A view of William Shakespeare’s First Folio, which went on display at K-State’s Beach Museum Thursday evening. First published in 1623, the folio represents the first collected edition of 18 Shakespeare plays. The folio is on loan from Folger Shakespeare Library through Feb. 28.
A Topeka man pleaded guilty Wednesday in federal court to attempting to detonate a vehicle bomb at Fort Riley last spring.
I absolutely despise the 3-point shot, and I fervently believe that it has no place in the sport.
It could be easy for Kansas State to dwell on its loss to Kansas on Wednesday at Allen Fieldhouse. But how can any team worry about its last loss when it’s got the No. 1 team in the country staring it in the face?
The Kansas State women’s basketball team will be looking to snap its two-game losing streak on Saturday, but it won’t be easy.
Kansas State women’s soccer head coach Mike Dibbini continues to fill out his inaugural roster, as he has signed 16 student-athletes to National Letters of Intent.
It was the 12th straight Big 12 road loss for K-State, which now gets No. 1 Oklahoma at home this Saturday.
The Wildcats used a 19-2 second-half run to push ahead by as many as 18 points on Saturday before holding on to beat Ole Miss, 69-64, in Bramlage Coliseum.
Advocates of an independent judiciary in Kansas can breathe a little easier today now that the most recent attempt to give the governor greater control of the Kansas Supreme Court has failed.
Thomas Frank’s “What’s the Matter with Kansas?” is now 12 years old. Much of the book’s fevered language still seems extreme, yet right now much of what Frank implied and described has become reality or is well on its way.
Though not as old as the Super Bowl, the Souper Bowl has a proud tradition that reflects the generosity and, if you will, the sportsmanship, of countless area residents, football fans and nonfans alike.
We often read reports of fatal auto crashes where traffic signs were present but had not been heeded by a driver. I have always had a special feeling for the 30-inch “Stop” signs, knowing their dramatic effectiveness.
We also assume that there will be nothing subtle about “50 Shades of Black,” that the comedy will be all slapstick, puns, references to racial stereotypes, and the coarsest permissible bodily functions humor. In short, we assume the movie won’t be funny. It isn’t.
If the new Disney movie “The Finest Hours”—what a wretched title, by the way—had the studio’s usual variety of “sparkling” stars, it might have been a little too much.
One of the problems for the viewer is that gang members look pretty much alike. I thought the brother of leader Colin (Ewan McGregor with a black mustache) was shot and killed at four different times as the movie ran.
A Manhattan resident for about 50 years, Mort works as a sales representative for Three Men Tree Service, a business he helped start years ago that focuses on keeping trees healthy. When Mort isn’t working, he’s likely playing chess or bridge.
The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team had no trouble taking care of business against the outmatched Topeka West Chargers Friday night, winning 62-37.
With almost a week between games for both of Manhattan High’s basketball teams, the Centennial League grind picks back up for the Tribe on the road tonight at Topeka West.
Both of Manhattan High’s bowling teams took second place at a triangular meet in Junction City on Thursday.
Three Manhattan High athletes will make their way out west to continue their football careers at Dodge City Community College next year.
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — A mason working on a Kansas university building has found an 88-year-old handwritten note that gives a glimpse into the lives of laborers in 1928.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A federal elections official has decided — without public notice or review from his agency's commissioners — that residents of Alabama, Kansas and Georgia can no longer register to vote using a federal form without providing proof of U.S. citizenship.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming attracted a record number of tourists — and their money — in 2015, according to preliminary numbers.
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — At a high school named Free State to honor Kansas' anti-slavery past, the Confederate flag waved off the back of a student's pickup truck in the parking lot. When classmates who were offended removed it, the student replaced it and displayed the flag again.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A trail of damage was left at an Army post, schools and businesses were closed for a second day, and a damaged women's prison was running partly on backup power Wednesday after two days of storms unleashed tornadoes and flooding in the South and dumped heavy snow in the Midwest.
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