Roy F. “Bud” Good III, 70, of Grove, Okla., died Saturday, May 10, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. He was a former resident of the Manhattan area. He was born on Dec.31, 1943, in Kansas City, Mo., the son of .


    Anne N. (Bowman) Caldwell, 87, of Manhattan, died Friday, May 9, 2014, at Westy Community Care Home in Westmoreland. The family provided some of the following information. She was born Oct. 2, 1926 in Manhattan, daughter of Herman and Martha (Hatch) Bowman. She resided in .


    Walter Ned Harris, 86, of Forsyth, Mo., died Sunday, May 11, 2014, at his residence. The family provided some of the following information. He was born on Jan. 19, 1928, in Macomb, Ill., to William Howe and Florence (Roblyer) Harris. He attended school in Louisville, .


    Wesley H. Tarwater, 90, of Lincoln, Neb., died Tuesday, May 6, 2014. The family provided some of the following information. He was born on March 16, 1924, in St. Joseph, Mo., to Everett Sidney and Bertha May (Dupree) Tarwater. Wes served in the Navy after .

  • We’ll tip our hat for small businesses

    Small Business Week isn’t one of those “Stop the presses!” events, but that doesn’t make it unimportant. It merited attention Monday with proclamations by President Barack Obama and the Riley County Commission, and plenty more such proclamations are .

  • 90-year-old former senator stops in Manhattan on visit to state Bobdole-1.phatch

    Sen. Bob Dole was greeted with standing applause of appreciation Tuesday morning when he stopped by the Kansas Wheat Innovation Center as a part of his Kansas tour. In a navy suit and red tie, 90-year-old Dole expressed his own .

  • Panel OKs $618,000 in projects

    The city/university committee on Monday approved recommendations for 2015 city/university fund projects. The fund — which gets revenue from sales tax and franchise fees generated on campus — was established in an agreement between the city and Kansas State when the .

  • Flush Road project gets go-ahead

    The Pottawatomie County Commission Monday approved an agreement with the Kansas Department of Transportation for improvements to the intersection of Flush Road and U.S. Highway 24. Pottawatomie County will be responsible for right-of-way acquisition, utility relocation and design of the .

  • Man wrecks stolen SUV, attempts to steal 2nd car

    A Westmoreland man suspected of driving a stolen SUV while drunk was arrested on Sunday after he had reportedly attacked two people in an attempt to steal another vehicle with which to flee an accident scene. Riley County police on .

  • New movie ‘Moms’ Night Out’ has some positives G.w.clift1

    The new movie comedy “Moms’ Night Out” has Sean Astin (best known as Sam in the Lord of the Rings movies), Patricia Heaton (of TV’s “Everybody Loves Raymond”), Trace Atkins (a country music star), and Abbie Cobb (a young .

  • County to pay medical bills for man injured in chase

    Riley County commissioners on Monday agreed to a settlement in a lawsuit over an unpaid medical bill for a man who was injured following a police chase. The suit, brought by the board of Stormont-Vail Healthcare Inc. of Topeka, concerned .

  • Jenkins ought to know better

    One can fault Kansas regulators for giving U.S. Rep. Lynn Jenkins permission to continue to identify herself in her congressional and campaign literature as a certified public accountant, even though she ceased being one when her certification expired in 2012. .


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