One area legislator began working for free when the 2013 Kansas Legislature rolled past its statutory 90-day limit Friday. State Rep. Tom Phillips, a Republican, was among nearly two dozen lawmakers who declared they would waive income from the session beyond Thursday’s 90-day limit. Also
Scott Jennings is a rarity. He has amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), a disease that leads to rapidly progressive weakness, muscle atrophy and spasticity, and difficulty speaking, swallowing and breathing. Thirty-thousand people suffer from it, and half are dead within three years of its onset. Yet
Hibachi Hut, a food legend in Aggieville and the oldest continuously operated restaurant in Manhattan, has closed its doors for good. The closure was confirmed via a tweet from an Aggieille official Sunday night. Owners of the building have apparently leased the site to a
The Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art is one of more than 1,800 Blue Star Museums across the United States to offer free admission to military personnel and their families from Memorial Day through Labor Day. Because the Beach Museum of Art offers free admission year
Fred Clarence Stueve, 88, of Wamego died May 24 at Valley Vista Good Samaritan in Wamego.
It’s not just humans who can suffer after traumatic events like the recent Oklahoma tornadoes. Susan Nelson, a veterinarian and clinical associate professor at Kansas State University’s Veterinary Health Center, says a tornado can be just as stressful on pets. “It’s traumatic
Kenneth Edward ‘Ken’ Noll, 87, of Wamego died May 24 at the Lawrence Presbyterian Manor in Lawrence.
After winning 41 games this season and winning the Big 12 regular season championship, the Kansas State baseball team was hoping its resume would be good enough to help the Wildcats host an NCAA regional. The Wildcats learned Sunday night that they would serve as one of 16
Taxes. Like most folks, I hate paying them. Sales tax is one of the main ways we finance government, right or wrong. As a retailer, I collect those taxes. Now we are debating whether states should be able to collect tax on Internet sales. Early
America has no shortage of patriotic days. Among those that don’t get much attention are Flag Day, Constitution Day and Presidents Day. Better known are Veterans Day, on which we honor the service of military veterans; and Independence Day — the Fourth of July — on
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