• Speak up now against guns on our campuses

    To the Editor: Given the renewed attention to the upcoming July 2017 implementation of the Kansas concealed carry law and the beginning of a new Kansas legislative session, I want to state my unequivocal opposition to this ill-conceived law. On July 1, .

  • Picou looking forward to unexpected opportunity to play in Shrine Bowl

    Manhattan right tackle Eldon Picou didn’t think he would play high school football again. The senior has taken his last snap for the Indians, sure, but he will get to play one more time representing Manhattan in the Shrine .

  • Revamped Hibachi Hut now serving downtown Hibachehut1

    Hibachi Hut reopened Tuesday after months of revamping the menu and restaurant space. Bob and Bud Cox, managers of the Cajun restaurant at 429 Poyntz Ave., said they were happy that Hibachi Hut has reopened. “It’ s getting back to our .

  • USD 383: Board to name mascot panel

    The Manhattan-Ogden school board is expected to announce who will serve on a committee to address issues surrounding Manhattan High School’s Indian mascot during its next meeting. The board meets 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Robinson Education Center, 2031 Poyntz Ave. .

  • Can KSU do anything about bad officiating?

    Q: K- State got jobbed twice last week on bad calls at the end of two games. Do they just have to stand there and take it, or is there anything they can do? A: Well, they can’t do .

  • Poll says Trump draws low marks for transition, response to Russian hacking

    After a tumultuous campaign and transition, President- elect Donald Trump will take the oath of office Friday as the least popular incoming president in at least four decades, but a majority of Americans nevertheless express optimism that he will be .


    Monte Bruce Hildreth, 70, of Kansas City, Missouri, died Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017, in Knox County, Illinois. The family provided some of the following information: Monte Bruce Hildreth was born on July 9, 1946, in Jackson C o u n t y, Missouri to J. .


    Helen Elizabeth Kelley Judd, 95, a Council Grove native, died Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017. The family provided some of the following information: Helen was born June 19, 1921. Her parents were Glen P. Kelley and Stella E. Whiting Kelley, although she was raised by her .


    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 .


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