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  • September 28, 2014

    Manhattan entrepreneur grows website business

    San Jose, Calif., is located in the Silicon Valley, home to some of the nation’s largest high tech companies. But the website for the city of San Jose is not designed by any of those. Instead, it was designed and is hosted by a

  • September 28, 2014

    Abilene shocks undefeated Wamego, 25-14

    WAMEGO — The Wamego Red Raiders fought to overcome their emotions, turnovers and the Abilene Cowboys Friday night. In the end, it was simply too much, as Abilene came away from the clash of unbeatens with a 25-14 victory. “We didn’t play well,” Wamego coach

  • Area Schools | September 28, 2014

    Mustangs pound Wabaunsee, 35-8

    Rockcreek grouptackle.phatch

    FLUSH — The first two times Rock Creek touched the ball on Friday, it put the game away. Rock Creek opened the game with a 95-yard kick return touchdown from Nate Berard. And less than four minutes later, Alex Feldkamp blocked a Chargers’ punt and returned

  • Gardening | September 28, 2014

    Plants could use a deep soaking


    Fall is a good time for plant health. The evening temperatures drop to allow plants to store up food. However, the limiting factor right now is moisture. We haven’t been receiving enough natural rainfall for good plant health. The inch of moisture a week

  • Obituaries | September 28, 2014


    Lois I. Conlin, 87, of Topeka, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014. Lois was born June 26, 1927, in Wakefield, the daughter of Clarence and Alice (Carlstrom) Carpenter. She graduated from Wakefield Rural High School. Upon graduation, she moved to Topeka where she worked for the Santa Fe Railroad for

  • Obituaries | September 28, 2014


    Winifred R. Denning died Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014, at Salina Regional Health Center. A memorial Mass for Winifred Rose Denning, 92, Salina, will be at 10 a.m. Monday, Sept. 29, at Sacred Heart Cathedral. Winnie was born March 24, 1922, in Kansas City, Mo., to Velta Bell and Glenn Moore. She

  • Obituaries | September 28, 2014


    James N. “Jim” Black, 81, of Manhattan, died Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. Jim was born Nov. 20, 1932, in Minneapolis. Complete obituary and service information will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Ave., Manhattan, KS 66502.

  • Obituaries | September 28, 2014


    Charles L. Schmidt, 62, of rural Antonino, died Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, at his home. He was born April 13, 1952, in Hays to Richard R. and Mabel M. (Werth) Schmidt. He graduated from St. Joseph Military Academy in 1970. He married Alexia Gross in 1975 in Antonino. Charles was a farmer

  • Obituaries | September 28, 2014


    Michael Paul Pachta, 47, of Riley, died Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014, of natural causes at his home. He was born Sept. 7, 1967, in Belleville, Kansas to Vincent P. Pachta and Judith (Nobert) Pachta. He was the middle of five children. Mike attended school in Munden and Belleville High School,

  • Local |Business | September 28, 2014

    Rockhill Real Estate opens in Manhattan

    Rockhill Real Estate Group has entered the Manhattan real estate industry. Led by established real estate agents Casie Eichman-Hartwich, Brooke Norman-Tapp and Trish Beggs, the company provides more than 30 years of combined experience with more than $32 million in sales. Rockhill is managed by broker Eichman-Hartwich,

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