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  • FREDERICK MURIEL DOZA

    Frederick Muriel Doza, 84, of Leonardville, died Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014, at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan.  The family provided the following information. Frederick was a resident of Leonardville Nursing Home and was a member of the Leonardville community since 1969.  .

  • MARIA DEMPSEY

    Maria Dempsey, 87, of Manhattan, died Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. She was born on May 26, 1927 in Naternbach, Austria, the daughter of Johann and Josefa Eichlberger. Complete obituary and service information is pending and will be announced .

  • ‘If I Stay’ decently made film with a good cast G.w.clift1

    As we begin our discussion of the new teen girls movie “If I Stay,” let me slip in one note for the adult film fans. The movie features Texan Mireille Enos as the mother. Enos has had a heck of .

  • Blue Springs freshmen crack Wildcats’ two-deep

    As of now, a pair of true freshman are set to get on the field for Kansas State this season — both from Blue Springs, Mo. — and neither is running back Dalvin Warmack. Linebacker Elijah Lee and safety Kaleb Prewett both .

  • Payment for bypass project ‘in limbo’

    Wabaunsee County’s about-face on the Belvue Bridge has left Pottawatomie County in limbo about its level of financial participation in a proposed truck bypass route in the southeast portion of Wamego. Meeting with representatives of Wamego Monday, commissioners said .

  • Plane makes ‘belly’ landing

    A pilot from Iowa had a rough landing Monday afternoon at Manhattan Regional Airport. The accident occurred at 1:21 p.m. Kansas Highway Patrol Trooper Ben Gardner said Douglas Edward Ward, 56, of Milton, Iowa, neglected to deploy the plane’s landing .

  • As comment deadline passes, decision on troop cuts looms

    Monday was the deadline for concerned citizens in the Riley County region to send emails and letters to the U.S. military in support of Fort Riley as a possible reduction in troops draws nearer. John Armbrust, the executive director .

  • Health officials holding clinics to battle pertussis outbreak

    Pottawatomie County health officials continued their battle against an outbreak of pertussis this week, hosting vaccination clinics at Wamego and Onaga. Pertussis, or whooping cough, is a highly-contagious bacterial disease which can spread rapidly, especially in schools where many students .

  • Great relief, greater desperation

    The news last week from Atlanta could scarcely have been better. Two Americans who had acquired Ebola while caring for patients in West Africa and had been flown to Emory University Hospital for emergency treatment emerged from the hospital — cured. .

  • Keep children from having access to unsecured guns

    To the Editor: This week we learned that in Newton, a 2-year-old boy was injured after being left inside the home with access to his grandfather’s loaded handgun. The bullet reportedly grazed the boy’s finger and ended up .

  • Study finds gender linked to type of vehicle crash

    Gender is often related to what type of severe or fatal crash a young male or young female driver will be involved in, according to a Kansas State University study. The university’s Sunanda Dissanayake, professor of civil engineering, and .

  • BETTY LEE LORENZ

    Betty Lee Lorenz, 89, of Manhattan, died Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, in Topeka. The family provided the following information. Betty was born Oct. 7, 1924, in Lawrence, the daughter of Lawrence L. and Ruby J. (Woodward) Martin.  Betty graduated from Topeka High School.  .





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