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  • Change will depend on Republicans

    A petition containing 38,000 signatures on some 3,600 pages sounds impressive, no matter what it’s for or against. But the one taking issue with Gov. Sam Brownback’s policies and that was taken to the Statehouse Friday didn’t have nearly .

  • We can’t expect others to always believe as we do

    To the Editor: In “Prometheus Rising,” Robert Anton Wilson talks a lot about belief systems. We all have them, we all believe things that may or may not be true. Most of what we believe is harmless. My opinion is .


    Viola Marie (Berggren) Boyce, 88, of Wamego, died Tuesday, May 26, 2015, at the Valley Vista Good Samaritan Society in Wamego. The family provided some of the following information. She was born Sept. 6, 1926, in rural Riley County to Arthur and Philynda (Laird) Berggren. .


    Robert C. Gilliford, 96, died Tuesday, May 26, 2015, at Stormont-Vail Healthcare in Topeka. He was born April 9, 1919, the son of Charles J. and Lydia (Currie) Gilliford. Graveside service information and a complete obituary will be released later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home 1616 .

  • K-State officially adds Lanie Page

    Kansas State women’s basketball head coach Jeff Mittie announced Wednesday morning the signing of incoming freshman Lanie Page to a National Letter of Intent (NLI) during the spring signing period. Page will join her older sister, Kaylee, on the .

  • Hungarian star signs letter of intent with K-State volleyball

    Kansas State volleyball head coach Suzie Fritz announced Tuesday that Zsofia Gyimes — the 2014 Hungarian Junior Female Player of the Year — will join the Wildcats starting in the 2015 season. Gyimes, who will arrive at K-State as a freshman, was recognized by .

  • 50 years on, K-State ceremony honors Vietnam veterans Vietnam2.phatch

    Ron Trewyn said on Monday that Memorial Day is intended to recognize everyone who made the ultimate sacrifice while serving in America’s armed forces throughout the nation’s history. But Monday’s ceremony at Kansas State University recalled the .

  • Campbell gets 5-plus years in prison for pot robbery

    A judge sentenced on Tuesday morning a Manhattan man to 5 1/2 years in prison for using a handgun in a July marijuana robbery. Trey Campbell, 21, was found guilty by a jury on April 24 for one count of aggravated robbery and one .

  • Man accused of hitting bicyclist to stand trial in September

    A judge on Tuesday set a three-day jury trial for a Rossville man accused of causing the June death of a Manhattan bicyclist. Derik Kesler, 33, represented by Tom Lemon, of Topeka, will appear before a jury in Riley County District .

  • Enjoy slower pace while it lasts

    Though recent rains have caused their share of excitement, particularly for residents trying to dry out their basements, they haven’t been able to keep the annual calm from descending on our fair city. We refer, of course, to the .

  • Rock Creek softball headed back to state Rocksb color.phatch

    FLUSH — Six seniors on the Rock Creek softball team are ending their high school careers the way they started. For the third time in the past four years, the Mustangs are once again state bound. Rock Creek (15-6) will face .


    An informal celebration of life for Deidra (Blecha) Edwards, 58, has been scheduled.  Deidra died Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015, in Cuba. Please join the family to share memories and funny stories, and to celebrate the joy with family and friends of Deidra. .


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