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.
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
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
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
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
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
ThinkTech, a electronic repair store, is open at 3003 Anderson Ave. It offers repair services for computers and electronics including phones, tablets, consoles, TVs, Mac and PC. Two of the three owners are studying computer engineering at K-State. It is open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.
Seventy years ago today, William “Bill” Taylor was on a boat filled with halftracks and a jeep on its way to invade a beach in German-occupied Normandy, France. Taylor, now 93, was a part of the legendary D-Day invasion. “I got close enough to the beach
The Greater Manhattan Community Foundation will have a grants reception to give out $130,000 in funds to local organizations Monday. The reception — open to the public — will recognize 32 grant recipients from 4 to 5:15 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, 612 Poyntz Ave. The foundation’
A multi-agency car chase earlier this week became a foot chase and ended with a Missouri man and woman behind bars in Pottawatomie County. On Thursday, Pottawatomie County Sheriff Greg Riat stated in a news release that 28-year-old Ashley Gillispie and 30-year-old Jason Gillispie were
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