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  • Editorials | June 26, 2014

    Congrats, new county treasurer

    Congratulations are in order for Shilo Heger, who has won the appointment to take over for Eileen King as the Riley County treasurer. Mrs. Heger is well-qualified, having spent a decade working in Mrs. King’s office as a deputy. She was the nominee of

  • Editorials | June 26, 2014

    College degree well worth the money

    Good news for Manhattan: A college degree is still worth the money. In fact, it’s worth about a million dollars. No kidding. A study by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York released this week concludes that “investing in a college degree may be

  • Movies | June 26, 2014

    And, so now we have ‘Think Like a Man Too’


    Steve Harvey, who is currently the host of the TV game show “Family Feud,” has been a comedian, a journeyman comic actor, and the author of a self-help book for women called “Act Like a Lady; Think Like a Man.” A couple of years ago

  • Local |Kansas State University | June 26, 2014

    KSU to hold young writers’ workshop

    Letting imaginations run wild will be encouraged at Kansas State University’s upcoming Young Writers’ Workshop, where students entering the eighth, ninth or 10th grades will get expert help on commanding language to create original, inventive works of writing. The workshop, hosted by the English

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | June 26, 2014

    Nichols hearing rescheduled

    A preliminary hearing in Geary County District Court for a Kansas City man facing murder charges from incidents in Manhattan and Junction City was rescheduled earlier this week to July 9. Anthony Nichols, 33, faces first-degree murder and aggravated robbery charges in connection to the shooting death

  • Obituaries | June 26, 2014


    John Hardwick, 62, of Eudora, died Monday, June 23, 2014, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital. The family provided the following information. John was born July 4, 1951, in Hutchinson, the son of Vincent and Arlene Barb Hardwick. He graduated from high school in Hutchinson, and later earned a bachelor’s degree

  • June 26, 2014


    Sandra Jean Steffens, 76, of Wamego, died Tuesday, June 24, 2014, at her residence. The family provided the following information. Sandra was born on Oct. 24, 1937 in Oak, Neb., the daughter of Ralph and Lillian Baker, and graduated from Oak High School. She worked at Bahner Beauty College in

  • Obituaries | June 26, 2014


    Jennifer Denise Craig, 24, of Junction City, died Monday, June 16, 2014, in Kansas City. A cause of death was not found, according to the family. They provided the following information. Jennifer was born on March 11, 1990, in Junction City, to her loving mother Cindy Craig. She attended school

  • Obituaries | June 26, 2014


    Travis Lee Lohmeyer, 40, of Alma, died Tuesday, June 24, 2014. The family provided the following information. Travis was born on Sept. 15, 1973, in Clay Center, the son of Randy and LaBerta Coirns Lohmeyer. He married Lisa Turk on Jan. 7, 1995, in Greenleaf. Travis worked for over 10 years as a

  • Obituaries | June 26, 2014


    Carmen M. Cook, 85, of Manhattan, died June 25, 2014,  at Homestead of Manhattan. She was born Aug. 11, 1928. Complete obituary and service information will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, KS 66502.

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