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  • Columns | March 06, 2014

    An evening conversation: a fine place to be

    Sc -- magazine mug.phatch

    We are in the process of hiring a reporter. No, this isn’t a want ad — unless, of course, you’re a gifted writer/reporter with years of newspaper experience and a burning desire to follow the exploits of local law enforcement. (If you do

  • Local |Education | March 06, 2014

    Officials apologize for tax mishap

    The theme at Wednesday evening’s USD 383 Manhattan-Ogden Board of Education was apology. District managers made it clear they were profusely sorry for errors made while failing to withhold Kansas tax for many employees’ paychecks. “I want to apologize to the teachers and the staff

  • Local |Kansas State University | March 06, 2014

    Kays, Kennedy to lead K-State student body

      Reagan Kays and Cody Kennedy were elected Wednesday as the next student body president and vice president at Kansas State University.   The two received 2,251 votes, compared to the 367 tallied by Jarrett Romine and AJ Davis. It was the widest margin of victory in a Student

  • Local |Education | March 06, 2014

    Schools warn parents of stranger in vehicle

    Three Manhattan elementary schools sent precautionary letters to parents Tuesday after a student reported being approached by a person in a car late Friday night. Lee and Northview elementary schools and Eisenhower Middle School sent notes to parents about the incident — although there appeared to

  • Local |Kansas State University | March 06, 2014

    Student selected for DC program

    A Kansas State University senior is among a group of eight collegiate journalists selected to participate in the 2014 class of the National Newspaper Association Foundation News Fellows program in Washington, D.C. Jena Sauber, senior in journalism and mass communications with a print focus, Salina,

  • Obituaries | March 06, 2014


    Bruce James, age 76, of Manhattan, died early Wednesday morning at the Stoneybrook Retirement Community in Manhattan. He was born on May 27, 1937 in Virginia. Complete obituary information and service times are pending and will be announced by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, Kansas 66502.

  • Obituaries | March 06, 2014


    Bishop Mervyn E. Hammond, 59, died Monday in St. Charles, Mo. He was born on Jan. 3, 1955 to Mervyn E. Sr. and Laurette A. (Starnes) Hammond in Manhattan.  Memorial service will be Saturday, March 8, 2014, at 2 p.m. at the Church of the Nazarene, 1025 S. Washington St.,

  • Obituaries | March 06, 2014


    Howard D. Tubbs, 76, of Manhattan, died Sunday at Mercy Hospital in Manhattan. He was born on Feb. 22, 1938, in Sedgwick County. He was a member of Seven Dolors Catholic Church. He owned and operated Custom Cabinet Shop over 35 years in Manhattan. Howard later worked at Kansas

  • Obituaries | March 06, 2014


    Betty Jo White, a former Manhattan resident, died Monday at the age of 70 at her residence in Milbank, S.D. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, beginning at 10:30 a.m. at Living Word Lutheran Church in Milbank.  Betty Jo was born on Dec. 8, 1943,

  • Obituaries | March 06, 2014


    Donald W. Area, age 86, of Manhattan, died Wednesday at the Meadowlark Hills Retirement Community-Collins Landing in Manhattan. He was born on July 16, 1927 in Olsburg. Complete obituary information is pending and will be announced by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, Kansas 66502.

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