Q: Will the huge new medical complex in Onaga take patients and business away from hospitals in Wamego and other towns in the region? Will they be forced to cut services or staff?
Riley County commissioners passed their 2015 budget Thursday after a public hearing yielded no response. The maximum expenditures for next year are set at $49,699,457, an increase of $5,261,738 over the 2014 budget. The budget also includes a mill-levy increase of .432 mills. A mill is $1 in tax for every $1,000
The band Florida Georgia Line joins Blake Shelton as a headlining act for next summer’s Country Stampede, festival officials announced Friday. The platinum-selling country duo has hat hits including “Dirt,” “Cruise,” and “Get Your Shine On.” The 2015 Kicker Country Stampede will be June 25-28
The transition between living at home and living on your own is a big one, and it doesn’t always go smoothly. However, K-State has a number of programs and services to help students when problems arise. Most are funded with student privilege fees, so
Manhattan High first-year head coach Benji George’s job got a little bit tougher this week. The rookie boys’ basketball coach, who was promoted to head coach after the resignation of Tim Brooks last winter, will embark on his first campaign without the services of
We doubt many Americans can identify Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan. Then again, millions of Americans have never heard of the Khmer Rouge, don’t know where Cambodia is and weren’t alive in the late 1970s. Even young Americans might, however, have heard of
Alberta Mabel Gish Noel, 93, of Abilene, died Thursday, August 14, 2014. The family provided the following information. Alberta was born on June 13, 1921, in rural Dickinson County to Benjamin Engle and Grace Ida (Guest) Gish. Her parents later moved to Abilene. Growing up in the
Harold Eugene Morton, 86, of Alma, died Tuesday, August 12, 2014, at the Memorial Hospital in Abilene. He was a longtime resident of the area. The family provided the following information. Harold was born March 31, 1928, in Wamego, the son of Raymond J. and Leafy Esther Theirolf Morton.
Don’t go to see the new James Brown bio-pic “Get On Up” expecting to learn the details of the odd and productive life of The Godfather of Soul. And don’t expect a greatest hits concert film. “Get On Up” runs about two and
If you’re anything like me, you won’t be able to get anything productive done at home, school-wise. Whether you have a big test coming up or you’re running out of time to land an internship for the summer, sooner or later, you’
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