Two cheers for the Boy Scouts of America, whose leaders last week voted to end discrimination against gay boys. We hope someday — sooner rather than later — to offer a third cheer when the organization ends discrimination altogether and allows homosexual adults to serve as leaders.
To the Editor: On behalf of Wildcat baseball players, coaches and staff, I thank the K-State Family for your support this season, which helped us capture the first Big 12 championship in program his-tory.
Two Manhattan men reported that they woke up to a very small fire ignited outside of their apartment on Saturday. Officer Matthew Droge said the fire was ignited by an unknown suspect or suspects using an improvised incendiary device. Matthew Prayso, 45, and Terrance Bise, 45, both
Riley County police are investigating a vehicle burglary reported in the 1800 block of Concord Lane on Saturday. Officer Matthew Droge said Meghan Starr, 27, reported that several items were stolen from her vehicle between 6 p.m. on May 24 and 8:30 a.m. on May 25. The U.S.
A Manhattan man reported that his vehicle was burglarized in the 700 block of Whitetail Pass on Sunday. Officer Matthew Droge said Wyatt Smith, 19, reported that the incident occurred between 11:50 p.m. on Saturday and 7:30 a.m. on Sunday. Smith reported that an unknown suspect stole
USD 384 Blue Valley-Randolph Board of Education has changed the name of Olsburg Elementary to McCormick Elementary at its May 13 board meeting. The grade school holds kindergarten through fourth-grade classes in Olsburg. The school is named after Principal Jim McCormick, who retires June 1, after 36 years teaching
The Kansas Flint Hills in the tallgrass prairie are home to hundreds of species of native flowers and now is the perfect time to get outdoors and enjoy the show. On Sunday, the Konza Prairie Biological Station offers the opportunity to walk among the flowers
Charles Martin can now remove the “interim” from his title as head of Kansas State University’s department of geography in the College of Arts and Sciences. After a national search, Martin was selected for the job. “We had very strong interest in the department
James Eyestone, 59, of Manhattan died Monday at Stormont-Vail Hospital in Topeka. He was born Nov. 8, 1953, in Independence. Complete obituary and service information will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Ave., Manhattan, KS 66502.
Cecilia Umscheid of Wamego died Tuesday at the Good Shepherd Hospice House of Manhattan. Services are pending with Stewart Funeral Home of Wamego. Complete obituary and service information will be announced later.
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