• KSU track and field travels to Arizona action

    The K-State track and field team heads to Tucson, Ariz., this weekend for the Jim Click Shootout at Roy P. Drachman Stadium. The meet began Thursday with the combined events, but the Wildcats will not compete until Saturday. The main .

  • ‘Grand Budapest Hotel’ another great Wes Anderson film G.w.clift1

    Film director Wes Anderson is a funny kind of national treasure. He makes movies even middle-aged people will like. They are quirky movies, movies rich in color and images, movies with plots that take wild detours, movies with lots of .

  • Sebelius steps down

    After the public relations fiasco — and the disservice to American health care consumers — that defined the Obamacare rollout, it was a matter of time before former Kansas Gov. Kathleen Sebelius resigned as secretary of the Department of Health and Human .

  • DeBacker will be missed

    The resignation of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius understandably garners most of the attention, but the state is losing the services of another capable woman. We’re referring to Diane DeBacker, a career teacher and education administrator who .

  • 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 .


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