Ernest A. Blanken, 92, of Linn, died Wednesday, May 7, 2014, at the Linn Community Nursing Home. Visitation is Sunday, May 11, 2014, from 4 to 8 p.m. at Ward Funeral Home in Linn. The family will receive friends 5 to 7 p.m. A funeral service is 10:30 a.m., Monday, May 12, 2014, at
Phyllis Delores(Wah-wa-sah) Kaufholz, 80, of Manhattan, formerly of Mayetta, died Tuesday, May 6, 2014, at Via Christi Village in Manhattan. Phyllis was born in Mayetta, on Oct. 25, 1933, the daughter of the late Catherine C. (LaClair) and John M. Lewis. She attended school in Wapeton, N.D.
Pansy “Pat” Elizabeth Shryer, 86, formerly of Riley and University Park, died Saturday, April 26, 2014, at Medicalodge of Clay Center. She was born on Sept. 6, 1927, in Kansas City, Kan., the daughter of Ben and Pansy (Larabee) Pearce. She attended school in the Kansas City area.
Riley County police on Thursday released the names of the people involved in a shooting Wednesday afternoon that injured one person. The incident took place at the Hop-n-Skip convenience store at the corner of Kimball Avenue and Tuttle Creek Boulevard. Daeshawn Bryant, 18, 1358 Flint Hills Place,
After an hour of discourse, the USD 383 school board gave final approval in a 5-2 vote on Wednesday to including sexual orientation and gender identity in its non-discrimination policy. The two categories would be included in a statement in the district’s student and employee
The world faces three undeniable problems. Global population continues to grow at an exponential rate, food supply is flat-lining and the amount of arable land is decreasing. It doesn’t take much of an imagination to connect the dots and find that those three issues
Facing undefeated Seaman at Anneberg Park Wednesday afternoon, the Manhattan High softball team lost a pair of games to the Vikings, falling 4-0 in the first game and 9-4 in the second game, which was called after five innings because of lightning. Considering the caliber
On senior day, the Manhattan High girls’ swimming and diving team didn’t get much of a challenge from the visiting Emporia Spartans on Wednesday. In a meet that became a dual after Hayden dropped out, Emporia left its top swimmers at home, resulting in
Perhaps Sen. James Inhofe, an Oklahoma Republican, is correct. Perhaps President Barack Obama is exploiting the most recent national assessment of climate change to expand federal reach. “With this report,” Sen. Inhofe told the Washington Post, “the president is attempting to once again distract Americans
To the Editor: Last Tuesday, I received a phone call from “Microsoft” saying it had detected a virus in my computer. The woman calling said I should press certain keys to allow them to show me the virus. I did. Then there appeared on my
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