Beginning today, the Casement Road/Marlatt Avenue intersection will be closed to through traffic. The closure will begin after 3 p.m. today and will extend from the intersection to Silo Place. Access to Brookglen Street from Casement will be closed but should reopen by Aug. 10.
Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach late last week projected voter turnout for Tuesday’s primary election at 22 percent. Riley County Clerk Rich Vargo didn’t even go that high, estimating that 20 percent of Riley Countians would cast ballots. That’s pathetic, and it’s
Charles E. “Bud” Miller, 89, of Wamego and Belvue, died Saturday, Aug. 2 at Westy Community Care Home in Westmoreland. The family provided some of the following information. Bud was born Nov. 7, 1924, in Wamego, the son of Edgar P. and Genevieve (Corlett) Miller, and lived his entire
Janelle Lynette Baldwin, 40, of Wamego died Thursday, July 17, 2014, at the Valley Vista Good Samaritan Society in Wamego. Janelle was born May 27, 1974, in Paola. She graduated from Wamego High School in 1993 and worked as a certified nurse’s aide. Survivors are her father, George of Nebraska;
Ruth Marie Opie, 97, died Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014, at Via Christi in Manhattan. She was born Nov. 17, 1916, in Great Bend, the daughter of Robert and Helena (Otto) Essmiller. Ruth married Ralph E. Opie Jan. 30, 1938, in Great Bend. He died Jan. 19, 2005. A lifelong homemaker and farm wife,
Robert I. Chard, 92, died Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014, at Mercy Regional Health Center, Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. He was born on Dec. 12, 1921, in Lincoln, the son of Henry A. and Clara E. (Howard) Chard. Robert graduated from Lincoln High School in 1939.
A celebration of the life of Steve Posler will be held at College Avenue United Methodist Church, 1609 College Ave., at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 8, 3014, with the Rev. Larry Fry officiating. A private family inurnment will be held at a later date. The family will
Fern Hageman, 83, of Leonardville, died Sunday, Aug. 3, 2014, at the Leonardville Nursing Home. Funeral services are pending with the Anderes-Pfeifley Funeral Home.
One of the annual highlights of summer here abouts is the Little Apple Music Festival K-State’s Union Program Council puts on at the Norvell Bandshell in City Park. The event is a marathon of music—this last Saturday there were five acts playing sequentially
To the Editor: As stated in Joan Strickler’s letter July 30, it is sad that only about 20 percent of the qualified voters in Riley County participate in primary elections. The primary election Tuesday is too crucial to miss because key federal and state positions are
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