Tuesday was Hillary Clinton’s day. A former first lady, U.S. senator and secretary of state, she became the first woman to be the presidential nominee of a major American political party.
The Coalition for Equal Justice believes that Riley County disparities reflect the national pattern of racially biased enforcement of drug prohibition laws by means of “investigatory” or “pretext” stops.
Choosing effective leaders is important. In Kansas’ 1st Congressional District race, Dr. Roger Marshall is the choice of virtually all of the major agriculture organizations because we believe it’s time for a different approach.
Criticism of the International Olympic Committee is appropriate in view of the panel’s decision to diminish the harm of Russia’s systematic and long-term corruption of athletics and cheating.
Kansas Farm Bureau supports the political endorsement Kansas Farm Bureau’s VOTE FBF (Voters Organized to Elect Farm Bureau Friends) decision to endorse challenger Dr. Roger Marshall over incumbent Rep. Tim Huelskamp
Riley County Commissioner Bob Boyd proposes to sell your taxpayer-owned Riley County office building and then use your tax dollars to lease it back as an expense going forward.
Just what Hillary Clinton needed on the eve of the Democratic National Convention: an email scandal. Granted, this one apparently wasn’t of her making — at least there is no indications to that effect — but the taint lingers.
I am white and I am not an expert on race, but I do recognize and understand white privilege and the role it plays in our society. I also understand the differences faced by minorities when compared to whites.
If including individuals regardless of their sexual orientation or gender identity in Manhattan’s anti-discrimination ordinance was little more than a gesture, it was a powerful gesture.
Smart Irrigation Month is an Irrigation Association (IA) initiative designed to increase awareness of efficient outdoor water use practices.
The average person on the street has become so used to government handouts that we fail to even recognize it as socialism. Confronted, the response is, if we don’t take it, someone else will.
Murderous people in the cover of blue uniforms go unpunished and those who feel oppressed rise up in fury. In no way do I condone this violence, but I can understand it.
The U.N. Permanent Court of Arbitration’s recent decision in the dispute between China and the Philippines over control of the the South China Sea wasn’t some incidental action. It was important.
Election cycle after election cycle, moderate Republicans across the state put the football down, only to pull it away, leaving gullible Kansans flat on their backs.
A congressional recess nearly two months long is tough to beat, especially if it follows a break for the Fourth of July. Folks who get that much time off must really deserve it. Or not.
I now think it’s high time we quit ignoring the behavior of some of our police officers just because they wear a uniform and a badge.
Riley County Commissioner Ben Wilson proposed rolling back his salary. Commissioner Ron Wells pro-posed to freeze his.
We don’t know who’ll claim the ribbons at this year’s Riley County Fair, but we’ll bet that temperatures hovering around 100 degrees will ensure handsome profits for folks selling lemonade.
Last weekend I had a garage sale at the First Presbyterian Church here in Manhattan. This was a benefit to raise money for MECP2 Duplication Syndrome treatment and research.
On Aug. 2, we will be having a very urgent primary election. With municipal budgets, expenditures and salaries continuing to rise, it really seems to be leaving us all in a state of dissension and apathy.
A big thank-you goes to the speakers who recently shared information about the 1951 flood, which ravaged many parts of Kansas.
A participant on an MSNBC panel, Rep. Steve King all but dismissed the contributions nonwhites have made to civilization.
Why is Westar asking customers to “buy-in” to its wind energy program when there has been very little or no education about the program?
Manhattan welcomes the Solar Car Challenge on Wednesday, July 20, for “Display Day.” Display Day has a multitude of meanings, as these high school students from across America will have their solar cars on public display in Blue Earth Plaza.
We are proud to be supporting Dr. Roger Marshall, Republican for the U.S. House. We have been incredibly impressed both by his credentials and his understanding of the issues facing the citizens of Kansas and our country.
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