Wednesday, December 2, 2015


  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | August 21, 2013

    Woman found dead in Junction City

    A woman was found dead in Junction City Tuesday night, according to a press release from the Junction City Police Department. The police and EMS responded to the 700 block of West Eighth Street at about 7 p.m. after reports that someone had been shot. Upon

  • Local |Kansas State University |Fort Riley | August 21, 2013

    K-State to renew partnership with Fort Riley

    Kansas State University and the 1st Infantry Division and Fort Riley will renew a partnership in an on-campus ceremony on Aug. 28. The public is invited to attend. Kirk Schulz, K-State president, and Maj. Gen. Paul Funk II, 1st Infantry Division and Fort Riley commanding general,

  • General Activities | August 21, 2013

    Titans holding tryouts

    The 14U Manhattan Titan baseball team will hold tryouts this Sunday Aug. 25, at Eisenhower South from 2 to 4 p.m.  For a player to be eligible his birth date must be 05/01/1999 or later.  This is a competitive traveling team. For more information you can

  • Columns | August 21, 2013

    Government should not fund trips to ALEC

    In the recent legislative session Kansas lawmakers cut spending for essential state services but at the same time set aside taxpayer funds to be schooled by select corporate interests. Most Kansans would expect to see businesses spend their own funds to influence lawmakers but might

  • Editorials | August 21, 2013

    The picture isn’t enough

    The Riley County Law Board deserves plaudits for its decision Monday not to explore the idea of deploying “red light cameras” within its jurisdiction. The demerits of the idea substantially outweigh the potential benefits. The cameras, mounted above intersections, exist in some jurisdictions as a

  • Letters | August 21, 2013

    Focus on suicide prevention

    To the Editor: Sept 8-14 is National Suicide Prevention Week and Sept. 10 is National Suicide Awareness Day.  There will be educational events across the nation to raise awareness of the signs of suicide and encourage communities to engage in suicide prevention activities. Ninety percent

  • Movies | August 21, 2013

    Where’s the entertainment in film about Steve Jobs?


    It is wonderfully difficult to explain the reverence with which the film “Jobs” recalls the life and exploits of its title character, one of Apple Computers’ founders and its long-time pitch-man. While the movie certainly shows that Steve Jobs, played fairly convincingly by Ashton Kutcher,

  • Local |Kansas State University | August 21, 2013

    K-State study focuses on wheat-killing issue

    A new study about the common problem of preharvest sprouting, or PHS, in wheat is nipping the crop-killing issue in the bud. Researchers at Kansas State University and the U.S. Department of Agriculture-Agricultural Research Service, or USDA-ARS, found and cloned a gene in wheat

  • Local |Education | August 21, 2013

    MHS grad named to officer post

    A Manhattan High graduate has been named national president of the Reserve Officer Association. Brig. Gen. Michael J. Silva, USAR was formally sworn in to the role at the organization’s recent annual National Security Symposium. Silva is taking over for retired Col. Walker Williams

  • Obituaries | August 21, 2013

    Monty R. Cox

    Monty Cox, 54, of Woodbine, died Saturday at the Morris County Hospital in Council Grove. He was born Nov. 18, 1958, at Abilene.

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