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  • Senate bill would trim $1.5 million from USD 383 budget

    More cuts to education funding could be on the horizon, according to a budget proposal from a Kansas Senate committee. The Senate ways and means committee approved a proposal Tuesday that would cut $128 million from K-12 education and $23 million from .

  • Genesis planning to start gym next week

    Genesis Health Clubs will begin dirt work next week at the site of its new gym, according to its owner Rodney Steven II. Two Manhattan City Commission approvals during Tuesday’s meeting helped pave the way. The commission unanimously approved .


    Fannie Eileen (Ar tis) Elliott, 82, of Lima, Ohio, died at 10p.m. Sunday, Feb. 5, at Otter bein Crid ersville Nursing Care Facil ity in Crid ersville, Ohio. The fam ily provid ed some of the follow ing infor mation: Fannie .


    Harry E. Willyard, 71, of the Lake Elbo Community, died Mon day, Feb. 6, 2017, at his residence. Harry was born March 9, 1945, in Manhattan. He was the son of El mer and Margaret (Trower) Willyard. The family will re ceive friends from 5:30 p..


    Robyn Rae Smith, 53, Prairie Village, died Sunday, Feb. 5, 2017, at the Kansas City Hospice House. A celebration of her life will be from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, Feb. 10, at the Johnson County Funeral Chapel, 11200 Metcalf, followed by a graveside .


    Sherri Berg, nee Ross, 56, died unexpect edly Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017, at her home. The family provided some of the following information: Sherri, a homemak er and antiques picker, was born in Lincoln, Nebraska, on Sept. 18, 1960. She was married to William Berg .


    JoAnn Washington, 73, of Manhattan, died Fiday, Feb. 3, 2017, at the KU Medical Center. Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 10, at Sunrise Cem etery. JoAnn was born Feb. 3, 1944, to Jacob Wash ington and Kathaleen Elizbeth Henderson. She was a .


    Robert Franklin Bar clay, 79, of Manhattan, died Friday, Feb. 3, 2017, at his residence. The family provided some of the following in formation: He was born Dec. 7, 1937, in Manhattan. He was the son of George Leo and Estella Fay (Coffey) Barclay. Robert .


    Evelyn Marie Schoeff, 93, of Manhattan, died Tuesday morning, Feb. 7, 2017, at her home at Meadowlark Hills-Lyle House in Manhattan. She was born on March 2, 1923, in Fort Wayne, Indiana and had been a Manhattan resi dent since 1960. To leave an online con .

  • Stop dragging out confirmations

    No one should be surprised that the Senate confirmation process for one of President Donald Trump’s Cabinet nominees has sparked a confrontation between Sen. Elizabeth Warren, a Massachusetts Democrat and one of her party’s most provocative members, and .

  • Senate bill would erect more obstacles to voting

    To the Editor: The National Voter Registration Act of 1993 provides sensible rules for legal voting. The act puts prospective voters at risk of prosecution for perjury if they claim citizenship falsely, and they must produce documentation confirming their place of .

  • Support of Souper Bowl is greatly appreciated

    To the Editor: The joy of giving is multiplied when the gift is food. This past weekend, many small, and some not so small, gifts were given to the Flint Hills Breadbasket and then on to others. The football game .


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