Thursday, July 2, 2015


  • Books | July 14, 2013

    ‘Which Way is Camp’ highlights author’s spiritual and physical journey to find himself

    Twelve-year-old Jean Holladay, nicknamed Bean, and her 15-year-old sister, Liz, find themselves on their own for several days in a small town in California. Their mother, Charlotte, is convinced that she is just one break away from making it big in the music scene. Their

  • Obituaries | July 14, 2013

    Merna Bernice (Breymeyer) Raine

    Merna Bernice (Breymeyer) Raine, 94, of Wamego died Friday at the Valley Vista Good Samaritan Center in Wamego.

  • Obituaries | July 14, 2013

    Arthur Groesbeck III

    Arthur J. Groesbeck III, 71, formerly of Manhattan died Nov. 20, 2012 in San Diego County, Calif.

  • Obituaries | July 14, 2013

    Olive A. Rathbone

    Olive A. Rathbone, 98, longtime resident of Manhattan died Saturday at the Midland Hospice House in Topeka.

  • Obituaries | July 14, 2013

    Isabella Precious Wisell

    Isabella Precious Wisell of Ogden was born Friday and died the same day. Funeral services are scheduled for 1 p.m. Monday at the Irvin-Parkview Funeral Home & Cremation Chapel. Burial will follow at the Westmoreland Cemetery.

  • Local |Kansas State University | July 14, 2013

    KSU student gets Fort Riley scholarship


    Caitlyn Webb of Colorado Springs, Colo. is a recipient of a $1,500 college scholarship awarded at Fort Riley. Caitlyn’s parents are Craig and Susan Webb. Caitlyn plans to enroll at Kansas State University. She is involved in student council, National Honor Society, Fellowship of Christian

  • Local |Education | July 14, 2013

    Local man graduates from Illinois college

    Matthew Shanower of Manhattan received a bachelor degree during North Central College’s 148th Commencement on June 8 by conferring degrees on 732 students. Of those students, 628 received bachelor degrees and 104 earned master degrees. Founded in 1861, North Central College is located in the Historic District of Naperville,

  • Local |Education | July 14, 2013

    Local woman gets law school awards

    Mary Olson of Manhattan received two CALI Excellence for the Future awards. The CALI Award is given to the highest scoring student in each law school class at many law schools.Olson received the award for Torts I class for the fall 2012 semester and Property

  • Local |Education | July 14, 2013

    Two area graduates at Rockhurst University

    Two area students graduated from Rockhurst University at its 93rd annual commencement ceremony May 11 at Municipal Auditorium in Kansas City, Mo. Nicole Anderson of Alma received a doctor of physical therapy, and Joseph Bloomfield of Alma received a doctor of physical therapy. Rockhurst University is

  • Local |Education | July 14, 2013

    Two area students on Oregon St. honor roll

    Two area students made the honor roll at Oregon State University for the spring 2013 semester. Jacqueline Walters, senior in exercise and sports science, of Manhattan earned a 3.5 or better, and John Malone, post baccalaureate in computer science, of Paola earned a 3.5 or better. A total

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