Saturday, April 25, 2015


  • Arts, Leisure | April 24, 2013

    Quartet to wrap up jazz season

    TOPEKA — Topeka Jazz Workshop Inc. members and guests will be treated to a blockbuster end-of-season concert on Sunday when they listen to the Graham Dechter Quartet.   Dechter is a 26-year-old rising star guitarist from the L.A. area who will be backed by world-famous

  • Arts, Leisure | April 24, 2013

    K-State troupe presents amusing ‘Kimberly Akimbo’


    A full house of mostly college-aged theater-goers were treated, last weekend, to another of this year’s outstanding campus theatrical productions. They were in K-State’s Purple Masque to see David Lindsay-Abaire’s angularly-funny “Kimberly Akimbo,” a play that Manhattan Arts Center had produced last

  • Local |Kansas State University | April 24, 2013

    BSU, Schulz confer about paucity of Afro-American faculty at KSU


    A growing student population at Kansas State has growing concerns about the lack of people like them in the university’s faculty. The Black Student Union (BSU) invited K-State president Kirk Schulz, provost April Mason and Peter Dorhout, dean of the College of Arts and

  • Local |Government, Politics | April 24, 2013

    Moran: Towers a safety issue

    Sen. Jerry Moran on Tuesday accused President Barack Obama and Majority Leader Harry Reid of jeopardizing air safety for political purposes by reducing the number of air traffic controllers. “Let’s have the debate about sequestration, let’s have the conversation about whether or not

  • Local |Government, Politics | April 24, 2013

    How can impact of floods be reduced?


    City administrators made it clear to commissioners Tuesday night that it is not possible to stop the flooding along Wildcat Creek, but it is possible to reduce the number of people impacted by it. “It is a difficult problem,” Mayor John Matta said. “There isn’

  • Local |Fort Riley | April 24, 2013

    Bench in Ogden honors slain soldier

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    A new structure at the intersection of 6th and Walnut streets in Ogden honors a Fort Riley soldier whose nearly year-and-a-half old murder remains unsolved. It was close to that corner on Oct. 14, 2011, that Ronald E. Taylor, known as ‘Evans’ to family and friends, was

  • Obituaries | April 24, 2013

    Wanda Navarro

    Wanda Lee Navarro, 83, of Manhattan died Monday at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan.

  • Obituaries | April 24, 2013

    Benjamin Baxter

    Benjamin Alfred Baxter, 86, of Clay Center died Sunday at the Golden Living Center in Wakefield.

  • Obituaries | April 24, 2013

    Anna Washington

    Anna Josita Washington, 63, died Friday at Orange Park Medical Center in Florida.

  • Men's Basketball | April 24, 2013

    Rodriguez wants to play in Florida

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    Former Kansas State point guard Angel Rodriguez wants to transfer to a school in Florida. At least that’s what his former high school coach Shakey Rodriguez says. The coach told The Miami Herald that his former player is hoping to end up in Miami,

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