• K-State expert says US should avoid military action in Iraq Ciftci.phatch

    In the complicated and bloody feud between Iraq’s people and the Islamic State, the world is wondering what to make of the crisis that has killed at least hundreds of people. Americans are also wondering how much involvement the .

  • Health officials undergo FEMA training institute

    In a world that can be unpredictable, officials at the Riley County Health Department officials decided to undergo training from the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Earlier this month, health department director Brenda Nickel and public health emergency preparedness coordinator Jason .

  • Purple Power Play set for 2nd year at City Park with music, carnival

    Purple Power Play in the Park is returning on Aug. 28 and 29 at City Park. The festival will remain in City Park after moving there in 2013 because of construction on Poyntz Avenue, the longtime host for the event. The annual event, .

  • Small colleges, big impact

    When one private college in Kansas toots its horn, it doesn’t always make a lot of noise. But when 18 of them do so together, the impact can be mighty impressive — almost $1 billion worth. The Kansas Independent College Association consists .

  • ‘Art Happens’ will have something for everyone

    To the Editor: The Manhattan Arts Center is where our community comes together to participate in and enjoy local arts. Join us as we celebrate and experience “art in the making” at Art Happens, our signature fundraising event, on the .


    John A. Mann II, 91, of Manhattan, died Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. He was born March 16, 1923, in Wellington, Mo., the son of John Corse Mann and Edna .

  • New Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles at least please a 7-year-old Christopher.conner

    Some twenty-four years after the first live-action treatment of Eastman and Laird’s “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles,” Nickelodeon Movies and Paramount have rebooted the franchise. Originally conceived as parody, “TMNT” has become a marketing giant, though in a different way .

  • John Michael Montgomery to bring country hits to Wareham Opera House John m3.phatch

    I’m goin’ once, goin’ twice. I’m sold to goin’ to see John Michael Montgomery. RPA Entertainment presents country music legend John Michael Montgomery at 7 p.m. Friday at the Wareham Opera House. Montgomery’s songs taught us that “.

  • Bolden, Edwards shine in final overseas victory

    Kansas State’s Brandon Bolden and Justin Edwards each scored in double figures to help Athletes in Action wrap up its international tour with a 108-99 win over the Barons, a Latvian professional team, on Wednesday at Olimpic Center in .

  • Steinberg begins work on her staff

    Kansas State head tennis coach Danielle Steinberg announced the addition of assistant coach Mark Denenfeld to her inaugural staff on Wednesday. “I am very excited about Mark joining our staff,” Steinberg said in a release. “Mark brings a lot of .

  • KSU releases 2014-15 WBB schedule

    The Kansas State women’s basketball team will open the Big 12 portion of Jeff Mittie’s first season with the Wildcats on Jan. 3 at Iowa State, as the Big 12 announced the complete 2015 league schedule on Wednesday. K-State will begin the .

  • Band to open jazz concert series

    TOPEKA — The Topeka Jazz Workshop Band will open the TJW Inc. Concert Series on Sunday with guest artist Bill Watrous, a bop-oriented trombonist well known in the jazz world as a master technician with a mellifluous sound. The concert will .


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