• Measles outbreak easily preventable

    The 300-plus cases of measles that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have recorded in the United States thus far this year don’t sound like many. That’s about one in 1 million Americans. Yet through just five months, .

  • Two controversies reflect ‘hypocrisy in action’ in U.S.

    To the Editor: Maybe I am suffering from “outrage fatigue,” but I just can’t see the logic of the following issues. 1. I have been looking at black “POW/MIA” flags at every veterans event, biker rally and military funeral .

  • D-Day anniversary brought back personal memory of Ike

    To t he Editor: I listened Friday morning about the landings at Omaha Beach and the role of Gen. Dwight Eisenhower. I was drafted in September 1945. While serving in Panama in a controlled harbor mine unit, I had the honor .

  • Summit seeks to improve rural access to good food

    Local grocery stores are vital to rural America. But as small towns lose population to larger cities, the issue of finding healthful food in rural areas is a growing concern. To help small grocery store owners create sustainable solutions, Kansas .

  • MARIETTA BARR

    Marietta Elizabeth Barr, 94, of Wamego, died Friday, June 6, 2014, at the Valley Vista Good Samaritan Center.  Marietta was born on Sept. 18, 1919, in rural Flush. She married Russell N. Barr on Feb. 9, 1945.  He preceded her in death. Marietta was a .

  • BILL SMITH

    Bill Smith, 50, died on Saturday, June 7, 2014, at the Mercy Regional Health Center, Manhattan. He was born on Feb. 7, 1964, in Milford, Del., the son of James Courtland and AnnaMay (Pavlik) Smith Jr.  Bill was an electrician at Kansas State University .

  • STEVEN SWANDER

    Steven (Steve) R. Swander, 60, of Wamego, formerly of Manhattan, died Saturday, June 7, 2014, at his home. The family provided some of the following information. Steve was born Sept. 1, 1953, in Osborne, the son of Stanley and Shirley (Thornburg) Swander. As a young .

  • MARILENA FERGUSON

    Marilena Hedrick Ferguson, 83, a resident of Manhattan since 1960, died Friday, June 6, 2014, at her home. The family provided some of the following information. They said she died peacefully, surrounded by her family. Marilena was born on March 20, 1931, in Chickasha, Okla., to .

  • K-State men announce 2014-15 non-con slate

    Eight games at Bramlage Coliseum, a trip to the EA Sports Maui Invitational and a return to the Sprint Center for the Wildcat Classic highlight the 2014-15 Kansas State men’s basketball non-conference schedule released on Monday. The 14-game non-conference .

  • Riley County Attorney’s Office Calendar

    Monday, June 9, 2014 9:00 – JWG 9:00 Ayers, Shannon Status (14 CR 255 Dom Batt, DWS) JJC III 9:00 Black, Benita Arraignment (14 CR 172 Making False Info) BRW III 9:00 Campbell, Trey SENTENCING (14 CR 117 Poss. of MJ, etc) BKD III 9:00 Channel, Jasmin Status (14 CR 267 Dom Batt) JJC III 9:00 Decann, .

  • Local tattoo parlors busy as body art becomes more mainstream Robertmiller.phatch

    Sarah Fitzhugh wanted to think of a way to honor her family and its long military tradition. A World War II history buff, the 28-year-old Fitzhugh also felt obliged to pay her respects to the soldiers, sailors and airmen who .

  • Residents mark city’s founding with block parties Manhattanday03.phatch

    Manhattanites got a little neighborly on Saturday holding block parties across the city in celebration of Manhattan Day. The annual event honors the city’s founding in June of 1855, when two groups of settlers worked together to form the city. .






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