Sunday, May 24, 2015


  • Obituaries | February 27, 2013

    Elnora Davenport

    Elnora Davenport, 91, of Ottawa died Thursday at her home. Arrangements are pending and will be announced later by Dengel and Son Mortuary in Ottawa.

  • Obituaries | February 27, 2013

    Bethel Logan

    Bethel Logan, 81, of Topeka, died Tuesday at Midland Hospice House.

  • Editorials | February 27, 2013

    Sequester takes us to uncharted territory

    Spending cuts of 2.3 percent shouldn’t spark a crisis in the United States — not in the Defense Department, not in the Department of Health and Human Services, not in any of the multitude of programs and services the federal government provides. That’s the Republican

  • Letters | February 27, 2013

    Nuss knows our community and will serve it superbly

    To the Editor: When you vote for city commissioners this spring, choose someone who has spent years in Manhattan and has a thorough knowledge of the people, politics and problems we face as a community.

  • Letters | February 27, 2013

    Learn about the candidates, take responsibility and vote

    Some candidates’ letters disturb me greatly. One candidate for City Commission says “I’m a nice person, had jobs where I’m in command and I’ve served on many boards.” Nothing about beliefs, what Manhattan needs or helping people who live here.  Since

  • Arts, Leisure | February 27, 2013

    San Francisco troupe fresh and easy to like

    Once we were all actually seated in K-State’s McCain Auditorium, the “dance theater” production “The Rambler” went along easily enough. It was the getting there that was the adventure. The company, Joe Goode Performance Group out of San Francisco, apparently left their home airport

  • Local |Government, Politics | February 26, 2013

    County considers $25 million growth plan


    The Riley County Commission on Monday requested both more time and more information about a proposed 25-year growth plan for county government facilities. Public works director Leon Hobson presented the plan, put together by the architectural firm of Bowman, Bowman and Novick, which included how

  • Local | February 26, 2013

    Property values up 2.8%

    Residential property values in Riley County increased about 2.8 percent during 2012, according to information released Tuesday by the county appraiser. Greg McHenry said the value of all residential property in the county was about $3.1 billion on Jan. 1, the date on which values are based. The 2.8 percent

  • I Wonder | February 26, 2013

    What is the deadline for financial firms to send statements?


    Q: I have not yet received a statement from a firm that handles my investments and that I need in order to file my income taxes. Is there a legal deadline?

  • Local |Government, Politics | February 26, 2013

    Kufahl resigns health dept. post

    Susie Kufahl, director of the Riley County Health Department, has resigned her position effective on April 1. The resignation paperwork was authorized by the Riley County Commission Monday. “I’ve been here for 16 years to the day,” Kufahl said of her career at the department. “I’

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