Wednesday, February 10, 2016


  • Local |Business | October 01, 2014

    New pumps to be installed at Riverchase

    New pumps were expected to arrive Wednesday to replace a temporary system at Riverchase Mobile Home Park after residents endured a week of problems with its water system. Officials lifted a boil-water advisory for the park on Monday. According to the Kansas Department of Health

  • Local |Kansas State University | October 01, 2014

    Erosion delays ‘green roof’ project at KSU

    A construction project at Kansas State University’s Memorial Stadium is under a bit of revision. In what will eventually be a “green roof” that will host native plants and other vegetation above a new Purple Masque Theater on the stadium’s former west seating

  • Local |Business | October 01, 2014

    $125,000 grant to fund new position for K-State police

    The Kansas State University Police Department will be hiring soon, thanks to a U.S. Department of Justice grant. Six Kansas law enforcement agencies on Tuesday were named as funding award recipients from the Department of Justice Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS). The

  • Local | October 01, 2014

    No quake activity at Tuttle Creek

    A pair of southern Kansas earthquakes whose effects reportedly were felt as far north as Manhattan didn’t register with Tuttle Creek officials. The U.S. Geological Survey reported that the first earthquake to hit Harper County was at 7:30 a.m. Tuesday and was measured 3.3

  • Editorials | October 01, 2014

    Data generates more partisan spin

    The state revenue report released Tuesday gave Paul Davis, the Democratic candidate for governor, more campaign fodder than it gave Gov. Sam Brownback. But even the administration can point to a bright spot in otherwise troubling news. That involves corporate tax revenue, which was conspicuous

  • Obituaries | October 01, 2014


    Francis Jay Lovell, 88, died at his home in Wichita on Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014. The family provided the following information. He was born on Oct. 6, 1925, in Pittsburg to Cloral and Ruth Aiman Lovell. He graduated from Manhattan High School in 1944 and from Kansas State University in 1950 with

  • Obituaries | October 01, 2014


    Patricia Joan Cunningham, 81, of Leonardville, died Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, at the Leonardville Nursing Home. The family provided the following information. She was born on March 25, 1933 in Anthony, the daughter of John E. and Mabel V. (Martin) Whittle. She graduated from Kiowa High School. She was married

  • Obituaries | October 01, 2014


    David M. Wataha, 59, of Manhattan, died Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, at his residence. He was born on March 7, 1955, in Manhattan, the son of Clay J. and Janet R. Wataha. Additional obituary and service information will be announced later by the Yorgensen- Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan,

  • Obituaries | October 01, 2014


    Helen C. Hannagan, 73, of the McDowell Creek Community in Manhattan, died Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, at the Via Christi Village in Manhattan. The family provided the following information. She was born on March 28, 1941, in Manhattan, the daughter of Frank P. and Catherine A. (Otnes) Heidel. She was

  • Obituaries | October 01, 2014


    Terry L. Bills, 64, of Manhattan, died Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. The family provided the following information. Terry was born on April 20, 1950 in Wichita, the son of Ludie and Dortha (Adams) Bills. Terry enlisted in the Marines in 1967. He served

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