Saturday, November 28, 2015


  • Movies | July 22, 2014

    ‘Korengal’ is inferior to ‘Restrepo,’ but still worthwhile


    Documentary films are very different from the narrative films we usually see at the twelve-plex. Far too many of them are made for political reasons. The few that make it into general release, and into our commercial theaters, are usually more subtle. I remember a

  • Local |Kansas State University | July 22, 2014

    Robotics Team wins eighth straight championship

    The name on the trophy can stay the same — just as it has for the last seven years. Kansas State University’s Robotics Team is again the winner of the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers’ annual student robotics design. In fact, since the

  • Local |Kansas State University | July 22, 2014

    Shirley Farms tour set

    The Friends of the Kansas State University Gardens will take a trip Thursday, July 31, to Shirley Farms in Vermillion. The gardens of K-State alumnus Dale Shirley feature cultivars of dahlias and colorful gladiolas, among many other summer blooming favorites, said Marti Meek, one of the

  • Local |Fort Riley | July 22, 2014

    Fort Riley hosts National Night Out

    Fort Riley’s National Night Out will be Wednesday from 5-8:30 p.m. at Ware Elementary School on post. In the event of inclement weather, the event will be postponed to Thursday. The event includes a free barbecue dinner, 3-on-3 basketball tournament and static displays

  • Obituaries | July 22, 2014


    Mary Elizabeth Wood, 86, of Topeka, died Saturday, July 19, 2014, in Topeka. The family provided the following information. She was born on Sept. 1, 1927 in Manhattan, the daughter of Archibald and Regina (Foveaux) Allen.  Mary grew up in the Manhattan and Ogden area. Survivors include her children:

  • Obituaries | July 22, 2014


    Elaine Baxter, 84, of Manhattan, died Monday, July 21, 2014,  at Mercy Regional Health Center. The family provided the following information. Elaine was born in Manhattan, on Feb. 19, 1930, the daughter of the late Thomas D. and Ethel F. (Whitmer) Hannagan.  She attended Manhattan schools and graduated

  • Obituaries | July 22, 2014


    Rodney Mason Bowen, 76, of Manhattan, died Tuesday, July 22, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. He was born March 12, 1938, in Seminole, Okla., and had been a Manhattan resident for 50 years. Complete obituary and service information will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616

  • Football | July 22, 2014

    Bowlsby: College athletics look bleak

    DALLAS — Those who like college athletics the way they are may soon be disappointed. That was the message from Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby, who painted a grim picture of the future of both the NCAA and college sports as a whole in his annual address

  • Football | July 22, 2014

    KU still working to get out of cellar


    DALLAS — Last year at the Big 12 Media Days at the Dallas Omni Hotel, University of Kansas head football coach Charlie Weis didn’t mince words when describing his one-win team from the year prior. His “pile of crap” comments describing his Jayhawks made for big

  • Men's Basketball | July 22, 2014

    Rohleder honored for academic achievements

    Kansas State junior Brian Rohleder was honored for his academic achievements on Monday, as he selected to the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Honors Court for the 2013-14 season. To be eligible for the Honors Court, a student-athlete must be either a junior or

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