• Single mother works to shed stigma while attending K-State

    When Jordan Rinner got pregnant unexpectedly six years ago, she felt like she had to choose between being a mother and being a college student. She ultimately chose both. But not right away. Initially, Rinner said she decided to drop .

  • Under secretary to visit Fort Riley

    Patrick J. Murphy, the 32nd under secretary of the Army and chief management officer, will meet with 1st Infantry Division soldiers and speak with “Big Red One” leaders at Fort Riley on Tuesday. During his visit, Murphy will attend a .

  • City to take second crack at noise plan

    The Manhattan City Commission will have a second shot Tuesday at amending its noise ordinance. The meeting starts at 7 p.m. at City Hall. The commission had an Aug. 30 work session to reexamine the proposal after tabling the ordinance at .


    Delores Gillespie, 93, of Pacific Junction, Iowa, died Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016, at Mercy Hospital in Council Bluffs, Iowa. Funeral services are pending with the Anderes-Pfeifley Funeral Home of Riley..


    June C. Schwerdt, 92, a former longtime Manhattan resident, died Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016, at the Good Samaritan Hospice in Minneapolis, Kansas. She was born on Feb. 25, 1924, in Weldon Springs, Missouri. June worked for many years for Kramer Food Service at Kansas State .

  • Congress could use such wisdom

    Bob Dole and Nancy Kassebaum aren’t the only former senators who decry the tone of the presidential campaign and the hyperpartisanship that afflicts the current generation in Congress, but that hardly detracts from their collective wisdom. The two spoke .

  • Thanks for making Mini Maker Faire a hit

    To the Editor: The third annual Aggieville Mini Maker Faire saw beautiful weather, better-than-ever turnout and so many smiles along Moro Street. It was a great day in the heart of Manhattan, and we’re so grateful for those who .

  • Former KSU president dealing with FB fallout

    Mike Leach is no Bill Snyder. Leach, the Washington State University football coach and former Texas Tech coach, has been under fire as three of his players were arrested or under investigation for assault and robbery charges in the past .

  • Number of properties in tax sale falls after payments

    During Monday’s Riley County commission meeting, assistant county counselor Craig Cox told the board that the number of properties to be included in a tax sale later this month has decreased to 164 because four property owners paid off their .

  • Heath wins Big 12 POTW

    Thanks to a 75-yard punt-return touchdown in the third quarter last week against Florida Atlantic, Kansas State wide receiver Dominque Heath was named the Big 12 Special Teams Player of the Week on Monday. The honor is the first in Heath’.

  • ‘Bridget Jones’s Baby’ good for some laughs

    Recently people have been asking me what movie they should go to the theater to see. I now have an almost one-sizefits- all answer to the question. Because last weekend I was in a (mostly female) crowd at the theater .

  • Course plenty challenging for Fort Riley’s warriors

    Brent Steffensen rarely feels unsafe. That’s because he’s a ninja — or as close as you can get without having been born centuries earlier and trained in Japanese martial arts — so he could likely run, jump or climb his .


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