Monday, July 25, 2016


  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency |Traffic | July 14, 2016

    Fort Riley soldier killed in motorcycle crash

    A Fort Riley soldier died in a motorcycle accident in Oklahoma last week. Fort Riley officials said Pvt. Kaleb Ryan Davis was found dead on July 8 following an apparent motorcycle accident near Vinita, Oklahoma. Officials said Davis, a combat engineer with the 41st Engineer Company,

  • Editorials | July 14, 2016

    Simple ‘Thank you’ well deserved

    Today’s opinion page contains a short letter to the editor from Manhattan resident Stan Tilley. It came in Wednesday’s mail, was neatly typed and included the handwritten note, “If you feel this is appropriate — please publish it.” His letter is not only appropriate,

  • Letters | July 14, 2016

    Say ‘Thanks’ to police and firefighters

    To the Editor: Dallas Police Chief David Brown: “We don’t feel a lot of support most days.” We often tell the military members we meet, “Thank you for your service and all you do.” But how often do we express appreciation to the firefighters

  • Letters | July 14, 2016

    What’s gotten into our elected officials?

    To the Editor: So, Gov. Sam Brownback, the anti-Robin Hood, and his knights in the Kansas Legislature wish to render the Supreme Court impotent. And Riley County Commissioner Ron Wells joins in by advocating disregard for the U.S. Constitution in the form of muzzling

  • Obituaries | July 14, 2016


    Jerry Wayne Walsh, 74, of Wamego, died Tuesday, July 12, 2016, in Topeka. He was born Dec. 13, 1941, in Westmoreland. He was the son of Edward and Betty Releford Walsh. Jerry was a maintenance technician and worked for 20 years for Midwest Concrete Materials in Wamego until he retired in 2006.

  • Obituaries | July 14, 2016


    Laura Lee Stuewe, 69, of Alma, died Wednesday, July 13, 2016, at her home. She was born Dec. 1, 1946, in Amarillo, Texas. She was the daughter of John W. and Hazel M. Daniel Hale. She married Milton J. Stuewe, Jr., “Junior,” on March 4, 1967. He survives. Laura owned and operated

  • Obituaries | July 14, 2016


    Ray “Boots” Allen, 92, died on Tuesday, July 12, 2016, at his residence in Manhattan. He was born on Sept. 17, 1923, in Junction City. He was the son of Archie and Regina (Foveaux) Allen. He was proud to be a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. Ray

  • Obituaries | July 14, 2016


    Victor L. Hartman, 73, died Tuesday, July 12, 2016, at Stormont-Vail Hospital in Topeka. The family provided some of the following information. He was born Oct. 22, 1942, in Clay Center. He was the son of Albert Edward and Olga Sophia (Helms) Hartman. He was baptized Nov. 1, 1942, at Immanuel Lutheran

  • Football | July 14, 2016

    K-State puts 5 on Preseason All-Big 12 team

    Led by four upperclassmen on the defensive side of the ball, Kansas State had five football players named to the Preseason All-Big 12 team. The Big 12 announced the team on Wednesday. Players are picked by media members who cover the league. Seniors Dante Barnett (defensive back)

  • Men's Basketball | July 14, 2016

    Cats’ Diarra to sit out season


    Kansas State freshman Cartier Diarra will miss the 2016-17 season after undergoing season-ending knee surgery. K-State head coach Bruce Weber announced Diarra, a 6-foot-4, 185-pound point guard, went down with the knee injury during a workout earlier this month. After consulting with doctors, he underwent

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