There was never much doubt that legislators this session would mount another effort to repeal the state’s immigrant tuition law. Thus it was no surprise when a bill to that effect was introduced last week in the House Federal and State Affairs Committee We
To the Editor: In response to my good friend Art Loub’s request for a response to his column in the Manhattan Mercury, let me offer comments from an interview last fall with retired four-star Gen. Colin Powell, a former secretary of state under President
To the Editor: This is in reference to the rancorous essay on your opinions page on Jan. 30.
In a sweep of Topeka High on Friday, both the boys’ and girls’ basketball teams at Manhattan High got important boosts to their confidence. For the boys’ team, Tim Brooks’ squad desperately needed a win after losing three straight, all by nine points or less.
Riley County Attorney’s Office MASTER CALENDAR Monday, February 4, 2013 9:00 - BCF 9:00 Brown, Jamie PLEA (12 CR 437 Poss MJ) KSL III 9:00 Castro, Norberto Status (12 CR 357 Dom Batt) JJC III 9:00 Diggs, Melton Arraignment (12 CR 627 Poss MJ to Dist, etc) KSL III 9:00 Harrell, Glenn Status (12 CR 718 Domestic Battery) JJC
Batman, a prison inmate and a polar bear ran into a cold lake Saturday. It’s kind of an odd grouping, but it was for a good cause: raising money for Special Olympics Kansas. The 6th Polar Plunge occurred at Tuttle Creek State Park with
Proposals dealing with changing the judiciary or the tax system are important. But to members of the area delegation, the 2013 session of the Kansas Legislature actually amounts to a “great debate” over the broader size and role of government. State Rep. Tom Phillips made that
He avoided a wolverine and navigated a gondola. When he emerged unscathed from a thicket, Brett Seaton won the championship of the Riley County Spelling Bee Saturday. A fifth grader at Theodore Roosevelt Elementary, Brett is the son of Jacqi and Ned Seaton. He claimed
With the Super Bowl happening Sunday, it’s only natural for the Markson household to talk about it. “What’s the Super Bowl?” their house guest, William, asked. As the father, Nick Markson, explained the game to William, it illustrated why William was there. William
I have a confession: even though I bleed purple, I went to KU for a year. Now before all you K-State fans cry foul, I went for academic reasons, not athletics, because if I went to college on that it would have been a no-brainer:
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