Maxine R. Flanary, 92, died Monday in Manhattan. She was at the Bramlage House at Meadowlark Hills after a short stay in the hospital from a fractured hip. The family provided some of the following information. Mrs. Flanary was born Feb. 13, 1922, .


    William K. “Bill” Barnett, 67, of Manhattan, died Tuesday at the Wamego Health Center in Wamego. Family was at his side at the time of his death. The family provided some of the following information. He was born Jan. 21, 1947, in London. .


    Adolph M. “Ed” Holub, 73, died Monday at Stormont-Vail Regional Health Center in Topeka. He was born July 4, 1940, in Tampa, Kan., the son of Louis and Mary Ann (Tajchman) Holub. On June 9, 1984, he was united in marriage to Judith (Stirton) Moman. .


    Maureen Patricia Sergent, 70, of St. Marys, died Wednesday at her home. Maureen is survived by her husband, Allen; daughters, Nicole Santschi (Tom) and Mary Beth Dowd (Dan); her sons, Ryan Sergent (Christine), Michael Sergent (Heather) and Gregory Sergent (Traci); 34 grandchildren .


    Noel C. ‘Bud’ Gnagy, 91, of Waterville, died Tuesday at Atria Hearthstone West Assisted Living in Topeka. Survivors include wife, Virginia; son, Barrie Gnagy and wife, Carol, of Tecumseh; daughter, Cheryl Howerton and husband, Wayne, of Topeka; five sisters, Ona Crawford .


    Fred J. Nelson, 91, of Manhattan, died Thursday at the Via Christi Village in Manhattan. He was born on June 21, 1922, in Riley County and had been a Manhattan resident since 1947. Additional obituary information and service times will announced later by the .

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    The endgame in Crimea is playing out exactly as Russian President Vladimir Putin drew it up. We shouldn’t be surprised — not even a little bit. And predictably, Mr. Putin is laughing at the token sanctions and rhetoric offered by .

  • We’re lucky in Manhattan to have good rehab support

    To the Editor: We all know that as we age, parts of our bodies, like parts on old automobiles, fall apart or have to be replaced. I recently had my second replacement part installed — a “new left hip.” One arrives .

  • Thanks to all who helped with lawn mower clinic

    To the Editor: The annual Youth Lawn Mowing Clinic was held March 11 at Pottorf Hall in CiCo Park. This is a cooperative event put on by KSU Riley County Extension and the Manhattan Breakfast Optimist Club. The purpose of the .

  • We don’t need head of the RCPD to be elected

    To the Editor: Thank you for Sunday’s editorial regarding SB463, a bill that would make the head of the RCPD an elective office, and your subsequent coverage. Certainly we need professional leadership in the RCPD. We do not need .

  • Regester: Cutting mortgage fees would hurt county

    There was little love for Topeka during Thursday morning’s Riley County Commission meeting. Debbie Regester, the county register of deeds, expressed her disapproval of Kansas Senate bill 298, which she reported had passed that chamber on Wednesday. It now moves .

  • KSU employee’s suit allowed to go forward

    A former Kansas State University employee can move forward with a racial discrimination lawsuit against the university, the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled this week. Edwin Asebedo, a Hispanic man, alleged that his supervisor and former co-workers in KSU’.


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