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  • Local |Business |Government, Politics | October 02, 2013

    Court fee increase approved

    Going to court is about to become a little more expensive. City commissioners unanimously approved raising municipal court fees for upgrading some computer software at Tuesday night’s meeting. A $10 technology fee will be added to all municipal court fees except parking tickets next year.

  • Letters | October 02, 2013

    It’s a joy to live in a town where honesty is practiced

    To the Editor: When I lost my wallet about a week ago, I somehow knew it would be returned to me. Having lived in Manhattan for eight years, I have developed a deep-rooted faith in its people’s honesty and goodwill. Sure enough, I received

  • Columns | October 02, 2013

    Cameron: An evening conversation

    Sc -- magazine mug.phatch

    Is there such a thing as “neighbor etiquette”? And if there are general rules for getting along with folks living nearby, are they different for apartment dwellers? See, I’m living in an apartment complex for the first time in quite a few years. Everyone

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | October 02, 2013

    Toddler’s mother recounts abuse

    The mother of 14-month-old Clayden Urbanek said she saw an increasing number of bruises on her son’s face and head prior to his death, which was allegedly caused by a severe beating from her boyfriend. The Salina Journal reported that in a recording played

  • Local |Government, Politics | October 02, 2013

    Russia expert: Obama has been put aside in Syria resolution

    An expert on Russia and international relations said in a Manhattan appearance Tuesday that Russian President Vladimir Putin got “exactly what he wanted” and that “President Obama of the US has been put aside” in the resolution of the Syria crisis last month. Marcel de

  • Obituaries | October 02, 2013

    Fern TenEyck

    Fern Arlene TenEyck, 80, of Alma, died Tuesday at the Alma Manor. She was a long-time resident of the community. The family provided some of the following information. Fern was born July 8, 1933, in Russell. She was the daughter of David H. and Lydia Galyardt Ehrlich. She

  • Obituaries | October 02, 2013

    Angela Speer

    Angela Sue (Belin) Speer, 46, died on Saturday. She was born in Manhattan on April 28, 1967, to Richard Belin and Jeanette M. Holladay. Angela is survived by her daughter, Sydney Speer; father, Richard Belin; sisters, Christine Walsh and Michelle Belin and many other family and friends. She

  • Obituaries | October 02, 2013

    Norma Lawrence

    Norma Lawrence, 86, of Manhattan, died Monday at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. She was born on Jan. 20, 1927, on a farm near Graymont, Ill. She was the daughter of Clarence “CW” and Stephana “Fannie” (Kalkwarf) Spaniol. She

  • Obituaries | October 02, 2013

    George Nichols

    George K Nichols, 88, of Decatur, Illinois, died of an aortic aneurism Thursday. The family provided some of the following information. His sons Mark H. Nichols and wife Sibylle Kuder of Manhattan, Christopher J. Nichols and wife Lisa of Normal, Ill., and special friend Roberta Stahlheber

  • Obituaries | October 02, 2013

    Sandra Kuhn

    Sandra Cather Kuhn, 64, of Kansas City, Missouri, died September 20 at KU Medical Center of pneumonia. The family provided some of the following information. She was born Aug. 26, 1949, in Topeka. She was the daughter of Verne G. and Helen (Gros) Kuhn. Sandi grew up in Germany,

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