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  • Obituaries | June 23, 2013

    Robert Osborne

    Robert C. Osborne, 73, a longtime Manhattan resident died Thursday at his residence in Fountain, Colo.

  • Obituaries | June 23, 2013

    Glen Downs

    Glen L. Downs, 66, of Manhattan died Friday at the Select Specialty Hospital in Topeka.

  • Obituaries | June 23, 2013

    John Hartford

    John Hartford, 87, of Manhattan died Saturday at the Meadowlark Hills Retirement Community.

  • Obituaries | June 23, 2013

    Helen Long

    Helen Louise (Robinson) Long, 90, of Manhattan died Saturday at Via Christi Village in Manhattan.

  • Obituaries | June 23, 2013

    Rodney Barrows

    Rodney Terrel Barrows, 73, died Thursday at Westy Community Care Home in Westmoreland.

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | June 23, 2013

    Wabaunsee school needs crime help

    The Wabaunsee County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a break-in of the Mill Creek Valley Grade School in Maple Hill. The burglary occurred sometime during the over night hours of June 20-21. The suspects broke several interior and exterior windows causing more than $1,000 in damage.

  • Local |Education | June 22, 2013

    Science Olympiad places 3rd in state

    The Manhattan High Science Olympiad team placed second in Large School Division and third place overall during the state competition on April 6. Science Olympiad received 11 medals: five gold, four silver and three bronze.The team received gold medals in the following categories: Water Quality – Austin

  • Local |Education | June 22, 2013

    St. George girl finishes at IQ Academy Kansas

    Courtney Hoover of St. George graduates with academic honors from IQ Academy Kansas High School. She is the daughter of Rodney and Dixie Hoover. After completing both 11th & 12th grades within the school year, Courtney has finished with a 3.6 GPA. Courtney received a $1,500 academic

  • Local |Education | June 22, 2013

    USD 383 secondary education director

    Jeanne Disney has been named the director of secondary education for USD 383. Disney will begin her position July 8. Disney comes to USD 383 from the Topeka School District, where she served as principal of Shaner Elementary School. Prior to that, she was an instructional coach at

  • Local |Education | June 22, 2013

    USD 383 elementary education director

    Lucas Shivers has been named the director of elementary education for USD 383. Shivers will begin his position on July 1. Shivers served as a sixth grade lead teacher for the Shawnee Mission School District. Prior to that, he was the administrator for the Above and Beyond

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