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  • Uncontested reps still raising money

    Even without opponents, area politicians are still raising money for their campaigns. Candidates in state races filed campaign finance reports on Monday, documenting financial activity from July 25 through Oct. 23. For incumbent state representatives, these funds were raised after it became .

  • Development causing traffic congestion

    Congestion at the intersection of U.S. Highway 24 and Green Valley Road during peak traffic periods is bad and will only get worse as rapid development in the area continues. That was the message from Leu Lowrey, Pottawatomie County public .

  • Junction City man pleads guilty to stealing from Army program

    TOPEKA — A Junction City man pleaded guilty Monday to stealing public funds from an Army program at Fort Riley, U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom said. Michael Steffens, 59, pleaded guilty to one count of stealing public money. Steffens admitted in his .

  • Royals’ run brings back memories for man, grandson

    Kansas City Royals fans are hoping history repeats itself as the team returns home needing to win two straight games to take the World Series, just like in 1985. Mel House of Manhattan had an up-close view of history in 1985 for .

  • Keillor gets warm reception at McCain Keillor.phatch

    McCain Auditorium on Monday hosted an evening with writer and radio personality Garrison Keillor. Manhattan managed to nearly fill the house for the Monday night appearance by Mr. Keillor. The reception was warm, as many stood to welcome his tall, .

  • China’s judicial reform inches along

    The United States in 2013 executed 39 people, according to the Death Penalty Information Center. In our view, that was 39 too many. But that was far fewer than were executed in China, which, as it happens, is contemplating judicial reforms that could .

  • Tranparency is needed on KSU’s equestrian decision

    To the Editor: As a concerned parent of a K-State equestrian athlete, it saddens me that K-State Athletic Director John Currie is being allowed to spin this story without challenge. Please consider the following points: 1) Mr. Currie’s entire premise .

  • Paid Endorsement: Anderson will protect Kansans’ insurance interests

    To the Editor: Billionaires Charles and David Koch of Wichita want to repeal Obamacare, relax over-sight rules for insurance companies and privatize Medicare. The Republican candidate for Kansas Insurance Commissioner, Ken Selzer, shares their goals. Seltzer said that if elected, .

  • ‘Miss Julie’ presented at Purple Masque Theater G.w.clift1

    August Strindberg’s 1888 play “Miss Julie” got a decent, quick production in K-State’s haunted Purple Masque Theater last weekend. This is the student venue on campus, a small house with a thrust stage and three to five rows of .

  • Kansas State students selected to promote libraries, educate peers

    Thousands of students spend time studying in Kansas State University Libraries, and about 60 students find part-time work there every year. But a select group is going above and beyond to promote K-State Libraries as volunteers. Eleven students from a wide .

  • Tours set at K-State’s haunted Purple Masque

    The K-State Theatre Organization at Kansas State University is celebrating Halloween with “The Haunted Masque” at the Purple Masque Theatre from 8 p.m. to midnight Oct. 29-31. “The Haunted Masque” is an opportunity to tour the Purple Masque Theatre, find .

  • RICHARD HERBERT NIXON

    Richard Herbert “Dick” Nixon, 59, died Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014, in Provo, Utah. The family provided the following information. Dick was born on Nov, 21, 1955, to Charles Herbert “Bert” and Marjorie Ruth Kimball Nixon in Clay Center.  His family moved to Zeandale in .







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