• ‘Let’s Be Cops’ was made with care and can be amusing G.w.clift1

    The new film comedy-adventure “Let’s Be Cops” reminded me of “Fired Up!” and “Miss March.” Like them, the new film had a good story and was fairly well written and developed. It was made, it seemed, more because somebody .

  • Let investigators do their work

    We’d like to believe that all federal employees are beyond reproach, that they perform their duties conscientiously, and that at all levels of service, they’re accountable to the public. Among other things, such an admirable level of service .

  • City should find a way to keep pools open longer

    To the Editor: It is the middle of August and the City of Manhattan has closed the public swimming pools just as the Kansas summer heat sets in! Given the climate change we are seeing, the city’s pools could .

  • Beach exhibition to honor Peters’ legacy, talent

    As Kansas State University’s first vice president for student affairs, Chet Peters helped thousands of students with the journey from parental charge to young adult, encouraging them to use college to learn, hone talents, develop meaningful relationships and cement .

  • Faculty members develop alternative textbooks

    Through an alternative textbook initiative, Kansas State University faculty members are helping students save an estimated $423,000 a year in textbook costs. The Open Alternative Textbook Initiative - led by Brian Lindshield, associate professor of human nutrition; Andy Bennett, professor and .

  • CARMEN QUINONES PAGAN

    Candelaria “Carmen” Quinones Pagan, 73, of Wamego, formerly of Puerto Rico, died Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, in Topeka. She moved to Kansas a year ago to be close to family. Carmen was born Feb. 2, 1941, in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico. She was the daughter of .

  • MAC’s Art Happens? and Brew at the Zoo coming up

    Get your art on this weekend. The Manhattan Arts Center presents Art Happens? from 6:30 to 10 p.m. Saturday. This is an evening of art in the making, refreshments, and good company, featuring watercolors artist Oscar Larmer and demonstrations by ceramics .

  • Wildcats have strong competition for backup QB spot

    It became pretty clear last spring when Daniel Sams moved to receiver and then transferred that Kansas State’s quarterback job belonged to Jake Waters. But with Sams gone, another big question remains. Who will be the backup quarterback? Behind .

  • Northeast Kansas officials clinic

    The Northeast Kansas Officials Association will hold its annual high school football official’s clinic this Sunday, Aug. 24 at 6 p.m. The clinic will take place at the main fire station located at the corner of Kimball and Denison in .

  • Former Wildcat Streb began FedExCup playoffs Thursday

    Former Kansas State men’s golfer Robert Streb opened play in his first-career PGA Tour FedExCup Playoffs on Thursday in the The Barclays event, which runs through Sunday at Ridgewood Country Club in Paramus, N.J. Streb, who is ranked .

  • Optimist softball team tryouts set for this Sunday

    Tryouts for Manhattan Optimist 18-and-under fastpitch softball will be Sunday from 1-3 p.m. at Optimist Park. All players age 15-18 are welcome to attend. For more information, call Jeff Brummett at (785) 556-3391 or Julie Brummett at (785) 313-1882..

  • Whooping cough spreading in Pott Co

    While many people are concerned about the Ebola outbreak in Africa, another disease — more contagious, though less deadly — is spreading in Pottawatomie County. Health officials have reported more than 80 cases of pertussis, also known as whooping cough, in the Wamego .







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