Sampling

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Carl Brothers, an artist with the Columbian gallery, creates a water color paiting of the Kansas Sampler Festival as the scene unfolds Saturday morning in Wamego.


K-State Sports
  • Baseball | May 03, 2015 Wildcats rout Arkansas State, 16-5

    The heavy damage was done with six runs in the bottom of the third by the Wildcats. K-State put the Red Wolves fully out of reach with seven more runs in the bottom of the seventh.

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  • May 03, 2015 K-State signs AD Currie to extension through 2020

    Kansas State athletic director John Currie signed a restructured contract Friday that includes an extension through the 2020 academic year and increases his base salary to $775,000 annually...

  • Men's Basketball | May 03, 2015 Former Cats barnstorm Manhattan

    It’s not often Flint Hills-area high school athletes get the chance to play pick-up basketball with professional and Division-I college basketball players...

  • Track & Field | May 03, 2015 K-State track competes at Rock Chalk Classic

    LAWRENCE — The Kansas State track and field team notched solid efforts on both the track and in the field for a strong overall performance at the Rock Chalk Classic on Saturday in Lawrence...

Galleries
  • Rivalry rarity
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    The Indians had not previously lost a game to the Blue Jays since 2008, spanning 14 games.


  • Once, twice, sold
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    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
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    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
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    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.


Opinion
  • Editorials | May 03, 2015 Republicans must be persuaded

    If other members of the Kansas Legislature would take their cues from the Manhattan delegation, lawmakers wouldn’t be scrambling to dig out of a $400 million hole.

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  • Columns | May 03, 2015 USD 378 board must set priorities

    On 7 April, the voters of USD 378 chose the entire “Falcons Forward” slate to become the four new board members. We congratulate them and wish them great success in meeting the challenges facing the school district.

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  • Columns | May 02, 2015 With Iran, Obama ignores his great weakness

    President Barack Obama’s position on the proposed nuclear deal with Iran is clear, even to those of us who are not nuclear engineers. He believes he has found a way to keep the Iranians from developing nuclear weapons.

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  • Editorials | May 01, 2015 Close email loophole in open records law

    It is when public officials are allowed to conduct the public’s business out of the public eye that they are more likely to abuse their authority and even operate in ways that undermine public trust.

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Lifestyle
Sports
  • Manhattan High School | May 03, 2015 MHS tennis nipped by Olathe NW

    There are years when the Manhattan High tennis team is overmatched when it hosts one of the state’s top tennis programs in Olathe Northwest each year...

  • Manhattan High School | May 03, 2015 Blue Jays sweep Indians for first win in seven years

    For all but three innings on Friday night, the Manhattan High baseball team remained in its offensive funk...

  • Manhattan High School | May 03, 2015 MHS swimmers 3rd at Great Bend

    The Manhattan High girls’ swim and dive team took third place at the Great Bend Invitational Friday afternoon...

  • Manhattan High School | May 03, 2015 Indians win at Seaman Relays

    The Manhattan High track and field team shook off the rust from more than two weeks off and managed to take both team titles at the Bob Camien/Claudia Welch Invitational track meet Friday afternoon...

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