Jazmin Ramirez and Eden Randolph work together to fill a planter Wednesday evening during a STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) activity at Big Brothers Big Sisters. Members of the K-State Horticulture Club brought plants donated from Blueville Nursery to the house to plant.
For the second Manhattan-Ogden school board meeting in a row, a Manhattan resident spoke Wednesday in favor of changing the high school’s Indians moniker.
Freshman Logan Wiley struck out a career-high 10 batters in five innings, helping K-State fan its most in a game since 2013 with 15, as the Wildcats trumped Wichita State, 5-2, on Wednesday.
Athletic director John Currie announced Mittie, just the second coach in program history to guide the Wildcats to consecutive postseason appearances in the first two seasons, signed a contract amendment granting him an extension.
Brogan Heinen’s first college start didn’t look promising early on. His teammates got behind him in the bottom of the inning, scoring four runs and powering on to a 9-5 win over the Shockers.
Four years after he was fired by the University of Illinois, basketball coach Bruce Weber is making a comeback in Champaign. He’s bringing former Illini football coach Ron Turner with him, too.
The Manhattan High girls’ soccer team didn’t let the less-than-ideal weather stop it from crushing Wichita Heights in an 8-0 rout.
Much like last season’s spring scrimmage, Joe Hubener, Alex Delton and Jesse Ertz shared the job all afternoon during a 35-21 victory for the Purple at Bill Snyder Family Stadium.
The same Legislature that made a shambles of the state’s finances in recent years now expects the state’s two largest universities to bear a disproportionate share of the burden to help balance the state’s finances.
As National Nurses Week approaches, I want to express my sincere gratitude to all the nurses at Via Christi Hospital in Manhattan and at Wamego Health Center for their extraordinary energy, efforts and dedication.
Moody’s Investor Services, an international bonding agency, on Tuesday lowered its credit outlook on Kansas from “stable” to “negative.” That can’t have surprised anyone who works in the Statehouse.
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.
Manhattan is going to be a little green this weekend; John Deere Green, that is, as Joe Diffie, country music superstar, comes to The Hat.
Is this what the Key and Peele audience wants from these performers? That’s the big question here. Those of us who don’t watch a lot of cable TV shows won’t have that problem, though.
Tickets are on sale for this year’s Orchestra on the Oregon Trail, an outdoor concert featuring the Topeka Symphony Orchestra that will be held at Alcove Spring Historic Park near Marysville and Blue Rapids.
So we’ve had Garry Marshall’s “Valentine’s Day” and Garry Marshall’s “New Year’s Eve.” And now we have Garry Marshall’s “Mother’s Day.” Each of them uses some of the same actors and exactly the same story scheme.
The Manhattan High baseball team took two games from Highland Park in a makeup doubleheader from a rainout earlier this season.
Kris Medlen got pounded off the mound in the third inning. Eric Hosmer got tossed in the sixth. The rest of the Kansas City Royals were probably jealous of them.
The Manhattan High football staff has announced four captains for the 2016 campaign and has released the schedule, which has a new look as Class 6A and 5A transition to a new playoff system.
The Rock Creek baseball team secured a pair of wins in a sweep of Wabaunsee on Tuesday, winning the opening game 4-0 and taking the nightcap, 12-2, in five innings.
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Clint Bowyer will be a busy man this weekend at Kansas Speedway.
CHICAGO (AP) — Ben Zobrist had a piece of confetti stuck to his back as he stood in front of his locker, and there were a few more in the hallway outside of the lavish home clubhouse.
A look at what's happening all around the majors today:
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Jurors have gone home without reaching a verdict in the trial of a Kansas anti-abortion activist accused of sending a letter suggesting someone might place an explosive under the car of a doctor training to perform abortions.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Seven children who were taken to perform for occupiers during the armed takeover of an Oregon wildlife refuge earlier this year have been placed in the temporary custody of Kansas child welfare officials.
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