• Children take to the water at sailing camp

    For the first time on Thursday, one group of local children sailed the high seas — or rather, the waters at Tuttle Creek Lake. The children, ages 8 to 12, attended a free sailing camp as a part of the Blue Valley Youth .

  • McCartney show left lasting memories Kristina.phatch

    I am a person who likes things far too much, and few things show this more clearly than my love of the Beatles. So when I recently had the opportunity to see Paul McCartney perform live, I knew it would .

  • Junction City goes under voluntary water restriction

    Juntion City is under voluntary water restriction, the city announced in a press release on Friday. Greg McCaffery, municipal services director, announced that the city issued a water watch in response to an overall increase in water use over the .

  • RCPD seeking information about possible copper thefts

    The Riley County Police Department has responded to and initiated investigations into several thefts of copper in the Manhattan and Riley County area over the past few years and is now seeking out victims who may have left these thefts .

  • PAUL ZIMMER

    Paul Zimmer, 85, of Olathe, died Thursday, July 3, 2014, at Santa Marta Retirement Community in Olathe. The family provided the following information. Paul was born July 23, 1928 in Montrose, S.D.  He was the eighth of 13 children born to George and Alma .

  • THOMAS R. LEE

    Thomas R. Lee, 80, a longtime Manhattan resident, died July 18, 2014, at the Presbyterian Manor in Clay Center. He was born on Dec. 8, 1933. Complete obituary and service information will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, KS 66502..

  • JAMES ROBERT HAGEN

    Jim Hagen, 48, died in his sleep Sunday, July 6, 2014, at his home in Shelby Township, Mich. The family provided the following information. Jim was born in Fargo, N.D., on Nov. 16, 1965, the son of Lawrence J. Hagen and Betty Ann of .

  • MAX E. MORRIS JR.

    Max E. Morris Jr., 70, of Wamego, died with his family surrounding him on Thursday, July 17, 2014, at The Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan, following his battle with cancer. The family provided the following information. Max was born on Sept. 9th, 1943, .

  • SYBIL CONVERSE

    Sybil Converse, 72, of Olsburg, died Saturday, July 19, 2014,  at the Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. She was born on Nov.17, 1941, the daughter of Dr. Ralph and Genevieve (Berry) Barrett. Complete obituary information is pending and will be announced by .

  • MHSl senior wins $1,000 KAC Senior Scholarship

    Dennis Peterson, Riley County noxious weed director, selected Emma Glessner to receive the 2014 Kansas Association of Counties Senior Scholarship. Dennis made the presentation after being selected the Kansas County Official of the Year at the 2013 KAC Conference last October. Randall .

  • Upper Iowa University announces grads

    Upper Iowa University in Fayette, Iowa announced that several area students graduated in May. Upper Iowa University is a private, not-for-profit university providing undergraduate and graduate degree programs to more than 6,200 students. Area students are Melissa Hoskins of Ogden, cum .

  • Local woman earns medical degree

    Krista DeWitt, D.O., was one of 235 medical students who received the doctor of osteopathic medicine degree from Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences in May. She was also one of 21 graduates who earned a concurrent master of business .







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