WESTMORELAND — It will cost Pottawatomie and Wabaunsee counties about $40,000 to find out if the deck of the Belvue Bridge is a candidate for a polyester concrete overlay. Pott County Commissioners last week received a proposal from the Truesdell Corporation for testing the bridge deck for
WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts (R-Kan.) has joined congressional colleagues from both sides of the aisle in expressing concern with the Iranian nuclear deal reached over the weekend in Geneva, Switzerland. “Any deal that gives billions in sanctions relief to the world’s
Mary Elizabeth Holley, 74, of Wamego, died Sunday at the Wamego Health Center. She was a long time resident of the community. The family provided some of the following information. Mary was born Feb. 26, 1939, in Blaine. She was the daughter of Celester and Lucille Harrington Saville.
Deborah (Debbie) Ann Dowling, 56, died on Saturday and is forever joined with her beloved grandson, Tyler, who preceded her in death on April 13, 2011. The family provided some of the following information. Debbie was born on June 8, 1957, in Manhattan and attended local schools. On Nov. 21, 1972, in
Ruth Alvina Winter, 85, died Sunday at Memorial Hospital in Abilene. She was born April 22, 1928 in Lincoln, Neb. Ruth was raised in Lincoln, Neb. She married Rudolph “Sam” Winter on May 30, 1948. In 1952, they moved to Clifton and then in 1955, moved to the Palmer community
Arlene Ulrich-Kaump, 84, of Manhattan, died Sunday in the Lyle House at Meadowlark Hills Retirement Community. Funeral arrangements are pending with the Anderes-Pfeifley Funeral Home in Riley.
If anyone understands what hard work and loyalty is, it has to be Lauren Mertz. Mertz, who recently signed to play basketball at Kansas State, has battled back from not one, but two ACL tears in back-to-back seasons, to get where she is today. Despite
Seven members of the Manhattan Cross Cross Country Club competed over the weekend at the Cross Country Coaches National Youth Championships in Louisville, Ky. Madeline Purdom and Luke Wichman earned national honors with top finishes in their division. Purdom was 18th among all 11-12 year-old
All-state and All-Centennial League teams were announced this week, with several Manhattan Indian soccer players honored. Among all-state honorees, midfielder Jonathan Turnley and forward Eric Gray were named to the first team, with forward Peter Maier named to the second team and midfielder Matt Liotta
WAMEGO — A volunteer firefighter for 27 years, Lyle Markey has seen it all, but his career hasn’t been a typical one. He’s a firefighter who writes novels. Markey, deputy fire chief of the Wamego Fire Department, published the first novel of an action/adventure
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