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  • December 03, 2013

    City commission approves 1.7 percent wage increase

    City commissioners voted unanimously to increase all city employees’ and Manhattan firefighter’s wages by 1.7 percent as a cost of living adjustment. They also all agreed to extend the life of a no interest loan to the Manhattan Emergency Shelter for another seven years. Commissioners

  • Obituaries | December 03, 2013

    WALDO BREES

    Waldo Dudley “Wally” Brees, 92, died Sunday at Hester Care Center, Wesley Towers, Hutchinson.  The family provided some of the following information. He was born March 4, 1921 at Clayton, N.M. He was the son of Dudley and Florence Wickstrum Brees. He was a 1939 graduate of

  • December 03, 2013

    JOAN M. BRADFORD

    Joan Morris Bradford, 85, of Wamego, died Friday in Marysville. The family provided some of the following information. Joan was born May 2, 1928, in Topeka. She was the daughter of James Lloyde Morris and Edith Cleland Morris.  She was the younger of two children.  She

  • December 03, 2013

    ‘He has changed our lives for good’

    Ashley and dodger.phatch

    Nobody knows exactly how some dogs are able to detect seizures. And more mysterious still is how some dogs can detect seizures up to 30 minutes before they happen — before the people having them even feel the symptoms. Most scientists, though, seem to agree that the

  • Obituaries | December 03, 2013

    BILL EUDALEY

    John William “Bill” Eudaley, 88, died Sunday at the Lone Tree Retirement Center in Meade. The family provided some of the following information. He was born March 16, 1925 in Marlow, Okla. He was the son of Oscar W. and Anna M. (Dawson) Eudaley. He graduated from Carnegie

  • December 03, 2013

    JOSEPH R. KNOX

    Joseph R. Knox, 87, died on Monday at the Geary Community Hospital in Junction City. The family provided some of the following information. He was born on July 17, 1926 in St. Louis, Mo., to James Thomas and Anna Levica Bryan Knox. Joseph went to school in the

  • Obituaries | December 03, 2013

    GLADYS ELAINE OLSON

    Gladys Elaine Olson, 88, of Manhattan, died Friday at the Via Christi Village in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. She was born on Nov. 30, 1924, in Cleburne. She was the daughter of David and Bertha (Johnson) Gustafson. She graduated from Cleburne High School

  • Obituaries | December 03, 2013

    MELVIN LEE SHORT

    The Rev. Melvin L. Short, 85, of Manhattan, died Tuesday at Meadowlark Hills-Collins House in Manhattan. He was born on April 15, 1928, in Carterville, Mo., and served as a Methodist pastor within the Kansas West Conference. Additional obituary information and service times are pending and will be

  • Local |Government, Politics | December 03, 2013

    Moran still has hope for farm bill in 2013

    Sen. Jerry Moran, R-Kan., expressed cautious optimism Monday about a new farm bill before the end of 2013. He spoke during a luncheon at the Kansas Farm Bureau Summit at the Hilton Garden Inn. Sen. Pat Roberts, R-Kan., a member of the Senate agriculture committee, is

  • Obituaries | December 03, 2013

    LENA MARIE SCHMIDT

    Lena Marie Schmidt, 102, of Wamego, formerly of Manhattan, died Saturday at the Valley Vista Good Samaritan Society of Wamego. The family provided some of the following information. Lena was born Feb. 10, 1911, in Clay County in Nebraska on the family farm near Glenville. She was the


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