Monte A. McWilliams, 28, of Salina, died Thursday at his home in Salina. The death was self-inflicted. Funeral arrangements are pending at Terry-Christie Funeral Home in Waterville.
The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the theft of a skid loader and trailer. The victim reported that a 2005 Caterpillar 248B skid loader and a 2006 Redi Haul 18 foot bumper pull trailer had been stolen sometime between 10:30 p.m. Nov. 16 and 10 a.m. Nov. 17.
Catholic Charities of Northern Kansas is sponsoring the Adopt a Family for Christmas program in Geary and Riley counties. Last year, 30 Geary and Riley county area families were helped through the Adopt a Family for Christmas program. The program relies on donors to make Christmas
Funds from the City of Manhattan’s Housing Rehabilitation Program are currently available to assist low- and moderate-income homeowners to make emergency and accessibility repairs. Only homeowners in the city limits of Manhattan are eligible. Each homeowner can qualify for up to $5,000 to repair plumbing,
Plants are nice but sometimes they don’t play nice. Several are more prolific than others. Cedar, Siberian elm, ornamental pear, buckthorn, Amur Honeysuckle and hackberry come to mind. These woody trees and shrubs can crowd out other plans and not share space. Amur Honeysuckle
I have seen great changes in Russia in the decades I have followed that country, but a recent law, one that took effect Nov. 15, has literally taken my breath away. If enforced, it will radically alter Russian life. I could list a thousand changes over
Body First added a 1,800 square foot wellness addition to the Body First Tennis and Fitness Center. Doug Sellers, owner of Body First, said the center includes a fitness center with cardio areas and weight room, group fitness classroom, three indoor tennis courts, three outdoor tennis
Big Poppi Bicycle Company of Manhattan has been named one of America’s Best Bike Shops for 2013 by the National Bicycle Dealers Association. They are one of only 170 bike shops nationwide to be given this honor in the first year of a program called America’
The CivicPlus human resources added Jeff Fleming as the corporate recruiter. As a graduate of Lander University with a bachelor’s degree in art. Fleming has had past experience dealing with sourcing and HR knowledge. He will be in charge of managing the full-cycle recruitment
Emerald Property Management joined the “Sock It To ‘Em” national campaign again this year by being a sock ambassador. Regina Schroeder, owner of Emerald, said the company hopes to double the number of socks collected from last year, which was 500 pairs. People can bring donations
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