• A fruit garden designed to meet life’s changes Greggeyestone1

    This year marks the 12th growing season for my landscape design. A design is a roadmap used to create spaces for enjoyable outdoor activities. As family dynamics have changed over the past 12 years, some of my landscape’s play areas .

  • Kansas family develops hay-hauling equipment

    A woman in New York pours her liquid laundry detergent into the washing machine. She doesn’t realize that one element of her laundry soap came from a product transported by a machine built halfway across the country in rural .


    Richard Harland “Dick” Russell, 88, of rural Manhattan, died Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan, as the result of injuries he sustained in an auto accident. The family provided the following information. Dick was born April 20, 1926, in .


    Charles Ellis “Chuck” Basham, 57, of Omaha, Neb., died Friday, Jan. 16, 2015, at his residence. The family provided the following information. He was born July 29, 1957, in Atlanta, the son of Edwin Wallace, Sr., and Mary Lou (Schovee) Basham of Manhattan. Chuck graduated .


    Gerald Dean Nelson, 76, of Manhattan, formerly of Blaine, died Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015, in Manhattan. He was born on June 27, 1938, in Manhattan, the son of Frank J. and Velma Edwards Nelson. For many years, he was a tool pusher in the oil .


    Joyce Marie Christensen, 74, of Leonardville died Friday, Jan. 30, 2015, at the Leonardville Nursing Home. She was born on Oct. 25, 1940, in Fenwick, Mich., the daughter of William C. and Marjorie Grace (Frost) Loper. Funeral services are pending with the Anderes-Pfeifley Funeral in .

  • Pawnee Mental Health employee retires

    Terry Seier-Becker, LCP, retired from Pawnee Mental Health Services on Dec. 30 after 12 years of service. Seier-Becker is a licensed clinical psychologist. She earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology and a master’s degree in clinical psychology from Fort Hayes .

  • New Boston Creative hires two women

    New Boston Creative Group, LLC, has hired video production specialist Erin Rains and communications specialist Julie Fiedler. Rains earned a bachelor’s degree in film production at Missouri State University in Springfield, Mo. During her time there, Rains worked on .

  • Weary Davis hires associate attorney

    Melissa D. Richards has joined Weary Davis, L.C. law firm as an associate attorney at its Manhattan office. Richards grew up in Coffeyville but moved to Manhattan in 1998 where she now resides with her husband, Jason, and three daughters. .

  • McCullough promotes property manager

    Shawn Dawes has been promoted to regional property supervisor/trainer at McCullough Development, a local full-service property management and real estate development company. Dawes is responsible for the supervision and performance of properties in Junction City and Topeka as well .

  • MHS girls beat Andale for 3rd place at MAC

    MCPHERSON — The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team used a strong first half to fuel its 49-36 win over Andale in the third-place game at McPherson’s Mid-America Classic Saturday evening. The win is head coach Scott Mall’s 300th win .

  • MHS boys defeat Great Bend, 47-36

    Playing on back-to-back nights for the second time in a week, the Manhattan High boys’ basketball grinded out a win on the road at Great Bend Friday night, 47-36. The win gives the Indians the season sweep over the Panthers .


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