There’s never been a time when the county fair hasn’t been a part of my life, so I get a little excited when I see those Ferris wheels go up every year. This is largely because I’m from Republic County, where time
This year’s Riley County Fair has special significance to the K-State Research and Extension Riley County office, which, along with cooperative extension offices across the country, is celebrating 100 years of existence. Inside Pottorf Hall, a corner display depicts the history of the extension program
ONAGA — Providing quality health care in rural areas has always been a hit-and-miss proposition. In that context, a large and sparsely populated chunk of northeastern Kansas has scored a notable hit with a new $22 million hospital and wellness campus under construction in the center of
A Junction City man died at Geary Community Hospital after he was run over by a truck early Saturday morning. Junction City police reported 23-year-old Cody Martin received treatment at the hospital, but GCH personnel later pronounced him dead. Police found Martin in the roadway
The number of Americans infected with a mosquito-borne virus has nearly doubled in two weeks, according to a K-State researcher who studies the disease. Chikungunya, a virus that is said to cause severe joint pain, also has been found in mosquitoes in the United States.
Logan Hunter is still fairly new to the pro-rodeo circuit, but the young buck doesn’t lack confidence. Hunter, 19, posted an 88 in bull riding atop Best Yet Friday night at the Kaw Valley Rodeo at Wells Arena in CiCo Park, and was nearly certain it
Trailing by seven shots, it would have taken a near-perfect round for Drew Laning to come from behind to win the third annual Colbert Charity Classic on Saturday at Colbert Hills. The Little Rock, Ark., native was just about perfect, and got some breaks along
After losing their opening game at the Class A state tournament, the Manhattan American Legion Manko junior 17ers were placed on a tough road to get back in contention for a title. That run ended on Friday in an 8-0 loss to the Salina Eagles
Youth in the Manhattan area have it pretty good. They might not all know it, but they have opportunities that kids in a lot of other places don’t get. Not that area children are more loved than children elsewhere. That isn’t the case.
To the Editor: P.E.O. Chapter IL would like to extend our sincere appreciation to the 21 participating Aggieville restaurants and pubs (You know who you are!) for the generous donations of delicious food and beverages that helped to make the third annual “Taste of
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