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  • Manhattan architect elected as state chapter president

    Tim Clark, an architect in Manhattan, has been elected president of the Kansas chapter of the American Institute of Architects. Clark will be one of the state association leaders presiding over “KanStruct 2015,” the first joint conference of construction industry professionals .

  • Howe Landscape gets new owners, name change

    Howe Landscape, Inc. was recently purchased by its three current managers — Cory LeMay, Todd Lagerman and Ryan Lynch. The company is changing its name to PrairieStone, Inc., this month.  LeMay has more than 25 years of experience in the landscape .

  • Car chase spans 2 counties, driver abandons vehicle

    Officials are still searching for the driver of a stolen vehicle that officers from the Wamego and St. Marys police departments chased on Friday. The chase spanned Pottawatomie and Wabaunsee counties. The Wabaunsee County Sheriff’s Office was alerted the .

  • Clinic to provide youth training as mowing season approaches Greggeyestone1

    Spring is just around the corner, which means it’s time to start thinking about mowing your lawn. My lawn, which has cool-season grass, normally needs to be cut for the first time each spring around April 1. However, buffalo grass, .

  • James Grant

    James Philip Grant, 80, Overland Park, died Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015. He was born in Junction City to Richard and Mary (Kreynest) Grant. He was the youngest of seven children. James married Elizabeth Vopat on May 31, 1958 at St. Peter’s Church in Aurora. .

  • Who killed Russian opposition leader Nemtsov?

    Did Russian President Vladimir Putin send some of his thugs to assassinate opposition leader Boris Nemtsov? Was a rival behind the act, or perhaps someone else? Before assuming Putin was behind the murder, it is worth looking at Nemtsov and .

  • Gloria Gaither

    Gloria L. Gaither, 81, of Herington, died Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015, at Mercy Regional Health Center, Manhattan. She was born July 22, 1933, in Topeka. Mrs. Gaither was a homemaker and a certified nurses assistant. She worked in various nursing care facilities in Manhattan. She .

  • Harold Jensen

    Harold D. “Shorty” Jensen, 83, died Tuesday, March 3, 2015, at Mercy Regional Health Center, Manhattan. He was born April 10, 1931 in Olsburg, the son of Ferdinand and Georgia (Fronce) Jensen. The family provided some of the following information. Shorty worked in civil service .

  • Norman Thomas

    Norman Charles Thomas, 88, of Manhattan, died March 7, 2015, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. He was born Nov. 5, 1926. He was the former owner and operator of Thomas Sign and Sales in Manhattan. Complete obituary and service information will be .

  • MHS girls handle Trojans, advance to state

    The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team advanced to next week’s Class 6A state basketball tournament with a 62-40 win over Topeka High in Saturday night’s sub-state semifinal at the MHS gymnasium. The Indians won every quarter to defeat .

  • Williams, Thomas out for Wildcats

    AUSTIN, Texas — Kansas State could lock up the No. 6 seed for the Big 12 tournament and a first round bye with a win today against Texas, but the Wildcats will have to do it without a pair of starters. The school .

  • NBAF construction to begin in May

    May will likely mark the start of building the National Bio- and Agro-Defense Facility, or NBAF. Congress on Tuesday passed a bill that included the remaining $300 million to complete the $1.25 billion animal disease research laboratory. Construction on the lab’s .


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