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  • Local |Business | August 05, 2014

    RSVP expands scope to include younger volunteers

    After 40 years as a 55-and-older volunteer organization, RSVP of the Flint Hills, as it was previously known, is no more. Now called the Flint Hills Volunteer Center, the organization is reaching down to the younger generation as an 11-and-older volunteer organization. Lori Bishop, the center’

  • Local |Government & Politics | August 05, 2014

    Proposed budget would lower tax levy

    The property tax levy in Pottawatomie County will decrease slightly if commissioners adopt the proposed budget for fiscal year 2015. Commissioners Monday approved for publication a budget with a total tax levy of 25.724 mills — a decrease from the current tax of 26.011 mills. An increase of more

  • Local |Education | August 05, 2014

    Board to wrap up budget talks, discuss privacy policy

    USD 383 school board members are set to have one of their last budget discussions about the 2015 fiscal year on Wednesday. According to agenda information, a current consideration is to raise the mill levy to 52.49 mills, up 0.04 from fiscal year 2014.  A mill is $1 in tax

  • Editorials | August 05, 2014

    Congress not quite ‘do nothing’

    When the motivation is strong enough, members of Congress know how to set aside their partisanship and work together. They’ve done it for generations, and they did it again late last week. Their recent motivation included both recognition that America’s veterans need attention

  • Letters | August 05, 2014

    Come to Cattle Baron’s Ball and help us fight cancer

    To the Editor: On Saturday, Aug. 23, the American Cancer Society Cattle Baron’s Ball will be holding its annual party with a purpose — to raise money to support the fight against cancer. We invite you to join us as we host the 2014 Cattle Baron’s

  • Movies | August 05, 2014

    ‘Lucy’ not up to usual Luc Besson standards

    Christopher.conner1

    Scarlett Johansson stars in the title role of Luc Besson’s “Lucy.” The setup for the film begins as Lucy is first asked, then finally forced by Richard, her short-term boyfriend, to deliver a locked briefcase to a Mr. Jang. Richard is concerned that his

  • Local |Kansas State University | August 05, 2014

    K-State makes infrastructure improvements

    Revitalizing Kansas State University’s building infrastructure will continue to be a common theme during the 2014-15 academic year. “Building and maintaining quality facilities for students, faculty and staff are vital to K-State becoming a Top 50 public research university by 2025,” said Kansas State University President

  • Obituaries | August 05, 2014

    STEVEN C. POSLER

    A celebration of the life of Steve Posler will be held at College Avenue United Methodist Church, 1609 College Ave., at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 8, 2014, with the Rev. Larry Fry officiating. A private family inurnment will be held at a later date. The family will

  • Obituaries | August 05, 2014

    WULF DOERRY

    Wulf Thedel Albrecht Doerry, 85, Manhattan, died Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014, at Via Christi Village after a long illness. The family provided some of the following information. He was born on Dec. 29, 1928, in Marienburg, Germany (now Malbork, Poland) to Albrecht and Erna (Penner) Doerry.  In his early

  • Obituaries | August 05, 2014

    FERN ELAINE HAGEMAN

    Fern Elaine Hageman, 83, of Leonardville, died Sunday, Aug. 3, 2014, at the Leonardville Nursing Home. She was born on May 12, 1931, in Leonardville, the daughter of Herman Arthur and Ethel Ramona (Wickstrum) Bammes.  On Aug. 20, 1950, at the Leonardville EUB Church, she was married to Harlen James Hageman.


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