• Manhattan High School | December 16, 2014

    MHS gets Great Bend rematch

    A season ago, the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team lost just one regular-season game en route to an undefeated Centennial League title and a fourth-place finish at the Class 6A state tournament. The chance for redemption comes today when Great Bend arrives in Manhattan for

  • Obituaries | December 16, 2014


    James H. “Jim” Hamilton, 71, of Alma, died Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014, at Stormont Vail Health Center, Topeka. The family provided the following information. Jim was born June 16, 1943, in Mountain View, Mo., the son of Lester and Myrtle (Reese) Hamilton. He served in the U. S. Army during

  • Obituaries | December 16, 2014


    Laine Andrew Dean Goff, 13, of Clay Center, died Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014, in Clay Center. The cause of death was not available as of press time. Survivors include his parents, Jason Goff and Melissa Goff of Clay Center; his mother, Becky Thurlow Ecord of Olathe; sisters Elizabeth

  • Obituaries | December 16, 2014


    Frederick Brimer Golladay, 86, of Manhattan, formerly of Belvue, died Friday, Dec. 12, 2014, at the Stoneybrook Retirement Community. The family provided the following information. Fritz was born July 2, 1928, in rural Pottawatomie County, the son of Rufus L. and Dorothy Uhlrig Golladay.  He served in the United

  • Editorials | December 16, 2014

    Project transforms our downtown

    New residents and KSU students might find it hard to believe, but the Manhattan Marketplace was a wasteland not so many years ago. Some folks, uncertain about the debated development project’s success, wondered if Best Buy would ever have company. The first major store

  • Obituaries | December 16, 2014


    Dora June Karsmizki, 83, of Manhattan, died Monday, Dec. 15, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. She was born June 11, 1931, in Galesburg, Ill. Complete obituary and service information will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, KS 66502.

  • Obituaries | December 16, 2014


    Edith Clione Billau, 70, of Topeka, died Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014, at Select Specialty Hospital in Topeka. Survivors include a daughter Debby Crater, her husband Tim, their children Reed, Zoë, Grace and Isabelle of Hutchinson; a son Darren Schuh, his wife Heather and their daughter Samantha of Topeka;

  • Obituaries | December 16, 2014


    Charles Meyer, 91 of Manhattan, died Monday, Dec. 15, 2014, at his residence. Funeral services are pending with the Anderes-Pfeifley Funeral Home in Riley.

  • Obituaries | December 16, 2014


    Phoebe Alice “Bea” Mullin, 94, of Manhattan, died Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014, at Meadowlark Hills Lyle House. The family provided the following information. Bea was born May 27, 1920, in Omaha, Neb., the daughter of Edwin and Mabel Schomer.  She lived the majority of her life in Overland Park,

  • Letters | December 16, 2014

    KSU band was a special treat in Christmas parade

    To the Editor: As in the past, my wife and I took our grandkids to the Mayor’s Spirit of the Holidays Lighted Christmas Parade recently and thoroughly enjoyed the efforts and hard work of all the organizations, businesses and groups that make this annual

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