The county’s portion of the 10-year sales tax for roads and bridges is carrying about a $1.8 million overage beyond its original expiration date. Budget and finance officer Johnette Shepek offered that estimate for county officials Monday. The 2002 county tax, proceeds of which were designated
Oh doctor, this is turning into a rough campaign. A second candidate in next month’s City Commission election announced Sunday she is leaving part of the campaign trail for medical reasons. Debbie Nuss, one of seven people whose names will be on the April 2
While parents work, they leave young children in the hands of others trained to develop their foundational skills. Diana Wertz is one of those people entrusted by parents. Wertz has been the director of the College Avenue Early Learning Center for 14 months. “I’ve always
Donna Jill Simmer, 63, of Wamego died Friday at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan.
Esther Ernestine Stuart, 91, of Manhattan and formerly of Nickerson died Tuesday at the Alma Manor Nursing Center in Alma.
Patrick O’Shea, 85, of Blaine died Saturday at his home.
Dianne (Mathis) Butler, 74, of Manhattan died Saturday at Homecare and Hospice in Manhattan.
Paul B. Menhusen, 82, of Wamego died Monday at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan.
Suddenly, its just five days until Fake Patty’s Day, and while a lot of residents haven’t been paying attention — or were perhaps looking for crocuses in the melting snow — city officials and the Riley County Police Department have been on the case. The “
To the Editor: Civility is a noun that can be defined as: “Formal politeness and courtesy in behavior or speech.” The rhetoric sur-rounding the consequences of sequestration may have been either blatantly exaggerated or disastrously ignored by elected officials.
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