Lorita Joan Prestwood, 82, of rural Manhattan, died Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015, at her home. She was born on Nov. 19, 1932, in Olsburg. She was the daughter of Reynold and Gladys (Gustafson) Nordgren. She grew up in the Olsburg area and graduated from Olsburg .


    Paul L. Heidel, 77, of Salina, died Monday, Jan. 12, 2015. He was born Sept. 4, 1937, in Manhattan. He was the son of Frank P. and Catherine A. (Otnes) Heidel. Paul was preceded in death by his son, Christopher Heidel; daughter, Joann Shotwell; brother, .


    Jeryka R. (Lobner) Lawrence, 27, of Manhattan, died Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015, after a two-year battle with cancer. The family provided some of the following information. She was born on Jan. 30, 1987, in Shawnee. She was the daughter of John and Becky (Sisson) Lobner. .


    Myron B. “Pete” Peters, 65, of Morganville, died Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015, at his home. He was born on April 19, 1949, in Pennsylvania. He was the son of Frank and Amy Peters. Pete was a truck driver who enjoyed going on coast to coast .


    William R. “Bob” Rogers, Jr., 49, of Manhattan, died Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015, at his residence. His family provided some of the following information. He was born on May 30, 1965, in Westmoreland. He was the son of Wm. R. “Bob” Rogers, Sr. and Mary (.

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    Economic development funds could be used to build a building at the Manhattan Regional Airport, based on discussion at the Manhattan City Commission meeting on Tuesday. The commission held a joint work session with the Airport Advisory Board to discuss .


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