The fourth Marvel Studios production of 2014, “Guardians of the Galaxy” stars Chris Pratt as Peter Quill. Quill is abducted by aliens the day of his mother’s death from cancer. Calling himself Star-Lord, Quill makes a living as a kind of space pirate, stealing and
If you believe summer starts with the opening of the pools, there’s some bad news on the horizon. The closing of local swimming pools will take place this weekend, their typical closing time each year. Officials have said they can’t keep pools open
The Manhattan-Ogden school board approved negotiated teacher contracts Friday morning in a unanimous vote. Some of the major changes in the contracts include a 2-percent compensation package increase, a $450 increase on base salary and an agreed-upon due process procedure for teachers. Due process, or
Q: If an ambulance is called but the injured person elects to not be transported, does the ambulance still charge a fee? What is included in the 911 emergency services fund that is paid for by taxpayers?
Just say it’s another “trumpet call” to success for Kansas State University’s Becki Walenz. The instructor of trumpet in the university’s School of Music, Theatre, and Dance, has won a national contest and will be featured in a music video for singer-songwriter
Russian President Vladimir Putin certainly kicked up some dust Wednesday when he responded to sanctions Western nations had leveled against Russia with sanctions of his own against them. However, their impact, at least on the United States, is expected to be modest. Russia is banning
A grand prize valued at $50,000 will be on the line for the 10 business startups of Kansas State University’s Launch a Business, or LAB, program. The winner will be selected at the LAB Launch Party from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the K-State Alumni Center.
Electoral politics are remarkably stable. Incumbents win re-election 90 percent of the time. Money, especially early, is an excellent success predictor. Change comes slowly, mostly because the personnel seldom changes. So when change happens, it seems like a revolution has occurred. Nothing changed after Tuesday’
Following a standout freshman campaign, redshirt-sophomore Katie Brand was named to the Big 12 Preseason Volleyball Team, the conference announced Thursday. Brand was one of two setters selected to the conference’s preseason team, joining Oklahoma junior Julia Doyle, who was unanimously selected. A native of
FORT RILEY — If you look up the word “regional” in a handy dictionary, the definition will be pretty standard. But if you apply the same word to area governance and planning, you’re going to find an organization fighting to maintain enough altitude to avoid
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