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  • ‘Train to Warsaw’ packed with history, emotion

    “The Train to Warsaw” is a short novel packed with history and emotion. Its chief characters are Jascha and Lilka Krazniewski, who are in their early 60s when we meet them in the 1980s. About half of the story takes .

  • ‘Reader’ features collection of magazine editor Richard Peabody’s stories, poems G.w.clift1

    We may not be able to think of much that suggests that our nation’s capital city has an artistic culture. For years, though, its literary scene has been represented by a bulky, attractive, and irregular magazine of short fiction .

  • KSU dean to lead private college

    Kansas State University has an opening in its College of Business Administration after a dean accepted the top job at a private college in Chicago. Dean Ali Malekzadeh on Thursday accepted the position of president at Roosevelt University. He will .

  • Candidates talk school funding

    Candidates for the Manhattan-Ogden school board spent most of their time at a forum on Thursday night discussing the district’s budget issues. Curt Herrman, one of four incumbents running in the five-way race, said he is open to the .

  • City hopefuls defend NBAF

    Manhattan City Commission candidates defended on Thursday the National Bio- and Agro-Defense Facility as a positive step for job creation. The League of Women Voters of Manhattan and Riley County hosted a forum at the Manhattan Fire Department headquarters. The .

  • Police investigate overnight truck thefts

    Riley County police responded to a series of stolen vehicles on Thursday within a two-block area near the intersection of College Heights Road and Sunset Avenue. Three trucks were stolen, and only two have been recovered, according to a report .

  • Soaring beef prices a boon for producers, a pain for consumers Cows.phatch

    Retail beef prices — already at record highs — are still going up, but that doesn’t mean consumers are out of options. According to the monthly food price outlook released Friday by the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, beef prices rose 0.7 .

  • Country club weighs more dues increases to make ends meet

    The Manhattan Country Club has not raised the money it needed to fund an LLC formed to save itself from possible sale or foreclosure. In a letter last week, the club’s board of directors told members that a committee .

  • K-State to offer campus experience at open house

    Students, visitors and community members are invited to explore Kansas State University at its annual open house. On April 11, the Manhattan and Salina campuses will offer activities, learning, fun and food as part of the annual All-University Open House. Open .

  • Dementia workshop to focus on theater techniques

    “Sometimes Ya Gotta Laugh,” a performance about the world of caregiving for those diagnosed with Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia, will be part of the Personhood and Dementia Workshop on Thursday, April 9, at the K-State Alumni Center. The .

  • Mandatory voting is wrong approach

    Perhaps President Barack Obama was just kidding when during a town meeting earlier this month, he tossed out the notion of trying to make voting mandatory. Maybe it was a trial balloon, a time-tested mechanism for gauging reaction to a .

  • New interactive weather exhibit to open Saturday at Discovery Center

    A new exhibit exploring the causes and effects of weather will open Saturday at the Flint Hills Discovery Center. The interactive Wild Weather exhibit is designed to help those of all ages understand the ways of weather through hands-on exhibits .


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