Thursday, April 28, 2016


  • Obituaries | April 15, 2014


    Clifford Duane Edwards, 80, died April 10. He was born Jan. 20, 1934, in Atwood. He served in the U. S. Air Force from 1951 to 1955. He married Neva LouAnn Morgan in 1954. He graduated from Fort Hays Kansas State College in 1958. He served as English professor and department chairman at

  • Obituaries | April 15, 2014


    Richard Morris, 77, of Olathe died Monday at his home in Olathe. He was born on Nov. 21, 1936, the son of John and Francis (Flynn) Morris. Complete obituary information is pending and will be announced by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, Kansas 66502.

  • Women's Basketball | April 15, 2014

    Romero seeks transfer from K-State

    Leti Romero says she has played her last game at Kansas State. The point guard is seeking a transfer following a freshman season in which she earned second-team All-Big 12 honors for the Wildcats. Romero’s decision to leave K-State is simple. “Everybody knows that I

  • Manhattan High School | April 14, 2014

    MHS tabs George as boys’ basketball coach

    After co-leading the Manhattan High boys’ basketball team for half of last season following the resignation of Tim Brooks, Benji George was named head coach of the Indians Monday afternoon. A statement announcing the hiring was posted to the USD 383 website on Monday. Athletic director

  • Editorials | April 14, 2014

    How can we prevent such violence?

    It’s a tragic shame that someone can be so filled with hatred that even at age 73 he can coldly take the lives of three innocent people. This 73-year-old is an Aurora, Mo., racist named Frazier Glenn Cross who is said to be better known

  • Letters | April 14, 2014

    Republicans clearly benefit from president’s policies

    To the Editor: What if everything we have today remained exactly the same except that our president was a 65-year-old white Republican named John Smith? What would be different? 1.  All the talking heads on the right would be singing the praises of President Smith

  • Movies | April 14, 2014

    Bateman film ‘Bad Words’ proves fairly amusing


    TV’s “Arrested Development” star Jason Bateman proved several things when he directed and starred in the new and amusing feature film “Bad Words.” One is that insult comedy can still amuse. In “Bad Words,” Bateman’s character depends on his ability to creatively—and

  • Local |Kansas State University | April 14, 2014

    Math students place high in K-State competition

    Three Kansas State University students are showing how skills in mathematics can add up to success. The students are the top winners in the university’s 16th annual S. Thomas Parker Mathematics Competition, which took place March 29. Competition winners are Jessica McCall, mathematics and biology

  • Local |Kansas State University | April 14, 2014

    KSU researchers develop tests to fight pork diseases

    Pork products cost about 10 percent more than they did last year, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, and economists expect the prices to continue rising because of diarrhea viruses currently devastating the pork industry. That’s why researchers at the Kansas State

  • Local | April 14, 2014

    Drone enthusiasts cope with complicated regulations

    So what is legal for private drone operators? Seems like a fairly straightforward question — but nothing could be further from the truth. Ed McNamara, the Manhattan resident who regularly flies a three-pound, six-propeller unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) to shoot photographs around Riley County, thinks he

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