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    John M. Cramer, 63, of Manhattan and former longtime resident of Parsons, died Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. The family provided the following information. John was born on Sept. 25, 1950, in Parsons, the son of Obed B. .


    Michiel “Mike” Newingham, 75,  of Alta Vista, died Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, in Kansas City, Kan. The family provided the following information. He was born Aug. 18, 1939, the son on Ernest “Hack” Newingham and Artybelle Goodman. He graduated from Concordia High School and .


    Donald H. Varga, 65, of Ogden, died Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, at his home in Ogden. The family provided the following information. Donald was born Aug. 26, 1948 in Rutland, Vt., the son of Andrew and Natalie (Colburn) Varga. Donald graduated from high school in .

  • Apply nitrogen fertilizer to keep lawns healthy Greggeyestone1

    Once the air temperature drops below 86 degrees, cool-season grasses start growing again. Moisture and fertilizer will enhance their growth. Now is the time to fertilize tall fescue and bluegrass lawns for a healthy turf. Nitrogen fertilizer is the key nutrient .

  • G&A Real Estate hires new Realtor

    G&A Real Estate Inc. has hired Realtor Anne Browne. Browne is a Manhattan native, a long-time local business owner and the safety and loss control director for Central Mechanical Construction. She said her interest in real estate comes .

  • Lack of a plan speaks volumes about Obama

    Two world leaders recently made speeches about ISIS; one speech was spirited, well-crafted and uplifting, while the other was dispirited, confusing and upsetting. The speakers were British Prime Minister David Cameron and President Barack Obama.  Cameron’s remarks show .

  • Waters’ late TD lifts K-State over Cyclones, 32-28, in Big 12 opener Ksucolor.phatch

    AMES, Iowa — Though it wasn’t officially homecoming Saturday at Jack Trice Stadium, Jake Waters was worthy of being crowned king after leading No. 20 Kansas State to a come-from-behind 32-28 victory over Iowa State in the Big 12 opener. Waters orchestrated .

  • Martin TD completes MHS rally over T-Birds

    In a wild final few minutes, Manhattan won its season opener over Shawnee Heights on a 5-yard touchdown run by Chris Martin with 9.8 seconds to play to give the Indians a 28-25 win over the Thunderbirds. The Indians faced fourth-and-goal .

  • Riley County Attorney’s Office Calendar

    Riley County Attorney’s Office MASTER CALENDAR Monday, September 8, 2014 9:00 Huske, Joshua PLEA (13 CR 627 Felony Theft) JJC III 9:00 Jankowski, Kattie Status (14 CR 417 Theft) JWG III 9:00 McGill-Fox, Christopher Status (14 CR 398 Poss. of MJ) JWG III 9:00 Powers, Rita Status (14 TR 1311 DUI, etc) BRW .

  • Affadavit shows student’s death caused by heroin

    Gregory Haug Jr. may have provided Jordan Forbit with the heroin that killed him. Kansas State University police identified Haug, 21, also known as “Rory,” as having been with Forbit in the time leading up to the KSU freshman’s death .

  • ‘Safe Zone’ shows students who’s willing to lend an ear

    Manhattan High School students who need help and resources for tough issues will know exactly which faculty and staff members to turn to with the help of the Safe Zone program. Safe Zone originally was created for members of the .

  • Officials: City Hall addition plan moving forward

    Planning continues for the proposed Department of Parks and Recreation expansion project, city officials said Thursday. In June, the Manhattan City Commission provided verbal support for the $1.8 million project, which would move the department from 1101 Fremont St. in City Park .


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