When Father Jarett Konrade, of St. Isidore’s Catholic Center, was contemplating becoming a priest, he looked to God for a sign. It wasn’t more than a week later that his girlfriend dumped him. Of course his newfound singledom was only part of the
Peace Lutheran Church will host Manhattan’s only free Christmas community dinner starting at noon Tuesday. “We have 200 pounds of meat,” Pastor Michael Ide said. “We started out hoping to feed at least 200 people but now we can feed more than that.” Peace Lutheran Church
The Pottawatomie County Sheriff Office is investigating the theft of a 2007 Arctic Cat all-terrain vehicle that had two handguns secured in its lockbox. Pottawatomie County Sheriff Greg Riat said the ATV was described as lime green with a black box on the back. Riat
Violet Wells, 90, died Friday at Brighton Gardens in Prairie Village.
Christian Yahr, infant son of Vicar Karl and Andrea Yahr, formerly of Alta Vista, died Sunday at Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, Mo.
As the Kansas State football team prepares for its BCS bowl matchup with Oregon, the resounding question to coaches and players was how the Ducks compare with Big 12 opponents who run spread offenses. The name that came up most often? Baylor. That’s the same
If you’ve had trouble this year keeping the “Christmas spirit,” you’re probably not alone. Massacres in elementary schools and the subsequent debate over firearms clash with the joy we associate with this season. So does the aftermath of the superstorm that brought an
Fifty years ago, I spent my first Christmas away from home. It was a Christmas that will vividly remain in my memory. I was a student in Benaras Hindu University in Varanasi, India. As Christmas approached, I felt a longing creep into me. I began
Officials in the Manhattan medical community believe a new $2 million device may revolutionize surgical procedures here by giving physicians greatly enhanced dexterity and precision. The device, called the daVinci Surgical System, is a robot designed to be utilized by surgeons in what are termed “minimally
Those still hoping for last-minute Christmas bargains aren’t likely to see the store-wide discounts that were found on Black Friday. Brian Ruiz, store manager of JC Penney, said that store does not plan to have any last minute sales. Instead, it will feature a
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