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  • Local |Business | December 16, 2014

    Downed line leaves 3,800 without power

    An official at Westar Energy said 3,800 customers were without power Monday night after the wind took down a power line. Westar said the outage began just before 8 on Monday night and was concentrated near the campus of Kansas State University, Sunset Park and Sunset Cemetery.

  • Obituaries | December 16, 2014


    Darrell Dean Sharp, 87, of Council Grove, died Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014, at the Morris County Hospital in Council Grove. The family provided the following information. He was born on Nov. 9, 1927, in Council Grove to Henry Edward Sharp and Zoe Eileen Cress-Sharp. His family origins in Morris County

  • Obituaries | December 16, 2014


    Dorothy Schroth Hanson, 89, died Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014, at the Cloud County Health Center in Concordia after a short illness. The family provided the following information. Dorothy was born on Christmas Day, 1924, in Beloit, the daughter of Fred J. and Margaret Specht Schroth, she was the fifth

  • Manhattan High School | December 16, 2014

    MHS gets Great Bend rematch

    A season ago, the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team lost just one regular-season game en route to an undefeated Centennial League title and a fourth-place finish at the Class 6A state tournament. The chance for redemption comes today when Great Bend arrives in Manhattan for

  • Obituaries | December 16, 2014


    James H. “Jim” Hamilton, 71, of Alma, died Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014, at Stormont Vail Health Center, Topeka. The family provided the following information. Jim was born June 16, 1943, in Mountain View, Mo., the son of Lester and Myrtle (Reese) Hamilton. He served in the U. S. Army during

  • Obituaries | December 16, 2014


    Laine Andrew Dean Goff, 13, of Clay Center, died Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014, in Clay Center. The cause of death was not available as of press time. Survivors include his parents, Jason Goff and Melissa Goff of Clay Center; his mother, Becky Thurlow Ecord of Olathe; sisters Elizabeth

  • Obituaries | December 16, 2014


    Frederick Brimer Golladay, 86, of Manhattan, formerly of Belvue, died Friday, Dec. 12, 2014, at the Stoneybrook Retirement Community. The family provided the following information. Fritz was born July 2, 1928, in rural Pottawatomie County, the son of Rufus L. and Dorothy Uhlrig Golladay.  He served in the United

  • Editorials | December 16, 2014

    Project transforms our downtown

    New residents and KSU students might find it hard to believe, but the Manhattan Marketplace was a wasteland not so many years ago. Some folks, uncertain about the debated development project’s success, wondered if Best Buy would ever have company. The first major store

  • Obituaries | December 16, 2014


    Dora June Karsmizki, 83, of Manhattan, died Monday, Dec. 15, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. She was born June 11, 1931, in Galesburg, Ill. Complete obituary and service information will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, KS 66502.

  • Obituaries | December 16, 2014


    Edith Clione Billau, 70, of Topeka, died Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014, at Select Specialty Hospital in Topeka. Survivors include a daughter Debby Crater, her husband Tim, their children Reed, Zoë, Grace and Isabelle of Hutchinson; a son Darren Schuh, his wife Heather and their daughter Samantha of Topeka;

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