• Suspect enters plea agreements

    Jerred Snyder won’t stand trial after all. The 30-year-old Manhattan man was scheduled to have a jury hear both his pending cases in October, but he reached plea agreements in the cases last week. Snyder faced kidnapping and robbery .

  • What’s North Korea up to this time?

    No sooner did CNN report that it was given access to three Americans being held in North Korea than many Americans began thinking they had seen this movie before. North Korea was up to its cloak-and-dagger best, leading a CNN .

  • Do donors really need a monument of thanks?

    To the Editor: Our human family includes a variety of motivations to donate. Sadly, some believe an income tax benefit will motivate individuals to give. Others promise recognition: certificates, plaques, trophies, thank-you banquets — even a monument “to commemorate names of .

  • ‘Dame to Kill For’ is great but empty ... and skip the 3-D G.w.clift1

    Director Robert Rodriquez has a fondness for pulp. His movies include “From Dusk Til Dawn,” the “Spy Kids” movies, the “Machete” movies, and the original “Sin City,” based closely on comic books made by writer and artist Frank Miller. He .


    Leon M. Mathies, 91, of Alma, died Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, at Wamego Health Center. The family provided the following information. Leon was born Oct. 30, 1922, north of McFarland, the son of Fred M. and Ella Marten Mathies Leon was a farmer and stockman, .


    Evelyn Rose Gieber, 93, died Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, at the Cedar Village Long Term Care Center in Ness City. The family provided the following information. Evelyn was born on June 27, 1921, in Ogden, the daughter of Fred and Anna Nelson Stein. On July 12, 1941, .


    Bernard Joseph “B.J.” Brown, 91, of Lillis, died Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, in Topeka. The family provided the following information. B.J. was born Nov. 16, 1922, on the family farm in rural Lillis, the son of Michael J. and Nora Grace Brown. He .


    Thomas Joseph Barry, 54, of Manhattan, died Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, at Mercy Regional Health Center. The family provided the following information. Tommy was born in Dodge City on March 16, 1960, the son of Ruth V. (Rogers) Barry and the late Wallace D. Barry.&.


    William Richard Aye, 85, of Madison, Wis., died Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014,  at Oakwood Village in Madison. The family provided the following information. William was a native of Manhattan, son of long-time Manhattanite Mary Adda Boone. A 1955 graduate of Kansas State University, .

  • 11 former Wildcats make NFL rosters

    Led by 12-year veteran Terence Newman, 11 former Kansas State football players made NFL rosters. Newman, who spent his first nine seasons with the Dallas Cowboys, is entering his third year with the Cincinnati Bengals. Other Wildcats to make NFL rosters .

  • Tailgaters bring Wildcat-themed vehicles for season opener Tailgate3.phatch

    Saturday’s first home football game against Stephen F. Austin University gave Wildcat fans a release from the anticipation they had felt after waiting all summer for the season to start. As usual, thousands of tailgaters displayed their Wildcat pride .

  • RCPD matching community demographics

    Yes, there was a glaring danger sign. Looking back at the tragic shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., law enforcement officials across the country are quick to point at one obvious signal. The population of Ferguson is about 67 percent .


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