• Suddenly… or not, Mullah Omar is gone

    Reports of Mullah Omar’s death that surfaced this week might not be premature, but they are accompanied by contradictions and unanswered questions. The mysterious Mullah Omar may have been dead for two years, although that, like much else associated .

  • Many contributed to success of 2015 Riley County Fair

    To the Editor: On behalf of the Riley County Extension staff, thanks to all who helped make the Riley County Fair and Kaw Valley Rodeo a success in 2015. The Riley County Fair is always a good community gathering, and this .


    Eunice J. Toepffer, 91, of Manhattan, died Wednesday, July 29, 2015, at the Via Christi Hospital in Manhattan, following a brief illness. The family provided some of the following information. Eunice was born Dec. 22, 1923, in Leonardville, the daughter of Elmer David and Ellen .

  • K-State adds another OL to 2016 class

    For the second time over the span of a week, the Kansas State football program added an offensive lineman to its 2016 recruiting class. Blake Hickey, a 6-foot-4, 275-pound guard from Godley, Texas, took to Twitter to give his verbal commitment .

  • K-State volleyball earns 5th straight AVCA team academic award

    The Kansas State volleyball team’s success during the 2014 campaign went beyond the court as the team was recognized for the fifth straight season with the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Team Academic Award for the 2014-15 academic year. The .

  • Reserved seating for first four K-State football games sold out

    With the 2015 football season just over a month away, K-State Athletics officials announced Wednesday that all reserved seating for the first four home games is sold out as the Wildcats close in on a season sellout and run their consecutive .

  • Rohleder named to 2014-15 NABC

    Rising senior Brian Rohleder was one of a record-number of men’s basketball players named to the 2014-15 National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Honors Court on Thursday. Rohleder earned the honor for the second consecutive season, which goes to .

  • Key witness testifies at trial

    The trial of a Kansas City man accused of first-degree murder related to the 2013 death of a Manhattan man continued Thursday morning with testimony from a key witness. Christina “Tina” Love told jurors that 68-year-old John Burroughs was still alive .

  • Funk says BRO up for challenge of command changes

    FORT RILEY — Exactly a week before his own change of command ceremony, the commanding general of Fort Riley’s 1st Infantry Division, Maj. Gen. Paul Funk II led a welcome ceremony for the division’s new deputy commanding general and .

  • AG seeking review of Aguirre decision

    TOPEKA — Kansas’ attorney general will ask the U.S. Supreme Court to review a state supreme court decision reversing an Ogden man’s murder conviction. Luis Aguirre was convicted in 2012 in the murders of his ex-girlfriend Tanya Maldonado, 18,  and .

  • USD 383 school board, teachers negotiating contracts

    Teachers and the USD 383 Manhattan-Ogden school district are still working on negotiating their contracts for the upcoming year. The Manhattan-Ogden school board held a special meeting Wednesday pertaining to negotiations, however, it was an executive session, which means it was .

  • Counselor: Commissioners should reject visit invites

    Developers shouldn’t be surprised if a Riley County commissioner rejects invitations to visit their land. County counselor Clancy Holeman advised the commission at its meeting Thursday to turn down invitations to visit sites that could come before commissioners for .


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