Wyoma (Wy) Jean Johnson, 92, of Manhattan, died on Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, at the Meadowlark Hills Retirement Community in Manhattan. She had been a Manhattan resident since 1970. Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 22, at the First Presbyterian Church, 801 Leavenworth Street. The Reverend R.
James G. Findley, 91, died Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014, at his home at Meadowlark Hills Retirement Community in Manhattan from age related causes. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 19, at the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Chapel with Pastor Steve Ratliff officiating. Graveside services with military honors
“Who Owns the Ice House?” That’s not a question one hears every day. This unusual question is the name of a book that has helped inspire the creation of an entrepreneurship program being utilized in Kansas and beyond. Jim Correll is facilitator of the
I remember the day the Berlin Wall was opened. I was in my front room with the TV on and “Pow!” there it was — people were coming through at “Check-point Charlie” while border guards stood by and did nothing. For two years I had
The Kansas State men’s basketball team defeated Southern Utah, 98-68, on Friday night in the season opener at Bramlage Coliseum. Southern Utah kept it close in the first half, coming back from a 42-29 deficit to cut the lead to 44-36 at halftime. But
The first one is in the books for Jeff Mittie. Kansas State opened the women’s basketball season with a business-like effort against Southern Illinois-Edwardsville Friday night, controlling from the tip and never looking back on its way to an 81-55 victory, giving the new
Winter weather will arrive in Manhattan early Saturday morning with up to four inches of snow by noon, according the Kansas State University climatologist Mary Knapp. “The problem will be the wind after that,” Knapp said Friday morning. “We expect winds of 10-15 mph Saturday
Peter Van Kuren will resign as the director of Manhattan Regional Airport, effective May 15. City manager Ron Fehr announced the resignation on Friday morning. Van Kuren said his desire to relocate to the east coast to be closer to family is the reason for his
A Manhattan man was arrested on Thursday for allegedly stabbing a 27-year-old woman in a domestic incident. Samuel Lee Dartez, 30, of 1508 Jarvis Drive Apt. B is being held in the Riley County Jail for attempted first-degree murder. His bond was set at $500,000. At approximately 11:38 a.
Mike Coleman, who grew up here and graduated from Manhattan High in 1989, is the executive producer of “Foxcatcher.” Coleman came up with the idea for the movie in 2002, when he was “a single guy, just floating around” in New York City. He was not involved
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