• EARL SLAGLE

    Earl Slagle, 88, of Manhattan,  died Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. He was born on Dec. 23, 1925, in rural Beeler. Additional obituary information and service times will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz .

  • NELLIE F. WARDERS

    Nellie F. Warders, 85, died Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, at South Wind Hospice in Pratt. The family provided the following information. Nellie was born on April 26, 1929, in Lillis, the daughter of Daniel H. and Hazel D. (Black) Burton.  Nellie went to school .

  • FREDERICK MURIEL DOZA

    Frederick Muriel Doza, 84, of Leonardville, died Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014, at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan.  The family provided the following information. Frederick was a resident of Leonardville Nursing Home and was a member of the Leonardville community since 1969.  .

  • MARIA DEMPSEY

    Maria Dempsey, 87, of Manhattan, died Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. She was born on May 26, 1927 in Naternbach, Austria, the daughter of Johann and Josefa Eichlberger. Complete obituary and service information is pending and will be announced .

  • ‘If I Stay’ decently made film with a good cast G.w.clift1

    As we begin our discussion of the new teen girls movie “If I Stay,” let me slip in one note for the adult film fans. The movie features Texan Mireille Enos as the mother. Enos has had a heck of .

  • Blue Springs freshmen crack Wildcats’ two-deep

    As of now, a pair of true freshman are set to get on the field for Kansas State this season — both from Blue Springs, Mo. — and neither is running back Dalvin Warmack. Linebacker Elijah Lee and safety Kaleb Prewett both .

  • Payment for bypass project ‘in limbo’

    Wabaunsee County’s about-face on the Belvue Bridge has left Pottawatomie County in limbo about its level of financial participation in a proposed truck bypass route in the southeast portion of Wamego. Meeting with representatives of Wamego Monday, commissioners said .

  • Plane makes ‘belly’ landing

    A pilot from Iowa had a rough landing Monday afternoon at Manhattan Regional Airport. The accident occurred at 1:21 p.m. Kansas Highway Patrol Trooper Ben Gardner said Douglas Edward Ward, 56, of Milton, Iowa, neglected to deploy the plane’s landing .

  • As comment deadline passes, decision on troop cuts looms

    Monday was the deadline for concerned citizens in the Riley County region to send emails and letters to the U.S. military in support of Fort Riley as a possible reduction in troops draws nearer. John Armbrust, the executive director .

  • Health officials holding clinics to battle pertussis outbreak

    Pottawatomie County health officials continued their battle against an outbreak of pertussis this week, hosting vaccination clinics at Wamego and Onaga. Pertussis, or whooping cough, is a highly-contagious bacterial disease which can spread rapidly, especially in schools where many students .

  • Great relief, greater desperation

    The news last week from Atlanta could scarcely have been better. Two Americans who had acquired Ebola while caring for patients in West Africa and had been flown to Emory University Hospital for emergency treatment emerged from the hospital — cured. .

  • Keep children from having access to unsecured guns

    To the Editor: This week we learned that in Newton, a 2-year-old boy was injured after being left inside the home with access to his grandfather’s loaded handgun. The bullet reportedly grazed the boy’s finger and ended up .







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