• Two arrested in JC drug investigation

    JUNCTION CITY — Two people were arrested and illegal drugs seized on Friday, wrapping up a month-long investigation.  The Junction City/Geary County Drug Operations Group, assisted by Junction City/Geary County SWAT, executed a search warrant at 512 S. Franklin .

  • Commission to cover parks and recreation facility upgrades

    City commissioners will discuss facility upgrades in a joint work session with the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board at 5 p.m. Tuesday at City Hall. The two boards will discuss hiring a consultant to develop a comprehensive strategy for parks .

  • KSU engineering college picks new department head

    William L. Dunn has been named department head of mechanical and nuclear engineering at Kansas State University. He had been serving as interim head of the department since August 2013. Dunn joined the College of Engineering faculty at the university in 2002 .

  • Sherow will bring respect, cooperation to Congress

    To the Editor: I was so glad to see the article on March 30 about Jim Sherow running against Tim Huelskamp in the First District congressional race. We have a choice for our next U.S. Representative. I choose Jim Sherow .

  • Let’s honor contributions of countless area volunteers

    To the Editor: “Celebrate Service” is the theme for National Volunteer Week, April 6-12. Capture the meaning of this signature week honoring local people who dedicate themselves to taking action and solving problems in our community.  National Volunteer Week .


    Carroll A. Lange, 71, of Manhattan, died Saturday at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. He was born July 5, 1942, in Clay Center, the son of Otto H. and Erna M. (Winter) Lange, Jr. .


    Charlotte Josephine Means, 90, of Manhattan, died April 2 at Mercy Regional Health Center with family by her side. The family provided some of the following information. Charlotte Josephine Harris was born Nov. 11, 1923, in Beloit to the late Clemons LeRoy and Emily (.


    Julie Ann Roth, 34, of Manhattan, died Saturday at her residence from natural causes. The family provided some of the following information. She was born Nov. 24, 1979, in Hays, the daughter of Marvin G. and Debra A. (Jacobs) Roth. Julie graduated from .


    Richard Franklin McFadden, 85, died April 3, 2014 at The Cedars Medical unit, McPherson. He was born Sept. 27, 1928 in Riverside, Calif., the son of John Buel and Grace May Baker McFadden. He was a retired over the road truck driver. After moving to .


    Jimmy Lee Burwell, 71, of Leonardville, died Dec. 23, 2013, at the Clay County Medical Center in Clay Center. He was born on Aug. 22, 1942, in Hope, the son of Johnny and Elma (Kappelman) Burwell. A memorial service will be held 10:30 a.m. Saturday .


    Phillip D. Moore, 94, of Zeandale, died Sunday at his residence. He was born on Aug. 18, 1919, in Zeandale. Additional obituary information and service times will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, Kansas 66502..

  • Jayhawks take series from Wildcats Ksu9 ku20.phatch

    Kansas State catcher Blair DeBord said Saturday night that championships are won on Sundays. The Manhattan High product said that following the Wildcats’ Game 2 loss to rival Kansas. If DeBord is right, there would be no championship for the Wildcats .


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