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    Geraldine H. George, 96, of Syracuse, died Wednesday, July 15, 2015 at Via Christi Hospital. She had been residing in Wamego for a short time and had previously lived in Bullhead City, Arizona following retirement. The family provided some of the following information. .


    Jerry Paul Taggart, 74, of Manhattan, died Saturday, July 18, 2015, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. He was born August 24, 1940, in Manhattan. Complete obituary and service information will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, KS 66502..


    Helena Rosine Caroline Staley, 96, of Leonardville and formerly of Manhattan, died Saturday, July 11, 2015 at the Leonardville Nursing Home. The family provided some of the following information. Helena was born Feb. 26, 1919 in northern Riley County to Friedrich and Caroline (Weidner) Grater. .


    Frederick N. Fritz, 79, of Riley, died Thursday, July 16, 2015 at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. Frederick was born Jan. 19, 1936, near Broughton, the son of George Charles and Melva Alice (Hatfield) Fritz. .

  • Dog offers comfort after storm

    When a disaster strikes, what do we need? First aid, emergency help, transportation, supplies, and more. Maybe we also need something to lift our spirits, in the way that only a good dog can do.  Today we’ll meet .

  • Johansen creates fascinating world in addition to series

    “The Invasion of the Tearling,” a tale set in the future, is the much anticipated second book in the “Queen of the Tearling” series. Although this book has more background and less action than the first book, it carefully sets .

  • Audiobooks to entertain the whole family Amber.keck

    The use of audiobooks is on the rise for all ages, and Manhattan Public Library has a lot to offer, both digitally and in CD format. With an MPL card, you can check out five physical audiobooks at one time. .

  • ‘The Chance’ offers romance but no intrigue

    In Karen Kingsbury’s “The Chance,” Nolan Cook is Ellie Tucker’s refuge from the storm that brews every night in her parents’ house. She doesn’t know why her mother, Caroline, comes home late most nights. Ellie’s father, .

  • Daughter explores her father’s mental illness

    Dr. Perry Baird was determined to discover why certain people developed mental illnesses and what measures physicians and psychiatrists could take to treat them. In the 1940s, Dr. Baird was ahead of his time. He understood far more about manic .

  • National scholar’s society inducts new member

    The National Society of Collegiate Scholars selected Mandela Lofton of Manhattan as a new member. NSCS is a member of the Associate of College Honor Societies and is the nation’s only interdisciplinary honors organization for first-year and second-year college .

  • Manhattan native named to dean’s list

    HUNTSVILLE, Texas — Pandora McKamey of Manhattan made the dean’s list at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas. It recognizes full-time undergraduate students who achieve at least a 3.5 GPA out of a 4.0 during a regular semester..

  • 502 Media works on trail marketing

    502 Media Group, a local marketing agency, and Washington D.C. firm, Pigment Communications, have been awarded a contract to work with the Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail to develop a strategic communications plan. The Lewis and Clark National Historic .


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