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  • November 09, 2014


    Donald Lee Shaw, 82, of Wamego, died Friday, Nov. 7, at Mercy Regional Health Center of Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. He was born March 4, 1932, at his family’s home near Wamego, the son of Robert L. and Eva (Harrell) Shaw. He attended

  • Obituaries | November 09, 2014


    Jessie Glynn Chatfield, 52, of Manhattan, died Monday, Nov. 3, 2014, while in the company of family, at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. Jessie was born in Manhattan on March 15, 1962, the son of Renavay (Scott) Chatfield and the late

  • Obituaries | November 09, 2014


    Denis E. Conley, 64, of Manhattan, died Nov. 7, 2014, at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. He was born September 23, 1950, in Karlsruhe, Germany, the son of Larry E. and Elisabeth (Stahl) Conley. Denis attended Manhattan High School and received

  • Obituaries | November 09, 2014


    Barbara J. Boudreau, 81, of Manhattan, died Friday Nov.7, 2014, at her home in Manhattan. She was born on April 2, 1933, in Frankfort. Complete obituary information is pending and will be announced by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Ave., Manhattan, KS 66502.

  • November 09, 2014

    Clearwater defense corrals Wamego in 14-7 win


    WAMEGO — In a battle between two contrasting styles of offense, the underdog won out Friday night at the Wamego Sports Complex. Clearwater, which came in with a 3-6 record, made it a point to keep the ball on the ground and eat up clock, which

  • Obituaries | November 09, 2014


    Arlene Bernhardt, 91, died Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014, in Wichita. She was born on Jan. 10, 1923, in Wheaton to William Clark, Jr. and Bertha (Neely) Clark. Arlene lived in Topeka for many years then relocated to Colorado Springs, Colo., where she was a civil servant in Strategic Air Command

  • Area Schools | November 09, 2014

    Troy routs Mustangs in playoff opener

    At Troy, the Valley Heights Mustangs made their second trip of the season to play Twin-Valley League foe Troy, this time in the postseason. Once again, the Trojans had the Mustangs number, winning 50-6 to advance to the next round of the playoffs. Valley Heights

  • Columns | November 09, 2014

    Canada comes face to face with terrorism

    If Canadians had thought they were immune to terrorism, recent events in Ottawa, the country’s capital, have made it clear that they are not. Canadians do, however,  recognize that their response will help determine what kind of country Canada will become in the

  • Local |Fort Riley | November 07, 2014

    Fort Riley program marks 30 years of holiday toy donations


    FORT RILEY — The Christmas spirit was first sighted at Fort Riley Thursday morning, as the Big Red One held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to kick off its 30th year of Operation Santa Claus. The program assists families who may be facing financial difficulties by providing toys

  • Local |Business | November 07, 2014

    Country club faces financial problems

    The Manhattan Country Club is considering a plan to address what officials called a “critical” financial situation. Citing stagnant membership and a significant debt load, the club’s board recently announced that without action the facility would have to be sold or face foreclosure. In

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