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  • Obituaries | May 14, 2014


    Joe E. Mikulecky, 74, of Alma, died Saturday, May 10, 2014 at Stormont-Vail HealthCare in Topeka, one day after his birthday. Joe was born May 9, 1940 in Clay Center, the son of Henry “Hank” and Velma (Mundis) Mikulecky. Joe attended elementary and high school in Linn and was on

  • Obituaries | May 14, 2014


    Jim H. Hale, 72, of Dewey, Ariz., died Sunday, May 11, 2014 at his home. He was born in Amarillo, Texas on July 28, 1941, the son of Ham and Ruth Hale. Jim attended school in Amarillo and started a career with the Furr’s Company in high school. He

  • Obituaries | May 14, 2014


    Roy F. “Bud” Good III, 70, of Grove, Okla., died Saturday, May 10, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. He was a former resident of the Manhattan area. He was born on Dec.31, 1943, in Kansas City, Mo., the son of H. Lucille (Mock) and Roy

  • Obituaries | May 14, 2014


    Anne N. (Bowman) Caldwell, 87, of Manhattan, died Friday, May 9, 2014, at Westy Community Care Home in Westmoreland. The family provided some of the following information. She was born Oct. 2, 1926 in Manhattan, daughter of Herman and Martha (Hatch) Bowman. She resided in Wichita, El Dorado, and Manhattan,

  • Obituaries | May 14, 2014


    Walter Ned Harris, 86, of Forsyth, Mo., died Sunday, May 11, 2014, at his residence. The family provided some of the following information. He was born on Jan. 19, 1928, in Macomb, Ill., to William Howe and Florence (Roblyer) Harris. He attended school in Louisville, Sedalia and graduated from the

  • Obituaries | May 14, 2014


    Wesley H. Tarwater, 90, of Lincoln, Neb., died Tuesday, May 6, 2014. The family provided some of the following information. He was born on March 16, 1924, in St. Joseph, Mo., to Everett Sidney and Bertha May (Dupree) Tarwater. Wes served in the Navy after graduating high school. He then

  • Editorials | May 13, 2014

    We’ll tip our hat for small businesses

    Small Business Week isn’t one of those “Stop the presses!” events, but that doesn’t make it unimportant. It merited attention Monday with proclamations by President Barack Obama and the Riley County Commission, and plenty more such proclamations are yet to come. Small Business

  • Local |Government, Politics | May 13, 2014

    90-year-old former senator stops in Manhattan on visit to state


    Sen. Bob Dole was greeted with standing applause of appreciation Tuesday morning when he stopped by the Kansas Wheat Innovation Center as a part of his Kansas tour. In a navy suit and red tie, 90-year-old Dole expressed his own gratitude for the people of

  • Local |Government, Politics | May 13, 2014

    Panel OKs $618,000 in projects

    The city/university committee on Monday approved recommendations for 2015 city/university fund projects. The fund — which gets revenue from sales tax and franchise fees generated on campus — was established in an agreement between the city and Kansas State when the city annexed the university in 1994.

  • Local |Government, Politics | May 13, 2014

    Flush Road project gets go-ahead

    The Pottawatomie County Commission Monday approved an agreement with the Kansas Department of Transportation for improvements to the intersection of Flush Road and U.S. Highway 24. Pottawatomie County will be responsible for right-of-way acquisition, utility relocation and design of the project, with KDOT paying for 100

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