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  • Local |Business | January 11, 2015

    Cisneros Cattle joins Angus organization

    Cisneros Cattle Co. of Manhattan is a new member of the American Angus Association. The American Angus Association, with nearly 24,000 active adult and junior members, is the largest beef breed association in the world. Computerized records include detailed information on more than 17 million registered Angus.

  • Gardening | January 11, 2015

    Prevent vole habitation


    The snow and cold are creating a situation that may occur in the landscape. It was a few years back that I came across vole runs soon after the snow had melted in my road ditch. Fortunately, I didn’t find any injury to my

  • Movies | January 11, 2015

    Performances make ‘Big Eyes’ fun to watch


    Based on the paintings of Margaret Keane and the controversies surrounding them, “Big Eyes” follows the painter through the ’50s and ’60s. The Tim Burton produced and directed film begins at a printer producing mass reproductions of a painting featuring a haunting, large eyed child.

  • Columns | January 11, 2015

    Germany struggles to deal with immigrants

    The United States is not the only country with immigration problems. Germany, hit by a drop in the number of births, has become increasingly dependent on foreign labor. The problem in Germany is different from that in the United States. While refugees claim to be

  • Obituaries | January 11, 2015


    Ruth Lucille Watts, 98, of Manhattan, died Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015, at her daughters residence in Salina. The family provided some of the following information. Ruth was born on Feb. 19, 1916, in Naples, Okla., the daughter of the late Elmer Ellsworth and Marguerite G. (Evans) Kell. She was a

  • Obituaries | January 11, 2015


    Connie Joan Zimmer, 83, of Springfield, Mo., and formerly of Waterville, died Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015, at Mercy Hospital in Springfield, Mo. The family provided some of the following information. On April 28, 1931, an angel came to earth. Connie Joan Sutherland was born in Aurora, Neb., to the proud

  • Obituaries | January 11, 2015


    Patricia Lee Rose Noordsy, 89, died Friday, Jan. 9, 2015, at Green Hills Health Care of Ames, Iowa. The family provided some of the following information. Born Dec. 8, 1925, in Junction City to Keith and Audrey Rose. Patricia married John L. Noordsy on April 1, 1945, in Topeka. The couple had

  • Obituaries | January 11, 2015


    Courtney E. Mooney, 25, of Manhattan, died Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan after a courageous battle with cancer. The family provided some of the following information. She was born on April 30, 1989, in Kansas City, Kan., the daughter of R. David and

  • Obituaries | January 11, 2015


    Dorothy C. Wilson, 80, of Westmoreland, died Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015, at Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. She was born on March 4, 1934, near Wheaton, the daughter of Alfred J. and Myrtle Warthen Crisp. Dorothy married Richard J. Wilson on

  • Obituaries | January 11, 2015


    Sharon J. (Hastings) Wright, 78, of Manhattan, died Friday, Jan. 9, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House. She was know in the Manhattan area working at the McDonald’s on 3rd Street. A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 19. A complete obituary will

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