Dorothy C. Wilson, 80, of Westmoreland, died Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015, at Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. She was born on March 4, 1934, near Wheaton, the daughter of Alfred J. and Myrtle Warthen Crisp. Dorothy .


    Sharon J. (Hastings) Wright, 78, of Manhattan, died Friday, Jan. 9, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House. She was know in the Manhattan area working at the McDonald’s on 3rd Street. A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, .


    Allen Johnson, 75, of Manhattan, died Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. He was born on Oct. 10, 1939, in Mohall, N.D., the son of Oscar and Gertie Moen Johnson. Complete obituary information is pending and will be .


    Leland W. Elliott, 82, of Manhattan, died Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. He was born on Sept. 26, 1932, in rural Hallowell and had been a Manhattan resident for the past 19 years. Additional obituary information and service times .

  • Indians suffer first loss at Topeka High

    TOPEKA — Playing from behind most of the night, the Manhattan High boys’ basketball team couldn’t hit enough free throws to rally against the Topeka High Trojans Friday night inside the Dungeon, losing 57-46. The loss was the first for .

  • MHS girls handle Trojans on the road

    TOPEKA — Despite a slow start, the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team flipped the switch and defeated Topeka High soundly on the road Friday night, winning 57-32. Manhattan finished the first quarter tied at 11-11, but led by 13 at halftime and .

  • Rationing defined war fashion Fdhc2.phatch

    Infant. Bride. Pregnant. Deceased. If none of those words described you during World War II, your fashion was drastically altered. Marla Day, senior curator at KSU Historic Costume and Textiles Museum, spoke about clothing regulations during the war on Thursday .

  • Kroger renewing push to sell wine, liquor

    In 1881 Kansas was the first state to ban alcohol and that ban lasted until 1948, making it the last state to move away from the prohibition era. But, old habits die hard and Kansas’ liquor policy is still tied to laws .

  • State seeks lifetime supervision for sex offender

    A Riley County attorney is seeking to increase the post-release supervision of a Manhattan man convicted of aggravated indecent liberties with a child in 2007, arguing his original sentence was illegal. Adrian Reese, who was 21 at the time of the crime, .

  • ‘Woman in Black 2’ better-than-average horror movie G.w.clift1

    Hammer Films, the English production company that kept us surprised and entertained for several mid-20th century decades, is back with a new horror film, “The Woman in Black 2.” The original movie, which was released just short of two years .

  • Indians ready for Topeka High tonight

    After defeating Seaman on the road Tuesday night, the Manhattan High boys’ basketball team is 5-0 and is one of just four teams to get to 2-0 to start Centennial League play. Up next for the Indians is a trip .

  • Obama, Congress must do better

    Despite early remarks about making nice, congressional Republicans and President Barack Obama didn’t take long to resume sparring. The president, for instance, indicated he would veto a bill approving construction of the Keystone XL pipeline, which would transport oil .


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