Tuesday, August 4, 2015


  • Editorials | October 29, 2013

    KSU right to rethink takedown

    There’s a reason football players — from the youngest youth leagues to professionals — wear helmets and pads. And as history has shown repeatedly, even those protective measures don’t prevent every injury. Thus, anyone with any sense could have known that it was a matter

  • Editorials | October 29, 2013

    Great colors abound

    We can’t help but notice that some of the fall foliage in our area is truly spectacular and that gas prices are in one of their low cycles. And given that no one knows how long either condition will last, it strikes us as

  • Columns | October 29, 2013

    Kobach’s claims exaggerated

    Few neighborhoods have a more storied, rough-and-tumble political history than Kansas City, Mo.’s Old Northeast, or “North End.” One of the city’s oldest, this community of historic homes remains a landing pad for immigrants, once from Italy, now from Mexico, Vietnam and Somalia.

  • Women's Basketball | October 29, 2013

    Freshman guard Romero dazzles in Wildcat debut

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    Deb Patterson wanted to see more offense this season. If Monday night was any indicator, the Kansas State women’s basketball coach might have had her wish granted. Of course, finding more offense is a lot easier when you have more than seven healthy players,

  • October 28, 2013

    K-State faces decision after mascot skit ends with student injury

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    Kansas State has two weeks to decide how to proceed with its pregame football skit. After a student was injured Saturday during a routine in which Willie the Wildcat sprints onto the field and tackles a student representing K-State’s opponent, the future of the

  • Local |Business |Government, Politics | October 28, 2013

    Clinic to cease primary care

    The Riley County Health Department will no longer offer safety net primary care services – beginning this Friday. Department director Brenda Nickel told the county commission that the Primary Care Clinic has been unable to secure a full-time provider for medical and prescribing services since February.

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency |Traffic | October 28, 2013

    Manhattan woman killed standing on I-70 after crash

    A 35-year-old Manhattan woman died after being struck by a disabled vehicle that was hit by another car at 8:45 pm Sunday on Interstate 70. The accident happened eight miles south of Manhattan in Geary County. According to a Kansas Highway Patrol report, Dale Colleen Williams died

  • Books | October 28, 2013

    There’s plenty of spooky reading for Halloween

    Whether you’re looking for a spine-tingling classic or a lighter take on the holiday, great Halloween stories can be found across many different types of literature, according to faculty members in Kansas State University’s English department, who offer some suggestions for readers of

  • Obituaries | October 28, 2013


    Margaret I. Piper, 92, of St. George died Sunday at the Meadowlark Hills- Stolzer House.  She was born on Nov. 12, 1920, in Manhattan and had been a lifetime area resident. Obituary information and service times will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Ave.,

  • Obituaries | October 28, 2013


    Eileen Jacobson, 89, of Waterville died on Saturday at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. Eileen was born July 23, 1924, south of Waterville at the home of her parents.  She graduated from Waterville High School in 1942.  On Dec. 27, 1945, she married Paul F. Jacobson at the

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