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    Margaret Marie Pettle, 99, of Manhattan, died Tuesday, April 7, 2015, at the Meadowlark Hills Retirement Community in Manhattan. She was born April 26, 1915, in Cordell, Oklahoma. Complete obituary information is pending and will be announced by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, .


    Lois Mae (Sundstrom) Hoerner, 72, of Ottawa, died Saturday, April 4, 2015, at her residence. The family provided some of the following information. Lois was born to Melvin Carl and Alma Grace (Bisel) Sundstrom on May 23, 1942, in Stockdale, the third of seven children. .

  • Hubener in battle for QB job

    Joe Hubener never started a game at quarterback in high school, yet the junior from Cheney might be the frontrunner to do just that for Kansas State next season. The backup to Jake Waters last season, Hubener headlines a group .

  • Nigel Johnson to transfer from K-State

    The Kansas State men’s basketball team is losing another player. Sophomore guard Nigel Johnson confirmed his intention to transfer via Twitter on Wednesday morning, becoming the fourth player lost to transfer or dismissal since the end of the season. “.

  • Huskers edge Wildcats, 5-4, in 10 innings Ksbsb6.phatch

    Like in Saturday’s loss to West Virginia, the Kansas State baseball team was well in position to make some magic happen in the final innings. But once again, when it came time to pull off the trick, the Wildcats .

  • Daycare owner pleads to child endangerment

    A Manhattan woman was found guilty on Monday of aggravated battery and endangering a child. Former daycare owner Lesa Heiman pleaded no contest to those charges in Riley County District Court as part of a plea agreement. According to the .

  • Who do I call for unscooped pet poop? Poop.phatch

    Q: Our neighbor’s dog makes a mess on the street and sometimes on our property, and the neighbor won’t watch the pet or clean up what’s left behind. Is there anything I can do about it? A: .

  • Low humidity keeping rural firefighters busy in burn season

    Rural fire departments in Pottawatomie County have been exceedingly busy the past few weeks, fighting 680 fires since the spring burn season began. Six hundred forty-nine grass fires were recorded in the county in March, with 31 of those (6 percent) out of .

  • Pott County home building continues growth

    Pottawatomie County may have set a record in March for the number of building permits issued. Thirty-six building permits were issued in the county last month at a value of more than $6.7 million. That compares to 29 issued during the same .

  • RCPD reports vehicle theft, rash of weekend burglaries

    Riley County police filed eight reports between Saturday and Sunday for crimes related to motor vehicle theft, vehicle burglary and criminal damage to property. Police responded to seven similar reports a week ago, but are not sure if the cases .

  • MHS opens season with win at Salina

    The Manhattan High boys’ golf team opened the 2015 season with a win at the Salina Central Invitational on Monday, edging out Seaman by three strokes to come away with the team title. The Indians shot a 297 on the day, while .

  • ‘Furious Seven’: Good thing there’s no law against noisy fun G.w.clift1

    The seventh movie in the loosely-organized series beginning with “The Fast and the Furious” is now in our local twelve-plex. “Furious Seven” isn’t new or imaginative and it doesn’t mean anything or, frankly, make any sense. But there’.


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