Area football fans who enter Bill Snyder Family Stadium on fall Saturdays expect to leave satisfied after having watched the Kansas State Wildcats put on a good — and winning — performance.
The weekend was not one of the Legislature’s finer moments, but such moments are elusive when the challenge is addressing shortfalls in this fiscal year and next fiscal year of some $290 million.
One of these days, enough patrons of the Riley County School District will realize that waiting for a perfect set of proposals to improve their schools — one that does everything anyone could want and lowers taxes in the process — is a sure way to postpone improvements.
Dating back to 1983, Americans have celebrated the importance of travel with the observance of National Travel and Tourism Week. The week beginning today, May 1, is designated for nationwide recognition of the economic impact of tourism.
National Honor Society of Manhattan High School would like to thank the wonderful merchants in our community who helped make the third annual Manhattan High School Fashion Show a success.
At its meeting on Wednesday, April 27, the NCAA Board of Governors affirmed its support for diversity and equality and denounced discrimination at NCAA events in all divisions.
A recent New York Times article on Russia bolstering its submarine fleet as tensions with the United States rise left the impression that the danger we face from the Russians is on the rise, similar to the Cold War.
We’re not among the majority of Kansans who disapprove of the job Sen. Pat Roberts is doing, but actions like his decision to block a Senate vote on a nominee for secretary of the Army might help explain his faltering popularity.
We have a pretty determined board that desires to ram this bond through without due diligence and in apparent haste and a willingness to do most anything.
From my perspective as a lifelong Kansan, it starts with our governor and includes the whole bunch in the Statehouse, irrespective of party affiliation or any other distinction.
During his 20 years in the U.S. House of Representatives, Dennis Hastert spoke on the House floor on more than one occasion in support of stronger punishment for child molesters. Perhaps that was his conscience speaking after the fact.
As gestures go, the stand Gov. Sam Brownback took Tuesday against what he considers the Obama administration’s lax scrutiny of refugees was mostly empty.
Across-the-board budget cuts — even affecting all levels of education — hurt just about everyone who’s already been hurt, and the fact that the pain would be shared is small consolation.
Joe Downey will be missed by everyone in his family and everyone who ever knew him. He was a terrific and successful business leader.
This arrangement between rivals underscores politics’ similarities to love and war.
I was horrified to read some of the misinformation in Sunday’s article on the bond issue in the Riley County School District. I am very much in support of the bond issue, despite the fact that it will raise my taxes.
I’m supporting this bond issue because good neighbors work together and support each other through good times and tough times.
Kansas is a long way from the high seas in the 19th century, yet Gov. Sam Brownback and his obsession with protecting the 2012 income tax cuts calls to mind Capt. Ahab’s obsession with Moby Dick.
Sometimes our nation’s values get totally out of whack. One example: All of the media attention given to the musician Prince’s death.
Currently, SB 463 proposes to redirect sales tax transfers from the Kansas Department of Transportation to the state’s general fund. Simply put, this bill would divert hundreds of millions of dollars away from road and bridge funding.
Legislators cannot responsibly continue to pretend that Gov. Sam Brownback’s plans have any credibility or chance of success, and they cannot ethically or morally continue to pander to his childish arrogance and pride.
To the Editor: Tuned-in citizens know about the recent incident that preceded President Barack Obama’s decision to finish watching a baseball game in Cuba and to dance in Argentina while Americans like me thought that he should have immediately returned to Washington, D.
We’ve come a long way since the first Earth Day, the inspiration in 1970 of U.S. Sen. Gaylord Nelson, an environmentalist, and others who hoped to raise public awareness about our planet, its fragility and its resources.
The governor’s plan is obviously to delay confronting reality and to keep Kansas barely afloat until he’s out of office and the budget is someone else’s problem.
Why, despite significant progress in their fight for equal rights, has the LGBT community become such “poor winners?”
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