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  • Hayden Orthodontics hires California native

    Hayden Orthodontics hired Karen Grant for its orthodontic team. Grant brings her special blend of professionalism and bubbly enthusiasm to the practice. She is originally from Temecula, California, a big winery town not far from San Diego. Midwest winters are .

  • Local agent recognized for customer experience

    Clay Taylor, an American Family Insurance agent in Manhattan, has been recognized by the American Star Excellence in Customer Experience Certification Program. The service excellence distinction was determined through an evaluation process conducted under guidelines established through the program. The .


    Earl W. “Shad” Shadday, formerly of Manhattan, was born on June 28, 1923, in Mansfield, Ill. He died Feb. 22, 2015, with his son and family by his side in Tiverton, R.I. His family provided some of the following information. Earl, better known .


    Grace LaVonne (Laue) Mueller, 95, died Wednesday, March 11, 2015, at The Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. Her family provided some of the following information. Grace was born on April 1, 1919, to Frederick D. and Ella E. (Waterman) Laue on a farm north .


    Betty Ruth Padilla, 68, of Westmoreland, died Thursday, March 12, 2015, in Manhattan.  Her family provided some of the following information. She was born Aug. 20, 1946, in Yuba, Okla., the daughter of William and Pauline Grider Dollar. She lived in California until 1995 then .


    Douglas Alan Wilt, 44, of Paxico, died Friday, March 13, 2015, at the University of Kansas Medical Center.  He was born Dec. 30, 1970, in Topeka, the son of Rex and Pearl Pracht Wilt.  His family provided some of the following information. Doug .


    Marilyn Faye Baggerly, 79, of Overland Park, died Friday, March 13, 2015, at her home. She was born on March 30, 1935, in Randolph, the daughter of Claude and Eva (Stone) Osbourn. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 17, 2015, at the .


    Diana “Kay” (Whittlesey) Ring, of Manhattan, died Thursday, March 12, 2015, at Meadowlark Hills Retirement Community. Her family provided some of the following information. Diana was born in Winfield, Dec. 10, 1945, the daughter of Donald Whittlesey and Gwendolyn (Dozer) Whittlesey, of Manhattan. Diana .


    Lyle R. Haller, 91, of Leonardville, died Saturday, March 14, 2015, at the Leonardville Nursing Home. Funeral services are pending with the Anderes-Pfeifley Funeral Home in Riley..

  • Netanyahu-Obama confrontation unnecessary

    For political junkies who closely follow issues in Washington, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s address to Congress was one of the biggest and most controversial events in recent history.  It generated questions not only about the way it .

  • Zoo camps, stormchaser party

    MONDAY Sunset Zoo Lecture: Westar Energy’s Green Team, 7 p.m. Learn more about the Team’s 26-year history including collaborations with Kansas zoos and the solar project planned at the Sunset Zoo. Sunset Zoo. Sunset Zoo Youth Adventure Camps, .

  • Holcomb defeats Rock boys in 4A-DII final

    PARK CITY — The Rock Creek boys’ basketball team fell one game short in its quest for a Class 4A-Div. II state title on Saturday night, as Holcomb defeated the Mustangs 63-55. After a back-and-forth first half that saw the Longhorns .


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