Willie S. McDonald, 68, Junction City, died April 19, 2016, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. Willie was born May 6, 1947, in Belle Glade, Florida, to Freddie and Willie Lee (Griston) McDonald. He graduated from Lakeshore High School in
To the Editor: About six years ago our state leaders began pulling money from the transportation program to help with the state’s general fund. The T-Works program, supported by all 105 county commissions, allotted $1.5 billion for transportation preservation over a 10-year period. Through the years,
Leniel H. “Len” Harbers, 81, Manhattan, died Monday, April 18, 2016, at the Via Christi Hospital in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. Len was born Nov. 11, 1934, in LaGrange, Texas, the son of Henry B. and Helen (Krueger) Harbers. Len was raised in LaGrange where
Vernon Carl Larson, 93, Manhattan, died April 23, 2016, at Meadowlark Hills Wroten House. He was born April 8, 1923, in Stambough, Michigan. Complete obituary and service information will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home in Manhattan.
Beau William Miller, 36, Enterprise, died Thursday, April 21, 2016, with his family by his side at St. Luke’s Hospital in Kansas City, awaiting a heart transplant. The family provided some of the following information. Beau was born Aug. 4, 1979, in Abilene, the son of Bill and
The Manhattan High softball team was swept in a doubleheader at Seaman on Friday afternoon, dropping the first game, 7-0, before losing the nightcap, 15-0, in four innings. In Game 1, Seaman scored first with a single run in the bottom of the first inning, then
To the Editor: “When bullies rise up, we must join together to beat them back.” (“The Majestic”). If ever there was a time to beat back the bullies, it is now. It is time for the Kansas Legislature to quit kidding around and restore
With the KU Relays in full swing in Lawrence this weekend, Friday’s Manhattan Invitational track and field meet at Bishop Stadium was a smaller meet than in past years, but the competition was still strong. With just three teams making the trip, the Indians
To the Editor: Tuned-in citizens know about the recent incident that preceded President Barack Obama’s decision to finish watching a baseball game in Cuba and to dance in Argentina while Americans like me thought that he should have immediately returned to Washington, D. C.
The last Friday in April is celebrated as both the Kansas and National Arbor Day. Arbor Day started in Nebraska in 1872. There are numerous reasons to celebrate trees. One example is that one tree can remove 26 pounds of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere annually. Many
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