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  • JUANITA HODGES BIELER

    Juanita Hodges Bieler, 90, died Sunday, April 5, 2015, at the Meadowlark Hills Retirement Community-Stolzer House in Manhattan. She was born on Aug. 18, 1924. Funeral service information and a complete obituary will be released later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, KS 66502..

  • Personal attacks only drive a wedge into a community

    To the Editor: A recent letter criticized the Manhattan mayor for appointing “mean-spirited” “extremists” to the Social Services Board and directly accused me of being one of those “mean-spirited” “extremist” appointments. I have never visited with the author of that .

  • BARBARA K. ROBEL

    Barbara K. Robel, 71, of Manhattan, died Saturday, April 4, 2015, at the Meadowlark Hills Retirement Community in Manhattan. She was born on July 13, 1943. Complete obituary information is pending and will be announced by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, Kansas 66502..

  • Where to vote on Tuesday

    Election Day is Tuesday for local city and school board races. Polls are open 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. In Riley County, four polling locations used for major elections will be closed. The following polling places will be open. For .

  • K-State golf heads to Koch invite

    The Kansas State men’s golf team looked to continue its spring slate by opening play today in the Gary Koch Invitational at the par-72, 7,042-yard Gastonia Country Club in Gastonia, NC. The trip east will mark the fifth of .

  • Candidates talk city’s future, needs and businesses

    The Manhattan City Commission race features six candidates going for three seats currently held by Mayor Wynn Butler, Rich Jankovich and John Matta. Only Butler is running for re-election. John Ball retired as a colonel after a 29-plus year military .

  • Pow-wow to bring Native alumni, culture to KSU

    Marilyn Cuch is looking forward to introducing her husband and to children to her alma mater during K-State’s Open House on Saturday. She also believes the day will be extremely interesting for another reason. Cuch will be dancing in .

  • Children gather 10,000 Easter eggs as part of fundraiser Egg2.phatch

    An Easter egg hunt gave hundreds of children and their families an opportunity to collect thousands of plastic eggs on Saturday. The children scavenged at Northeast Community Park for the annual hunt as a part of the Royal Bunny Tracs 5.

  • Fight for your right to park Bethany047cut.phatch

    At 6:57 a.m. on Wednesday, I became a victim of injustice. It was at that time that I received a $15 parking ticket. When I woke up that morning, I had a gut feeling that it was going to be a .

  • At recess, leaders voice concerns

    At the start of the Kansas Legislature’s spring recess Friday, some area lawmakers expressed frustration over how the session has unfolded so far. “We haven’t passed too many significant pieces of legislation,” said Rep. Susie Swanson, R-Clay Center. “.

  • Plan offers blueprint to manage growth in Manhattan urban area

    Avoiding controversy on hot-button issues can help keep any long-term planning document alive and well. Phil Anderson more or less conceded the point regarding adoption of Manhattan Area 2035, the 20-year blueprint for regional growth that’s been in the works .

  • Fire causes $35K in damage to home Fire.phatch

    No one was injured in a house fire Friday afternoon, but the flames caused an estimated $35,000 in damage. At 4:57 p.m. the Manhattan Fire Department was dispatched to 1517 Houston St. for a report of a structure fire. Crews found a .





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