Thursday, July 2, 2015


  • Obituaries | July 12, 2013

    Judith Miller

    Judith (Vick) Miller, 66, of Orlando, Fla, died May 13, in Orlando, Fla.

  • Columns | July 12, 2013

    GOP imperils Kansas finances

    “I place economy among the first and most important virtues, and public debt as the greatest of dangers to be feared. To preserve our independence, we must not let our rulers load us with perpetual debt.” —Thomas Jefferson The radical Republicans who now rule Kansas

  • Editorials | July 12, 2013

    Kansas roads still not good enough

    Kansans ought to be gratified that the most recent rankings of state highway systems’ condition and cost-effectiveness by the Reason Foundation cast a friendly spotlight on our state. Placing second based on 2009 information, the latest year for which full statistics are available, is outstanding, and

  • Football | July 12, 2013

    Three Wildcats named to watch lists

    Kansas State defensive back Ty Zimmerman and offensive linemen B.J. Finney and Cornelius Lucas were named to award watch lists by the Football Writers Association of America (FWAA), the organization announced Thursday. Zimmerman earned a spot on the Bronko Nagurski Trophy watch list, while

  • Local |Government, Politics | July 11, 2013

    Clerical error leads to big cuts from Riley County departments

    At Thursday’s county budget work session, commissioners proposed a mill levy increase of 1.9 mills. Commissioners had originally envisioned that level of increase. But then they discovered that due to a clerical error a cost of living allowance they had intended to authorize had been

  • Local |Traffic | July 11, 2013

    K-18 facing shutdowns next week

    Officials have announced a plan to close the eastbound and westbound lanes of K-18 during night hours next week. The plan is to close the highway from east of Scenic Drive to west of K-113 (Seth Child Road) from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. next

  • Local |Traffic |Business |Government, Politics | July 11, 2013

    Proposal developed to alter major intersection, surrounding area

    Rumored changes to the K-18 and K-113 interchange have some business owners concerned about the potential for adverse impact on those businesses. The concern appears to focus on the intersection of Fort Riley Boulevard and Richards Drive, close to a larger intersection of Fort Riley

  • Arts, Leisure | July 11, 2013

    A new approach to an old idea: good music


    Though the festival has a new name, it is still going to provide an evening with great music in City Park. The Union Program Council and the Manhattan Parks and Rec department have teamed up again to put on the Little Apple Music Festival on

  • Editorials | July 11, 2013

    The long, winding, expensive road

    We’re glad Manhattan city commissioners recognize that many — actually most — of the streets in the city need attention. Now all commissioners need to do is come up with the $44 million or so they’ll need to improve the deteriorating streets in the next 10 years.

  • Letters | July 11, 2013

    Raise the American flag in Bluemont roundabout

    To the Editor: I question why the City of Manhattan would consider placing a statue of a Potawatomi Native American at the top of the Bluemont Street roundabout that some people do not want.

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