Monday, May 30, 2016



Weekend at the lake

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Daniel Miller fishes from the pier at Tuttle Creek State Park Saturday morning. Miller said he’s spending Memorial Day weekend at the park.


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
  • Letters | May 30, 2016 Alter public restrooms and fund public schools

    I suggest that we de-genderize all public rest rooms, remove public urinals and possibly install door jambs on stall doors.

  • Editorials | May 28, 2016 Pause to remember America’s fallen

    As the entire population of Fort Riley, and anyone who has lost a loved one in combat is keenly aware, there is vastly more to Memorial Day than standing around the backyard grill with friends and beer.

  • Columns | May 28, 2016 North Korea yells, but nobody is listening

    For a diplomat, nothing is more frustrating than dealing with North Korea. It does not play by the same rules as other countries. There is, however, logic to its actions, even if it is hard for us to relate to.

  • Editorials | May 27, 2016 Sen. Hatch… meet Judge Garland

    It was just a little accident of timing, but it revealed how little progress Democrats have made in advancing the nomination of Judge Merrick Garland to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Lifestyle
Sports
  • Manhattan High School | May 29, 2016 Indians take 3rd at state soccer

    JUNCTION CITY — After playing for 96 minutes, the Manhattan High girls’ soccer team’s season ended in a flash.

  • Manhattan High School | May 29, 2016 PRs highlight MHS track’s state weekend

    WICHITA — Following his fourth-place finish in the 800-meter run at the all-class state track meet at Wichita’s Cessna Stadium on Saturday, the wait was finally over for Brandon Religa.

  • Area Schools | May 29, 2016 Valley Heights girls bring home state title

    Though head coach Tony Trimble says he had doubts about whether the Valley Heights girls’ track and field team would win a title this weekend, his team put those worries to rest quickly at the all-class state track meet at Wichita State’s Cessna Stadium.

  • Area Schools | May 29, 2016 Hayden finishes off Rock Creek, 13-2

    After finding themselves down six runs after four innings of Thursday’s suspended Class 4A-Division II quarterfinal, it was going to be an uphill climb for the Rock Creek baseball team to rally back and come out on top.

State & Region
  • May 30, 2016 | State Barge traffic makes a resurgence on the Missouri River

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri River is slowly resuming its role as a transportation corridor for commodities such as grain, scrap metal and fertilizer, but proponents of the barge industry acknowledge they're still swimming upstream against a perception that the river is not reliable enough to be profitable.

  • May 29, 2016 | State Castro's 2-run homer only hit for Yanks in 2-1 win over Rays

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — For the first time in a century the New York Yankees won a game with just one hit.

  • May 29, 2016 | State Kim, Tillman lead Orioles to 6-4 win over Indians

    CLEVELAND (AP) — Hyun Soo Kim's first major league homer was one timely swing for the Baltimore Orioles.

  • May 29, 2016 | State Silpada says outdated business model led to closing

    LENEXA, Kan. (AP) — A Lenexa-based jewelry company that was one of the Kansas City area's more successful startups when it was founded about two decades ago has announced its plans to close.

  • May 29, 2016 | State As charters grow, public schools see sharp enrollment drop

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Standing before the Los Angeles Unified School Board, Susan Zoller delivered a startling assessment: More than 100,000 students in the nation's second-largest district were now enrolled in charters, draining more than $500 million from the budget in a single academic year.

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