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  • Trial set for man charged with killing his uncle

    Christopher Michael Arand is scheduled to stand trial for first-degree murder the week of Oct. 5. Arand, charged with the murder of his 70-year-old uncle, Larry Arand, requested a jury trial Thursday, June 11, before Judge Jeff Elder in Pottawatomie County District .

  • Police release identity of 19-year-old found dead

    Police released the name of a 19-year-old man who was found dead in his home Tuesday. He was identified as Vaughn Plumer. Riley County police responded to 1426 Beechwood Terrace at 6:29 p.m. that day and found Plumer’s body. Officer .

  • Candidates move early in Big First

    There’s little danger that the Republican field for Kansas’ 1st Congressional District will ever be as crowded as the GOP field for U.S. president in 2016. The latter race already has 10 declared candidates and at least five more who .

  • Celebrate Flag Day Sunday with ceremony at City Hall

    To the Editor: City of Manhattan officials and honored guests will be celebrating Flag Day with a flag-raising ceremony at City Hall, 1101 Poyntz Ave., at 1 p.m. Sunday, June 14. Please join our city officials by showing your support for the .

  • Antique car rides a way to help injured soldiers

    To the Editor: The Oakland-Pontiac World-wide AACA Region of the Antique Automobile Club of America will hold its sixth annual homecoming convention in Manhattan June 17-20. Autos will be touring in Abilene, Alma, Wamego and Manhattan. The cars will be .


    Griffith Granville Gates, 93, of Manhattan, died Monday, June 8, 2015, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House. He was retired from the U.S. Navy and the civil service, as director of military museums and teacher of fine art and a lifetime artist. .


    Raymond Dale Yakel, 68, of Wamego, formerly of Lakin, died Tuesday, June 9, 2015. He was born Sept. 24, 1946, in Lakin, the son of Fred and Edith Stitt Yakel. He served a tour of duty in Vietnam with the United States Army. Raymond retired .


    Linda Rae Silva, 50, of Manhattan, died Wednesday, June 10, 2015, at the St. Francis Hospital in Wichita. The family provided some of the following information. She was born on March 25, 1965, in Fort Riley, the daughter of Ronald “Ray” Silva and Joann Fields. .


    Elsine N. Koch, 94, of Concordia, formerly of Clyde, died Thursday, June 11, 2015, at Salina Regional Health Center in Salina. Elsine was born May 12, 1921, in Green to Floyd and Amanda (Knitter) Bushell. She was a 1939 graduate of Green High School. She married .


    Nancy Logan, 71, died Wednesday, June 10, 2015, in Topeka under the care of Midland Hospice. The family provided some of the following information. Nancy was born in Monterey, California, to Aubrey Duane and Lois Marilyn Logan on Dec. 7, 1943. Nancy’s grandmother taught .


    Morgan Miller, 31, of Wamego, died Wednesday, June 10, 2015, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital. Survivors include her husband, Mark Miller, of the home. Services are pending with Stewart Funeral Home of Wamego. Complete obituary and service information will be announced later..


    Rumelia C. Drilon, 61, of Manhattan, died Wednesday, June 10, 2015, at her home in Manhattan. She was born on Aug. 31, 1953, in Zamboanga del Sur, Philippines. Complete services times and obituary information is pending and will be announced by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 .


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