• Obituaries | July 02, 2013

    Marilee Shogren

    Marilee Shogren, 83, of Manhattan died Monday at the Via Christi Village in Manhattan.

  • Obituaries | July 02, 2013

    Marian Button

    Marian Lucille Button, 82, of Manhattan died Monday at Stoneybrook Retirement Community in Manhattan.

  • Local |Traffic | July 02, 2013

    Roll-over accident on Deep Creek Road

    A St Marys man was hospitalized after overturning his car in the 2100 block of Deep Creek Road Monday evening. Sgt. Brad Ingalls said Darrin Walter, 19, was driving his 2002 Honda passenger car eastbound on the road when he lost control, rolling over in the north ditch.

  • Letters | July 02, 2013

    Start Independence Day at Kiwanis pancake feed

    To the Editor: On Thursday, July 4, the Solar Kiwanis Club of Manhattan will hold its annual pancake feed fundraiser at Pottorf Hall at the Riley County Fairgrounds from 7:30 to 11 a.m. This fundraiser allows us to provide support to youth groups in the Manhattan area.

  • Editorials | July 02, 2013

    A potent U.S. message in Africa

    It’s rare that a U.S. president and a past president are in a continent other than North America at the same time. It’s even rarer when it occurs in Africa, a continent that the United States largely neglected until the last couple

  • Movies | July 02, 2013

    ‘White House Down’ stands alone, and not in a good way


    The new movie “White House Down” is as much a near-joke as its title suggests. It is suspenseful and implausible, dull and silly, and political in a way anyone who has seen director Roland Emmerich’s earlier films would have guessed it would be. Not

  • I Wonder | July 02, 2013

    What would happen if Superman actually did visit Kansas State?


    Q: In the movie “Man of Steel,” Clark Kent’s dad states: “I found that metal and took it to Kansas State University to have it analyzed. I was told it was not from this world.” Who did Superman see at KSU? Who met Superman?

  • Letters | July 02, 2013

    Exchange year was filled with wonderful experiences

    To the Editor: “Bye, I love you! See you in five months again!” With those words, my family let me go to the USA. I am Stephanie Wimmer from Austria; on that day I had no idea what to expect. I had never been to

  • July 02, 2013

    Estabrook eyes run at Roberts


    USD 383 school board member Aaron Estabrook is exploring a 2014 run for the U.S. Senate against three-term U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts as the candidate of a new political party he heads. Estabrook said he is interested in running as an independent under the banner

  • Men's Basketball | July 02, 2013

    Cats add 6-7 forward to finish class

    After losing the only big in its 2013 recruiting class, the Kansas State mens’ basketball team was left looking for a player to fill the void — and in a hurry. The Wildcats got their guy on Sunday, signing 6-foot-7 forward Jack Karapetyan. From Los Angeles, Karapetyan

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