Marie Riley, 92, of Manhattan, died Saturday May 24, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Hospcie House in Manhattan. She was born on Feb. 5, 1922, in Winipeg, Manitoba, Canada, Complete obituary information is pending and will be announced by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, Kansas 66502.
Elaine M. Summers, 80, of Manhattan, died Saturday May 24, 2014, at the Meadowlark Hills Retirement Community in Manhattan. She was born on Jan. 1, 1934. Complete obituary information is pending and will be announced by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, Kansas 66502.
Margie Lee Rue, 90, of Manhattan, died Friday, May 23, 2014, at the Meadowlark Hills Retirement Community in Manhattan. The family provided the following information. She was born on Oct. 5, 1923 to “Nellie” Kathlyn and George Nicar in Galveston, Texas. She enjoyed growing up on the ranch in
Harold Gene Etienne, 77, a lifetime resident of Wamego, died Thursday, May 22, 2014, at Stormont-Vail Health Care in Topeka. The family provided the following information. Harold was born Aug. 13, 1936, in St. George, the son of Howard L. and Mabele L. (Cox) Etienne. He attended St. George schools
After a strong finish to the regular season by winning the Centennial League meet last weekend, the Manhattan High girls’ swimming and diving kept things going over the weekend at the Class 6A state swim meet. The Indians took ninth in the team standings, up
If Friday’s performance at Lawrence Free State’s Class 6A track and field regional was any indication, the Manhattan High track and field teams should be in for a good couple of days in Wichita next weekend at the state track meet. Altogether, Manhattan
The Rock Creek track teams competed at the Class 3A regional in Sabetha on Friday, with the boys taking fifth and the girls finishing in sixth. The Mustangs also picked up six state qualifiers in 10 total events. Leading the qualifiers is senior Ryan Schneider, who
As wildflowers bloom on the prairie each spring, the tallgrass prairies of the Kansas Flint Hills region become home to hundreds of native flowers. From 6 to 9 p.m. on June 1, the Konza Prairie Biological Station will offer guided tours along the Butterfly Hill Trail at
The Wamego track team competed at the Class 4A regional on Friday in Abilene, with the girls’ team taking sixth and the boys finishing ninth. Allison Seufert led girls’ qualifiers after finishing first in the 800 meter. Seufert joined Brooke Ward, Riley Wilson and Tessa Seeberger
One benefit of the weather this spring is that the peonies will be in bloom by Memorial Day. Peonies typically bloom in May and June in Kansas. Like many perennials, there are ones that bloom early, mid-season and late. Planting a mixture of these helps
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