Sunday, April 26, 2015



Time to dance

Footloose.phatch

Actors playing residents of Beaumont, Texas, celebrate the lifting of a dancing ban during the musical production of “Footloose,” showing at the Columbian Theatre in Wamego Friday through Sunday as well as May 1-3 and May 8-10.


K-State Sports
  • Men's Basketball |Manhattan High School | April 24, 2015 McAtee chooses to walk on at K-State

    An already-large group of newcomers to the Kansas State men’s basketball team got bigger Friday morning as Manhattan High senior Pierson McAtee accepted head coach Bruce Weber’s invitation to join the program as a walk-on...

  • Football | April 24, 2015 Cats’ Lee ready for full-time job at LB

    This time a year ago, Elijah Lee was just finishing high school, assuming he’d redshirt once he arrived at Kansas State...

  • Tennis | April 24, 2015 K-State advances at Big 12 tournament

    The Kansas State women’s tennis team put an end to a five-match losing streak with a 4-1 win over Iowa State in the first round of the Big 12 Women’s Tennis Championships.

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  • Women's Basketball | April 23, 2015 Weber says changes were needed

    From an outside perspective, the situation within the Kansas State men’s basketball might appear beyond grim...

Galleries
  • Once, twice, sold
    Action.phatch

    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
    Bee.phatch

    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.


  • MHS Baseball vs. Shawnee Heights
    3.phatch

    The Indians were swept, with the Thunderbirds winning the first game, 7-3, and run-ruling MHS in six innings in Game 2, 16-8.


  • Missed chance
    Bee.phatch

    The Mountaineers (18-11, 4-5) came through in the clutch when K-State couldn’t.


Opinion
  • Editorials | April 24, 2015 Change not likely to hurt voter turnout

    If history is any guide, the effort to make local elections partisan will resurface in future legislative sessions until it passes.

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  • Columns | April 24, 2015 Climate change will cost Kansas

    Here the air is comparatively clean. The signs about farmers feeding themselves, 128 other people and you are still true … while the water holds out.

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  • Editorials | April 23, 2015 More spending cuts aren’t the answer

    If Kansas lawmakers were a frivolous bunch, the statewide advertising campaign launched Wednesday urging further tax and spending cuts might be helpful...

  • Letters | April 23, 2015 Peace Auditorium to host second ‘Music Spectacular’

    The second annual American Music Spectacular will begin at 7:30 p.m. Monday, April 27, at Peace Memorial Auditorium in City Hall.

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Lifestyle
  • Movies | April 24, 2015 Unscary ‘Unfriended’ is new but already out-of-date

    Horror movie fans, who make up a sizable percentage of movie ticket-buyers, must have thought filmmakers couldn’t come up with a cheaper way to photograph a feature film than with the single hand-held camera...

  • Arts, Leisure | April 24, 2015 KSU Orchestra concert highlights student achievements

    The KSU Orchestra presented its last concert of the season Tuesday evening to a capacity audience at McCain Auditorium by featuring great student achievements in the first half...

  • Arts, Leisure | April 23, 2015 2 days of improv, ‘Footloose’ Dustin Lynch and more

    To honor the man known as the “Father of Modern Day Improv,” K-State’s On the Spot Improv troupe created “DelFestopia” to celebrate Del Close, a Manhattan native...

  • Movies | April 22, 2015 If you like monkeys, you’ll like ‘Monkey Kingdom’

    “Monkey Kingdom” does what it set out to do, with some great views and beautiful scenery the film is a visual journey. The monkeys haplessly do what monkeys do and provide fodder for the director’s story.

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Sports
  • Men's Basketball |Manhattan High School | April 24, 2015 McAtee chooses to walk on at K-State

    An already-large group of newcomers to the Kansas State men’s basketball team got bigger Friday morning as Manhattan High senior Pierson McAtee accepted head coach Bruce Weber’s invitation to join the program as a walk-on...

  • Manhattan High School | April 24, 2015 Late grand slam dooms MHS softball

    Though the Vikings (10-0) strung together a few hits to start the inning, Manhattan was still in good shape down by one with two outs. Then came senior Payton Summers’ at-bat.

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  • Manhattan High School | April 24, 2015 Vikings come back twice to beat Indians

    Despite playing with leads in each game of Thursday’s doubleheader at Seaman, the Manhattan High baseball team was swept by the Vikings, losing 7-4 in Game 1 and 6-4 in the nightcap...

  • Manhattan High School | April 24, 2015 MHS tennis wins at Salina tourney

    After a lengthy layoff from competition, the Manhattan High boys’ tennis team got back in action, winning the Salina South Invitational on Thursday...

State & Region
  • April 24, 2015 | State Judge shields evidence in Fort Riley bomb plot case

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — A federal judge has shielded from public disclosure evidence the U.S. government turns over to attorneys for a Kansas man accused of trying to bomb an Army installation.

  • April 23, 2015 | State Dog rescued in Kansas after 13 days under concrete slab

    DERBY, Kan. (AP) — A miniature dachshund has been rescued after spending 13 days trapped underneath a concrete slab at her home in Kansas.

  • April 21, 2015 | State Feds charge ex-bank president, others with money laundering

    WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A former bank president and two of his customers allegedly conspired to launder drug money in Kansas for Mexican cartels, while two former employees of the small southwest Kansas bank failed to report the suspicious financial transactions, according to charges unsealed Tuesday.

  • April 21, 2015 | State Kansas man pleads not guilty to federal terrorism charges

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas man accused of trying to bomb an Army installation in support of a terrorist group on Tuesday pleaded not guilty to three federal charges.

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