Thursday, November 26, 2015


  • I Wonder | August 27, 2013

    Why has the Shakes building sat empty for so long?


    Q: What’s the deal with that place called “Shakes” on Fort Riley Boulevard? It’s been sitting there, closed, for years. How come?

  • Local |Government, Politics | August 27, 2013

    Commissioners get keys to new justice center

    Pottawatomie County commissioners Monday received the keys — dozens of them — to the county’s newly completed justice center Monday. Tricia Fruendt of SMH Consultants, the county’s construction liaison, delivered a “certificate of substantial completion” and keys to every entrance, office door, cabinet, elevator, jail

  • Editorials | August 27, 2013

    A warning worth heeding

    One of the differences between warnings about climate change and warnings that our groundwater is being depleted is that there are fewer skeptics to warnings about aquifer depletion. Unfortunately, that alone isn’t likely to reverse or even slow the depletion of the aquifer. But

  • Obituaries | August 27, 2013

    Joseph Sebesta

    Joseph J. Sebesta, 91, died Saturday in Wilson.

  • Obituaries | August 27, 2013

    Raymond C. Karsmizki

    Raymond “Ray” Karsmizki, 85, of Manhattan, died Monday, at Meadowlark Hills Sloan Household.

  • Obituaries | August 27, 2013

    James G. Ekart

    James “Jim” Ekart, 64, of Manhattan, died Friday, at his residence at Lake Elbo in Pottawatomie County.

  • Obituaries | August 27, 2013

    William V. ‘Bill’ Hanson

    Bill Hanson,73, of Manhattan, died at Stormont-Vail Healthcare in Topeka.

  • Obituaries | August 27, 2013

    Billie Ann Baldock

    Billie Ann Baldock, 80, of Alma, died Sunday at the Alma Manor. She was a long-time resident of the community.

  • Obituaries | August 27, 2013

    June Day

    June E. Day, 94, died Monday at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan.

  • Manhattan High School | August 27, 2013

    MHS takes second to open season

    The Manhattan High girls’ golf team got the fall season started Monday with a second-place team finish at Lake Shawnee in Topeka. The Indians shot 361 as a team to take the runner-up spot behind Washburn Rural. Manhattan had three girls medal in the top 10, with

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