Splitting up


Fin, a maned wolf, and Matty, a golden Labrador, play in their exhibit at Sunset Zoo. This is the final weekend to see the pair at the zoo. Fin is moving to Front Royal, Virginia, while Matty is going to a home vetted by staff.

  • Snyder talks anthem, running backs

    Kansas State coach Bill Snyder weighed in on national anthem portests on Tuesday, talking about the subject that’s dominated sports discussion throughout the country.

  • Wedekind wins Runner of the Week

    After posting her third top-5 finish in as many races, senior Morgan Wedekind has won her second Big 12 Runner of the Week award of the season, the conference office announced on Tuesday afternoon.

  • K-State soccer gets first home win

    After the Kansas State women’s soccer team labored through the first half, Wildcat coach Mike Dibbini had seen enough.

  • Ertz shows talent in victory

    It’s a rare occasion when Bill Snyder finds few flaws in a player’s game.


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  • Raising taxes isn’t the answer

    The next time a candidate for state legislature promises to “fully fund education,” ask them how much more they will raise your taxes.

  • Veto override ill advised

    President Barack Obama on Wednesday said Congress made a “mistake” in overriding his veto of a bill giving the survivors of 9/11 victims the right to sue Saudi Arabia.

  • Cats for Cans combines philanthropy, football

    To the Editor: As the Wildcats continue Big 12 play, I would like to remind you of our upcoming philanthropy event, “Cats for Cans.



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State & Region

  • Kobach strikes Kansas voter deal, contempt hearing canceled

    WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Thousands of prospective voters who did not provide citizenship documents will be able to cast traditional ballots in the November election in Kansas, rather than being forced to use provisional ones, under a deal brokered Thursday that halted contempt proceedings against the state's top election official.

  • Shareholders approve sale of Westar Energy to Great Plains

    TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Stockholders have overwhelmingly approved the $12.2 billion sale of Topeka-based electric company Westar Energy to Missouri-based Great Plains Energy, the two firms announced Monday.

  • Judge orders Kansas official to appear for contempt hearing

    WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A federal judge has ordered Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach to show why he shouldn't be held in contempt for failing to comply with an injunction requiring him to put on voter rolls people who registered at motor vehicle offices without providing citizenship documents.

  • Feds push back on states targeting Planned Parenthood funds

    WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The Obama administration has proposed barring states and other recipients of federal family planning grants from placing their own eligibility restrictions on where the money can go, which would undermine the efforts of 13 Republican-led states to prevent such money from going to Planned Parenthood.

  • Army suspends Fort Riley commander, launches investigation

    FORT RILEY, Kan. (AP) — The U.S. Army says it has suspended the commander of Fort Riley and launched an official investigation, though no details have been provided.

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