• ‘Child of Mine’ explores family ties

    The bestselling author Beverly Lewis has teamed up with her husband, David Lewis, to produce “Child of Mine.” After his brother and sister-in-law died in an accident, Jack Livingston became the guardian of their adopted 4-year-old daughter, Natalie. Jack took .

  • Burnham presents Native American hero

    “There were no survivors of the Battle of the Little Bighorn (June 25, 1876) except for Custer’s horse, Comanche.” How many times have we heard that? Actually, there were many survivors, all of them Indian. Dewey Beard (His Indian name was .

  • On gay marriage issue, advocates risk a backlash

    The opponents of gay marriage are backed into a corner, and it might seem that they look ridiculous. But supporters need to be careful here, or they’ll risk a backlash. The most recent flare-up in one of America’s .

  • Kansas company gives firefighters tools to beat wildfires

    Let’s go to California, where firefighters are battling a wildfire with high quality hand tools produced by a company halfway across the nation in rural Kansas. These hand tools are also serving gardeners, growers and others around the nation .

  • 4 Fort Riley spouses each get $5,000 grants

    Four Fort Riley spouses each were recently awarded $5,000 grants to pursue their higher education goals. Corvias Foundation, a private, charitable foundation and the charitable arm of Corvias Group, announced the grants this week. The foundation announced the following recipients at .

  • Germany’s political, cultural identity at stake

    There is a struggle under way for Germany’s political and cultural identity. So far, the “good guys” — those who welcome non-Germans as opposed to those who believe the country is for Germans only — have the upper hand. To the .

  • Consider planting ornamental grasses Greggeyestone1

    September is an important month for caring for the cool-season lawn. Seeding, fertilizing, continued mowing and watering need accomplished. There are several grasses that can be used in our landscape that require little care. Although you don’t play on .

  • Riley County Attorney’s Office Calendar

    Monday, September 7, 2015 LABOR DAY – OFFICE CLOSED   Tuesday, September 8, 2015 9:00 – BCF 9:00 Ball, Ralph Status (15 TR 1010 DUI) BCF III 9:00 Branam, Demarco PLEA (15 CR 464 Fail to Register x 3) KSL III 9:00 Branam, Demarco PLEA (15 CR 176 Veh Burg, etc) KSL III 9:00 Brownless, Brandie Bond Fort. .

  • Manhattan routs T-Birds in season opener, 47-0

    TECUMSEH – Manhattan used a dominant ground attack to easily defeat the Shawnee Heights Thunderbirds, 47-0, on the road in both teams’ season openers Friday night. The Indians led 27-0 at halftime and kept the shutout intact through the final two .

  • KSU gives ‘all clear’ as police search for robbers

    Classes were delayed on Friday morning as Kansas State University was placed on lockdown for several hours after a man possibly involved in an early-morning armed robbery ran onto campus while being chased by police. After searching the campus for .

  • Annual pep rally draws K-State fans to City Park Power2.mercury

    The first night of this year’s Purple Power Play in the Park introduced a few possible additions to the event’s title: pythons, pancakes and puppies. In addition to a pep rally, performances by local groups and speeches by .

  • Ceremony kicks off Seaton Hall renovation

    K-State broke ground Friday on a project that will give its architecture program a home befitting its reputation. Seaton Hall, home to the university’s College of Architecture, Planning and Design, will undergo a $75 million renovation and expansion that will .


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