• Paid Endorsement: Roberts’ despair explains campaign ad with Snyder

    To the Editor: For many, college football is a civic religion. Despite their faith in Coach Snyder, hopefully football fans are perceptive enough to see his endorsement of Pat Roberts as nothing more than desperation on the part of the .

  • Endorsement letter: Brownback’s tax policies have dug Kansas into a hole

    To the Editor: As the election looms, we need to be aware of the false and misleading claims of Gov. Sam Brownback. Brownback continues to claim that Kansas is going great and it’s time to “hit the accelerator.” Kansas .

  • ‘Killer details’ save familiar ‘St. Vincent’ story G.w.clift1

    The Hibachi Hut has moved downtown. There’s a taco shop in the Aggieville building where Bill Murray used to sit at its bar. This fact won’t bother twenty-somethings, but to old guys like me, it seems a little .

  • Manhattan mayors endorse Huelskamp

    Six Manhattan mayors have endorsed Rep. Tim Huelskamp, R-Kan., as a candidate in the U.S. House of Representative race, Huelskamp’s campaign announced Friday. The endorsements come from current mayor, Wynn Butler, and five former Manhattan mayors, Loren Pepperd, .

  • Paid Endorsement: Elect God-fearing people who respect the right to life

    To the Editor: Friends, Romans, countrymen (and women), and fellow Kansas citizens: As the elections near, we are subjected to too many commercials on TV. As for the governor’s race, the big dispute is about how much is spent .

  • Wildcats enter final stretch of season with a lot on the line

    Morgan Burns won’t say whether Kansas State overlooked Baylor two years ago when the Wildcats had their undefeated season shattered in the final two weeks of the season. But one thing Burns does know is that anyone can beat .

  • Paid Endorsement: Brownback, Roberts have wrong approach

    To the Editor: Over the course of their campaigns, a good number of ads that have been on television for Gov. Sam Brownback and Sen. Pat Roberts have contained more contempt for the president than explanations of what the candidates .

  • Bat influenza viruses unlikely to pose a threat to human health

    Bats may not be quite as scary as they appear — at least when it comes to the spread of specific viruses. A research project conducted in part by a team of researchers in the College of Veterinary Medicine at Kansas .

  • K-State looking to contain Cowboys’ speedy Hill Ostatecolor.phatch

    Bill Snyder is no stranger to occasional hyperbole. When asked about Oklahoma State’s Tyreek Hill, the longtime Kansas State head coach called the junior-college transfer from Garden City Community College the fastest man in the world, on two different .


    Lyle E. Sylvester, 84, a Clay Center resident since 2003, and a resident of rural Wamego since 1966, died Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, at Mercy Regional Health Center of Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. Lyle was born Aug. 7, 1930, on his family .

  • Freshman LB making plays for K-State

    With Kansas State clinging to its 6-0 first-half lead against Texas, Elijah Lee made a play that turned the momentum in the Wildcats’ favor at just the right time. On third-and-19 at the K-State 26, the Longhorns were looking to put .


    Paul David Mann, 47, died Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, at his residence in Manhattan of natural causes. The family provided some of the following information. He was born on May 22, 1967, in Ness City, the son of Paul “Gene” and Janice J. (Rufenacht) Mann. .


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