Carl Brothers, an artist with the Columbian gallery, creates a water color paiting of the Kansas Sampler Festival as the scene unfolds Saturday morning in Wamego.

K-State Sports
  • Baseball | May 03, 2015 Wildcats rout Arkansas State, 16-5

    The heavy damage was done with six runs in the bottom of the third by the Wildcats. K-State put the Red Wolves fully out of reach with seven more runs in the bottom of the seventh.


  • May 03, 2015 K-State signs AD Currie to extension through 2020

    Kansas State athletic director John Currie signed a restructured contract Friday that includes an extension through the 2020 academic year and increases his base salary to $775,000 annually...

  • Men's Basketball | May 03, 2015 Former Cats barnstorm Manhattan

    It’s not often Flint Hills-area high school athletes get the chance to play pick-up basketball with professional and Division-I college basketball players...

  • Track & Field | May 03, 2015 K-State track competes at Rock Chalk Classic

    LAWRENCE — The Kansas State track and field team notched solid efforts on both the track and in the field for a strong overall performance at the Rock Chalk Classic on Saturday in Lawrence...

  • After hours

    The quiet of K-State at night contrasts activity of daytime on campus. The buildings with their lights on act as beacons, lighting the pathways ahead. The campus is calm, peaceful, almost at rest.

  • Rivalry rarity

    The Indians had not previously lost a game to the Blue Jays since 2008, spanning 14 games.

  • Once, twice, sold

    It’s Thursday evening, the night before an auction, and cattle are beginning to arrive. Manhattan Commission Company already smells like livestock.

  • K-State baseball: Punchless

    TCU pitcher Preston Morrison pitched a complete-game shutout, holding the Wildcats to four hits and two walks while striking out six in a 9-0 win for the Horned Frogs.

  • Editorials | May 03, 2015 Republicans must be persuaded

    If other members of the Kansas Legislature would take their cues from the Manhattan delegation, lawmakers wouldn’t be scrambling to dig out of a $400 million hole.


  • Columns | May 03, 2015 USD 378 board must set priorities

    On 7 April, the voters of USD 378 chose the entire “Falcons Forward” slate to become the four new board members. We congratulate them and wish them great success in meeting the challenges facing the school district.


  • Columns | May 02, 2015 With Iran, Obama ignores his great weakness

    President Barack Obama’s position on the proposed nuclear deal with Iran is clear, even to those of us who are not nuclear engineers. He believes he has found a way to keep the Iranians from developing nuclear weapons.


  • Editorials | May 01, 2015 Close email loophole in open records law

    It is when public officials are allowed to conduct the public’s business out of the public eye that they are more likely to abuse their authority and even operate in ways that undermine public trust.


  • Off The Beat | May 03, 2015 Navigating Twitter can be addicting

    Once you’re lost in the world of tweets, retweets, shares, replies and endless links to even more links, there’s only one way out: cold turkey.


  • Movies | May 03, 2015 Avengers launches packed summer movie season

    Almost every weekend brings another high-profile sequel, reboot or blockbuster to enjoy with a bucket or popcorn and a dose of arctic air conditioning.


  • Books | May 03, 2015 ‘The Death of Caesar’ recalls history’s famous assassination

    In his account of one of history’s best-known and dramatic episodes, Barry Strauss has written a narrative that reads as fluidly as historical fiction...

  • Books | May 03, 2015 Dig into a good book at your local public library

    The tulips, redbuds and forsythia of early spring have given way to lilacs, bridal wreath and iris. It’s time to clean out the planting beds, wander through home stores and nurseries, and browse catalogs in search of plants and design ideas.


  • Manhattan High School | May 03, 2015 MHS tennis nipped by Olathe NW

    There are years when the Manhattan High tennis team is overmatched when it hosts one of the state’s top tennis programs in Olathe Northwest each year...

  • Manhattan High School | May 03, 2015 Blue Jays sweep Indians for first win in seven years

    For all but three innings on Friday night, the Manhattan High baseball team remained in its offensive funk...

  • Manhattan High School | May 03, 2015 MHS swimmers 3rd at Great Bend

    The Manhattan High girls’ swim and dive team took third place at the Great Bend Invitational Friday afternoon...

  • Manhattan High School | May 03, 2015 Indians win at Seaman Relays

    The Manhattan High track and field team shook off the rust from more than two weeks off and managed to take both team titles at the Bob Camien/Claudia Welch Invitational track meet Friday afternoon...

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