Wednesday, June 1, 2016



Brush control

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A prescribed burn roars across a prairie at the Flying W Ranch this spring. K-State researchers found in a recent study that land managers need to increase burning frequency to more than once every three years to prevent the tallgrass prairie from becoming a woodland.


K-State Sports
  • Rowing | May 29, 2016 Ten rowers named CRCA National Scholar-Athletes

    The Kansas State women’s rowing team saw 10 student-athletes named Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association (CRCA) National Scholar-Athletes, the organization announced on Thursday.

  • Baseball | May 27, 2016 Cats end season, lose to Oklahoma

    Kansas State could not overcome crooked innings in the second and third despite late threats, and the Wildcats lost to Oklahoma, 13-7, on Thursday to be eliminated from the Phillips 66 Big 12 Baseball Championship.

  • Baseball | May 26, 2016 Korn excited to be back at K-State

    When Brad Korn left Kansas State for Missouri State in 2013 his wife Kristin decided to keep her Wildcat gear.

  • Baseball | May 26, 2016 K-State falls to Texas Tech at Big 12 tourney

    Kansas State jumped out to a 5-1 lead after the top of the fourth inning, but top-seeded Texas Tech scored seven unanswered runs to come back and defeat the eighth-seeded Wildcats, 8-5, on Wednesday.

Galleries
  • In a flash
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    Top-seeded Shawnee Mission West defeated the Indians, 1-0, in double overtime in the semifinal round of the Class 6A state tournament on Saturday in Junction City with a sudden-death goal.


  • Going for gold
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    Area athletes competed at the state track meet on Day 1.


Opinion
  • Editorials | May 31, 2016 Onus on lawmakers to keep schools open

    “Sine die,” the formal adjournment of the Kansas Legislative session and usually a formality, will be more than that when legislators gather Wednesday.

  • Letters | May 31, 2016 Brownback’s record is reason enough for recall

    Considerable data published by respected economists, scholars, editors and others make a good case for the recall of Gov. Sam Brownback and complicit state legislators.

  • Letters | May 31, 2016 Learn about tornadoes in Manhattan’s history

    A whirlwind experience re-visiting the Manhattan tornadoes of 1966 and 2008, plus the recent tornado scares in April and May, will be held at 7 p.m. Sunday, June 5, in Peace Memorial Auditorium at Manhattan’s City Hall.

  • Editorials | May 30, 2016 Kansas justices aren’t the problem

    The Supreme Court isn’t the problem in Kansas. It’s the last line of defense against ideologically-driven politicians who want absolute control.

Lifestyle
Sports
  • General Activities | May 31, 2016 17ers open season with run-rule win

    The Manhattan American Legion Manko 17ers opened their season on the road Monday night with a 14-6 run-rule win over McPherson in seven innings.

  • Pro Sports | May 31, 2016 Hosmer homers, Royals top Rays 6-2

    Eric Hosmer hit a three-run homer after Lorenzo Cain drove in the go-ahead run in a four-run eighth inning and the Royals defeated the Tampa Bay Rays 6-2 on Monday night.

  • Pro Sports | May 30, 2016 Cameron: Royals cap exciting weekend against Chicago

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Maybe come October, we could be talking about one early-season inning as though it were a piece of local baseball history.

  • Pro Sports | May 30, 2016 Royals sweep White Sox, take division lead

    When Chicago White Sox ace Chris Sale left with a two-run lead after seven innings, Kansas City first baseman Eric Hosmer had a message in the Royals dugout.

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