• Will Ebola ‘be over’ by summer?

    It was one year ago today that the World Health Organization confirmed that the Ebola virus was the cause of a wave of deaths in Guinea. By then, 59 people had been killed and the virus was just gathering momentum. Actually, .

  • School board incumbents handle difficult times well

    To the Editor: I urge the voters in USD 383 to vote for Leah Fliter, Dave Colburn, Curt Hermann and Daryl Edie — the four incumbents — for school board. They are a major part of an experienced board that works smoothly together .

  • Morse is superbly qualified to serve on City Commission

    To the Editor: From time to time, Manhattan has chosen exceptionally dedicated city leaders. We are lucky to have another such opportunity now in electing Linda Morse. Widely respected in Manhat-tan, Linda’s public service in-cludes not only her work .

  • ‘Gunman’ isn’t really bad, but its story isn’t well-told G.w.clift1

    At least there’s never any point of view problem with the new action movie “The Gunman.” Sean Penn is in nearly every scene. The now craggy but fit Penn is still a critics’ favorite, despite the indifference of large .


    Robert D. Sumners, 67, of rural Westmoreland, died Saturday, March 21, 2015, at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. He was born June 10, 1947, at Stockdale to Allan and Maxine (Bowman) Sumners and attended schools there .


    Robert F. “Bob” Jackson, 67, of Blue Rapids, died at his home on Saturday, March 21, 2015. The family provided some of the following information. Bob was born Nov. 28, 1947, at Marysville, to Sherman W. and Verna M. (Schmitz) Jackson.  He married Patsy .


    Theodore “Ted” Carl Samuelson, 81, Manhattan, died Saturday, March 21, 2015, while working on his farm in Frankfort. He was born on Nov. 20, 1933, in Frankfort. He was the son of Carl Theodor Gottfrid and Ruth Evelyn Carlson Samuelson. He was baptized and confirmed .

  • Wildcats come unraveled in second half Mittie.phatch

    Jeff Mittie’s message to his Wildcats following their 67-48 loss to Missouri was simple — don’t let the last 15 minutes of Sunday’s game define their season. He’s right. But that span of 15 minutes will define his team’.

  • Cats unable to slow hot-shooting Tigers Mizzou30.phatch

    When Missouri senior guard Morgan Eye began her career as a Tiger, her school was a little more familiar with Kansas State. After all, that was just before Mizzou bolted the Big 12 for the Southeastern Conference with Texas A&.

  • Longhorns beat Cats to sweep series

    AUSTIN, Texas — The Kansas State baseball team was limited to two hits and one run on Sunday, as the Wildcats were swept in their Big 12-opening series by No. 14 Texas with a 6-1 loss at UFCU Disch-Falk Field. K-State (11-12, 0.

  • K-State drops home finale to Iowa State

    The Kansas State women’s tennis team honored its lone senior Sunday — Amina St. Hill —  but Iowa State captured a narrow 4-3 win over the Wildcats to spoil K-State’s regular-season home finale. K-State took an early 1-0 lead .

  • Exhibit a labor of love for nature photographer Art3.phatch

    There’s a love story behind the love story of prairie chickens on display at the Flint Hills Discovery Center. Noppadol Paothong, staff photographer at the Missouri Department of Conservation, told stories to 45 people on Friday evening at the Discovery .


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