Donna B. Beauchamp, 86, of Manhattan, died Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014, at the Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. Additional obituary information and service times will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, Kansas 66502..


    Linda Rae (Brooks) Milliken, died Friday, Dec. 12, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo. The family provided the following information. Linda was born June 25, 1945, in Manhattan, to Bernice K. (Linn)  and Gerald A Brooks. Linda graduated from Manhattan High School in 1963.  .


    Charles Litz, 78, of Topeka, died Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014, at Midland Hospice House. Dr. Litz was born Jan. 28, 1936. He is survived by his wife, Madelyn “Sally” Litz, and a sister, Patty Cox. He also leaves behind a son, an aunt, four brothers-in-law, .

  • MHS’ Stockton chooses Allen County

    As soon as Manhattan High senior Kelli Stockton met the coaching staff at Allen County Community College, she knew that’s where she wanted to continue her soccer career. Stockton made the decision official in front of family and friends .

  • Woods doing it all for Wildcats Woods1.phatch

    Nothing has come easy for Ashia Woods. The Kansas State forward saw minimal time her first season with the Wildcats, missed out on half her sophomore season with an injury and fought to get healthy and back on the court .

  • Wildcats leaning big on Williams Ninocolor.phatch

    When Nino Williams came to Kansas State, it was often difficult to imagine just what his role would be with the Wildcats. He was an undersized forward at 6-foot-5, and an early experiment as a guard didn’t go all .

  • K-State players recognized by Phil Steele

    Twelve Kansas State players — highlighted by first-team All-America punt returner Tyler Lockett and Freshman All-America kicker Matthew McCrane — earned postseason honors from Phil Steele, the publication announced Thursday. Lockett was also a First-Team All-Big 12 honoree as a wide receiver and .

  • District halts job postings

    The Manhattan-Ogden school district has halted job postings because of the uncertain state budget situation. Superintendent Bob Shannon said at the school board meeting Wednesday that positions for next year that have come open in the past six to eight .

  • Police report scams

    The Riley County Police Department and the Kansas State University Police Department have received several complaints regarding possible scams in the Manhattan and Riley County Area. The scams are carried out over the phone using the RCPD name on caller .

  • Local bar challenges MIP citation

    Can a person buy a beer but not possess it? That’s the question at the center of a case involving a local bar. Kite’s Bar & Grill has filed for judicial review in response to a charge of .

  • Indians prep for rivalry games Friday Mhsbb20.phatch

    Benji George is in his first year as head boys’ basketball coach at Manhattan High, but he’s been around long enough to know just how much of a rivalry there is between Junction City and Manhattan on the hardwood. .


    Vicki Johnson, 69, of Waterville, died Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014. Vicki was born April 8, 1945, to Emma Lou (Malone) and Melvin W. Nelson. She graduated from Waterville High School in 1963.  Later that year she married Gail Johnson and had two daughters, Regina and .


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