Saturday, May 30, 2015


  • Manhattan High School | May 21, 2015

    Strong freshmen class boosts Indians


    There are many reasons the Manhattan girls’ soccer team is in its fourth straight regional final. For one, senior goalkeeper Molly Fiser has given up just 12 goals all year. But, offensively, the Indians are just as prolific, and it’s their four freshmen starters — led

  • Local |Business |Government, Politics | May 21, 2015

    Regester reports increase in money from mortgage fees

    Money from mortgage registration fees is surging at the Riley County Register of Deeds office this year, despite a change to state law that has reduced the amount required to file a mortgage. “For the first time in a long time I can report that

  • Manhattan High School | May 21, 2015

    Indians lose at Olathe regional

    Facing No. 2 seed Olathe North on Wednesday afternoon in its regional opener, the seventh-seeded Manhattan High softball team had an uphill battle if it was going to get through to the regional final. The Indians struggled and the Eagles cruised to a 16-1 victory in

  • Area Schools | May 21, 2015

    Rock Creek softball wins regional

    The Rock Creek softball team punched its ticket to the Class 4A D-II state tournament on Tuesday, beating Santa Fe Trail and Royal Valley to win a regional tournament in Flush. Rock Creek opened with Santa Fe Trail and the teams combined for 18 runs with

  • Editorials | May 21, 2015

    Lawmakers reject the best solution

    The lengths that Kansas legislators will go to offset a roughly $400 million budget shortfall while protecting the income tax cuts they approved in 2012 and 2013 are nothing short of amazing. The Kansas Senate, for example, is considering a bill that, among other things, calls for raising

  • Columns | May 21, 2015

    EPA approach will hurt Kansans

    As the president of the Southern Christian Leader-ship Conference (SCLC), I frequently travel throughout the United States. And in my journeys, I’m quite often struck by the fact that so many families are struggling to find financial security. I find it troubling that hardworking

  • Obituaries | May 21, 2015


    Brandon James Crubel, 28, a longtime Manhattan resident, died Tuesday, May 19, 2015, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, as the result of an accident. Brandon was born Oct. 14, 1986, in Manhattan. Complete obituary and service information will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home.

  • Obituaries | May 21, 2015


    Robert “Bob” Joseph Lada, 65, of Wamego, died Tuesday, May 19, 2015, at his home surrounded by loved ones. The family provided the following information. He was born Sept. 16, 1949, in Seneca, to George A. Lada and Betty Quinn Roach. Robert was raised by his loving grandparents, Jack and

  • Obituaries | May 21, 2015


    Evelyn Korbe, 86, of Munjor, died Tuesday, May 19, 2015, at her home. She was born Oct. 29, 1928, on the family farm near St. Peter. She was the daughter of Jacob J. and Marcianna (Rohleder) Gerstner.  She graduated from Hays High School in 1947. On Sept. 6, 1949, she married Felix

  • Obituaries | May 21, 2015


    Betty (Long) Forrester, 82, of Waxahachie, Texas, died Monday, March 2, 2015, at her home. She was born Feb. 9, 1933, in Manhattan to Jesse Chester and Della (Shull) Long. Elizabeth was a loving mother, sister, aunt, grandmother and great grandmother. Graveside service with Pastor Melanie Martin officiating will be

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