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  • Local |Business | June 08, 2014

    Entrepreneurs build crop spray technology, give to community

    The population estimates are in. Census Bureau data show the most recent estimates of population change in Kansas counties, with a pattern of urban growth and rural population loss — except for a few counties that have bucked the trend. For example, the northernmost tier of

  • Local |Kansas State University | June 08, 2014

    Vet students build dog houses

    This idea is definitely for the dogs — and all for a tail-wagging cause. College of Veterinary Medicine students at Kansas State University recently assembled and painted doghouses in the Homes for Hounds event to raise funds for two area nonprofit animal welfare organizations: Helping Hands

  • Obituaries | June 08, 2014

    Lila Jones

    Lila J. Jones, 81, died Wednesday, June 4, 2014, at the Mercy Regional Health Center, Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. She was born on Oct. 22, 1932, in Minneapolis, the daughter of Harold Robert and Gladys Alberta (Conklin) Morgan.  She graduated from Bancroft High School

  • Obituaries | June 08, 2014

    Robert Foster

    Robert Franklin Foster, 87, died Friday, Jan. 31, 2014, in Flower Mound, Texas at his assisted living after a six-day stay in the hospital because of a fall. Robert was born June 2, 1926, in Midwest, Wyo. A Memorial Mass will be 9 a.m., Saturday, June 14 , at the St. Thomas

  • Obituaries | June 08, 2014

    Wilburn Nelson

    L. Wilburn Nelson, 95, of Manhattan, died Friday, June 6, 2014, at his residence. He was born on Aug. 19, 1918, in Morganville, the son of Carl M. and Leda L. (Holte) Nelson. Wilburn was raised in Morganville where he attended local schools, graduating from Morganville High School in 1936. 

  • Obituaries | June 08, 2014

    Perry Stonehocker

    Perry Gilbert Stonehocker, 96, died Wednesday, May 28, 2014,  in Fayetteville, N.Y.,  surrounded by his family. He was born in Finney County on June 30, 1917, the son of Perry and Hannah (Reynolds) Stonehocker. Perry was raised on the family farm, east of Friend.  He graduated

  • Obituaries | June 08, 2014

    Carole Green

    Carole Green, 75, of Manhattan, died Thursday, June 5, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. She was born Feb. 3, 1939, in Manhattan, the daughter of Herbert and Nell Gaede. She was a Manhattan High School graduate class of 1956. She was a graduate of Kansas State University

  • Arts & Leisure | June 08, 2014

    Summer reading, FHDC railroad exhibit and more

    SUNDAY Manhattan Public Library Summer Reading Program: Fizz Boom Read, through July 31. People of all ages from babies to teens to grandparents can participate. It’s free to sign up, and all you have to do is keep track of the time you spend reading

  • Columns | June 08, 2014

    President’s West Point speech disappointing

    President Barack Obama’s recent speech at West Point was eagerly awaited. His foreign policy has been confusing at best, and disastrous at worst. From North Korea to Syria, U.S. foreign policy appears to have little or no logic behind it.  Unfortunately, the

  • Local |Business | June 08, 2014

    RCPD captain to retire

    Captain Hank Nelson is retiring from the Riley County Police Department. Captain Nelson began his career with the department in January 1988 as a police officer. He will retire effective July 1 after more than 26 years of service to the citizens of Manhattan and Riley County. A

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