Betty F. Lee, age 91, of Manhattan, died Monday, at Via Christi Village in Manhattan. She was born June 3, 1922. Complete obituary and service information will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, KS 66502.
Oly “Aura” Church, 80, died Sunday at the Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. She was born on February 18, 1934, in Los Santos, Panama, the daughter of Kay & Zoila (Cedeno) Oro. Oly was united in marriage to Tom Church on March 30, 1963, in Canal Zone, Panama.
Donald Kenneth Dubois, 93, of Lenexa, died Sunday. Don was born July 25, 1920, in Burlingame. He graduated from Burlingame High School and received his BS in Milling Industry from Kansas State College, now Kansas State University. Don had a distinguished career in the milling and baking technology
Kansas State center fielder Ross Kivett led or tied for the lead in the Big 12 in nine different offensive categories last week, helping the senior earn Big 12 Player of the Week honors. This was Kivett’s second conference player of the week award this season.
Dr. Maurice Earl “Buzz” Stark, 80, died at Good Shepherd Hospice in Manhattan Friday after a six-month struggle with cancer. Buzz was born Nov. 12, 1933 in Topeka, the son of Robert Morton and Alice Lorene Brown Stark. The family moved to Clovis, N.M., where Buzz attended
The Kansas State volleyball team started its spring slate of scrimmages with a 3-1 victory (22-25, 25-20, 27-25, 25-22) over Creighton this past Saturday at Ahearn Field House. Sophomore middle blocker Katie Reininger, who redshirted in 2013, helped power the Wildcats’ attack with 11 kills on a .380
TEMPE, Ariz. – Last year’s Manhattan High student body president died in a bizarre accident early Sunday morning. Naomi McClendon, 18, fell from the 10th-floor balcony of a student housing apartment building near the campus of Arizona State University. “Our hearts are heavy with sadness,” said
The Riley County Commission’s frustration with state lawmakers may have reached a new level of displeasure. After hearing legislative updates from county counselor Clancy Holeman concerning multiple bills – especially Senate Bill 298, which would repeal mortgage fees – commissioners floated the idea of hiring their own
City commissioners will vote on whether to enter a funding agreement with Tallgrass Brewing Company during their meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday. During its March 25 meeting, the commission expressed support for Tallgrass’ economic development application, which requests $430,000 from the city. The funding would support the
Riley County firefighters were busy last weekend — putting out fires from spring burning but also confronting arson — according to emergency management director Pat Collins. Collins said that crews had four fires to battle on Friday, about 12 on Saturday and about 10 on Sunday. He said most
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