Tuesday, August 4, 2015


  • Movies | July 24, 2013

    ‘Turbo’ will entertain the elementary school set


    Dreamworks’ “Turbo” follows Theo, an unhappy garden snail voiced by Ryan Reynolds, as he dreams of speed and winning the Indy 500. Not content to work in the tomato garden with his brother Chet (Paul Giomatti) and the other snails, Theo is continuously lost in daydreams

  • Local |Kansas State University | July 24, 2013

    Online communication class helps students resolve conflict

    Knowing how you and others respond to conflict can help reduce the severity and frequency of conflict while making communication exchange more productive, according to Sarah Riforgiate, assistant professor of communication studies at Kansas State University. This summer, Riforgiate will teach a new online course,

  • Local |Kansas State University | July 24, 2013

    Fund to benefit Wabaunsee County area students

    George Bowers, Mesa, Arizona, has made a planned gift to Kansas State University to establish the Pat and Clarice Bowers Family Scholarship. The scholarship, in honor of Bowers’ parents, is part of his estate plans and will be distributed to the university at a future

  • Obituaries | July 24, 2013

    David Remmert

    David Robert Remmert, 74, of Manhattan died Monday of lung complications.

  • Obituaries | July 24, 2013

    Karen Kemnitz

    Karen Renee Kemnitz, 56, Topeka, died July 20, 2013, at Stormont-Vail Healthcare in Topeka.

  • General Activities | July 24, 2013

    Senior 17ers win 11-0 in Zone semis

    The Manhattan Manko American Legion senior 17ers’ march to the AAA state legion tournament continued on Tuesday with an 11-0 rout of the Leavenworth Diamond Jaxx in the second day of play at the Leavenworth Zone tournament. Now at 2-0 in the legion postseason and

  • July 24, 2013

    Big 12 lacks star power at QB, for now


    DALLAS — Fans may need their own special user’s guide to identifying Big 12 quarterbacks this fall. Arguably the best offensive league the past 10 years — usually led by a veteran signal caller — the Big 12 is now entering a new era with young, many unproven quarterbacks taking

  • Football | July 24, 2013

    Lockett: QBs more similar than you think


    DALLAS — Tyler Lockett thinks the best thing to have happened to Daniel Sams was the arrival of Jake Waters. Kansas State’s sophomore quarterback served as the backup to Collin Klein a year ago, playing in eight games and often dazzling with his dynamic running

  • Local |Government, Politics | July 23, 2013

    Historic board asks city to rethink renovation plan for City Hall auditorium

    Following an emotionally charged discussion, members of the city’s Historic Resources Board unanimously recommended Monday that a study be performed on alternatives to the city’s plan to renovate Peace Memorial Auditorium in City Hall. The problem, board members concluded, was the impact the

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | July 23, 2013

    Man to face trial in death of child

    An Ogden man accused of killing his girlfriend’s 6-month-old baby by shaking the child to death was bound over for trial in district court Tuesday morning. Michael Dechant, 19, appeared in front of Magistrate Judge William Malcolm on the charges of first degree murder and

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