Wednesday, May 25, 2016



Wet weather

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A motorist drives through water from rainfall on 10th Street Tuesday morning. Manhattan received more than 0.7 inches of rain early Tuesday and forecasts are calling for thunderstorms later this week.


K-State Sports
  • Football | May 24, 2016 K-State to play Washington St., Tennessee

    K-State will play Washington State in the Sprint Center on Dec. 10 in the Wildcat Classic, before going to Tennessee for the SEC/Big 12 Challenge in January 2017.

  • May 24, 2016 Dowdle leaving K-State for position at CAA

    Clint Dowdle is joining the coaches division of the Creative Artists Agency. Dowdle, who spent three years as associate athletic director/chief of staff for K-State will return home to his native Memphis, Tenn.

  • Baseball | May 23, 2016 Morris earns 1st big league promotion

    Former Kansas State pitcher and Golden Spikes Award finalist A.J. Morris earned his first career big league call-up on Sunday when the Cincinnati Reds selected the minor league contract of the right-handed pitcher.

  • Baseball | May 21, 2016 K-State drops finale to TCU

    The Kansas State baseball team surrendered six runs in the fifth inning to break open a tie game, and allowed No. 11 TCU to sweep the Wildcats after Saturday’s 9-3 loss at Lupton Stadium.

Galleries
  • Moo-ving on
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    Like a new chapter in a book, graduation marks a new beginning in life.


  • Record breaker
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    Joe Moore broke his own record and then made a little history.


Opinion
  • Editorials | May 24, 2016 Taliban still won’t be tamed

    Americans who were glad to learn that Akhtar Mohammad Mansour, the leader of the Taliban, had been killed over the weekend in a drone strike in Pakistan ought to realize that not even U.S. leaders are sure what it means for peace.

  • Letters | May 24, 2016 Roundabouts are here to stay; get used to them

    I read Monday night’s harangue on “turnarounds” with a certain amount of amusement. First, let me say for the longest time I also resisted their allure, but have now conceded their value and safety.

  • Editorials | May 23, 2016 Challenges await high school grads

    For most area adults, this is just another Monday in May. For hundreds of others, especially certain young adults, this is the first Monday since they became high school graduates.

  • Letters | May 23, 2016 ‘Turnarounds’ don’t prevent problems; they cause them

    I have no idea how many accidents have happened in these turnarounds, but I hope that if enough accidents happen, the city will see the folly of installing these blasted things.

Lifestyle
Sports
  • Manhattan High School | May 24, 2016 MHS golfers finish 8th at state

    Just minutes after the awards ceremony concluded following the Class 6A state golf tournament at the Manhattan Country Club, the Indians disappeared.

  • Pro Sports | May 24, 2016 Perez, Royals rout Twins

    MINNEAPOLIS — Salvador Perez and the Kansas City Royals have been off to a slow start in defense of their World Series championship.

  • Manhattan High School | May 24, 2016 Martin wins Juco 4x800 title

    Former Manhattan High standout Chris Martin helped the Allen County Community College 4x800 relay team win an NJCAA title last week, running the third leg of the race that won.

  • General Activities | May 24, 2016 Optimist Diamonds compete in Wildcat Classic Tournament

    The Manhattan Optimist Diamonds 10-and-under softball team played in the Wildcat Classic Tournament in Manhattan this weekend, going undefeated in bracket play Saturday before dropping its first game in bracket play.

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