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  • ‘Dangerous qualities’ for a president

    Donald Trump’s response Monday to a scathing letter from fellow Republicans — national experts on defense, national security and international relations — was vintage Trump: “The names on this letter are the ones the American people should look to for answers .

  • Add third party to debate stage

    For American voters who don’t know, and especially for American voters who are unimpressed with both Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton as presidential nominees, there is another option. In fact, there are at least two other options, .

  • Older adults will find a lot to do at the Seniors’ Center

    To the Editor: Are you an adult over age 60? Are you bored? Want something fun to do? Then why not come to the Riley County Seniors’ Service Center, or should I say come to the “activity center” for older adults? .

  • Not voting is an option if both candidates are evil

    To the Editor: As I deliberate with myself about who I will vote for for president, I am seriously con-sidering not voting at all — at least not for president. Most interested voters, including myself, believe one has to vote, even .

  • Join McAlister’s in helping fund brain cancer research

    To the Editor: My daughter-in-law, Stephanie Unekis, has a sister named Julie who was diagnosed with anaplastic astrocytoma stage III brain cancer about three years ago. Julie’s cancer care is through a team of doctors at the Sloan Kettering .

  • County delays selling buildings

    Riley County commissioners will reconsider the board’s recent decision to place several county buildings up for sale. Commissioner Ron Wells on Monday requested that the board revisit the issue at a meeting Aug. 15, and commissioner Ben Wilson agreed. Commissioner .

  • Donations to K-State total $150.6 million in 2016 FY

    K-State tallied $150.6 million in donations during the fiscal year that ended June 30, according to a report from the university. The gifts, which came in the form of donations and commitments by alumni, friends, faculty members, students and corporate partners, made .

  • KHP says wet road played role in I-70 crash

    Kansas Highway Patrol officials believe Sunday’s wet weather contributed to a crash at about 5:30 a.m. on Interstate 70 that injured five people from the town of Washington, Utah. Misty Dean Palmer, 40, was driving west in a 2005 Volvo semi near .

  • Art school dropout a master of ink at his tattoo shop

    Tattoo artist Cody Bader has evolved from a student to a master. Bader learned his trade as an apprentice under the guidance of Robert Black at Stray Cat Tattoo, which recently closed in Aggieville. Now 27-year-old Bader runs his own .

  • County GIS receives award for online map gallery

    The Riley County GIS department recently received a special achievement award from its main vendor, Esri. Riley County GIS director Kevin Howser presented the award to the department’s staff during the press conference portion of Monday’s county commission .


    Donald Lyle Reves, 83, Burlingame, died Friday, Aug. 5, 2016 at a Topeka hospital. The family provided some of the following information. He was born April 12, 1933, in Westmoreland. He was the son of Donald and Delia McClelland Reves. He attended Moodyville one-room schoolhouse .

  • K-State fan appreciation day set for Saturday

    Kansas State fans can get their first look at the 2016 football team Saturday when the Wildcats host the annual fan appreciation day at Bill Snyder Family Stadium. Fans are asked to park on the west side of Bill Snyder Family .


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