• Change not likely to hurt voter turnout

    It’s not surprising that Riley County commissioners and Riley County Clerk Rich Vargo object to the legislative proposal to move municipal and school board elections from the spring to the fall election cycle. We tend to agree, but not .

  • KSU Orchestra concert highlights student achievements

    The KSU Orchestra presented its last concert of the season Tuesday evening to a capacity audience at McCain Auditorium by featuring great student achievements in the first half. The concert opened with graduate student conductor Travis Hale leading the orchestra .

  • Vikings come back twice to beat Indians

    Despite playing with leads in each game of Thursday’s doubleheader at Seaman, the Manhattan High baseball team was swept by the Vikings, losing 7-4 in Game 1 and 6-4 in the nightcap. Manhattan head coach Don Hess said his team .

  • MHS tennis wins at Salina tourney

    After a lengthy layoff from competition, the Manhattan High boys’ tennis team got back in action, winning the Salina South Invitational on Thursday. The state-ranked Indians finished the tournament seven points ahead of second-place Valley Center to win, getting quality .

  • Climate change will cost Kansas

    The effects of climate change are a far greater problem than the state’s self-made fiscal crisis. That’s a temporary problem to be resolved by voters. No election is likely to have a positive, immediate effect on climate change. .

  • K-State grad student wins major scholarship

    Collin Wheeler, Blue Springs, Missouri, a graduate student in architectural engineering at Kansas State University, has been awarded a $6,000 scholarship from the Besal Lighting Education Fund, representing the top prize among graduate students in the nation. Wheeler, a fifth-year student .


    Linda Carol Stockwell, 67, of Riley, died Wednesday, April 22, 2015, at the Golden Living Center in Wakefield. The family provided some of the following information. Linda was born July 6, 1947, in Enterprise, Alabama, the daughter of Cecil Edward and Dovey Louise (Jones) Gilley. .


    James “Jim” Patrick Davie, 73, died at his home Friday, April 24, 2015. Complete obituary and service information are pending at Irvin-Parkview Funeral Home & Cremation..


    Carol L. Langhofer, 61, of Herington, died Friday, April 17, 2015, at her home. The family provided some of the following information. Carol was born July 20, 1953, in Herington, the daughter of Darrell E. and V. Jane (Johnson) Maybee. She is preceded in death .

  • Cats’ Lee ready for full-time job at LB Elijah lee.phatch

    This time a year ago, Elijah Lee was just finishing high school, assuming he’d redshirt once he arrived at Kansas State. Now, after bursting onto the scene last season as a true freshman — serving as a pass-rush specialist — Lee .

  • K-State advances at Big 12 tournament

    WACO, Texas — The Kansas State women’s tennis team put an end to a five-match losing streak with a 4-1 win over Iowa State in the first round of the Big 12 Women’s Tennis Championships on Thursday at the Hurd .

  • Police dogs learn to uncover drugs, rewards at training K9training.phatch

    There is cocaine somewhere in the room. It could be in a shoe, or under a shelf. Maybe hidden in a bottle? Or there — in the jacket. No. Wait. Over here. If Loki can just find those 15 grams of cocaine, .


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