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  • Obituaries | November 03, 2013


    Alberta Jane Meyer, 87, of Manhattan, died Thursday, October 31, at Valley Vista Nursing Home. The family provided some of the following information. She was born on Dec. 27, 1925, daughter to Effie (Kleiner) and Garret Johnson, on their farm between Riley and Leonardville. On Oct. 28, 1945, she married Harold

  • Obituaries | November 03, 2013


    Nancy Blacker Wells, 57, of Hutchinson, formerly of Manhattan, died November 1 in Hutchinson. She was born on Jan. 27, 1956, in Beloit. Additional obituary information and service times will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, Kansas 66502.

  • Obituaries | November 03, 2013


    Rosie Arlene (Vandine) Smith, 79, died of natural causes Friday, October 25. She was residing at the Valley Vista Good Samaritan Society in Wamego. The family provided some of the following information. Arlene was born July 9, 1934, in Cimarron, the daughter of Thomas C. and Rosie A. (Lyon)

  • Obituaries | November 03, 2013


    Margie Mae Howard Yeager, 88, of Manhattan, formerly of Wamego, died Wednesday, October 30, at Mercy Regional Health Center. The family provided some of the following information. Margie Akin was born July 11, 1925, in Summerfield, a daughter of the late Cora Belle (McAtee) and Norson Harvey Akin. She

  • Obituaries | November 03, 2013


    John Elmborg, 81, died Wednesday, October 30, at his home in Blue Rapids. He was born on March 5, 1932, in Lindsborg. John was a senior pre-law student at Bethany College. Following law school, John worked on Wall Street and later was in the U.S. Army as an

  • Arts & Leisure | November 03, 2013

    Buttons ‘n Bows, ‘The Wonder Bread Years’ and more

    SUNDAY Read to Dogs, 2-4 p.m. Read to a certified therapy dog. The dogs have been trained to listen, and they help children relax while reading. Avid readers welcome also. No sign up required. Manhattan Public Library Storytime Room. C.L. Hoover Opera House’

  • Local |Education | November 03, 2013

    MATC dental program receives two grants

    The Manhattan Area Technical College’s Dental Hygiene Program received two grants from the Delta Dental of Kansas Foundation. A grant of $18,134 was awarded May 24 to purchase two portable operatories. This portable equipment is used by their students and faculty to treat long-term care patients

  • Arts & Leisure | November 03, 2013

    Listeners treated to cello recital

    On Friday, October 25, 39 of us were treated to a cello recital by Ann Clark and Jean Hendricks at the Manhattan Arts Center (MAC).  Ann is a local cello teacher and farmwife from Morganville. Jean is a retired businesswoman and pianist from Abilene. The program

  • Columns | November 03, 2013

    Policy chaos results from lack of leadership

    Early in Barack Obama’s presidency, I wrote a number of articles praising aspects of his foreign policy decisions.  In the last two years, however, his lack of leadership has brought chaos to our foreign policy and invites contempt for our interests. Countries don’

  • Manhattan High School | November 02, 2013

    MHS boys win state cross country title

    LAWRENCE — The scores hadn’t been tabulated, and the race hadn’t even ended yet. It didn’t matter. For the Manhattan High boys’ cross country team, it was time to celebrate. With four runners in the top seven and six in the top 20, the

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