• Deadline nears for bricks for Armed Forces Memorial

    To the Editor: One hundred and 47 years ago, Memorial Day was established to commemorate those who died in defense of our national ideals. Our ideals of freedom, justice and equality for all have been challenged many time since then. Thousands .

  • Putin continues to be a formidable opponent

    While the world’s attention is focused on nuclear negotiations involving Iran, Russian President Vladimir Putin is in a position to create all kinds of problems for the United States and our allies in Europe. Almost every time we look .

  • ‘Love and Sacrifice’ follows Kansas Army officer, his family

    What was the life of an Army officer and his family like, and how did it change during the period from World War I through World War II? Dennis Whitehead’s “Love and Sacrifice” tells us about the experiences of .

  • ‘Train to Warsaw’ packed with history, emotion

    “The Train to Warsaw” is a short novel packed with history and emotion. Its chief characters are Jascha and Lilka Krazniewski, who are in their early 60s when we meet them in the 1980s. About half of the story takes .

  • ‘Reader’ features collection of magazine editor Richard Peabody’s stories, poems G.w.clift1

    We may not be able to think of much that suggests that our nation’s capital city has an artistic culture. For years, though, its literary scene has been represented by a bulky, attractive, and irregular magazine of short fiction .

  • KSU dean to lead private college

    Kansas State University has an opening in its College of Business Administration after a dean accepted the top job at a private college in Chicago. Dean Ali Malekzadeh on Thursday accepted the position of president at Roosevelt University. He will .

  • Candidates talk school funding

    Candidates for the Manhattan-Ogden school board spent most of their time at a forum on Thursday night discussing the district’s budget issues. Curt Herrman, one of four incumbents running in the five-way race, said he is open to the .

  • City hopefuls defend NBAF

    Manhattan City Commission candidates defended on Thursday the National Bio- and Agro-Defense Facility as a positive step for job creation. The League of Women Voters of Manhattan and Riley County hosted a forum at the Manhattan Fire Department headquarters. The .

  • Police investigate overnight truck thefts

    Riley County police responded to a series of stolen vehicles on Thursday within a two-block area near the intersection of College Heights Road and Sunset Avenue. Three trucks were stolen, and only two have been recovered, according to a report .

  • Soaring beef prices a boon for producers, a pain for consumers Cows.phatch

    Retail beef prices — already at record highs — are still going up, but that doesn’t mean consumers are out of options. According to the monthly food price outlook released Friday by the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, beef prices rose 0.7 .

  • Country club weighs more dues increases to make ends meet

    The Manhattan Country Club has not raised the money it needed to fund an LLC formed to save itself from possible sale or foreclosure. In a letter last week, the club’s board of directors told members that a committee .

  • K-State to offer campus experience at open house

    Students, visitors and community members are invited to explore Kansas State University at its annual open house. On April 11, the Manhattan and Salina campuses will offer activities, learning, fun and food as part of the annual All-University Open House. Open .


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