Friday, May 22, 2015



Lifestyle

  • Editorials | May 13, 2015

    Local students worth property tax hike

    Asking citizens to vote to raise their taxes, as the Manhattan-Ogden Board of Education finds itself doing, isn’t much fun. The district is doing it through mail-in ballots that registered voters in the district will receive this week. Given past and imminent budget cuts

  • Manhattan High School | May 13, 2015

    MHS softball bounces back to sweep Emporia

    The Manhattan High softball team bounced back from a pair of losses to Hayden last week by sweeping the Emporia Spartans on the road, winning 15-2 and 10-0 Tuesday evening. The two wins give the Indians a 10-8 record with one more doubleheader scheduled Thursday

  • Local |Kansas State University | May 13, 2015

    Blue Key awards scholarships to K-State students

    Kansas State University’s chapter of Blue Key, the senior honorary, has awarded scholarships to several students for the 2015-2016 academic school year. A premier honor society, Blue Key recognizes college students at senior institutions of higher education for balanced and all-around excellence in scholarship,

  • Obituaries | May 13, 2015

    SCOTT E. BERROTH

    Scott Elmer Berroth, 65, of Alma, died Monday, May 11, 2015, in Wamego. The family provided some of the following information. Scott was born Nov. 4, 1949, in Wamego, the son of Osborne and Evelyn Moege Berroth. He served in the Army in Vietnam. He married Teresa Delgado July 2, 1999. She

  • Manhattan High School | May 13, 2015

    MHS golf 2nd at Emporia

    Playing at the Emporia Invitational, a portion of the Manhattan High boys’ golf team took second place behind Washburn Rural on Monday afternoon. Manhattan shot a 346 as a team, finishing 13 strokes behind the Junior Blues but ahead three strokes ahead of Emporia. Individually, Manhattan was

  • Obituaries | May 13, 2015

    MARY M. ROBERTS

    Mary M. Roberts, 85, of Manhattan, died Tuesday, May 12, 2015, at the Via Christi Hospital in Manhattan. She was born June 28, 1929, in Dwight. Complete obituary information is pending and will be announced by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, Kansas 66502. http://www.ymlfuneralhome.com.

  • Letters | May 13, 2015

    K-State students don’t cram for finals, they review

    To the Editor: How dare you headline in a huge font the front-page picture of a K-State student at her desk as “CRAMMING.” Our students at KSU prepare carefully for all their finals and do not wait until the last minute to learn the materials

  • Letters | May 13, 2015

    KSU Gardens Iris Day a hit, and a prelude to annual sale

    To the Editor: The Flint Hills Iris Society would like to thank all the visitors who dodged the rain showers and toured the iris collection at the KSU Gardens on Mother’s Day. It’s just the beginning of the growing season for iris, and

  • Local |Kansas State University | May 13, 2015

    KSU students part of first-place team in Innovation Challenge

    Kansas State University students Ashley Coleman, junior in computer science, Colby, and Miriam Cox, junior in information systems, Manhattan, are members of the first-place winning team in the recent ConocoPhillips Innovation Challenge. The challenge is a two-day event in Bartlesville, Oklahoma, where 16 college students across

  • Obituaries | May 13, 2015

    NORMA J. LINDSEY

    Norma Jane Lindsey, 83, of Leonardville, died Friday, May 8, 2015, at the Leonardville Nursing Home. The family provided some of the following information. She was born Feb. 26, 1932, in Columbia, Missouri, the daughter of Thomas Henry and Stella (Liddell) Stewart. She married Clarence Eugene Lindsey Sept. 29, 1946. He preceded


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