• Betty Haug

    Betty (Elizabeth) Josephine (Spangler) Haug, 82, Manhattan, died Saturday morning at her home. The family provided some of the following information. Betty was born on May 8, 1931 in Okmulgee, Okla., and raised in Chicago. She graduated from St. Nicholas Tolentine Grade School .

  • Officials warn of mortgage fee bill effects Forsale.phatch

    Plenty of folks in Riley County are confused, angry and struggling to see any reason for a proposal to eliminate a fee on mortgages. Riley County counselor Clancy Holeman was so adamant about the possible perils of the measure, known .

  • Officials: Tax increase may not make up for cuts

    USD 383 is projecting a tax increase of 1.14 mills for property owners next year. But even with the tax increase, the budget appears ready to decrease and might require spending cuts. The mill levy would rise from 52.46 to 53.60 based on increases .

  • A second home light years away

    “Similar to dawn or dusk on a spring day,” is how Geoff Marcey, an astronomer at the University of California, Berkeley, described Kepler-186f, the most Earth-like planet that hunters and their telescopes have yet turned up. The description is .

  • K-State adds minor in queer studies, new courses

    Kansas State University has added a queer studies minor to its academic options for students starting fall semester. The new minor will incorporate K-State’s courses that already teach about lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people, and new classes will .

  • Why would any first-year teacher take a job in Kansas?

    To the Editor: The last-minute addition to House Bill 2506 to eliminate tenure for K-12 public school teachers was a shock and a huge disappointment. Its supporters contend it’s a way to get rid of “bad” teachers. I see a .

  • Award to College of Vet Med alumnus helps two students earn scholarships

    An award to a Kansas State University veterinary medicine alumnus is helping two current veterinary students. Tera Barnhardt, fourth-year veterinary medicine student, Satanta, and Aaron Schaffer, third-year veterinary medicine student, Fairbury, Ill., are each receiving $1,000 scholarships from the Academy of .

  • Fliter: Time to reconsider sales tax funds

    USD 383 school board vice president Leah Fliter said it might be time to reconsider using sales tax funds for the school district. USD 383 requested in February to discuss budgets during the city of Manhattan, Riley County and Pottawatomie County joint .

  • To ignore voter fraud, you must dance around the facts

    To the Editor There is a new dance in town. Voter fraud doesn’t exist in Kansas. Here’s how it goes. Even though the facts hit you square in the face, you do a bob and weave, look the .

  • K-State rejects Romero’s appeal for release

    Leti Romero’s latest attempt to gain her release from Kansas State has been denied. Romero appeared before a university appeals committee on Wednesday to request a release from her scholarship, which would have allowed the All-Big 12 point guard to .

  • Ruth Ann Bridgewater

    Ruth Ann Bridgewater, 82, of Wamego and formerly of Topeka died Tuesday at her home surrounded by her loving family. Ruth was born June 10, 1931 in Chapman, the daughter of Lorraine and Edith (Matthews) Kelly. Ruth married Erv Bussart Sr. They later .

  • Five-run 6th pushes Cats past Bears Ksubsb16.phatch

    It took awhile for Kansas State’s offense to wake up on Thursday against Baylor. But when it did, the Wildcats took off in an 8-2 win over the visiting Bears at Tointon Family Stadium. The win ended a five-game .


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