Several years ago, I randomly picked up “The Cold Dish,” by Craig Johnson, and I was never able to look back. Ever since, I’ve waited anxiously for each installment in this brilliant mystery series. Johnson weaves the tales of Walt Longmire, an overweight, middle-aged,
While many of us were watching the horrible events unfold in Dallas, President Barack Obama was in Warsaw at what has turned out to be an important NATO conference. It is no exaggeration to suggest that led by Germany, the outcome may signify NATO’s
FORT RILEY — Friday was a big day for the 1st Infantry Division’s 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team — it marked the end of the brigade’s nine-month deployment to Kuwait as well as a shift in brigade leadership. During a change of command and change
The Big Blue and Kansas rivers will soon have a floodplain management plan ready for adoption. Chad Bunger, senior planner for Manhattan, presented this information during a joint meeting Thursday with Manhattan, Riley County and Pottawatomie County officials. Bunger said the plan, funded through U.
Q: I was told by a local business person that the current mayor solicited wedding presents from local organizations for her wedding guests. This person told me that the Aggieville Business Association actually made some sort of gift(s). If that is true of the
One of these days, Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach just might surprise us. But if his role in writing the Republican Party’s national platform is an indication, that day won’t come soon. Lest anyone in Kansas question his zeal, he regularly seeks
The Riley County Commission set the 2017 mill levy Thursday at 39.034 mills. A mill is $1 in tax for every $1,000 in assessed, taxable property value. This is an increase of 0.767 mills from this year’s county mill levy of 38.267 mills. A homeowner paying $440.07 in county taxes for
Nancy Sue Daniel, 74, a long time resident of Alma, died Thursday, July 14, 2016, at Diversicare of Council Grove, following a lengthy illness. Nancy was born Oct. 29, 1941, in Vinton, Iowa, to Howard S. and Bernadine M. Bixby Williams. On Dec. 2, 1962, in Shellsburg, Iowa, Nancy married Bobby L.
Despite placing the second-most players on the Preseason All-Big 12 team, Kansas State was picked to finish near the bottom of the league in the preseason poll. The Wildcats were picked eighth in the poll, the lowest spot for a team coming off of a bowl
Kansas State senior running back Charles Jones is among 76 players in the nation and nine from the Big 12 named to the watch list for the 2016 Doak Walker Award, presented annually to the nation’s top college running back. The PricewaterhouseCoopers SMU Athletic Forum announced the
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