Lifestyle

  • Gardening | April 06, 2014

    Kill weeds with herbicide for manageable gardens

    I’ve been getting a lot of questions on crabgrass and managing other similar weeds. It is getting close for these weeds to start growing. One strategy to stop these weeds is to apply a product that kills the young ones as they start to

  • Local |Business |Agriculture | April 06, 2014

    Rural livestock mixer business leads in agriculture industry

    Getting the mix just right. That’s vital, whether one is a cook, a chemist, a cattle feeder, a basketball team — or a business. Today we meet a Kansas company that has become a national leader in making mixers for livestock feed and more. Mike

  • Local |Business | April 06, 2014

    Coldwell Banker employees get awards

    Kelly Adams, President of Coldwell Banker Realty Group One, announced this year’s award recipients from the International Coldwell Banker Franchise company. Coldwell Banker has over 85,000 sales associates worldwide, with over 2,500 offices located in 51 countries. President’s Elite award This represents sales in the top 3

  • Local |Business | April 06, 2014

    Copeland Insurance wins agency award

    Buckeye Insurance Group announced that Copeland Insurance Agency, doing business in Manhattan, Riley, Wamego and Abilene, has received the prestigious Premier Agency award for 2013. This coveted award is presented annually to select independent insurance agencies representing Buckeye that receive highest acclaim for personalized customer service

  • Local |Business | April 06, 2014

    United Way hires donor coordinator

    Cheryl Boothe has been named to the position of donor relations coordinator at the United Way of Riley County. Boothe will have responsibility for developing donor relationships and working with volunteers as well as managing events. Boothe is originally from Manhattan, and earned a bachelor’

  • Columns | April 05, 2014

    Putin’s goals involve resurrecting the empire

    I have followed Russia President Vladimir Putin’s career since then-President Boris Yeltsin appointed him prime minister. Jake Kipp and I wrote one of the first academic articles on Putin, attempting to understand him, what he wanted for Russia and how far he was prepared

  • Court Calendar | April 04, 2014

    Riley County Attorney’s Office Calendar

    Monday, April 7, 2013 9:00 – JWG 9:00 Armour, Robert Arr. (14 TR 180 Test Refusal [2nd]) JWG III 9:00 Ayer, Currin Status (13 CR 461 Poss MJ, etc) BCF III 9:00 Dotson, Carlos Status (14 CR 154 POss. of MJ) BKD III 9:00 Earnest, Katharine Status (13 TR 2050 DUI) BRW III 9:00 Garcia, Mistie Arraignment (13 CR 666 Poss Morphine to Dist,

  • Local |Kansas State University | April 04, 2014

    What’s like to come out as a pro athlete?

    Wadedavis1.phatch

    Wade Davis’s mother told him she’d rather hear him say he was dying of cancer than have him tell her he was gay. It turned out to be years before she would embrace him for who he was, a different dynamic than when

  • Local |Business |Kansas State University | April 04, 2014

    K-State, AIB to join forces

    The Kansas State University Department of Grain Science and Industry and American Institute of Baking International are just down the road from each other. A few years from now, they could wind up under the same roof. The idea for the Global Center for Grain-Based

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | April 04, 2014

    Fall victim had been at frat party, police say

    Mcclendon.phatch

    Manhattan High graduate Naomi McClendon was drinking at a banned fraternity’s party last weekend before she was given a ride to a Tempe apartment complex where she died in a fall, police said Friday. McClendon, 18, fell from a 10th-floor balcony of a privately owned


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