Darold O. Ukena, 91, died Sunday, June 29, 2014 at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. He was born on June 7, 1923, in Greenleaf, the son of Gerhardt and Emma (Wiechmann) Ukena. Funeral Services and a complete obituary are pending. They will be .
SUNDAY Manhattan Public Library Summer Reading Program: Fizz Boom Read, through July 31. People of all ages from babies to teens to grandparents can participate. It’s free to sign up, and all you have to do is keep track of .
There’s the church you can go to on Sunday mornings, and then there’s Eric Church, the star tens of thousands of worshipping fans flocked to see Saturday night at Tuttle Creek State Park for the 19th annual Kicker .
Music is the main event at Country Stampede, but refreshments are what keeps the party going. That’s especially true in the festival campgrounds, where the smell of cooking meat permeates the air and red Solo cups are abundant. The .
The plans for Wamego’s annual Fourth of July fireworks show begin on July 5. “The day after we start thinking about what will make the show more effective,” said Neil Ebert, a member of the volunteer group that puts on .
Ladies and gentlemen, esteemed colleagues, families, friends, and guests reading these words at this very moment, I am about to take you on a whimsical journey 24 hours in the making. For the next few minutes (or however long it takes .
The percentage of Kansas personal income spent on education has been dipping, despite a significant overall increase in how much the state’s residents are making. Adjusted for inflation, Kansas is predicted spend about $305 million less in 2015 than it did .
Several years ago, Country Stampede might have been my worst nightmare. I didn’t like country music at all growing up. Maybe it’s because it was so pervasive in rural Kansas. My area of the state didn’t have .
Four people at Country Stampede received medical treatment Thursday morning after being poisoned by carbon monoxide. Riley County EMS Director Larry Couchman said that around 4 a.m., three adults and one teenager were poisoned because of two poorly positioned generators .
Barbara King Wilson, a prominent supporter of Kansas State University and other local entities, died Saturday June 28, 2014, at Meadowlark Hills Retirement Community-Wroten House, Manhattan at age 97. She was born on May 20, 1917, in Topeka. Wilson was a 1938 Washburn University graduate with .
Carmen Madonna Cook, 85, of Manhattan, died June 25, 2014, at Homestead Assisted Living in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. She was born Aug. 11, 1928, in Kinsley, the daughter of Harris and Nettie (Wilson) Countryman. Carmen grew up in Garden .
Lucille L. Achenbach, 94, died Thursday, June 26, 2014, at the Meadowlark Hills Retirement Community in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. She was born on Nov. 1, 1919 in Beloit, the daughter of Jay A. and Ina J. (Lockard) Gould. Lucille .
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