Saturday, July 23, 2016


  • Local |Government & Politics | July 13, 2016

    Advance voting underway for primary elections

    Advance voting in person for the primary election began Wednesday. Registered voters may cast their ballots from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. weekdays and from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturdays at the Riley County Courthouse Office Building. Advance voting closes at noon on Aug. 1.

  • Editorials | July 13, 2016

    ISIS weakened but still deadly

    Something’s going on within the Islamic State, and while it might presage more, and even more intense, terrorist attacks, it also suggests that the “caliphate” its leaders boasted of a couple years ago will exist more as an idea than a reality. What that

  • General Activities | July 13, 2016

    Manko edges Midwest Stix, 7-6


    With a three-run leading going into the ninth inning, the Manhattan Manko 17ers found themselves trying to hold off a furious rally from the Midwest Stix on Tuesday at Norvell Field. The 17ers allowed two runs but got out of a bases-loaded jam with two

  • Letters | July 13, 2016

    Kaw Valley Special Rodeo focuses on fun, not winning

    To the Editor: The Kaw Valley Rodeo Association will be sponsoring the 23rd annual Kaw Valley Special Rodeo for children with special needs. We would like to extend the invitation to children ages 5 to 12 years old to sign up for it. The rodeo will begin

  • Movies | July 13, 2016

    ‘Mike and Dave’ has little — but enough — going for it


    The crowd in the showing of “Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates” was laughing considerably more than they would have been if they had just decided to have a good time no matter what the movie gave them. So probably we had best mark this

  • Letters | July 13, 2016

    Intellectually, emotionally, let’s not slam our doors shut

    Intellectually, emotionally, let’s not slam our doors shut To the Editor: Drowning in a sea of negative news that made me want to cry, I recently made a clumsy attempt to lighten the news with a report on my article in Mensa’s international

  • Obituaries | July 13, 2016


    Charles David Beckenhauer, 66, general counsel for Baylor University, died Tuesday, July 5, 2016, at his home after an extended battle with cancer. The family provided some of the following information. Charlie passed away surrounded by his wife, Jaylie, and other immediate family members.  He was born

  • Obituaries | July 13, 2016


    Geneva Anna Denholm, 95, Manhattan, died Friday, July 8, 2016, at Via Christi Hospital in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. Geneva was born Dec. 1, 1920, on the family farm near Clyde, the daughter of Emanuel and Edith (Peterson) Erickson. She was united in marriage Nov. 18, 1951,

  • Obituaries | July 13, 2016


    Jarom Daniel Clyde, 3 months, died peacefully yet unexpectedly Thursday, July 7, 2016, in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. He was born March 23, 2016, in Burlington, the son of John Daniel and Tanya Marie (Anderson) Clyde. His family had recently moved to Manhattan from Burlington.&

  • Football | July 13, 2016

    Two Wildcat LBs land on watch list

    Kansas State junior Elijah Lee and senior Charmeachealle Moore were among 51 linebackers named to the 32nd annual Butkus Award watch list, the Butkus Foundation announced Tuesday. Kansas State was one of only six schools nationally with multiple players on the list to honor the nation’

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