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  • Is Obama even serious about confronting Islamic terror?

    To the Editor: The recent days of speeches, comments and actions from President Barack Obama and his administration regarding ISIL will go down in history as the most arrogant, delusional and incoherent period of Executive Branch communication in modern history .

  • ‘Kingsman’ another in a long line of spy spoofs G.w.clift1

    Spy movies have a historic problem. During their period of greatest popularity, the biggest (and most) movies about espionage were comedies and were usually send-ups of the spy movie genre itself. Consider all those Bond movies until about the time .

  • DICK RUSSELL

    Richard Harland “Dick” Russell, 88, of Manhattan, died Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan, as the result of injuries he sustained in an auto accident. Dick was born April 20, 1926, in Green. Memorial services will be held at 11 .

  • LEONA M. PORTER

    Leona M. Porter, 91, died on Thursday,  Feb. 12, 2015, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. Her family provided some of the following information. Leona was born on April 2, 1923, in Geary County, the daughter of John and Marie M. (O’.

  • ELAINE OLNEY

    Elaine Olney died on Monday, Feb. 16, 2015, at her home in Manhattan. Memorial service information and a complete obituary will be released later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan..

  • DOROTHY J. (STARBUCK) BLOCK

    A memorial fund for Dorothy J. (Starbuck) Block has been established with the First United Methodist Church, Pipe Organ Renovation Fund. Donations may be sent in care of Irvin-Parkview Funeral Home, 1317 W. Poyntz Ave, Manhattan, KS, 66502 or the First United .

  • M. DEAN GOFF

    M. Dean Goff, 87, of Manhattan, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015 at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. Funeral services are pending with the Anderes-Pfeifley Funeral Home in Riley..

  • JOE ELLIS

    Joe Ellis, 82, formerly of Manhattan, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015, at the Leonardville Nursing Home in Leonardville. Funeral services are pending with the Anderes-Pfeifley Funeral Home in Riley..

  • ALMA JOSEPHINE (LOUZEK) BARTH

    Alma Josephine (Louzek) Barth, 87, of Fairbury, Nebraska, died Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015, at Via Christi Village in Manhattan. Her family provided some of the following information. Alma was born to Adolph and Anna (Chrastil) Louzek on April 14, 1927, on a farm near Milford, .

  • Weber hopes Foster ready to go now

    There was some question in Kansas State coach Bruce Weber’s mind about how Marcus Foster would return to action on Saturday. Foster had spent three games, along with teammate Malek Harris, serving a suspension for violating an unspecified team .

  • Cats into key stretch of season

    February can make or break a team’s postseason hopes. The stakes are even higher for the Kansas State women’s basketball team that plays in a league with a round-robin schedule. And with the Big 12 ranked No. 1 in conference .

  • City to consider antennas for hotel

    The Manhattan City Commission on Tuesday will consider the addition of telecommunication antennas on the Bluemont Hotel. The meeting starts at 7 p.m. at City Hall. The applicant — SSC, an agent for US Cellular — would install telecommunication antennas and accessory .





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