• State revenue situation stable

    Critics recently accused the Department of Revenue of “misrepresenting” research about the state’s revenue shortfall in April and May. We at the Department of Revenue stand behind our statements in our April and May tax receipts reports. We have .

  • Cameron: US rallies to edge nemesis Ghana Sc -- magazine mug.phatch

    Don’t lie, soccer fans. Your head dropped in despair in the 82nd minute Monday night, and that red, white and blue top hat tumbled onto the carpet. You could almost hear the entire nation groan as Ghana’s relentless, .

  • Schulz named award winner by professional group

    Noel Schulz, associate dean for research and graduate programs in the College of Engineering at Kansas State University, has been named an award recipient by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, or IEEE. Cited for her “outstanding contributions in .


    John Michael Schubert, 55, of Leavenworth, died Sunday, June 15, 2014, at St. Luke’s Hospice House in Kansas City, Mo., after a nine-month battle with brain cancer. The family provided the following information. He was born Dec. 22, 1958, in Bethpage, N.Y., the .


    Daylon “Dee” Elmer Austin, 82, of Wamego, died Monday, June 16, 2014, surrounded by his loving family at the Meadowlark Hills Retirement Community in Manhattan. The family provided the following information. Dee was born Jan. 5, 1932 in Cherokee, Iowa, the son of Daylon Curtis .

  • ‘22 Jump Street’ much better than its predecessor G.w.clift1

    Though I didn’t find much that was new or creditable in the movie “21 Jump Street,” two directors at MGM have made a sequel to it. And the new film sold a lot of tickets its first weekend. It is .

  • Jazz sensation to present free show in Topeka

    TOPEKA — Topeka Jazz Workshop, Inc., will present a special jazz event Sunday at White Concert Hall on the Washburn University campus that is free and open to the public:  The Eldar Djangirov Trio in concert.  The concert will .

  • Kivett, Santigate named to All-Region team

    Seniors Ross Kivett and RJ Santigate, K-State’s top hitters in 2014, were named to the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) Midwest All-Region second team, the ABCA announced. Kivett, who was selected as a second baseman to the all-region team, was .

  • 80-mph gusts knock down trees, power lines Sunday

    A storm with winds of up to 80 mph tore down trees and power lines in the area early Sunday morning, though officials said most of the damage wasn’t severe. Riley County Emergency Management Director Pat Collins said he did .

  • Case load for WIC down in county

    Case loads for the Riley County Health Department’s WIC program are at an all-time low, which has some department personnel concerned. WIC, or the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children under the U.S. Department of .

  • Vote set for water, asphalt projects

    City commissioners are scheduled to vote on an elevated water storage tank for the Blue Township area during their meeting Tuesday. The elevated water storage tank is a collaborative project between the city and Pottawatomie County Rural Water District No. 1. .

  • Pastor feels called to help soldiers with PTSD Pastormoorehorz.phatch

    Sandra Moore has considered it her mission in life to help soldiers suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD. It’s an anxiety disorder experienced after emotional trauma, which can happen during war for soldiers. “My mission is to help .


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