Friday, November 27, 2015


  • Golf | November 19, 2015

    K-State women’s golf announces signing

    Kansas State women’s golf head coach Kristi Knight announced this week that Clovis, Calif., native Hayden Mammen has signed a National Letter of Intent (NLI) and will join the Wildcats for the 2016-17 season. “We are excited to add Hayden to our Wildcat Golf

  • Local |Government, Politics | November 18, 2015

    In Manhattan, governor defends ban on helping Syrian refugees


    Gov. Sam Brownback, speaking in Manhattan Wednesday, said he would not help with the flow of Syrian refugees into the state. In his opening remarks at the Governor’s Conference on the Future of Water in Kansas at the Hilton Garden Inn, Brownback said the

  • Local |Government, Politics | November 18, 2015

    City approves rezoning near park

    The Manhattan City Commission in a four-hour meeting Tuesday unanimously approved the first reading of a measure rezoning an area east of City Park. The area, which is around 29.3 acres with 142 parcels, will change from a four-family residential district to a single-family residential district. The

  • Local |Government, Politics | November 18, 2015

    City approves projects for joint fund

    The Manhattan City Commission on Tuesday unanimously recommended four projects totaling $320,500 for the 2017 City-University Fund. The fund, which gets revenue from sales tax and franchise fees generated on campus, is used for the purpose of funding projects of mutual benefit to the community and K-State.

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | November 18, 2015

    Scientist: Items contain DNA from victim, stabbing suspect

    The trial of a Manhattan man accused of attempted first-degree murder continued Wednesday, with testimony from a forensic scientist. Samuel Dartez II, 30 at the time of the incident, is accused of stabbing Stephanie Holden in the head, neck and hands after a Nov. 13, 2014, fight near

  • Editorials | November 18, 2015

    Put children’s needs ahead of politics

    There’s nothing wrong with the Kansas Department of Children and Families’ review of foster care regulations as long as what’s best for children is central to the effort. For instance, reducing the amount of evidence required to move against persons accused of child

  • Letters | November 18, 2015

    Welcome for Vietnam vets brought that war to an end

    To the Editor: On Nov, 6, the United States Army and Major Gen. Wayne Grigsby did a very honorable thing at Fort Riley’s Marshall Field. The general hosted a welcome-home ceremony for more than 100 Vietnam veterans who were in attendance, along with their spouses, families

  • Letters | November 18, 2015

    Thanks for helping us give back to our community

    To the Editor It’s never to late to say “Thank You!” Angels Care Home Health would like to thank the Manhattan community and surrounding counties for their heartfelt generosity during the recent food and undergarment drives. On Oct. 31, 563 pounds of food and $98 in cash

  • Obituaries | November 18, 2015


    Lottie Paralee Ryder, 97, died Friday, Nov. 13, 2015, at her home in Garden City. The family provided some of the following information. Lottie was born May 21, 1918, in Sharp County, Arkansas, the daughter of Thomas M. and Cora (Ford) Wright. She married Ed Caraway on Nov. 9, 1936, with whom

  • Obituaries | November 18, 2015


    Justin G. Fouts, 86, of Westmoreland, died Monday, Nov. 16, 2015, at Wamego City Hospital. He was born July 22, 1929, in Bigelow, the son of Smith L. and Rebecca L. (Coffey) Fouts. On Oct. 4, 1958, he married Willa Geraldine Vance in Topeka. She survives of the home. Justin is also

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