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  • Obituaries | March 09, 2014


    Mary E. Chadwell, 96, of Powhattan, died Tuesday evening, March 4, 2014, at Maple Heights Nursing Home in Hiawatha. Mary was born near Hiawatha, March 19, 1917, one of four children of Frank and Estelle McConnell Loyd and had lived all of her life in Brown County.  As a

  • Editorials | March 09, 2014

    Funding inequities must be addressed

    The Kansas Supreme Court took a couple of important steps Friday in its long-awaited school finance ruling. First, justices unanimously found school funding to be unconstitutionally inequitable. Appropriately, they ordered the Kansas Legislature by July 1 to boost funding for the state’s poorer districts enough

  • Letters | March 09, 2014

    Businesses, volunteers key to Troop 223’s chili fiesta

    To the Editor: Boy Scout Troop 223 had a very successful chili feed on Saturday, Feb. 15. The chili feed is an effort to raise money to help provide funds for the scouts’ camping, summer camps and high adventure programs. The funds also help provide equipment for

  • Letters | March 09, 2014

    Salvation Army grateful for help after 2012 fire

    To the Editor: The Salvation Army Manhattan Corps would like to extend our heartfelt appreciation for all the support we have received since the store fire in 2012 through the grand reopening Feb. 22 and the ribbon-cutting Feb.y 28.   We want to extend a special thank-you to

  • Letters | March 09, 2014

    Legalizing marijuana would help pay state’s bills

    To the Editor: Gov. Sam Brownback and like-minded members of the Kansas Legislature say that they want to balance the state’s budget, have more bipartisan agreement, attract business, increase jobs, reduce unemployment, have money for schools, reduce the incidents and costs of crime, save

  • Local |Business | March 09, 2014

    Dermatologist gets KU Medical appointment

    Dr. John R. Adams, MD, a Board Certified Dermatologist of Advanced Dermatology and Skin Cancer Center, P.A., Manhattan, has recently been appointed as a Volunteer Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine at the Kansas University School of Medicine. In this capacity, he

  • Local |Business | March 09, 2014

    Chiropractor starts local practice Monday

    Dean Dierksen, DC, will begin practice in Manhattan on Monday. Dierksen, a graduate of Cleveland Chiropractic College in Overland Park, is moving to Manhattan after practicing in Kansas City for the past two years. Dr. Dierksen is a member of the American Chiropractic Association and

  • Local |Business | March 09, 2014

    Wamego bank promotes staff

    First National Bank of Wamego (FNB) recently promoted three staff members: Jacque Ekart, Troy Pfeifer, and Shaun Rowe for exceptional performance and dedication to serving local area businesses and consumers. For more than seven years, Jacque Ekart has worked for the bank’s Data and

  • Local |Business | March 09, 2014

    KSU Foundation announces two hires

    •Darin Russell is the new senior director of development for the College of Business Administration. He joins the foundation with more than 20 years experience in all aspects of development, most recently serving as senior director of development and team lead for the College of Agricultural

  • Local |Business | March 09, 2014

    Weis Real Estate hires two realtors

    Realty Executives Weis Real Estate Company hired realtors Dennis Woods and Becky McDonald. •Newly-licensed real estate professional and certified golf professional Dennis Woods grew up in Manhattan. Upon his graduation from Kansas State University in Business Management, he began his career in golf at Rolling

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