• Affadavit: Voices told man to kill uncle

    The man charged with a Nov. 10 murder at Belvue told authorities that voices in his head prompted him to kill his 77-year-old uncle. Christopher Arand, 36, said he used brass knuckles to knock his uncle unconscious, then put a plastic bag .

  • Fliter: Mail-in ballot would cost $63,500

    Members of the Manhattan-Ogden school board informed local government leaders at a Monday meeting that it would have to conduct a mail ballot if the district wanted to raise its local option budget authority to help fund USD 383 schools. The .

  • Reopening road will cost $33,000

    It will cost an estimated $33,000 to restore Mariadahl Road to county standards, Pottawatomie County commissioners learned Monday. Jim Jenkins, assistant public works director, presented the commission with cost estimates for improving the half-mile roadway on the east side of Tuttle .

  • HAROLD HARTLEY

    Harold Lenard Hartley, 95, died Friday, Nov. 21, 2014, in   Lafayette, La.  The son of Frederick L. and Florence (Sullivan) Hartley, he was born on Jan. 20, 1919, in Salina.  He joined the Army in 1941and served in the European Theatre of .

  • WILLIAM GRIGGS

    William Eugene Griggs, 82, a longtime Manhattan resident, died Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, at his son’s residence near Abilene. He was born June 25, 1932, in Fresno, Calif., the son of Robert Edmond and Elizabeth Olive (Porter) Griggs. Mr. Griggs retired from the United .

  • BARBARA COONROD

    Barbara Coonrod, 93, of Manhattan, died early morning Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014, at the Via Christi Village in Manhattan. She was born on Dec. 7, 1920, in Salina, the daughter of Charles and Mary (Southworth) Stevens. Complete obituary information and service times are pending and .

  • JOSE RIVERA-RIOS

    Jose Luis Rivera-Rios, 81, of Junction City, died Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014, at Stoneybrook Retirement Community in Manhattan. Jose was born Sept. 18, 1933, in Cidra, Puerto Rico, the son of Juan B. and Alejandrina (Rios) Rivera. Jose came to Junction City when he joined .

  • THOMAS A. HARTLOFF

    Thomas A. “Tom” Hartloff, 76, of Blue Rapids, died at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan on Friday, Nov. 21, 2014. Tom was born Sept. 3, 1938, to Eva L. (Warner) and John R. Hartloff in Wamego. He graduated from Wamego High School, then joined .

  • Don’t consolidate Kansas elections

    Consolidating elections — moving spring municipal and school board elections to the fall — was a lousy idea last year and it’s a lousy idea this year. Unfortunately, that hasn’t kept the Kansas Legislature from considering the idea. At a .

  • Patronize local merchants on Small Business Saturday

    To the Editor;: The holiday shopping season officially kicks off Thanksgiving week with big-box stores promoting special Black Friday sales and Cyber Monday supporting shopping on-line.  Sitting between these two big shopping days is Small Business Saturday, a day .

  • Foster, Cats hold off Purdue in Maui Kstatecolor.phatch

    Marcus Foster went from his worst, to his best. Foster was 1 of 13 from the field last Friday in a loss to Long Beach State, but he came up big on Monday when his team needed him in the opening game .

  • Martin gets her shot early with K-State Martin1.phatch

    Shaelyn Martin had a plan this season. The freshman from Salina had hoped to make it into the Kansas State starting lineup at some point this year. She thought it was a possibility, or at least it was something she .





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