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  • LUELLA IVERNA WROSCH

    Luella Iverna Wrosch, 94, of Onaga, died Sunday at the Lexington Park Nursing Home in Topeka.  She was a life-long resident of the area. Luella was born May 6, 1919, in Onaga.  She attended local schools and graduated in 1937 from Onaga .

  • WANDA DUNN

    Wanda Dunn, 85, died Friday at the Heritage of Overland Park. The family provided some of the following information. She was born on June 4, 1928, in Alta Vista. She was the daughter of Walter and Allie (Edwards) Swartz.  Wanda graduated from .

  • EDWARD ‘ED’ LYNN PENN

    Edward “Ed” Lynn Penn, 63, of rural St. George, died Sunday at his home. The family provided some of the following information. Ed was born on June 17, 1950, in LaFontaine. He was the son of Manuel B. and Ethel M. (Myers) Penn. .

  • ANNA B. DAVIS

    Anna B. Davis, 97, of Clay Center died Saturday at the Clay County Medical Center in Clay Center. Additional obituary and service information will be announced later by the Anderes-Pfeifley Funeral Home in Riley..

  • Allegiant to end flights to Phoenix beginning in February

    Allegiant Air announced Monday that it would be halting flights between Manhattan and the Phoenix-Mesa area at the end of February. Media representatives for Allegiant said that the service to Arizona, which began on Nov. 7, would stop on Feb. 23 — and .

  • K-State names engineering dean

    Darren Dawson, chair of electrical and computer engineering at Clemson University, has been named engineering dean at Kansas State. Dawson will start work July 1 at a salary of $316,200 for the upcoming fiscal year. When he joins K-State, Dawson will be .

  • Love, McKenith plead not guilty

    A Manhattan mother and son each pleaded not guilty on Monday to charges of aiding and abetting first-degree murder. Christina Love, 49, and James McKenith, 33, appeared in Riley County District Court for their arraignment in which Judge Meryl Wilson scheduled them .

  • Officials to set regular meetings for Fieldhouse talks

    The Fieldhouse Project continues to spark discussion. Local government officials plan to start meeting regularly to find a plan for upgrading the area’s youth sports facilities. City manager Ron Fehr said that the group of citizens that put together .

  • An evening conversation: the case for print Sc -- magazine mug.phatch

    There are plenty of people making the case that newspapers are dying. And in truth, it wouldn’t take you long to find a tale of some famous old big-city newspaper that just slashed its staff by a hundred. The .

  • Gospel singer to perform at KSU

    World-renowned gospel singer Rev. Wintley Phipps Sr. has performed for iconic figures, including Nelson Mandela, Mother Teresa and every U.S. president since Jimmy Carter.  Phipps will perform at K-State Wednesday night at 7. The Grammy-nominated singer is on campus to .

  • Wamego woman suing over vaccination

    WESTMORELAND — A Wamego woman has filed suit against the Pottawatomie County Health Department, alleging that carelessness and negligence resulted in “severe, permanent and devastating injuries” to her daughter. Jody K. Hupe filed the suit in Pott County District Court Dec. 26, .

  • Residential construction in Pott County rebounds to pre-recession levels

    WESTMORELAND — Residential construction in Pottawatomie County has rebounded to the pre-recession level of 2007, zoning administrator Gregg Webster told county commissioners Monday. Pott County issued 121 residential building permits in 2013, surpassing the 118 issued in 2007, according to figures provided by Webster. “As you .







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