Monday, June 27, 2016



Taking flight

Stem.mercury

Manhattan High sophomore Caitlin Snyder reacts with a smile as her drone lifts up in the air during the weight lifting challenge at the STEM Institute’s Drone Olympics Thursday at Ahearn Fieldhouse.


K-State Sports
  • Rowing | June 26, 2016 DeMars, Haney named rowing assistants

    Former rowers Beth DeMars and Madi Haney have been named assistant coaches for the Kansas State women’s rowing team heading into the 2016-17 season, head coach Patrick Sweeney has announced.

  • Football | June 24, 2016 K-State to play Colorado, WSU in football

    Kansas State added a pair of Power-5 conference opponents to its future football schedules, including a familiar former Big 12 opponent.

Galleries
  • Going for green
    Golf1.mercury

    Scenes from the Colbert Charity Classic.


  • Experiment
    Mac1.mercury

    High school students have been developing their talents at the Manhattan Arts Center workshop.


Opinion
  • Editorials | June 27, 2016 School funding OK… for now

    The school funding equity bill that the Kansas Legislature approved Friday is worth applauding because the Kansas Supreme Court is expected to find that it complies with the constitution and thus allow public schools to remain open.

  • Letters | June 27, 2016 Catbackers Club pleased with local involvement

    On June 6, the Manhattan Catbackers did what all 28 Catbacker Clubs across Kansas do each spring — we met our goals of having fun, raising K-State fans and raising funds to support our KSU student athletes.

  • Editorials | June 25, 2016 Again, president is too passive

    It’s hard to tell what, if anything, the Obama administration can do about the growing arms transactions between Russia and Iran, but the White House’s silence is hardly a positive sign.

  • Letters | June 25, 2016 AFS exchange year full of good memories

    I am Laure Pierreux, an 18-year-old AFS exchange student from Brussels, Belgium, who attended Manhattan High School as a senior last year.

Lifestyle
Sports
  • General Activities | June 27, 2016 17ers cap tournament with win

    The Manhattan American Legion Manko 17ers finished off the Lawrence Showcase with a 6-4 win over the Kansas Indians on Sunday at Hoglund Ballpark.

  • Pro Sports | June 27, 2016 Kennedy strikes out 11, Royals top Astros

    Ian Kennedy struck out 11 over seven innings, Kendrys Morales hit two home runs and the Royals snapped the Houston Astros’ seven-game winning streak with a 6-1 victory Sunday.

  • General Activities | June 26, 2016 Crawford wins Colbert Classic

    Kolton Crawford knew he had a chance to win the Colbert Charity Classic going into the final two holes on Saturday, but he bogied both to finish his weekend at 9-under par.

  • General Activities | June 26, 2016 Manko 17ers drop 2 games in Lawrence

    The Manhattan American Legion Manko 17ers lost a pair of games on Saturday at the Kansas Showcase at Hoglund Ballpark.

State & Region
  • June 27, 2016 | State Governor signs bill aimed at keeping Kansas schools open

    TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback signed legislation Monday to increase aid to poor school districts, an action that meets a court mandate and ends a threat that the state's public schools might shut down.

  • June 27, 2016 | State Dole joins Twitter, swipes at incumbent Kansas congressman

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Sen. Bob Dole is using his new Twitter account to take a swipe at a Republican congressman who's facing a primary challenge in his home state of Kansas.

  • June 27, 2016 | State Missouri man accused of killing 4 relatives, burning bodies

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A 24-year-old Missouri man was charged Monday with four counts of first-degree murder in the February deaths of four family members whose bodies were found outside a home he shared with them, including a 3-month-old nephew.

  • June 26, 2016 | State LEADING OFF: Tulo back in Colorado; Indians try to hang 10

    A look at what's happening all around the majors today:

  • June 26, 2016 | State Golf Capsules

    BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — Billy Hurley III held the club in his left hand and fist pumped with his right. Not far from his Annapolis home and the Naval Academy he graduated from, he became a champion.

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