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  • Ball, Butler and Dodson are best choices for commission

    To the Editor: The office of city commissioner should be filled with individuals who are knowledgeable with having to balance multimillion-dollar budgets and minimizing debt. John Ball, Wynn Butler and Mike Dodson are the only candidates who have this experience. .


    Katie RaeAnn (Watt) Bradbury, 34, of Manhattan, died Saturday, March 28, 2015, at the Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. Katie was born Aug. 11, 1980, in McCook, Nebraska, the daughter of Charles Edward and Kathy Rae (.


    Jean Frances (Dekat) Lauer, 89, of Westmoreland, died Saturday, March 28, 2015, at Good Samaritan Valley Vista Care Home in Wamego, where she resided for the past six months. She was a lifelong resident of the Flush and Westmoreland area. The family provided .


    Margarete Donnert, 83, of Manhattan, died Monday, March 30, 2015, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. Margarete was born Jan. 17, 1932, in Innsbruck, Austria, the daughter of Joseph and Anna (Nones) Karner. Mrs. Donnert .


    LaVonne M. Pierce, 81, formerly of St. George, died Saturday, March 28, 2015, at the Kiowa Manor District Hospital in Kiowa. The family provided some of the following information. LaVonne was born in Red Oak, Iowa, on Oct. 28, 1933, the daughter of the late .

  • MHS tennis loaded with upperclassmen Kirkland lambert.phatch

    After sending all six of its varsity members to the Class 6A state tennis meet last spring, head boys’ tennis coach Joyce Allen is looking to build on that performance and achieve even more this season. Allen, who took over .

  • Wade named Mr. Kansas Basketball

    Incoming Kansas State freshman Dean Wade continued to add to his list of accolades on Monday, as the St. John senior was selected as Mr. Kansas Basketball by the Kansas Basketball Coaches Association (KBCA). Wade becomes the seventh Wildcat to .

  • UConn guard breaks Koehn’s 3-point record Laurie koehn.phatch

    For 10 years, Kansas State’s Laurie Koehn owned or shared the NCAA Division I record for career 3-pointers with 392. The guard from Hesston scored more than 1,700 points in her career with the Wildcats from 2001-05, twice finishing at least 100 3-pointers .

  • Area players named all-state by KBCA

    The Kansas basketball coaches association honored a few area players in its yearly all-state teams this week. Earning first team honors were Wamego’s Lanie Page (Class 4A-DI), Valley Heights’ Sidney Blackburn (1A-DI) and Rock Creek’s Caron Becker (4A-DII). .

  • MHK United wins title

    Playing up one age group in the 12-and-under division, the U11 MHK United boys soccer team won the championship last weekend at the April Fool’s Futbol Festival in Lawrence.  MHK United went 2-1 in pool play with a 5.

  • Vanier named to NBAF position Vanier a1.phatch

    A K-State animal health leader has been chosen to engage local, regional and national stakeholders in the development of partnerships for the National Bio and Agro-defense Facility, or NBAF. The Department of Homeland Security has selected Marty Vanier, the university’.

  • ‘Happy guy’ brings cheer to drive-thru Neighbor.phatch

    Scott McCune is the type of guy who gets recognized all over town. Sometimes it’s at the gas station. Other times it’s a bar. It’s not the sort of fame typically enjoyed by employees at fast food .


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