• FHCS Students Place in Regional Press Contest

    Sara Sylvester, Jessica Crespino and Shaiann Wyatt for placed in the Kansas Scholastic Press Association Regional Contests held in February. Sylvester placed first in academics photography and honorable mention in sports photography. Crespino received honorable mention in copy editing. Wyatt .

  • Flint Hills Christian School students score fine arts awards

    Students from Flint Hills Christian School participated in the Spring Fine Arts Festival and Contest hosted by Cair Paravel Latin School in Topeka March 6. FHCS students participated in both group performances as well as individual contests and art exhibits. Total .

  • Woman directs basketball tournament for homeschool groups

    March Madness. It’s the time when fans are filling out brackets and cheering on their teams. In addition to high school and college basketball, there is another basketball tournament going on in Kansas with an even higher purpose. Kelly .

  • Planting tomatoes from seed? Start on May 1 Greggeyestone1

    May 1 is a great time to plant tomatoes in your garden. Tomatoes can be planted earlier in the spring season, but will likely need protection from cold weather. Often times, tomatoes planted earlier in the season will wait until warmer .

  • Wabash owners looking for investor

    Wabash Bar and Grill is looking for another investor or a new owner. Wabash, which opened July 28, 2013, has been closed since Dec. 23. Dave Bollman, one of the three partners in the business, said the restaurant is at a crossroads and .

  • 502 Media Group hires Kansas State alumnus

    502 Media Group hired Nick Wiggins as a new business developer. Wiggins is a graduate of Kansas State University in communications studies as well as the executive director of R.I.S.E., a community development agency that handles work in .

  • Trust VP selected for Leadership Kansas

    Chad Chase, vice president and trust officer for The Trust Company, has been selected for the 2015 Class of Leadership Kansas. The Leadership Kansas program was established in 1979 by The Kansas Chamber to annually identify a group of diverse, established leaders .

  • Hayden Orthodontics hires California native

    Hayden Orthodontics hired Karen Grant for its orthodontic team. Grant brings her special blend of professionalism and bubbly enthusiasm to the practice. She is originally from Temecula, California, a big winery town not far from San Diego. Midwest winters are .

  • Local agent recognized for customer experience

    Clay Taylor, an American Family Insurance agent in Manhattan, has been recognized by the American Star Excellence in Customer Experience Certification Program. The service excellence distinction was determined through an evaluation process conducted under guidelines established through the program. The .


    Earl W. “Shad” Shadday, formerly of Manhattan, was born on June 28, 1923, in Mansfield, Ill. He died Feb. 22, 2015, with his son and family by his side in Tiverton, R.I. His family provided some of the following information. Earl, better known .


    Grace LaVonne (Laue) Mueller, 95, died Wednesday, March 11, 2015, at The Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. Her family provided some of the following information. Grace was born on April 1, 1919, to Frederick D. and Ella E. (Waterman) Laue on a farm north .


    Betty Ruth Padilla, 68, of Westmoreland, died Thursday, March 12, 2015, in Manhattan.  Her family provided some of the following information. She was born Aug. 20, 1946, in Yuba, Okla., the daughter of William and Pauline Grider Dollar. She lived in California until 1995 then .


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