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.
The Manhattan City Commission will discuss budget requests from outside agencies Tuesday during a budget review work session.
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.
Kansas State added a pair of Power-5 conference opponents to its future football schedules, including a familiar former Big 12 opponent.
Kansas State athletes continued to receive honors and accolades for their work in the classroom, as 30 Wildcats were named to the 2015-16 Big 12 Academic All-Rookie Team.
A group of former Kansas State men’s basketball players, including six members of the 2010 Elite Eight team, will host the Purple and Black camp for area youths July 8-10 on the university campus.
When four former governors — two Republicans and two Democrats — collaborate on anything, Kansans ought to listen.
We couldn’t agree more that it’s unacceptable for millions of people to go without help, but a call to sell hearing aids over the counter is not the answer. Instead, we suggest you support the bipartisan Hearing Aid Tax Credit Act.
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.
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.
As one of only a few botanical illustrators in the state of Kansas, Gail Selfridge traces a fine line between art and science.
“Resurgence” is about the second offensive by the aliens who attacked the ill-prepared Earth in “Independence Day.” We (which means Americans and one African) are better prepared this time, but ingenuity and individual initiative are still required.
Lawn chairs, red Solo cups and cans of beer accompany sunburned yet smiling faces that while away the hours as they wait to see their favorite acts perform at Country Stampede.
I wanted to fill this space with aptonyms, the term for when a person’s name accurately describes their chosen profession, but I will admit I had some help compiling the list below.
The Manhattan Optimist Prime 18-and-under softball team had a tough week-end in the Summer Blast at the Beach tournament at Lake Shawnee this weekend.
Optimist Bullets 4th in WS tune-up The Optimist Bullets 16-and-under B softball team competed in the World Series tune-up event at Adair Park in Kansas City.
The Manhattan Optimist Moxie played eight games this weekend, earning second place in the KC Summer Smash.
The Manhattan Optimist Diamonds competed in the Hawaiian Hitfest over the weekend.
NEW YORK (AP) — By striking down tough abortion restrictions in Texas, the U.S. Supreme Court has emboldened abortion-rights activists nationwide and imperiled a range of anti-abortion laws in numerous states.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Nationals looked in trouble early. The New York Mets' Noah Syndergaard was in big trouble a couple of innings later.
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.
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.
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.
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