Friday, November 27, 2015


  • Local |Fort Riley | January 10, 2014

    Fort Riley honors 5 soldiers killed in helicopter crash

    Although soldiers all encounter loss during their years of service, it does not lessen the sting of saying goodbye to a fallen comrade. Lt. Col. Matthew Weinshel, a commander of the task force that lost five soldiers from Fort Riley’s Combat Aviation Brigade in

  • Local |Government, Politics | January 10, 2014

    City, state officials talk streets, alcohol tax

    Streets, internet sales and social services were high on the city’s list concerns discussed with state legislators this year. City officials met Thursday with local legislators — Sen. Tom Hawk, D-Manhattan; and Representatives Sydney Carlin, D-Manhattan; Ron Highland, R-51st district; Tom Phillips, R-Manhattan; and

  • I Wonder |Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | January 10, 2014

    What happened to the vet student who killed 2 people?


    Q: Whatever happened to the case of the veterinary student who hit two people and killed them on K-18?

  • Local |Business | January 10, 2014

    New owner takes over della Voce

    There’s a new owner at della Voce. Noah Reagan sold the restaurant to former employee Caleb Edwards, who took over on Jan. 1. Edwards, who has worked for Reagan for four years, bought the restaurant with help from backer Ward Morgan. Morgan, owner of CivicPlus,

  • Columns | January 10, 2014

    An evening conversation: At the podium

    Sc -- magazine mug.phatch

    The plan was to step up, grab a cordless microphone for easy wandering, check some notes and begin a friendly, post-lunch discussion. But before anything could happen, a lady tugged at my sleeve. She was smiling but determined to speak. “We really think you should

  • Local |Government, Politics | January 10, 2014

    Abilene trucker mulls run for Huelskamp’s seat

    David joyce

    David Joyce, an independent candidate in the race against U.S. Rep. Tim Huelskamp, R-Kan., for his 1st District seat is considering a run as a Republican. Joyce, a truck driver from Abilene, said he identifies with traditional Republican values and “just wants to get

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | January 10, 2014

    Fire damages new Ogden Pizza Hut


    Firefighters from Riley County responded to Pizza Hut in Ogden, 523 Riley Ave., for a structure fire around 2 p.m. Thursday. Riley County Emergency Management Director Pat Collins said no one was injured in the small fire that started in the attic of the newly constructed

  • Local |Kansas State University | January 10, 2014

    U.S. News & World Report recognizes K-State programs

    U.S. News & World Report recognizes Kansas State University as a great place to earn an online graduate degree in education and engineering, moving both programs up in its rankings released Jan. 8. Kansas State University ranks No. 72 for best online graduate education programs, up 57

  • Obituaries | January 10, 2014


    Giovanna Barlow, 89, died Sunday at Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. Giovanna was born March 5, 1925, in Plezo, Italy, which is now Yugoslavia.  She was united in marriage to Don Barlow in Trieste, Italy, in 1952.  Her

  • Obituaries | January 10, 2014


    Jeanne M. Braddy, 90, of Manhattan, died Wednesday in the loving care of the nurses and staff at Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. She was born July 15, 1923, in Clyde. She was the daughter of Raymond and Mary

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