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  • Obituaries | January 18, 2015


    Robin Elaine Smith, 57, of Manhattan, died Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015, at Mercy Regional Health Center. Robin was born in Topeka on Oct. 3, 1957, a daughter of Barbara Ann (Smith) Hall, of Manhattan and the late John Boatwright. The family provided the following information. She was the general manager

  • Obituaries | January 18, 2015


    Herbert J. Watts, 101, died Jan. 16, 2015, in the Lindsborg Community Hospital, Lindsborg. The family provided the following information. He was a member of the Evangelical Covenant Church.  He was born March 10, 1913 near 3 p.m. in a snowstorm in the farm house near Minneapolis, KS. His

  • Area Schools | January 18, 2015

    Wamego 72, Marysvile 45

    At Marysville, Eli Miller had a nice night for the Red Raiders as one of four players in double figures in a 72-45 win at Marysville. Wamego (7-2) swung the game in their favor in the third quarter, turning a 31-23 halftime lead into a 54

  • Obituaries | January 18, 2015


    Allen Glen “Bim” Bigsby, 68, a lifelong resident of Manhattan died Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015. The family provided the following information. Allen was born in Manhattan, on May 16, 1946, the son of the late Rufus Allen “Bun” and Gloria Jeanne (Rhyno) Bigsby. Bim was a graduate of Manhattan High

  • Area Schools | January 18, 2015

    Silver Lake 49, Riley County 32

    At Silver Lake, Silver Lake used a big second quarter and finished strong in the fourth to beat Riley County, 49-32, on Friday. After the teams struggled to score in the first quarter, with the Eagles up 6-5, Silver Lake extended its lead to 22-12

  • January 18, 2015

    Company creates robotic aircraft for the views

    Have you ever wanted a birds-eye view? Wouldn’t it be great to have a viewpoint from up high, to enable us to see over a fence or in the middle of a field? Today we’ll meet an amazing company which is using robotic

  • Local |Education | January 18, 2015

    Bethany College names dean’s list students

    LINDSBORG — More than 180 Bethany College students have earned semester honors for their academic performance during the fall 2014 semester and have been named to the dean’s list. To qualify for the list, students must be enrolled full-time and earn a semester grade point average of 3.5.

  • Local |Education | January 18, 2015

    Baker announces local dean’s list students

    BALDWIN CITY -— The following students were named to Baker University’s College of Arts and Sciences and School of Education undergraduate dean’s list for maintaining a 3.5 grade-point average or higher during the fall semester: Sarah Hollis and Autumn Sifuentes of Junction City; Briona

  • Local |Education | January 18, 2015

    Honor students named at Baylor

    WACO, Texas — More than 3, 200 Baylor University students were named to the Dean’s Academic Honor Roll for the 2014 fall semester. To be named to the dean’s list, a student must be an undergraduate with a minimum grade-point average of 3.7, while enrolled in a minimum

  • Local |Education | January 18, 2015

    Locals named to Macalester College dean’s list

    St. Paul, Minn. — Ilana Budenosky, the daughter of Gigi Cohen and Lawrence Budenosky of Manhattan and Ben Shields, the son of Sally and Stephen Shields of Manhattan, were named to the dean’s list of Macalester College for academic achievement. Graduates of Manhattan High School,

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