Tracy Anne (Fallon) Perrotta, 58, of Erie passed away on Saturday, June 20, 2015, after a long fight with Alzheimer’s. She was at her residence surrounded by family. The family provided some of the following information. Tracy was born in Ridgewood, New .


    Betty Joyce Scoville, 88, a longtime resident of Wamego, Wichita and Manhattan, passed away on March 14, 2015, in Surprise, Arizona. The family provided some of the following information. She was preceded in death by her parents, Allen and Nellie Palmer; daughter, Cheryl .


    Francis Flo Levenson, 94, of Manhattan, died June 27, 2015, at Meadowlark Hills Sloan House. She was born Nov. 22, 1920, in California. Complete obituary and service information will be announced at a later time by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Ave., Manhattan, KS 66502..


    Mary Elizabeth Fritzson, 83, of St. George, passed away on Wednesday, June 24, 2015, at the Westy Community Care Home in Westmoreland. The family provided some of the following information. On Oct. 24, 1931, Mary was born to August and Hazel (Griffith) Dornbusch Sr. in .

  • ‘Kansas Experiment’ a resounding success, but…

    To the Editor: As a recently retired KSU social scientist, I have always been interested in real-world experiments based on behavior. In Kansas, of course, we have been subjects in a very real experiment involving elimination of business income taxes. .

  • Court made right decision

    Friday’s historic Supreme Court ruling, which effectively legalized same-sex marriage across the country, is the right decision at the right time. It both exalts marriage as an institution and reflects the changing opinion of the American public, 55 percent of .

  • Two RCPD police officers to retire

    Two police officers will retire from the Riley County Police Department, effective Wednesday. Police Officer Kevin Baker began his career with the department in May 1989 as a police officer. He will retire after 26 years of service. A retirement reception will .

  • Chamber promotes three, hires one

    Manhattan Area Chamber of Commerce promoted three employees and hired a communications director. Kim Dahlsten was advanced to vice president of membership. She has been with the chamber for eight years after 12 years in the banking industry. As vice president, .

  • Charlson and Wilson hires attorney

    Chris Bailey, an attorney in private practice for the last two years and a 20-year veteran of the Kansas Department for Children and Families, has joined Charlson and Wilson Bonded Abstracters. An attorney, Bailey, a 1993 graduate of the University Of .

  • Olsson Associates hires two men

    Olsson Associates hires two men to join its land development practice. Ryan Yenni has joined Olsson Associates in the firm’s Manhattan office. Yenni, an assistant engineer, is a member of Olsson’s land development practice. He earned a Bachelor .

  • Local family physician joins state board

    Debra Doubek of Manhattan is a member of the 2015-16 Kansas Academy of Family Physicians Board of Directors. Members of the academy elected officers and leaders, and recognized award winners during its annual meeting from June 11-13 in Wichita. Doubek .

  • Kansas oil business passed down through generations

    The fleet of oil company service trucks is being converted, to operate not on gasoline, but on propane. The conversion of those vehicles from gas to propane fuel was completed by an innovative, diversifying company in rural southeast Kansas. Natalie .


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