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  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | July 20, 2014

    RCPD seeking information about possible copper thefts

    The Riley County Police Department has responded to and initiated investigations into several thefts of copper in the Manhattan and Riley County area over the past few years and is now seeking out victims who may have left these thefts unreported. “Reporting a crime to

  • Obituaries | July 20, 2014

    PAUL ZIMMER

    Paul Zimmer, 85, of Olathe, died Thursday, July 3, 2014, at Santa Marta Retirement Community in Olathe. The family provided the following information. Paul was born July 23, 1928 in Montrose, S.D.  He was the eighth of 13 children born to George and Alma Zimmer.  After serving in

  • Obituaries | July 20, 2014

    THOMAS R. LEE

    Thomas R. Lee, 80, a longtime Manhattan resident, died July 18, 2014, at the Presbyterian Manor in Clay Center. He was born on Dec. 8, 1933. Complete obituary and service information will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, KS 66502.

  • Obituaries | July 20, 2014

    JAMES ROBERT HAGEN

    Jim Hagen, 48, died in his sleep Sunday, July 6, 2014, at his home in Shelby Township, Mich. The family provided the following information. Jim was born in Fargo, N.D., on Nov. 16, 1965, the son of Lawrence J. Hagen and Betty Ann of Manhattan. Jim met his wife,

  • Obituaries | July 20, 2014

    MAX E. MORRIS JR.

    Max E. Morris Jr., 70, of Wamego, died with his family surrounding him on Thursday, July 17, 2014, at The Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan, following his battle with cancer. The family provided the following information. Max was born on Sept. 9th, 1943, in Manhattan. He was the

  • Obituaries | July 20, 2014

    SYBIL CONVERSE

    Sybil Converse, 72, of Olsburg, died Saturday, July 19, 2014,  at the Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. She was born on Nov.17, 1941, the daughter of Dr. Ralph and Genevieve (Berry) Barrett. Complete obituary information is pending and will be announced by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz

  • July 20, 2014

    MHSl senior wins $1,000 KAC Senior Scholarship

    Dennis Peterson, Riley County noxious weed director, selected Emma Glessner to receive the 2014 Kansas Association of Counties Senior Scholarship. Dennis made the presentation after being selected the Kansas County Official of the Year at the 2013 KAC Conference last October. Randall Allen, KAC Executive Director presented

  • Local |Education | July 20, 2014

    Upper Iowa University announces grads

    Upper Iowa University in Fayette, Iowa announced that several area students graduated in May. Upper Iowa University is a private, not-for-profit university providing undergraduate and graduate degree programs to more than 6,200 students. Area students are Melissa Hoskins of Ogden, cum laude, Bachelor of Science in

  • Local |Education | July 20, 2014

    Local woman earns medical degree

    Krista DeWitt, D.O., was one of 235 medical students who received the doctor of osteopathic medicine degree from Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences in May. She was also one of 21 graduates who earned a concurrent master of business administration in health care leadership

  • Local |Education | July 20, 2014

    Woman awarded study abroad scholarship

    Amanda Josephine Braun of Manhattan, was awarded a $1,000 study abroad grant the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest collegiate honor society for all-academic disciplines. Braun is one of 50 students nationwide to receive the award. Currently a junior majoring in secondary education


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