Saturday, August 29, 2015


  • Editorials | September 17, 2013

    County Commission expedient to a fault

    OK, we get it. The Riley County Commission wants and will establish a public building commission. We just wish commissioners would be more accommodating of citizens. After the commissioners’ retreat earlier this month, for instance, they concluded that a public building commission was their only

  • Letters | September 17, 2013

    Generous citizens, sponsors boosted Kiwanis Peanut Day

    To the editor: Last Friday evening and Saturday morning, the Man-hattan Kiwanis Club held its 10th annual Kiwanis Peanut Day fundraiser at numerous sites throughout Manhattan. Our club members as well as members from the Manhattan High School Key Club and KSU Circle K branches

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | September 17, 2013

    Authorities check on offenders

    Local, state and federal authorities visited sex offenders last weekend for compliance checks. The Riley County Police Department participated in a joint effort to maintain accurate information of registered sex offenders in the Manhattan and Riley County area. More than 100 compliance verifications were conducted on

  • Letters | September 17, 2013

    Congress and ruling class take fine care of themselves

    To the Editor: I have never been more concerned about our country than I am today. Yes, Syria, our military budget cuts, our deficit, etc. are all on the list. But my biggest concern is our U.S. Congress.

  • Movies | September 17, 2013

    ‘Way, Way Back’ is a fair small-scale character movie


    “The Way, Way Back” is one of those “little” movies, character-heavy pictures, small-budget ones, that known actors sometimes get into in between bigger projects. Originally released in late July, it did good business and so has been brought to our twelve-plex. The movie stars Steve

  • Volleyball | September 17, 2013

    Brand named Big 12 Rookie of the Week

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    The Kansas State volleyball team’s Katie Brand was named Big 12 Rookie of the Week on Monday, becoming the first Wildcat to earn a weekly honor this season. The redshirt-freshman setter helped K-State pick up three wins in four matches last week, including a five-game

  • Football | September 17, 2013

    Final Sports Illustrated piece details fallout from scandal

    After detailing allegations by the Oklahoma State football program in the form of improper cash benefits, academic fraud, widespread drug abuse and sexual misconduct last week, Sports Illustrated finished its series on the Cowboys’ football program Tuesday morning, describing the issues former players faced after

  • Columns |Football | September 17, 2013

    Jellison: Wildcats could run all over reeling Longhorns, Brown


    Mack Brown’s team is in trouble. Through three games this season, Brown’s Texas Longhorns have allowed more than 300 rushing yards per game, ranking 121st out of 123 teams nationally. And what a coincidence, the Longhorns (1-2) have to face Kansas State on Saturday — a

  • Area Schools | September 17, 2013

    EMS volleyball wins match

    The Eisenhower Middle School eighth grade volleyball B team picked up its first match win of the season on Monday, splitting a pair of matches. EMS defeated Emporia 25-10 and 25-14 and then lost to Abilene 19-25 and 12-25. Kaitlyn Hagedorn served 16 straight points in

  • General Activities | September 17, 2013

    Manhattan Attack wins sixth straight tournament

    The 10-and-under Flint Hills Soccer Club’s Attack boys soccer team won its sixth consecutive tournament Sunday by claiming the Gold Division championship at The Tournament in the Woods in Raytown, Mo. The Attack opened with a 3-3 tie against Tamashi Futobol and then defeated

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