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  • Obituaries | February 22, 2015

    G. CLEVE HUMBERT

    G. Cleve Humbert, 89, of Manhattan, died Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015, at the Meadowlark Hills Retirement Community in Manhattan. He was born on Oct. 22, 1925, in Arkansas City, Kansas. Complete services times and obituary information is pending and will be announced by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan,

  • Obituaries | February 22, 2015

    ROBERT RODRIGUEZ SR.

    Robert Rodriguez Sr., 81, of Manhattan, died Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015, at the University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City. Complete obituary information is pending and will be announced by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, Kansas 66502.

  • Area Schools | February 22, 2015

    Washington Co. 54, Frankfort 27

    At Washington, Frankfort hung tough for a quarter before Washington County flipped the switch in the second quarter, turning a one-point game into an 11-point halftime lead before adding to it in the second half. Frankfort got 12 points from Abra Shirley in the loss, with

  • Area Schools | February 22, 2015

    WASHINGTON CO. 54, FRANKFORT 27

    At Washington, Frankfort hung tough for a quarter before Washington County flipped the switch in the second quarter, turning a one-point game into an 11-point halftime lead before adding to it in the second half. Frankfort got 12 points from Abra Shirley in the loss, with

  • Obituaries | February 21, 2015

    JEANETTE ALSTATT

    Jeanette Alstatt, 93, of Manhattan, died Friday, Feb. 20, 2015, at the Via Christi Village in Manhattan. Funeral services are pending with the Anderes-Pfeifley Funeral Home in Riley.

  • Books | February 21, 2015

    ‘Map of Betrayal’ offers sympathetic, sad story of spy

    “A Map of Betrayal” is a sympathetic, even sad, story of a Chinese man who was reasonably well placed in the CIA and spied for his country for decades. It’s also the story of his American daughter’s effort to learn about the family

  • Books | February 21, 2015

    ‘Small as an Elephant’ big on imagination

    Jennifer Richard Jacobson never fails to offer her readers hope, especially when the lives of an 11-year-old boy and his “spinning” mom couldn’t get more dangerous, unpredictable, ridiculously funny, complex and lonely. Jacobson has written a heart-warming story about Jack Martel, the intelligent and

  • Books | February 21, 2015

    Story suggestions for National Tell a Fairy-Tale Day

    Feb. 26 is National Tell a Fairy-Tale Day. I know you already know them, but in case you need some inspiration for your Thursday bedtime story, come visit our Fairy Tale and Folklore Neighborhood in the Children’s room. Look for the banner with the impressive

  • Area Schools | February 21, 2015

    Cair Paravel 55, Valley Heights 42

    At Blue Rapids, a slow start to each half doomed the Mustangs against Cair Paravel, as the Red Lions led by five at halftime but had a 16-point lead going into the fourth quarter. The Mustangs got 26 points from Sidney Blackburn in the loss, while

  • Local |Business | February 21, 2015

    CivicPlus hires four people

    CivicPlus hired four people to join the company. Collin Williamson is a content developer in professional services. He will edit and communicate across all mediums for clients’ sites that are developed . Williamson worked previously as a freelance photographer and designer since 2008. He was also a


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