• Halloween no longer a minor occasion

    Spending — big spending — on Halloween isn’t a new phenomenon. It’s been growing since adults a number of years ago began to get serious about getting in on the fun. And if the calendar and projected spending this year .

  • Enjoy yourself Sunday at Teen Town Reunion

    To the Editor: During the 1940s, ’50 and ’60s, the Manhattan Lions Club sponsored a dance and social activities called Teen Town on Friday nights for Manhattan and Luckey High School students. I attended Teen Town in the 1950s, and my .

  • Please remember to vote; it is easy and rewarding

    To the Editor: It’s time to vote! We’re now seeing much attention to the general election scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 4.  And it is more important than ever that voters take the time to participate — and vote! Decisions .

  • Paid Endorsement: Carlin is properly concerned about state’s financial status

    To the Editor: A vote for Sydney Carlin is a vote for responsible decision-making in Kansas. She works cooperatively with other senators and representatives of both political parties to find reasonable and fair solutions to our problems. Sydney is a .

  • Paid Endorsement: Moderate Republicans have sound voting advice

    To the Editor: For too long, many of us have wondered where our moderate Republicans have gone. Thankfully, they are still alive, and many of them have become familiar with Paul Davis, a Democrat whom they endorse for governor. I .

  • UT defense is greatest threat Saturday Josh mug color

    When Charlie Strong came from Louisville to replace longtime head coach Mack Brown at the University of Texas last year, he was known for his defense. Before his first head-coaching job four years ago, Strong worked for guys like Urban .

  • ‘Addicted’ is a lot like a made-for-TV movie G.w.clift1

    Remember made-for-TV movies? Maybe you recall the “movie of the week” or “after school specials.” The Hallmark Channel still seems to be making them. Disney had a recent success with its “High School Musical.” But I’m actually thinking back .

  • LEO GOECKEL

    Leo Louis Goeckel, 99, of Hanover, died Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, at his home. The family provided the following information. Leo, the youngest of 13 children, was born on Aug. 6, 1915,  to Joseph and Anna (Ruhkamp) Goeckel at Hanover.  He was a lifetime .

  • Beer, housing driving student prices higher

    Kansas State University students are paying more for beer and non-greek housing than they were last year. According to the 2014 Student Price Index, which was recently released by the K-State Economics Club, goods commonly purchased by K-State students increased by .

  • Wamego landlords protest new code

    Landlords and the city of Wamego are at odds over a new set of regulations on property work. The Wamego City Commission approved new building codes in May, including a contractor licensing code provision. Under the new code, a property .

  • MILDRED M. PFEIFLEY

    Mildred M. Pfeifley, 93, of Clay Center, died Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, at the Leonardville Nursing Home. Funeral services are pending with the Anderes-Pfeifley Funeral Home in Riley, Kansas..

  • No injury reported in Pott. Co. incident involving handgun

    The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office are looking for a person who pulled a handgun on someone in rural Manhattan on Tuesday. No one was injured in an incident that happened at about 11 p.m. in the 3700 block of Powers .





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