• MICHAEL BURDETT

    Michael (Mike) W. Burdett, 51 died Friday, Dec. 19, 2014 at his home. The family provided some of the following information. They said he died peacefully and went to meet the Lord upon his death. He was born Sept. 18, 1963, in Salina. He grew .

  • Bethel College announces fall 2014 honor roll

    NORTH NEWTON. - Bethel College associate registrar Kay Schmidt announced the names of Bethel College students whose fall 2014 semester grades have earned academic distinction. Students are eligible for semester honors provided they complete a minimum of 12 letter-graded hours and do .

  • Wamego native makes honor roll

    LIBERTY, Mo. - Lane Thomas Eichman of Wamego was named to the dean’s list at William Jewell College for the 2014 fall semester. Eichman was a senior accounting and psychology major during the fall semester at Jewell, located in Liberty, .

  • BARBARA FOSTER

    Barbara Foster, 75, of St. George, died Friday, Dec. 26, 2014, at the Stormont-Vail Health Care in Topeka. She was born July 1, 1939 in Wichita. Complete obituary information will be announced by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Ave., Manhattan, KS 66502..

  • Putin focuses on rebuilding Russia’s economy

    Apart from remarks about his love live (he says it is fine), Russian President Vladimir Putin in his end-of-the-year press conference focused on the economic problems plaguing his country. He partly blamed Western sanctions, but he faced Russia’s real .

  • Vehicle crashes through wall, damages 2 stores Staples2.phatch

    A Marysville man crashed his car through a wall on Friday morning causing damage to two stores according to the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office. Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Jason Lee Butler, 36, in connection with the incident, according to a .

  • Pump relief: Gas drops below $2 per gallon in Manhattan Gas.phatch

    Gasoline prices in Manhattan on Friday dropped below $2 per gallon for unleaded fuel. “I’m sure it will create some excitement in town,” Hy-Vee store director Chad Thacker said. Gas prices at Short Stop, Kwik Shop, Dillions and Hy-Vee were $1.99 .

  • Tower project part of climate change study

    A tower at near Manhattan will be used in a 30-year-long project with the National Science Foundation. The 26-foot permanent tower at the Konza Prairie Biological Station in the spring will begin collecting data for the climate research project. The $430.

  • Survey: Manhattan tops Lawrence as state’s best college city

    The mayor was amused. “I guess anything involving Manhattan and Lawrence, you’re going to have a little bit of that sunflower rivalry thing,” Wynn Butler said. “But this thing, well, this is kind of funny.” Butler was referring to .

  • Judge denies request for soldier’s arrest affidavit

    A Geary County Court judge on Friday denied a request to disclose an affidavit and sworn testimony used in the arrest of a Fort Riley soldier currently held on a $5 million bond. Staff Sgt. James Henning, 40, Junction City, was arrested .

  • Support police, and accountability

    Americans have been shocked by video of a group of New York police officers wrestling Eric Garner, a large but unarmed black man, to the ground, and using force that, without their intending it, resulted in his death. Americans were .

  • HARRIET GRINDEL

    Harriet “Lindy” Grindel, 72, of Gladstone, Mo., died at home on Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014. The family provided the following information. Lindy was born in Manhattan and was actively involved in Beta Sigma Phi, P.E.O., and the Missouri PTA. Lindy will .





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