• Prairiewood Retreat opens HomePlace

    Prairiewood Retreat and Preserve opened the HomePlace at Prairiewood, a new lodging option with two private bedroom and bathroom suites. Features of the HomePlace rooms include oversized whirlpool tub, gas fireplaces, and spa-style bathrooms. Prairiewood regularly hosts weddings, corporate retreats .

  • Town reaches out to help those suffering from war

    What can you and I do to promote world peace? That may sound like a question in the Miss America pageant, but today we’ll learn about a rural Kansas community that took specific action to help a war-torn community .

  • Some hardy flowers are still in bloom Greggeyestone1

    My Rocket Cherry snapdragons have continued to produce red blooms late into the season. Often the end of blooming comes in mid-October with a frost. I grew them in a container with Lobularia Giga White. The red and white color .

  • Kurds bring good news in battle against ISIS

    In spite of the horrific events in Paris, there has been good news in the battle against the Islamic State. First, the U.S. Army’s wonderful electronic intelligence found Jihadi John, the British citizen and ISIS terrorist famous for .

  • Wildcats rally from 21 down to beat Cyclones, 38-35 Fb5.mercury

    Christmas came early for Kansas State on Saturday with Iowa State’s Mike Warren and Joel Lanning sharing the role of Santa Claus. K-State scored 10 points in the final 42 seconds after a pair of Cyclone turnovers to finish an improbable .

  • ATA to launch fixed bus routes in JC early next year

    The Flint Hills Area Transportation Agency will begin running fixed routes in Junction City in early 2016. Agency director Anne Smith said Thursday the ATA Bus routes would likely start in February with three buses ordered for them. She spoke during .

  • With fewer zoning exemptions, older properties tougher to sell

    You’d think a real estate agent who just snagged contracts to sell seven houses valued at more than $750,000 would be thrilled. Instead, Loren Pepperd of G & A Real Estate is frustrated, because he’s looking at a puzzle .

  • Arand gets life for killing uncle

    A Belvue man on Thursday was sentenced to life in prison for the 2014 death of his uncle. Christopher Arand, 37, admitted to killing 70-year-old Larry Arand just before a jury trial was scheduled to begin in October. According to an arrest .

  • Manhattan airport adding parking for holiday traffic

    Travelers will find more parking at Manhattan Regional Airport this holiday season. The airport announced it has opened two temporary parking lots because of increased traffic. Previously, overflow parking was available on the military ramp, but that area is currently .

  • Man facing murder charge free on lowered bond

    A Riley man arrested last week for second-degree murder is no longer confined to jail after a judge lowered his bond from $250,000 to $100,000. Joshua Michael Mall, 39, was allegedly driving with a blood alcohol content of 0.13 when he collided with another .

  • Former K-State student, LGBT activist marks Remembrance Day C1-rememberance.mercury

    Discrimination against LGBT people is the next big moment of the civil rights movement, said Theresa Sparks, a former K-State student and activist for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. Sparks, executive director of the San Francisco Human Rights .

  • Slide show smacks of Islamophobia

    John Wilkes Booth assassinated President Lincoln. John Dillinger was a notorious bank robber. John Gotti, a mobster, led the Gambino crime family. John Hinckley Jr. shot President Ronald Reagan. John Wayne Gacy Jr., the “Clown Killer,” was a serial murderer .


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