• More U.S. troops to train Iraqis

    President Barack Obama is about to send approximately 500 more U.S. troops to Iraq to train and advise Iraqi soldiers in Anbar province. Among the U.S. goals will be helping Iraqi security forces turn the tide against the Islamic .

  • ‘Spy’ nothing more than an imitation of a recent hit G.w.clift1

    Because movies cost so much to make, usually there is some sort of clear commercial precedent for each new general release film that comes to town. This isn’t a new trend—Robert Altman’s 1992 movie “The Player” suggested it .

  • Robert Stuewe, longtime Alma newspaperman, dead at 95

    A decorated World War II veteran and the former owner of the Alma Signal Enterprise, also known as “the Birdman of Alma” for his love of birds, has died. Robert Franklin Stuewe, 95, died on Thursday, June 4, 2015, at his home in .

  • K-State alumni assume leadership positions on board of directors

    The K-State Alumni Association board of directors transitioned its membership and leadership June 6 during the board’s annual meeting in Manhattan. Travis Lenkner, Chicago, who was named chair-elect last year, assumed his leadership position as 2015-16 chair at the annual .


    Elizabeth Jane “Janie” Martin, 86, of Manhattan, died Friday, June 5, 2015, at the Via Christi Hospital in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. She was born to Lester O. and Lela Maud (Webb) Heckethorn on Dec. 19, 1928. In 1947, after graduating .


    Jerrel Lee Keys, 74, St. George, died Tuesday, June 9, 2015, at Stormont Vail Hospital in Topeka. The family provided some of the following information. On Oct. 11, 1940, Jerrel was born to Delbert and Ellen (Grandstaff) Keys in Chandler, Oklahoma. He graduated high school .


    LaVada Carol Hine, 82, of Manhattan, died Tuesday, June 9, 2015, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. She was born on Dec. 16, 1932, in Medicine Lodge and had been a Manhattan resident since 1965. Visitation will be from 3 to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 13, 2015,&.

  • Riley County Attorney’s Office Calendar

    Monday, March 23, 2015 9:00 – JJC 9:00   Berger, Jeremy   Status (15 CR 62 Dom Batt, CDP)  JJC   III 9:00   Black, Bentia   Status (15 CR 8 Domestic Battery)  JJC   III 9:00   Brandon, Ashley   SENTENCING (14 CR 573 Poss Meth)  KSL   III 9:00 &.

  • Griep taken in 8th round of MLB Draft

    Kansas State redshirt-sophomore pitcher Nate Griep was selected by the Milwaukee Brewers in the eighth round — 241st overall — of the 2015 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft on Tuesday. It marks the second year in a row a Wildcat was drafted .

  • Though Fort Riley added no names to memorial, officials honor memory of those who came before Park2.phatch

    FORT RILEY — Victory Park at Fort Riley is a place to remember the ultimate sacrifice made by soldiers. Annually, the 1st Infantry Division gathers fellow soldiers, friends and family at the park to honor the soldiers who died the previous .

  • Birds cause brief power outage for K-State campus Power.phatch

    Kansas State University’s lights went out Tuesday morning, leaving much of campus without power for the beginning of the work day — thanks to birds. Steve Logback, the associate vice president of K-State communications and marketing, said he received a .

  • Flood damage to exceed $76,000

    Damage in Pottawatomie County from last week’s flooding will likely exceed the $76,000 threshold needed to seek financial reimbursement through the Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA). Chris Trudo, emergency management director, told county commissioners Monday he made the required verbal .


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