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  • LOIS DICKSON

    Lois Ann Blenn Dickson, 82, of Westmoreland, died Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015, in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. She was born May 6, 1932, in rural Louisville. She was daughter of Charles and Alice Tucker Miller. She married Louis E. Blenn .

  • ‘SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water’ not for everyone Christopher.conner1

    A decade has passed since the improbable cartoon hero SpongeBob Squarepants skipped across the big screen. The lovably clueless character from his own long-running series on Nickleodeon has faced any number of threats and complications armed only with a Pollyanna .

  • DOROTHY OLNEY

    Dorothy Elaine Olney, 87, died Monday, Feb. 16, 2015, at her residence in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. She was born on July 28, 1927, in Muskegon Heights, Mich. She was daughter of Edward Roger and Dorothy Mae (Adams) Washburn. When .

  • OLIVER G. RUSS

    Oliver George Russ, 94, of Seneca, died Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015, at Life Care Center of Seneca. He was born Aug. 10, 1920, on a farm southwest of Kelly. He was the son of George C. and Pauline Wilhelm Russ. He first attended rural schools .

  • Tallgrass expects production at new facility to start soon Tallgrass3.phatch

    After having been home to a call center for Western Wireless, Alltel Wireless and Verizon Wireless, the building at 5960 Technology Circle is almost ready for its new purpose. Early next month, Tallgrass Brewing Company will start producing beer in its .

  • Residents: Don’t rob jobs fund

    Some residents voiced their concerns about the potential use of the city’s economic development fund Tuesday. The Manhattan City Commission held a work session to discuss projects being funded by the half-cent sales tax initiative for economic development. Voters .

  • Voters grant USD 384 more taxing power

    Residents in the Blue Valley school district voted to increase the school board’s property taxing authority in a mail ballot election completed Tuesday. “I feel very good about it,” Blue Valley USD 384 superintendent Brady Burton said. “I think it’.

  • Manhattan home to state’s ‘best restaurant’ Harrys.phatch

    Manhattan is home to the best restaurant in the state, according to one national website. Business Insider, a website devoted to business and technology news, named Harry’s the best restaurant in Kansas on its list of best eateries in .

  • Continuance granted in fatal accident case

    A judge will allow the attorney for a Manhattan man facing charges in the death of an unborn child more time to review evidence against his client. Ryan Routson, 33, 1637 Osage St., appeared in Riley County District Court on Tuesday with .

  • Committee considers cutting salaries, positions

    USD 383 could reduce salary and cut some elementary, middle and high school teaching positions to balance its budget for the next school year. The district’s Budget Advisory Committee discussed those measures at its meeting on Tuesday. Salary cuts would .

  • Hearing set for soldier facing rape charge

    An Army soldier facing a rape charge is scheduled to appear at a preliminary hearing next month. Staff Sgt. Timothy Ayers Jr., 41, appeared via live video stream from the Riley County Jail on Tuesday in Riley County District Court. Ayers, .

  • Man charged in pot robbery waives hearing

    A Manhattan man who is accused of using a gun to steal marijuana waived his right to a preliminary hearing on Tuesday. Ty Suggs, 21, 1230 Colorado St., appeared with counsel Brenda Jordan in Judge William Malcolm’s courtroom. Suggs faces charges .







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