• Farewell to an Aggieville icon

    Expressions like “nothing lasts forever” or “things change” seem inadequate in the wake of the news Tuesday that the Aggieville Pizza Hut will close permanently Sunday. That’s because the restaurant at 1121 Moro St. isn’t just the Aggieville Pizza .

  • Is Kasich too compassionate to prevail in GOP primaries?

    To the Editor: John Kasich, the Republican governor of Ohio, who has announced his candidacy for election to the presidency of our republic, wants to leave a record of public service that will merit a just reward in heaven on .

  • New movie ‘Trainwreck’ mostly takes care of business G.w.clift1

    Movies directed by Judd Apatow have sold a lot of tickets. “40 Year-Old Virgin,” “Knocked-Up,” “Funny People,” and “This is 40” owe their popularity to talented casts, shambling dialog, some tasteless pandering, and the makers’ desire to go beyond the initial funny .


    John Paul Dollar, 85, of Manhattan, died Saturday, July 18, 2015, at the Meadowlark Hills Retirement Community in Manhattan. He was born Oct. 20, 1929, in Guthrie, Oklahoma. He was the son of John and Frances Kotnek Dollar. He had been a resident of Manhattan .


    Elfrieda Daily, 91, died surrounded by her family on Monday, July 20, 2015. The family provided some of the following information. She was born and raised in Andale. She was the daughter of Leo and Elenora (Winter) Hecht. During World War II she .


    Patricia Ann Heptig, 87, of Council Grove, died Monday, July 20, 2015, at Diversicare of Council Grove. The family provided some of the following information. She was born Jan. 22, 1928, in Flush to Gerald and Florence (Riat) Noll. She graduated from Flush High School .


    Robert “Bob” Mitchell Culbertson, 67, of Clay Center, died Saturday, July 18, 2015, at the Via Christi Hospital in Manhattan. He was born Feb. 4, 1948, in Mancelona, Michigan, the son of Robert and Lucille (Moore) Culbertson. He served in the U.S. Army from 1971 .


    Evelyn Laura Zoeller, 83, Wamego, died Monday, July 20, 2015, at her home. Evelyn was born on March 6, 1932 to Vincent and Frances (Nussbaum) Fiegener on a farm northwest of Wamego. She moved with her family at age 3 to a farm west of Flush .

  • Barnett ready to anchor Cats’ defense Barnettcolor.mercury

    DALLAS — Fair or not, Dante Barnett will always be identified with Kansas State’s 2012 loss to Baylor. With the Wildcats undefeated and ranked No. 1 in the nation, Barnett was thrown into the fire for his first career start after Ty .

  • CFP boss thinks Big 12 will add title game Hancockcolor.mercury

    DALLAS — Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby might say his league is not headed toward a championship game now, but the executive director of the College Football Playoff thinks that could change. Despite current NCAA rules that mandate at least 12 teams to .

  • Field set for upcoming Kaw Valley Rodeo

    Nearly 180 contestants are set to ride into Manhattan for this week’s 40th annual Kaw Valley Rodeo, which gets underway Thursday and goes through Saturday at Wells Arena in CiCo Park. More than 40 of those contestants rank in the Top 25 .

  • Officials put emphasis on downfield rules

    DALLAS — After showing a third play from last season’s Kansas State at Oklahoma game, Big 12 supervisor of officials Walt Anderson made a small admission. ‘We didn’t have a very good game,’ Anderson said on Tuesday at the Big 12 .


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