Friday, July 1, 2016


  • Arts & Leisure | February 18, 2015

    Student Showcase offers vareity of talent at McCain


    McCain Auditorium presented on Sunday the fifth annual Student Showcase. The Student Showcase provides a cross section of works performed or produced by students of the Kansas State University School of Music, Theatre and Dance. The 2015 program included 10 performances. Kelsey Coffroth and Mark Young shared

  • Area Schools | February 18, 2015

    Roeder leads Frankfort over Rams


    RANDOLPH — Frankfort’s Alex Roeder needed this one. The senior didn’t score a single point in the Wildcats’ game last Friday — a near-40-point loss to Hanover. Tuesday night, however, Roeder and the rest of the Wildcats got back on track with a 47-28

  • Area Schools | February 18, 2015

    Clay Center 54, Wamego 45

    At Clay Center, the Red Raiders were outscored by seven points in both the second and third quarters to create a deficit they could not overcome in the fourth quarter against the Tigers. Lanie Page led Wamego with 18 points, with Caitlyn Claussen and Tessa Seeberger

  • Editorials | February 18, 2015

    Sex-ed no threat to parents’ rights

    The opt-in, opt-out debate over enrollment in sex education resurfaced Tuesday in the Kansas Legislature. It provided another opportunity for parents to worry aloud — and generally needlessly — about what their children might learn about sex, and it provided another opportunity for the Legislature to bigfoot

  • Letters | February 18, 2015

    Obama’s challenge is one that we can all take to heart

    To the Editor: President Barack Obama’s recent comment on terrorism during the National Prayer Breakfast has drawn considerable attention in the media. It has also stimulated a polarizing debate. Here is the statement drawing the attention: “And lest we get on our high horse

  • Letters | February 18, 2015

    Brownback’s antics call to mind a blast from the past

    To the Editor: Gov. Sam Brownback’s arrogant political antics remind me of comedian Pat Paulsen’s politi-cal slogan while running for president in the 1970s: “I’ve upped my standards. Now, up yours!”

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | February 18, 2015

    Fugitive nabbed in JC

    With the help of tips submitted by people in the Junction City area, the Junction City Police Department caught a missing fugitive. Arthur Van Tassel, 29, was arrested at approximately 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday on a Kansas Department of Corrections warrant for parole violation, on a

  • Obituaries | February 18, 2015


    Joe Ellis, 82, of Leonardville and formerly of Manhattan, died Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015, at Leonardville Nursing Home. His family provided some of the following information. Joe was born on June 22, 1932, in Seligman, Mo., to Jeff and Mary Ellen Ellis. On May 7, 1950, he married his high school sweetheart,

  • Obituaries | February 18, 2015


    M. Dean Goff, 87, of Manhattan, died Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House, from complications of cancer. His family provided some of the following information. Dean was born on Sept. 6, 1927, in Manhattan, the first son of Marvin Albert and Edith Elsie (Russell) Goff. The

  • Manhattan High School | February 18, 2015

    Ostermann’s big quarter leads Tribe


    There have been times this season when transfer Robbie Ostermann has struggled to adjust to a new school and life in Kansas. Tuesday night, he looked comfortable. The junior scored a career-high 17 points — 14 of which came in the game-turning third quarter — to pace the Manhattan

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