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RCPD nets 30 DUIs in latest series of patrols, checkpoints

    The Riley County Police Department has wrapped up a series of sobriety checkpoints and saturation patrols and Lt. Steve Boyda concluded the checkpoints...

New clothing store, restaurants hope to make it big in the Little Apple

    Manhattan has a long-standing tradition of local businesses that make up the character of the Little Apple.     Over the summer, a few...

Savvy strand solutions

I grew up with the understanding that change is good. Without change, people would get stuck in the same dull routine every day.    The...

Celebrity obsession only hurts U.S. news

Over the past few months, reports of celebrity abuse by paparazzi have been steadily increasing. All the stories buzzing around and the nature of...

Sebelius to speak at NBAF forum

    The selection game for the newest national defense laboratory will bring Gov. Kathleen Sebelius to campus Thursday as state and university officials gather...

A century of wisdom

    The following story was reprinted as a tribute to the life of Helen Brockman. The story was published in the 2007 Royal Purple...

University guest house hostess dies

    A K-State hostess who opened her home to famous guests and friends of the university died Tuesday at the age of 105.    Helen...

Dark portrait

"The Dark Knight"5 of 5 stars    Superhero movies provide the perfect mix of accessible plots, relatable characters, big-budget action scenes and instant fan bases...

Sunflower governor to national VP?

When John Gilligan was serving the state of Ohio as governor in 1974, his daughter moved to Kansas to begin her pursuit of political...

Students’ summer trips offer cultural insights, relaxation

For the first 21 years of my life, my summers consisted of couch vegetation and extended bike rides. This summer, however, I traded those...

Campus minimum wage increases

    Though the K-State minimum wage has been raised 50 cents, there has not been any significant effect on campus jobs, said human resource...

Manhattan residents discuss Discovery Center feasibility

    The Manhattan public expressed their concerns and ideas about the Flint Hills Prairie Discovery Center at an open house Tuesday evening. The Discovery...

Riley County Idol, rodeo highlight fair

Amusement rides, carnival food and rodeo events are upcoming attractions at the annual Riley County Fair, which will take place July 24-28 at Manhattan's...

Annual Aggieville sidewalk sale features 1980s costume contest

    The "Dog Days of Summer" aren't just going to be hot and long — they're going to be tubular.     Aggieville's annual...

Bat Legend on the silver screen

    Before "Batman Begins" took the franchise back to square one, four films had sculpted the modern version of Bruce Wayne's legend. Here's a...

‘Hellboy’ latest superhit

4 of 5 stars        When "Hellboy" hit theaters in 2004, director Guillermo del Toro did not have much respect in the critical community.  ...

New women’s boutique

    Kieu's (pronounced "Q's"), a Lawrence-based boutique that features clothes, shoes and accessories, will have its grand opening in Manhattan on Friday. The family-owned...

City works to finance new pavilion

    Manhattan's 2008 Capital Improvements Program, which was approved by the City Commission, proposes that Manhattan's classic, 1930s-era City Park Pavilion be replaced by...

Potter photo predictions

"Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince," the latest installment in the series of Harry Potter movies, is slated for release on Nov. 21. Fans...

Parvovirus at Fort Riley concerns dog owners

    A highly contagious, ongoing outbreak of canine parvovirus was reported by Fort Riley officials in a press release Monday. The disease has been...