• Who gets top billing on new $10 bill?

    A woman’s portrait will grace some of America’s paper money no later than 2020. That’s good, both because it’s long overdue and because 2020 happens to be the 100th anniversary of the 20th Amendment, which gave women the .

  • On Independence Day, let’s celebrate America’s ideals

    To the Editor: July 4, 1776 … On that day 239 years ago, our ancestors declared independence from Great Britain. They wanted to have ideals and principles that were just and fair to all individuals. As citizens of the United States, we must uphold .

  • Wamego was a great home for Thai exchange student

    To the Editor: Hi! My name is Tahm Wattan-avekin. I am an AFS exchange student from Thailand and nicknamed “Putter” because my dad plays golf. My older brothers are nicknamed Tee and Birdie. I live in Bangkok, the capital; it .

  • Prepare for holiday bang at Kiwanis pancake feed

    Start the Fourth of July celebration with a bang and a full stomach! The Solar Kiwanis’ annual pancake feed will be from 7:30 to 11 a.m. this Saturday at Pottorf Hall on the Riley County fairgrounds. Cost is $6 for adults and $3 .

  • The dogs are pretty good actors in familiar ‘Max’ G.w.clift1

    Susan Orlean has a new book out about Rin Tin Tin. She tells how an American soldier found a German shepherd puppy on a battlefield in 1918 and how the dog went on to Hollywood stardom. But even if we didn’.

  • Wally Cash, honored K-State vet professor, dead at 68

    A longtime K-State veterinary professor known for his distinctive laugh and engaging teaching style died Monday. Walter “Wally” C. Cash, doctor of veterinary medicine and distinguished professor emeritus of the Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Anatomy .


    Martha Lou (Axelton) Erickson, 81, of Topeka, died Wednesday, July 1, 2015, at the Kansas University Medical Center, after a short but courageous battle with cancer.                                  &.


    Mildred “Millie” Collins, 82, died on Wednesday, July 1, 2015, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan.                    A complete obituary and visitation times are pending and will be released later by the .


    Richard Oliver Daves, 69, of Veterans Colony, Wilburton, Oklahoma, died Saturday, June 27, 2015, at the Veterans Colony Community, Oklahoma.  Richard was born June 21, 1946, in Long Beach, California, to Ben and LaVerne (Walters) Daves.  He grew up in California, graduating from .


    Clark E. Linders, 62, of Manhattan, died Thursday, July 2, 2015, at his residence. He was born on April 4, 1953, in Redbud, Illinois, and had been a longtime Manhattan resident. Additional obituary information and service times will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral .


    Cyndra Ellen Garrels, 58, died Thursday, May 21, 2015, at KU Medical Center in Kansas City, Kansas. She was born May 11, 1957, in Manhattan. She is survived by brother Lance F. Garrels of Manhattan. There will be a private family ceremony on July 26..

  • Three Cats named to MPL AS game

    Three members of the Kansas State baseball team were selected to play in the Mid-Plains League All-Star game this weekend. Infielders Ethan Klosterboer and Cade Bunnell and outfielder Sam Chadick will play for the MPL All-Stars as they take on .


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