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  • Trial set for Nichols in Burroughs murder

    Anthony Nichols didn’t speak a word Monday afternoon in Riley County District Court during an arraignment hearing for his first-degree murder case. After a formal reading of the charge was waived, District Chief Judge Meryl Wilson entered a not .

  • Ebola isn’t just an African problem

    The headline in the online version of USA Today on Monday was chilling: “ Ebola only a plane flight away from the USA.” Ebola, which conjures up images of personnel in “moonsuits,” is among the deadliest viral illnesses on the planet. .

  • Cameron: Baseball Hall missing the point Sc -- magazine mug.phatch

    That quote from a Hall of Famer has been recycled every few years, and with good reason. Baseball certainly has bumbled along despite itself — from a time long before Terry’s heyday in the 1930s right up to this evening. .

  • ‘Planes: Fire and Rescue’ an improvement over ‘Planes’

    Just 11 months after releasing the first “Planes,” DisneyToon Studios dropped a sequel on this summer’s movie audiences. “Planes: Fire and Rescue” is set in the same racing obsessed, sentient vehicle inhabited world as Lightning McQueen from the highly successful “.

  • Variety of jazz on tap in Topeka

    TOPEKA — Topeka Jazz Workshop Inc. has announced the lineup for its 2014-15 concert season. The schedule features a variety of jazz sounds, including: •August 17     —    TJW Band with guest artist Bill Watrous, trombone •September 28   —  West .

  • Nixon newspapers on display at museum

    Richard M. Nixon resigned as president of the United States on Aug. 9, 1974 — nearly 40 years ago — after addressing the nation via radio and television the night before. Nixon’s resignation was the culmination of an arduous investigation into what became known .

  • MALAKAI ROWLAND-VAN HORN

    Malakai Isaac Dean Rowland-Van Horn, 23, of Clay Center, died of cancer Friday, July 25, 2014, at the KU Medical Center in Kansas City, Kan. He was born on Oct. 13, 1990, at Fort Riley. On June 4, 2011, at Clay Center, he was married to Diamond .

  • HOWARD KITTERMAN

    Howard I. Kitterman, 102, of Manhattan, died Sunday, July 27, 2014, at Homestead Assisted Living, Manhattan. He was born on Sept. 6, 1911, in Durham, the son of William Lee and Ella (Knox) Kitterman. Howard was proud of his service in the United States Army.&.

  • PAM OLSON

    Pamela Jean Olson, 54, of rural Onaga, formerly of Albuquerque, N.M., and Loveland, Colo.,  died Sunday, July 27, 2014, after a battle with cancer.  She lived the last 10 years in Albuquer-que and had recently moved to Kansas to be close .

  • MORRIS DOZIER SR.

    Morris Dozier, Sr., 92, of Junction City, died Thursday, July 24, 2014, at Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. Morris was born Nov. 30, 1921, in Leslie, Ga., the son of the late Charlie and Minnie (Frazier) Dozier.  Morris attended schools and graduated from .

  • County honors long-time treasurer A1.21512.king.phatch

    Riley County commissioners honored retiring county treasurer Eileen King Monday morning by presenting her with a plaque honoring her 30 years of service in the public sector. King, who announced her retirement in June, will be replaced by Shilo Heger, who .

  • Pizza expert says he won’t give up title in retirement Doughdoctorvert.phatch

    Even in retirement, Tom Lehmann isn’t about to relinquish his title of “The Dough Doctor.” After about 50 years, the 70-year-old Manhattan-area resident is stepping down from his bakery assistance director position at Manhattan-based AIB International, where he became known .





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