• Concealed carry, open carry rules are hard to get straight

    To the Editor: I am afraid I am a bit confused by the new concealed and open carry rules. As I understand it, if I have a concealed carry license, I can carry in places where I cannot open-carry if .

  • It’s time government paid for my fun and my vitamins

    To the Editor: “I play; you pay.”  Now I understand the women’s lib mindset promoted by Mr. O. “I enjoy the pleasure; you foot the bill. I have the right to responsibility-free, consequence-free sex.” In this age of .

  • Kansas native finds two loves in Nashville: music, her husband

    Jill Martin seems to have been born with a love for music. At the age of two, she was walking around singing songs in her rural Kansas home. That love of music would lead to a music career in Nashville, .

  • Masonic Foundation gives scholarships to 24 KSU students

    The Kansas Masonic Foundation, Inc., the charitable arm for the Grand Lodge of Kansas and Kansas Masons, announced the recipients of 140 scholarships to students of 36 institutions of higher learning across Kansas. The awards total nearly $200,000. The scholarships, which range from $500 .

  • Old horrors uncovered in Ireland

    Some people argue that we should let the horrible things that have happened in the past remain there and move on.  There is considerable logic in that position. However, I believe we should learn from the past to the .

  • Experiencing stunning pain at RCPD Taser exercise Taser-4.phatch

    Those who want to put up a fight with a law enforcement officer after being shot with a Taser are either not in their right mind or just stupid — maybe both. Believe me. Thanks to an opportunity Thursday during the .

  • MATC seeks ballot initiative

    Manhattan Area Technical College officials are seeking a sales tax initiative for a ballot within the next year. MATC President Rob Edleston said he understands the request is more likely to appear on the April ballot than on the one .

  • Report: Plane part found 1 mile from crash

    A report on the plane crash that killed to Manhattan men in April 2013 says part of the aircrafts was found more than a mile from the crash site. Ronald Marshall, a retired Manhattan gynecologist, and Chris Gruber, development for the .

  • Police considering purchase of ‘body cameras, ’drones

    Riley County Police Department Assistant Director John Doehling told county commissioners Thursday morning that the RCPD is looking into technology upgrades - specifically in regard to camera and drone devices. “We currently employ, in all of our patrol cars, video .

  • Officials look at US 24 corridor

    Area officials wanted to take a deeper look Thursday into the growth in Blue Township/East U.S. Highway 24 corridor. This topic came up during a presentation of Manhattan Area 2035, an update of the Manhattan Urban Area Comprehensive Plan and .

  • Putin too quick to blame Ukraine

    It didn’t take Russian President Vladimir Putin long to get defensive and defiant about the downing of a Malaysian commercial jet over eastern Ukraine and the deaths of everyone on board Thursday. Said President Putin: “… this tragedy would not .

  • Obama created his problems

    Nolan Carlson’s letter on July15 deserves a response. Basically, Mr. Carlson blames most of the attacks on and criti-cisms of President Obama on racism, prejudice, ignorance and that old standby, “It is George Bush’s fault” as well as .


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