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Charlie Bowman, 2, paints an owl sculpture on Saturday at the Kansas Association Taxidermist convention. The 35th-annual event included a craft session for children. At top, Hunter “Moose” Cooley, 5, feels a wallaby pelt during a presentation by Sunset Zoo program assistant Kianna Hersey.



  • Texas sweeps K-State in weekend series

    Sunday afternoon’s series finale between Kansas State and Texas saw three lead changes, but a seventh-inning home run by Kody Clemens gave the Longhorns a 6-5 victory and a series sweep at UFCU Disch-Falk Field.

  • Weber to return for sixth season

    Bruce Weber will be back for a sixth season at Kansas State University.

  • Dixon tosses school record in K-State outdoor opener

    It took just one meet for the first record of the 2017 outdoor season to fall as junior Mitch Dixon broke the one-yearold school record in the men’s hammer throw as the Kansas State track and field team opened its outdoor campaign on Saturday at the Hurricane Collegiate Invitational in Coral Gables, Florida.

  • K-State stifled in loss to Texas

    For the second consecutive game, the Kansas State baseball team was unable to solve Texas’ pitching as it fell, 5-0, at UFCU Disch-Falk Field on Saturday.


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  • FRESH JAVA Fresh java

    Baristas serve a line of customers at Bluestem Bistro. The restaurant reopened Saturday after being closed for a few days for renovations, including a new bar area, revamped menu and painted walls

  • JAVA JOB Worker

    A construction worker climbs a ladder at the site of a future Radina’s Coffeehouse and Roastery in the K-State Student Union on Thursday afternoon. The coffee shop is part of the third and final phase of a $25 million union renovation. The project is expected to be completed by the fall 2017 semester.

Opinion

  • Trump lucky to have a local interpreter

    To the Editor: Many thanks to Milo Kelley for his explanation of Trumpspeak and our president’s ever-changing reality.

  • Estes has much to learn about health insurance

    To the Editor If Ron Estes really believes that before the Affordable Care Act became law, “most folks” had reasonable and affordable health insurance unless they chose not to have it, he is living in a fantasy world.

  • EDITORIAL | Shooting range a cooperative effort

    It’s easy for political candidates or bureaucrats to talk in fuzzy terms about “cost-sharing,” or “consolidation,” “efficiency,” or “partnerships.

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State & Region

  • GOP failure in Congress boosts Medicaid effort in Kansas

    TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Legislators and advocates in Kansas pushing to expand the state's health coverage for the poor and disabled to thousands of adults are buoyed by events in Washington.

  • Kansas man donates 32 gallons of blood over 64 years

    TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — An 87-year-old Kansas man who has donated 32 gallons of blood over more than six decades credits his father for his award-winning generosity.

  • Officials say Kansas blaze caused $23M to $25M in damage

    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — Officials in a Kansas City suburb where a fire destroyed a multimillion-dollar apartment building under construction and spread to about two dozen homes estimate the blaze caused between $23 million and $25 million in damage.

  • Chronic, affluent Kansas shoplifter gets prison time

    OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — An affluent suburban Kansas City woman with a history of shoplifting was sentenced Friday to a year and seven months in prison for her thefts of tens of thousands dollars of items, often peddled out of her nearly $1 million home.

  • APNewsBreak: Polling changes could confuse Kansas voters

    WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — More than 36,000 registered voters in Kansas are being asked to cast their ballots at new polling stations during the nation's first congressional election since President Donald Trump's November victory, prompting concerns that confusion could suppress turnout.





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