We’re not sure which to marvel at more — that a bipartisan group of senators has come up with a compromise or that the compromise involves gun control. Both constitute progress, even if negotiators have some selling to do with their peers. According to the
February is gone, and that makes me smile. Saying hello to March is emotionally uplift-ing. Two things I did enjoy last month were the sight of buds poking through the hard winter ground and the sight of a plastic pop bottle with milk inside and
City commissioners will reconsider two previously discussed controversial items – library expansion and ATA Bus – at Tuesday night’s meeting. Both the financial agreement with the Manhattan Public Library and the Manhattan Library Foundation regarding the expansion of the children’s section as well as a
Even with presumed veto-proof majorities in both houses of the legislature on his side, it looks like Gov. Sam Brownback’s efforts to implement a series of budget and spending changes will still go down to the session’s last moments, if they pass at
The county’s portion of the 10-year sales tax for roads and bridges is carrying about a $1.8 million overage beyond its original expiration date. Budget and finance officer Johnette Shepek offered that estimate for county officials Monday. The 2002 county tax, proceeds of which were designated
Oh doctor, this is turning into a rough campaign. A second candidate in next month’s City Commission election announced Sunday she is leaving part of the campaign trail for medical reasons. Debbie Nuss, one of seven people whose names will be on the April 2
While parents work, they leave young children in the hands of others trained to develop their foundational skills. Diana Wertz is one of those people entrusted by parents. Wertz has been the director of the College Avenue Early Learning Center for 14 months. “I’ve always
Donna Jill Simmer, 63, of Wamego died Friday at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan.
Esther Ernestine Stuart, 91, of Manhattan and formerly of Nickerson died Tuesday at the Alma Manor Nursing Center in Alma.
Patrick O’Shea, 85, of Blaine died Saturday at his home.
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