Tuesday, June 28, 2016


  • Obituaries | June 18, 2016


    Terry Jo Smith, 57, died Thursday, June 16, 2016, in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. Terry was born June 28, 1958, to Curtis and Patricia Looney in Dodge City. She was a graduate of Dodge City Senior High School and was a twirler in the band.

  • June 18, 2016

    Schulz elected to OSU council

    Andrew Schulz, Manhattan, has been elected to the leadership council of the Oklahoma State University Alumni Association. Schulz is working towards his bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering and plans to graduate from OSU in 2018. He will represent Student Alumni Board on the Leadership Council.

  • June 18, 2016

    Turnley named to president’s list

    Presbyterian College named Jonathan Turnley, Manhattan, to the spring 2016 president’s list. The president’s list honors students who have achieved a 4.0 GPA. Presbyterian College is located on a striking 240-acre campus in Clinton, between Columbia and Greenville, S.C.

  • Obituaries | June 18, 2016


    Carol Lynn Streit, 65, of Manhattan, died Thursday, June 16, 2016, at her residence. The family provided some of the following information. She was born Oct. 27, 1950, in Wichita, the daughter of Charles and Amelia (Haddy) Shaheen.  Carol grew up in Osborne and graduated from Osborne High School.&

  • June 18, 2016

    Riley County 4-Hers earn scholarships

    Seven Riley County 4-H members have been named winners of 10 local 4-H scholarships on behalf of the Riley County 4-H Foundation and Trips and Awards Committee. The Harvey and Janet Kiser Leadership Scholarship goes to individuals who have shown leadership in the Riley County 4-H

  • June 18, 2016

    Locals graduate from Iowa Western

    Two local students graduated from Iowa Western Community College during that May graduation ceremony. Approximately 620 individuals participated in the ceremony. Local students include: • Henry J. DeNoble, associate of arts degree in general studies • Mollie R. Weddle, associate of science degree in wellness   Lafayette honors

  • Obituaries | June 18, 2016


    Margaret (Peggy) Alice Romick Hubbell, 99, Topeka, died peacefully on Thursday, June 16, 2016, at her home in Aldersgate Village. The family provided some of the following information. Peggy was born Jan. 3, 1917, in Wamego to Henry Joseph and Coral Jacobs Romick. She grew up on a ranch in

  • June 18, 2016

    Peabody named to UNL dean’s list

    The University of Nebraska, Lincoln, named Gianna Marie Peabody, Manhattan, to the deans’ list students for the spring semester of the 2015-16 academic year. Peabody, a junior biological sciences major, was named to the dean’s list for the College of Arts and Sciences.

  • June 18, 2016

    Shields named to dean’s list

    Mcalester College named Ben Shields, Manhattan, to the dean’s list for academic achievement during the spring semester of the 2015-2016 school year. A graduate of Manhattan High School, Shields was a junior at Macalester last spring. The Macalester College dean’s list is published

  • Obituaries | June 18, 2016


    Larry Eugene Brunner, 69, of Wamego, died Thursday, June 16, 2016. Larry was born Nov. 14, 1946, in Manhattan, the son of Eugene and Aliene McConnell Brunner. He entered the United States Air Force.  He served during the Vietnam War for two tours of duty.  Larry drove truck

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