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    Roy Strifler, 68, of Manhattan, died Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017, at Stormont- Vail Health in Topeka. The family provided some of the following information: Roy was born Feb. 26, 1948, in Westmoreland. He was the son of Bernard L. and Annabeth (Eversmeier) Strifler. Cremation is .


    Bluestem Bistro 1219 Moro St. Routine inspection Dec. 14 Critical violations: 4 • In the front display cooler there were custards at 45 degrees. There were yogurt parfaits at 45 degrees and 44 degrees. • In the reach-in cooler there were raw hard shell eggs at 53 degrees, 55 degrees .

  • Isn’t torture debate settled?

    It can be hard to tell with President-elect Donald Trump, or earlier with candidate Donald Trump, which of the many blunt declarations he makes constitute bluster and which will become policy. On the campaign trail, for instance, Mr. Trump was .

  • A student achievement crisis

    There are those who believe Kansas has a school funding crisis — even though spending exceeds $13,000 per student and continues to set records — but low student achievement continues to be the real crisis. It’s a shame that so much attention .

  • Willock improving as Wildcats look to win fourth straight

    It’s been a season of firsts for Kansas State’s Eternati Willock, but she helped her entire team record a first on Saturday. The freshman forward from Scarborough, Canada, posted a double-double with 13 points and 13 rebounds in the Wildcats’ 63.

  • MHS boys back in KBCA top 10

    The Manhattan boys basketball team is back in the top 10. The boys team checks in at No. 7 in the 6A rankings by the Kansas Basketball Coaches’ Association poll, which is released every Monday. The Indians last played on Tuesday, beating .

  • Cats enter crucial four-game stretch

    K-State’s one-week appearance in the AP top 25 ended with a pair of losses. Now, the Wildcats (13-4, 2-3 Big 12) look to regroup with three of their next four games coming on the road, starting at Oklahoma State on Wednesday .

  • Warmer temps help Manhattan avoid ice storm Icemelt

    Warmer temperatures than predicted helped Manhattan avoid the worst of an ice storm over the weekend. While the ice melted quickly, there were some slick spots on area roads Sunday morning. The Riley County Police Department reported an accident on .

  • Trump continues Twitter assault

    NEW YORK — His inauguration days away, President- elect Donald Trump is continuing to lash out at critics in the intelligence community and Democrats in Congress who are vowing to skip his swearing-in ceremony. The tough-talking Republican questioned whether the CIA .

  • Manhattan man’s job keeps his eyes on sky Neighbors116

    With new technology, we can get a bird’s-eye view of places we thought we knew, and a local man is using this ability to explore. Kyle Griffith has always been interested in using technology to capture parts of the .

  • Commission to consider updated ’Ville plan

    City commissioners on Tuesday will hear a proposed update on plans in the Aggieville area. The city adopted the Aggieville-Campus Edge Plan in 2005, but more recent proposals, including the Manhattan Urban Area Comprehensive Plan, have rendered it virtually obsolete, according .


    Leola “Jeanne” (Kueny) Mertz, 87, died Friday, Jan. 13, 2017, at her farm home, east of Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information: Jeanne was born Nov. 7, 1929, in Kansas City, Kansas, and grew up in the town of Oskaloosa. She was .


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