A second person filed on Friday to run for the Manhattan-Ogden school board. Incumbent and past USD 383 school board president Curt Herrman put his name in for the April election. Herrman has served on the board for the past eight years. “I think my knowledge
The city is currently taking bids on a project that would restore the City Park Rose Garden Fountain. The cast iron fountain was originally constructed in 1895. Officials started accepting bids on Friday, and the bidding process will continue until 3 p.m. Jan. 30. Work on the
Kansans who like the direction that Gov. Sam Brownback is taking this state probably took heart from his remarks in his annual State of the State address. We’re not among them. We were dismayed that the governor attributes the massive funding shortfall — $710 million over
To the Editor: Thank you for publishing editorials and comments about the dire financial situation in Kansas. The complexities are intimidating to most ordinary citizens, but despite a lack of economics courses, I’d like to add my voice to make to make a few
No, 2014 wasn’t a great year for the movies. Only one summer blockbuster did continuing business—”Guardians of the Galaxy.” The serious movies for people over the age of 30 were mostly cinematic wastes of time. The juvenile comedies weren’t very funny. Even to juveniles.
Cherlyn Louise (Wilcox) Smith, 80, of Westmoreland, formerly of Wichita, died Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015, in Wamego. Cherlyn was born Feb. 9, 1934, in Wichita. She married Lynn E. Smith on Jan. 9, 1982, in Wichita. She worked at Henry’s Department Store in Wichita and was an active member of Immanuel
Allen Glen Bigsby, 68, of Manhattan, died Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015, at his home. Allen was born on May 16, 1946.
Robin Elaine Smith, 57, of Manhattan, died Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015, at Mercy Regional Health Center. Robin was born in Topeka on Oct. 3, 1957.
Benji George isn’t the only brand-new coach in the Centennial League this season. On Friday, he’ll go up against his rookie counterpart at Highland Park in Jason Jones, who replaced longtime coach Ken Darting as head coach of the Scots last May. The
Last summer, Wesley Iwundu knew it would be hard to crack the Wildcats’ starting lineup. Even though he started 32 of the Wildcats’ 33 games last season, the sophomore was essentially in the same position on the floor as transfer Justin Edwards. The K-State coaching staff believed
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