• ALICE MAE KROHN

    Alice Mae Krohn, 88, of Blaine, died Friday, July 11, 2014, at Stormont-Vail Heath Care in Topeka. Alice married Laurence Emil Krohn on Jan. 19, 1944. He died on March 26, 1995. Alice was a true farm wife and a CNA at the Westy Community Care Home. .

  • JAY T. SHAW

    Jay T. Shaw, 75, of Manhattan died Friday morning, July 11, 2014, at his residence in Manhattan following an extended illness. He was born on Oct. 25, 1938, in Canonsburg, Penn., and had been a Manhattan resident since 1971. Additional obituary information and service times will .

  • THOMAS HENRY DEKAT

    Thomas Henry Dekat, 88, of Saint George, died Friday, July 11, 2014, at the Wamego Health Center. Thom was born on Feb. 2, 1926, in Flush to the late Laura Mary (Winter) and Clemens Henry Dekat. He graduated from Flush High School. Tom was a .

  • FERN M. HOFMAN-COMSTOCK

    Fern M. Hofman-Comstock, 102, of Parker, Colo., died Saturday morning, July 12, 2014, at the Crown Crest of Parker Rehabilitation and Living Center. She was born on Dec. 5, 1951, in Wheaton and had been a longtime Manhattan and surrounding area resident. Additional obituary information .

  • Wildcat Legends event continues to grow Legends11.phatch

    In July 2009, Kansas State football coach Bill Snyder grabbed a mic and addressed a packed crowd inside Kite’s Bar and Grill. “I want to insure you that we will make this something really, really special over a period of .

  • Dermatologist gets put in surgery society

    Dr. John R. Adams, a board-certified dermatologist of Advanced Dermatology and Skin Cancer Center, P.A., Manhattan, has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the American Society of Mohs Surgery (ASMS). The primary mission of the ASMS is .

  • ‘Raising Boys’ offers a humorous look into a mother’s life

    On days when her boys charged through the hardware store, brandishing a pitchfork and screaming like crazed ninjas, or used black markers to create their favorite Beatles hairstyle, Rachel Balducci wished she possessed the magic wand of motherhood to reverse .

  • Library features no shortage of children’s activities this summer Jennifer.adams.librarian1

    It is summer break, and the kids here are reading maniacs! In June, more than 30,000 children’s books and audiobooks were checked out from the library. So far, 2,000 children have registered for the library’s summer reading program and read .

  • ‘Bernadette’ a quirky, fun read

    “Where’d You Go Bernadette” is a quirky, fun read. The story is told mostly through the eyes of the smart and talented 15-year-old Bee Branch, who is the only child of Elgin Branch and Bernadette Fox, who live in .

  • ‘Remedy’ discusses evolution of meds

    A staple in graduate school was Kuhn’s “The Structure of Scientific Revolutions,” fascinating to anyone interested in problem solving because it describes the sometimes non-linear progress from problem to hypothesis, to theory, to solution or temporary solution.  Goetz .

  • Plan for summer harvest Greggeyestone1

    Growing your own food lets you control the quality at harvest. In other words, you can pick your crop at its peak of perfection for eating. Preferences may vary among people but there are some baseline recommendations for quality. Zucchini .

  • Wheat yields have grown dramatically

    Interesting historical note that’s worthy of reflection: Kansas had a bumper wheat crop in 1889. Fields produced about 19.2 bushels per acre, a figure that wasn’t beaten until 1914, when the yield hit 20 bushels per acre. We note this because it .





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