Riley County residents cast their vote Thursday morning during advance voting at the Riley County Courthouse Plaza building.

  • Whole package: Iwundu wants to be complete player

    There were times last season when opposing coaches compared Kansas State’s Wesley Iwundu to NBA great Scottie Pippen.

  • K-State volleyball loses in 4 sets at Iowa State

    AMES, Iowa — Brooke Sassin’s match-high 19 kills and Katie Brand’s 13th double-double of the season were not enough as the Kansas State volleyball team dropped a four-set decision (25-23, 23-25, 24-26, 15-25) at Iowa State Wednesday night.

  • Beasley, McGruder make NBA rosters

    Kansas State has two former players on opening day NBA rosters, as Michael Beasley (Milwaukee Bucks) and Rodney McGruder (Miami Heat) debuted for their respective teams on Wednesday.

  • Wildcats seeking first road win

    Kansas State has four wins at home this season, but the road has featured a different battle all together.


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  • Carter right to halt collections

    Defense Secretary Ash Carter acted wisely — and reasonably quickly — on Wednesday in ordering a halt to the Pentagon’s efforts to recover signing bonuses inappropriately paid to California National Guard members as long as a decade ago.

  • An Indian mascot is disrespectful, offensive

    To the Editor: I never thought the Indian mascot was disrespectful.

  • ‘The vision is coming true’

    Although his record with “experiments” is spotty, Kansas Gov.



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  • Trapp leads MHS into postseason

    If you looked at Manhattan football’s senior class, you probably wouldn’t guess who came in just a couple years ago.

  • Rams’ season ends in blowout loss

    The Blue Valley Randolph football team saw some bright spots Thursday night in Randolph against Frankfort.

  • Schartz brothers face off as head coaches Friday

    Friday night’s playoff matchup between Manhattan and Wichita Southeast will be a little bit familiar for the teams’ head coaches.

State & Region

  • Kansas high court justices defend handling of capital cases

    TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Four Kansas Supreme Court justices facing a campaign to oust them in the Nov. 8 election say the court has decided capital murder cases on legal and constitutional issues while avoiding politics and emotion.

  • Education gap divides white voters

    DODGE CITY, Kansas (AP) — At 18, Mike Smith chose trucking over college. Hauling cattle feed was lucrative for a teenager, and it seemed he could have a pretty good life without a degree. Now, 40 years later his income is stalled as immigrants pour into western Kansas and depress wages.

  • Correction: US--Medical Marijuana-Custody story

    TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — In a story April 11 about a Kansas couple whose children were taken into state custody, The Associated Press erroneously reported that an appellate court found that Raymond Schwab tested positive for methamphetamine and opioids during a court-ordered blood screening last year. The court found Schwab tested positive after a urine screening.

  • Arkansas scientist pleads in rice seed theft case

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — A 61-year-old scientist has pleaded guilty to a federal charge nearly three years after he was accused of stealing proprietary seeds developed in the U.S. and giving them to a delegation visiting from China.

  • Jayhawks head into season with national title aspirations

    LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Kansas lost one of the leading scorers and rebounders in school history, a slashing guard capable of scoring in bunches, a one-and-done prospect with freakish talent and a dazzling 3-point shooter.

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