• Paid Endorsement: Anderson will protect Kansans’ insurance interests

    To the Editor: Billionaires Charles and David Koch of Wichita want to repeal Obamacare, relax over-sight rules for insurance companies and privatize Medicare. The Republican candidate for Kansas Insurance Commissioner, Ken Selzer, shares their goals. Seltzer said that if elected, .

  • ‘Miss Julie’ presented at Purple Masque Theater G.w.clift1

    August Strindberg’s 1888 play “Miss Julie” got a decent, quick production in K-State’s haunted Purple Masque Theater last weekend. This is the student venue on campus, a small house with a thrust stage and three to five rows of .

  • Kansas State students selected to promote libraries, educate peers

    Thousands of students spend time studying in Kansas State University Libraries, and about 60 students find part-time work there every year. But a select group is going above and beyond to promote K-State Libraries as volunteers. Eleven students from a wide .

  • Tours set at K-State’s haunted Purple Masque

    The K-State Theatre Organization at Kansas State University is celebrating Halloween with “The Haunted Masque” at the Purple Masque Theatre from 8 p.m. to midnight Oct. 29-31. “The Haunted Masque” is an opportunity to tour the Purple Masque Theatre, find .


    Richard Herbert “Dick” Nixon, 59, died Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014, in Provo, Utah. The family provided the following information. Dick was born on Nov, 21, 1955, to Charles Herbert “Bert” and Marjorie Ruth Kimball Nixon in Clay Center.  His family moved to Zeandale in .


    Loleta A. Morton, 84, of Frankfort, died Monday, Oct. 27, 2014, at the Frankfort Community Care Home. Visitation will be on Wednesday from noon-8 p.m. at the Padden Funeral Chapel in Frankfort. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Funeral .


    Peter Christopher Melton, 29, of Cherryvale, died as a result of an automobile accident on Saturday, October 25, 2014, on Cherryvale Parkway in Labette County. The family provided the following information. Peter was born in Lincoln, Neb., on April 8, 1985, the son of Vicky .


    Rudolph “Sam” F. Winter, 96, of Linn, died Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014, at Linn Community Nursing Home. The family provided the following information. Sam was raised in the Palmer community. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II. After being .

  • County to have Ebola meetings

    Riley County Health Department officials announced two community information meetings on the Ebola virus. The first is from 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday in Room 145 at K-State’s Biosecurity Research Institute. The second is from 3 to 4 p.m. on Wednesday in .

  • Aggieville barber gives up his chair after 50 years Neighbor1.phatch

    When Roger Allerheiligen opened Aggieville barbershop Campus Hairstyling nearly 30 years ago, he made sure that the first haircut he gave was for his then-10-year-old son, Jarod. Last Saturday, Allerheiligen ended his 50 years of experience as a barber in similar .

  • Local fans enjoy Straight No Chaser at McCain G.w.clift1

    Straight No Chaser performed a pop concert last week in McCain Auditorium as part of K-State’s performance series. A large crowd, including what seemed to be some particularly exuberant fans, seemed to enjoy the show. It was a couple .

  • Vargo: Good turnout at polls

    Riley County clerk Rich Vargo said voters have been making their way into the Riley County Courthouse to be done with elections early. Since advance voting opened on Oct. 15, 1,455 voters have already cast their ballots. “We’ve had a lot .


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