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  • Reality tests ‘Ministry of Truth’

    Aides to Gov. Sam Brownback have been working overtime this past month to counteract a flurry of reports contrary to the governor’s point of view on the Kansas economy and state finance. The aides’ work brings to mind the .

  • Students earn honors from broadcasters group

    Twenty Kansas State University students are winners in the 2014 Kansas Association of Broadcasters student broadcast awards competition for radio and television programming events. The students were recognized for their work with campus radio station KSDB-FM, known as the Wildcat 91.9, and .

  • Scholarship lets business students pursue dreams

    Through a new scholarship program, deserving Kansas State University business students are getting the chance to pursue their educational dreams. The College of Business Administration’s American Dream scholarship program helps students prosper through hard work. The program, which launched .


    Stanley Ralph Wilds died April 6 at the Swedish Medical Center in Englewood, Colo. He was born June 11, 1960 in WaKeeney, Kan., the third son of Loren and Darlene Wilds. Stanley attended grade schools in Quinter, Wamego and Riley.  He graduated .


    Delores Zerr, 81, died on Thursday at the Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. She was born on Dec. 7, 1932 in Leoville, Kan., the daughter of Frank and Anna Marie (Meitl) Dempewolf. Memorial Mass will be at 11 a.m. on Monday at .


    Graveside service with military honors for Richard McFadden, who died April 3, will be held at the Riley County Cementer in Riley on April 19 at 2 p.m. All friends are welcome to attend..

  • Imagine our towns without volunteers

    We’re delighted to have published in recent days letters from several area residents discussing the contributions that volunteers bring to their organizations. Lori Bishop, executive director of RSVP, outlined a variety of roles volunteers play in her and other .

  • Schuster sentenced to 5 years in prison

    Manhattan physician Michael Schuster was sentenced Wednesday to five years in federal prison for unlawfully prescribing drugs, U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom said. Schuster, 54, pleaded guilty in January to one count of conspiracy to distribute controlled substances. Prosecutors dropped three .

  • Community Foundation Awards to be presented

    There’s no acting involved with these awards. The Community Foundation Awards, presented by the Greater Manhattan Community Foundation, will honor people who devote themselves to making a positive impact in the community. The CFA event is scheduled from 7 to 9 .

  • 383 to resume testing, citing funding risk

    Just a day after making the decision to stop state assessments, USD 383 will have to resume them. Superintendent Bob Shannon said that in a conversation with the Kansas State Department of Education, he and Carol Adams —district director of teaching .

  • Tribute band to bring Beatles’ hits to Wareham Opera House

    Wareham Opera House is preparing for a British invasion. The Fab Four will make an appearance in the Little Apple Friday night when “Yesterday: The Beatles Tribute” comes to the Wareham stage. The group performs Beatles classics from all of .

  • Improvement projects to begin Monday at two major intersections

    Construction at two major city intersections will start Monday. Additional turn lanes will be constructed at the intersection of Tuttle Creek Boulevard and McCall Road, and at the intersection of U.S. 24 and East Poyntz Avenue. Through traffic will be .


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