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  • Local |Business | October 22, 2013

    Report: Residential development continues

    WESTMORELAND — Evidence of continued residential development in Pottawatomie County was presented to county commissioners on Monday. In her monthly update to the commission, appraiser Lois Schlegel said property sales in September point to brisk home construction in the coming months. “We’re keeping a real

  • Manhattan High School | October 22, 2013

    Indians defeat Chargers

    Playing most of its home games at Hummer Sports Park, the Topeka West boys’ soccer team typically doesn’t have an issue with facilities. But on Monday night, the Chargers were forced to move their game against Manhattan because of a scheduling conflict. The end

  • Local |Education | October 22, 2013

    Board to decide preschool’s fate

    The USD 383 school board will use its fall retreat Wednesday to discuss the future of College Hill Preschool and Manhattan High east campus. The meeting starts at 5:15 p.m. at the Robinson Education Center.It will begin with a discussion of College Hill followed by

  • Editorials | October 22, 2013

    Saudis’ turndown disappointing

    Last Thursday, Saudi Arabia, along with Chad, Chile, Lithuania and Nigeria, were elected to two-year terms on the United Nations Security Council. For Saudi Arabia, election was quite an accomplishment, the culmination of a national effort to bolster its diplomatic corps and win a Security

  • Letters | October 22, 2013

    Thanks for helping to make Pumpkin Patch a success

    To the Editor: The 40th annual Pumpkin Patch Arts and Crafts Fair at CiCo Park, sponsored by Mercy Regional Health Center Auxiliary on Sept. 27 and 28, was a resounding success.  We would like to thank all those who participated in this fundraiser. The proceeds of

  • Letters | October 22, 2013

    Obama doesn’t boast about his many accomplishments

    To the Editor: I’m an Independent. Over the years I have voted for the man or woman and not the political party. I became interested in politics many years ago and have watched presidents come and go. Looking over the list of Democratic and

  • Local |Kansas State University | October 22, 2013

    ‘Wonder Bread Years’ coming to KSU

    “The Wonder Bread Years” with Pat Hazell comes to Kansas State University at 4 pm Sunday, November 3, in Forum Hall of the K-State Student Union. This comedic salute to the baby boomer generation walks the line between theater and stand-up comedy, and offers viewers a chance

  • Obituaries | October 22, 2013


    Anna Maria Voldrich, 89, of Wamego died Sunday at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. Maria was born on May 15, 1924, in Schoneberg, Germany. She was the daughter of Joseph and Anna (Bach) Bootz. She grew up in Germany,

  • Obituaries | October 22, 2013


    Trevor Cole Redding, 17, of Randolph, died Saturday near Leonardville. The family provided some of the following information. He was born on June 25, 1996, in Manhattan. He was the son of Vince and Sandi (Schaaf) Redding and had been a lifetime resident of Randolph. Trevor went to

  • Obituaries | October 22, 2013


    Sharon Rae Sotkovski, 73, of Manhattan, died Saturday. She was a department manager at Wal-Mart in Manhattan, retiring in 2009. Prior to Wal-Mart she was in food preparation at the Sigma Nu Fraternity for 25 years. The family provided some of the following information. Sharon was born in

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