Joan Morris Bradford, 85, of Wamego, died Friday in Marysville. The family provided some of the following information. Joan was born May 2, 1928, in Topeka. She was the daughter of James Lloyde Morris and Edith Cleland Morris.  She was the younger .

  • ‘He has changed our lives for good’ Ashley and dodger.phatch

    Nobody knows exactly how some dogs are able to detect seizures. And more mysterious still is how some dogs can detect seizures up to 30 minutes before they happen — before the people having them even feel the symptoms. Most scientists, though, .


    John William “Bill” Eudaley, 88, died Sunday at the Lone Tree Retirement Center in Meade. The family provided some of the following information. He was born March 16, 1925 in Marlow, Okla. He was the son of Oscar W. and Anna M. (Dawson) .


    Joseph R. Knox, 87, died on Monday at the Geary Community Hospital in Junction City. The family provided some of the following information. He was born on July 17, 1926 in St. Louis, Mo., to James Thomas and Anna Levica Bryan Knox. Joseph .


    Gladys Elaine Olson, 88, of Manhattan, died Friday at the Via Christi Village in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. She was born on Nov. 30, 1924, in Cleburne. She was the daughter of David and Bertha (Johnson) Gustafson. She .


    The Rev. Melvin L. Short, 85, of Manhattan, died Tuesday at Meadowlark Hills-Collins House in Manhattan. He was born on April 15, 1928, in Carterville, Mo., and served as a Methodist pastor within the Kansas West Conference. Additional obituary information and service times .

  • Moran still has hope for farm bill in 2013

    Sen. Jerry Moran, R-Kan., expressed cautious optimism Monday about a new farm bill before the end of 2013. He spoke during a luncheon at the Kansas Farm Bureau Summit at the Hilton Garden Inn. Sen. Pat Roberts, R-Kan., a member of .


    Lena Marie Schmidt, 102, of Wamego, formerly of Manhattan, died Saturday at the Valley Vista Good Samaritan Society of Wamego. The family provided some of the following information. Lena was born Feb. 10, 1911, in Clay County in Nebraska on the family farm .

  • An evening conversation: Kick back, my friend Sc -- magazine mug.phatch

    The most pressing question among delegates, visitors and dignitaries at this week’s Kansas Farm Bureau gathering probably isn’t about agriculture. At least not directly. What I suspect they’re all asking is… Where is Jim Suber? Of course, .

  • Moran: NBAF wait continues

    The waiting game continues for the National Bio and Agro Defense Facility (NBAF). During the summer, officials touted the U.S. House approval of $404 million in funding for the biosafety level 4 animal research facility, and the same amount moving toward .

  • Board to consider virtual school provider contract

    The USD 383 school board will consider ending the district’s contract with its virtual school provider during its meeting at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Robinson Education Center. A work session on virtual learning will take place at 5:30 p.m. .

  • New baler would help recycling efforts, official says

    WESTMORELAND — A larger baler for cardboard and plastic chemical jugs would make recycling more efficient and less labor-intensive, Tim Eisenbarth told Pottawatomie County commissioners Monday. Eisenbarth, noxious weed director, said the Pottawatomie County Recycling Committee (PCRC) is considering the purchase .


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