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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.



  • 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.

  • Lewis named to WBCA All-Region team

    Kansas State senior center Breanna Lewis continues to pile up the postseason honors as she was named to the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) All-Region 3 team and is a finalist for All-American honors from the WBCA.

  • Cats head to UT for Big 12 series

    The Kansas State baseball team opens its conference schedule Friday with a three-game set at UFC Disch-Falk Field in Austin, Texas, against Texas.


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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

  • 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.

  • EDITORIAL | Good times roll at county meetings

    We sure hope they keep the good times rollin’, over at the Riley County Commission chambers.

  • A nice honor, for what it’s worth

    It’s all well and good that a national travel magazine’s website recently named Kansas State University as the prettiest campus in Kansas.

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State & Region

  • 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.

  • Judge dismisses ex-rowers' suit against University of Kansas

    LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — A judge dismissed a lawsuit against the University of Kansas by parents of two former rowers who allege they were sexually assaulted by a Jayhawk football player in a campus dorm.

  • Official says welder sparked massive Kansas apartment fire

    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — A fire that leveled a multimillion-dollar apartment building under construction and spread to about two dozen homes in suburban Kansas City started when a welder accidentally ignited wooden building materials, fire officials said.





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