Tuesday, October 6, 2015


  • Football | November 04, 2013

    Brown part of Eagles’ record day

    Staff reports Bryce Brown got into the action for the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday, while their quarterback was busy throwing seven touchdown passes. The short-lived Wildcat running back rushed seven times for 54 yards and caught one pass from Nick Foles for 6 yards as the Eagles

  • Local | November 03, 2013

    Potawatomi suffering recognized at last

    Bison 2.phatch

    Eastern Kansas has a rich Native American tradition, and Saturday the area officially began honoring some of that proud history. Jon Boursaw, a member of Citizen Potawatomi Nation, spoke at the Flint Hills Discovery Center as the start of its celebration of Native American Heritage

  • Local |Business | November 03, 2013

    Computer virus bugs Manhattan businesses

    A computer virus that has frightened people around the world now has infected Manhattan. Kansas State University, along with the radio station 1350 KMAN and somne area businesses have had their computers crashed by a virus called CryptoLocker, a category of virus called “ransomware.” “I’ve

  • Local |Business |Government, Politics | November 03, 2013

    Union asks city to nag Allegiant, gets cold shoulder

    The Transport Workers Union has tried to enlist Manhattan city officials for help in its battle against Allegiant Airlines. Allegiant is scheduled to begin service between Manhattan and Phoenix this Thursday. City manager Ron Fehr said the union had contacted him, and asked the city

  • Local |Business | November 03, 2013

    Yum! Bourbon & Baker southern sister to Harry’s

    What was once an unassuming title loan office is quickly being transformed into a cool downtown food and drink destination. Bourbon & Baker, 312 Poyntz Ave., is a new restaurant being opened by the folks who brought the popular Harry’s eatery to Manhattan. Evan Grier,

  • Local | November 03, 2013

    Priest takes leap of faith after 30 years as engineer


    After 30 years of working as a civil engineer, Michael Peterson decided to make a change. It wasn’t retirement. It wasn’t moving to a new area. It was becoming a priest. At 54 years old, Peterson entered Blessed John XXIII, a seminary for men over 35

  • Editorials | November 03, 2013

    If everyone helps a little

    As a community, we’ve long prided ourselves on our willingness to help friends or neighbors, to meet whatever needs arise. It hasn’t mattered whether the needs stemmed from a natural disaster, a family crisis or the quiet poverty that afflicts more of our

  • Letters | November 03, 2013

    Fairy Godmothers grateful for support of golf tourney

    To the Editor The Fairy Godmothers of Manhattan want to publicly thank the 80-plus golfers who participated in the seventh annual Fairy Godmothers Charity Golf Tournament and the numerous sponsors who helped make the Sept. 30 tournament possible. We owe special thanks to Community 1st Bank

  • Letters | November 03, 2013

    Disrespect for game hurts decent hunters, fishermen

    To the Editor: My wife and I were walking Tuesday morning, October 29, along College Avenue about a half-mile north of the football stadium. In the ditch on the east side of the road, a few yards north of the concrete bridge, someone had dumped what

  • Letters | November 03, 2013

    Perspectives of doctors from elsewhere worthwhile

    To the Editor: Dr Kozel, thank you for your letter describing your experi-ences with Rhode Island’s health insurance changes. I appreciate your insight as a pediatrician. I’d like to see more doctors like you write about their exper-iences, both good and bad, with

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