A man works on the Olsburg water tower Thursday afternoon. The Dala horse under the name honors the town’s Swedish culture.
Now a symbol of Swedish culture, the Dala horse originated hundreds of years ago as a children’s toy. It has also become a familiar sight within the city of Olsburg — a testament not only to the town’s Swedish roots but also to the resilience of its community.
Kansas State women’s golfer Madison Talley fired a 2-under par 70 on Thursday to sit in a tie for third place, just one shot back of the leaders, during the first round of the NCAA Baton Rouge Regional at University Club.
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.
Despite the lopsided win, Manhattan head coach Mike Sanchez said he admired the way the Scots handled themselves in defeat.
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.
Canceling the last day of school, which the Manhattan-Ogden Board of Education did Wednesday evening, might have been one of the easiest decisions board members will ever make.
We’re fortunate to live in a community filled with talented and energetic people who “give back” to Manhattan through good work and dedicated volunteering. One of those persons is Pastor Patrick McLaughlin of the First United Methodist Church.
What a blessing for me and my family to have had outstanding care for my dear wife, Midge, at Via Christi for the eight days preceding her death.
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.
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.
In a game called at halftime, the Manhattan High girls’ soccer team had little trouble taking care of business against Highland Park Thursday evening at Bishop Stadium, winning the match 13-0.
The Kansas City Royals hadn’t been hitting lately. Their pitching had been failing, too. But in the past two years, they could always count on their stellar defense to bail them out.
Coming off of back-to-back wins, including a Centennial League individual title on Monday, Manhattan High senior Cole Gritton kept his winning streak going on Thursday at the Junction City Invitational.
The Manhattan High baseball team took two games from Highland Park in a makeup doubleheader from a rainout earlier this season.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Planned Parenthood attorney says Kansas will not cut off Medicaid funding for the abortion provider until May 24.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The number of lawsuits accusing a former physician assistant at a Veteran's Administration hospital in Kansas of sexual abuse has grown to at least five.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Jurors sided with a Kanas anti-abortion activist on Friday by ruling that she didn't intentionally seek to intimidate a doctor by sending a letter that suggested someone might place an explosive under the Wichita physician's car.
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — NASCAR announced a new format for the All-Star Race at Charlotte on Friday that will feature two 50-lap segments followed by a 13-lap shootout in which a portion of the field will be on fresh tires.
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