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  • Obituaries | August 03, 2014

    JEAN PETERKA

    Jean E. Peterka died on Wednesday, July 30, 2014,  at Meadowlark Hills in Manhattan. The funeral mass was at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church in Wichita on Saturday, Aug. 2, at 9:30 a.m. with a burial following. Her grandson, the Rev. Peter O’Donnell, will be officiated.

  • Obituaries | August 03, 2014

    WARREN MCCRACKEN

    Warren V. McCracken, 90, of Belleville died July 31, 2014. He was born March 14, 1924, in rural Cuba, the youngest son of Thaddeus L. McCracken and Myrtle (Dorman) McCracken. He served with the United States Army during World War II. He was united in marriage to Gladys Bednar on

  • Obituaries | August 03, 2014

    GABRIEL RAYAS

    Gabriel Richard Rayas, 71, Salina, died July 31, 2014, after a long battle with cancer. He was born March 24, 1943, in Kendall, the son of Jess and Dolores (Coronado) Rayas. Gabe was an army veteran serving from 1964 to 1966. He worked in the optical profession for 45 years working for Duffens

  • Gardening | August 03, 2014

    Tips for watering plants

    Greggeyestone1

    Plants need water to survive, fill fruit and develop flowers for next year. A slow trickle of water to the roots of your plants is ideal. Soaking the root system will make for a healthy and fruitful plant. In general, the soil should be moist

  • Local |Business | August 03, 2014

    State health foundation board appoints local woman

    The Rev. Claudia Bakely, Manhattan resident and Flint Hills district superintendent for the Great Plains Conference of the United Methodist Church, was appointed to the Kansas Health Foundation board of directors. Bakely practiced nursing for 25 years and then began working as the youth ministries director

  • Local |Business | August 03, 2014

    Local RE/MAX gets new associate broker

    Mary Scharfe recently earned her Broker’s license, becoming an associate broker with RE/MAX Manhattan, Realtors. In June, Scharfe received the President’s Club Award from the Manhattan Association of Realtors. She was also awarded the Realtor Spirit Award for 2011 and 2013. In 2011, she graduated

  • Columns | August 03, 2014

    How far will Putin push U.S. and Europe?

    I recently reread a 2000 book by a German analyst, Alexander Rahr, titled “Vladimir Putin, the German in the Kremlin.” While I respect the author,  I wondered why I was rereading a book that came out 14 years ago. After all, we know so much more

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | August 02, 2014

    Body recovered at Pillsbury Crossing

    A person drowned Saturday evening at Pillsbury Crossing. Emergency personnel recovered the body from the water after about two hours of searching. A Riley County Police Department dispatcher confirmed that at 7:32 p.m., someone reported that a person went under water and did not resurface.

  • Court Calendar | August 02, 2014

    Riley County Attorney’s Office Calendar

    Monday, August 4, 2014 9:00 - BCF 9:00 Artis, Michael Status (14 CR 329 DUI, etc) BKD III 9:00 Brandon, Ashley SENTENCING (14 CR 100 Poss DP) KSL III 9:00 Cuchy, Christopher Arraignment (12 CR 666 Burglary, Theft, etc) BRW III 9:00 Dodson, Rickey Status (14 CR 328 Dom Batt, Violation of PO) JJC III 9:00 Finney, Tariq Status (14 CR 297 CDP)

  • Local |Kansas State University |Government & Politics | August 01, 2014

    3 new Regents named

    Gov. Sam Brownback on Friday made three appointments to the Kansas Board of Regents. The new board members will join six other regents in overseeing the state’s public higher institutions: Kansas State University, University of Kansas, Pittsburg State University, Fort Hays State University, Wichita


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