville. On Oct. 28, 1945, she married Harold

  • Obituaries | November 03, 2013

    NANCY J. WELLS

    Nancy Blacker Wells, 57, of Hutchinson, formerly of Manhattan, died November 1 in Hutchinson. She was born on Jan. 27, 1956, in Beloit. Additional obituary information and service times will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, Kansas 66502.

  • Obituaries | November 03, 2013

    ROSIE ARLENE SMITH

    Rosie Arlene (Vandine) Smith, 79, died of natural causes Friday, October 25. She was residing at the Valley Vista Good Samaritan Society in Wamego. The family provided some of the following information. Arlene was born July 9, 1934, in Cimarron, the daughter of Thomas C. and Rosie A. (Lyon)

  • Obituaries | November 03, 2013

    MARGIE MAE YEAGER

    Margie Mae Howard Yeager, 88, of Manhattan, formerly of Wamego, died Wednesday, October 30, at Mercy Regional Health Center. The family provided some of the following information. Margie Akin was born July 11, 1925, in Summerfield, a daughter of the late Cora Belle (McAtee) and Norson Harvey Akin. She

  • Obituaries | November 03, 2013

    JOHN R. ELMBORG

    John Elmborg, 81, died Wednesday, October 30, at his home in Blue Rapids. He was born on March 5, 1932, in Lindsborg. John was a senior pre-law student at Bethany College. Following law school, John worked on Wall Street and later was in the U.S. Army as an

  • Arts, Leisure | November 03, 2013

    Buttons ‘n Bows, ‘The Wonder Bread Years’ and more

    SUNDAY Read to Dogs, 2-4 p.m. Read to a certified therapy dog. The dogs have been trained to listen, and they help children relax while reading. Avid readers welcome also. No sign up required. Manhattan Public Library Storytime Room. C.L. Hoover Opera House’

  • Local |Education | November 03, 2013

    MATC dental program receives two grants

    The Manhattan Area Technical College’s Dental Hygiene Program received two grants from the Delta Dental of Kansas Foundation. A grant of $18,134 was awarded May 24 to purchase two portable operatories. This portable equipment is used by their students and faculty to treat long-term care patients


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