James ‘Jim’ Kenneth Smith, 83, died on Thursday Nov. 24, 2016, at Vintage Park in Wamego, Kansas. Jim was born on Nov. 19, 1933, in Goodland, Kansas. He was the third son of Harry S. and Veta (Clonch) Smith. The Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Ave., .


    Kyle Christian Pelton, age 24, of Wichita died in a car crash Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2016, in Finney County, Kansas. The family provided some of the foll owing information. He was born October 13, 1992 in Hays the son of Galen and Robin L. (Lodge) .


    Kevin Lockett joins Intrust Bank Board Kevin Lockett joined Intrust Bank’s board of directors. Lockett is a partner at Fulcrum Global Capital, a venture capital fund focused on agriculture, animal health and health IT sectors. Previous positions include chief .

  • Habitat key to poinsettias being Christmas tradition

    There was a product slogan that used the saying ‘The Real Thing.’ Imitation is supposed to be a form of flattery. Many holiday plants have been copied. If you prefer the ‘real thing’ look for the most fresh plants to .

  • Store brings families closer together with food

    San Diego, California. A package of delicious cherry rolls is being delivered to a customer. Would you believe, a family living half a continent away in rural Kansas prepared these baked goods? Greg and Ruby Wolf are the owners of .

  • club news

    AARP President Beverly Olson opened the meeting with fourteen members reciting the Pledge of Allegiance. She welcomed everyone to the meeting. J. Lester Hooper introduced Stephen Bridenstine, public program coordinator for the Flint Hills Discovery Center. The Flint Hills are .

  • Would you pay to park at MHK?

    A growing parking shortage at Manhattan Regional Airport is the sort of problem planners ought to relish. It means that the airport is a popular place, providing services area travelers want. Yet adding needed parking provides a dilemma for city .

  • MHS Indian is a part of a positive tradition

    To the Editor: I am a 1963 graduate of Manhattan High School. My maiden name was Gale Ray. I transferred to MHS my junior year. From my first day at school, fellow students alerted me to the round “Indian” inlay on .

  • How can farm taxes rise as income drops?

    To the Editor: Each year when I receive my real estate tax statement, I wonder how long the doubledigit increases on farm land will continue. The past several years, farm income has declined and farm operating expenses have increased. The .

  • Celebrate holidays by helping the hungry

    To the Editor: The City of Manhattan has many parades with a purpose, and one of the best occurs this coming Friday, Dec. 2. The Mayor’s Spirit of Christmas Lighted Parade takes on special cheer this year with a new .

  • Business ideas earn student entrepreneurs cash

    A K-State competition has awarded 16 students and 10 different business ideas with $20,000 in prize money. The K-State Launch competition gives students experience in the process of making a business proposal. The competition is organized by the Center for the Advancement of .

  • Aussie group brings 10 big voices to McCain stage

    Manhattan will welcome some holiday harmonies from down under at a performance Friday. The Australian choral ensemble The TEN Tenors will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday at McCain Auditorium. The group has performed with such artists as Andrea Bocelli, Keith .


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