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  • Board to consider 1-year lease extension proposal

    The Manhattan-Ogden school board will consider extending the lease for a building that houses its adult education programs. The issue will be brought to the board at a 6:30 p.m. Wednesday meeting. According to agenda information, ICON Investments, the owner .

  • 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, .


    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 .


    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 .

  • 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 .


    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 .


    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 .


    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.  .

  • 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 .


    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, .


    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 .


    Charles Meyer, 91 of Manhattan, died Monday, Dec. 15, 2014, at his residence. Funeral services are pending with the Anderes-Pfeifley Funeral Home in Riley..


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