The Kansas State Police Department, Air Force ROTC and members of the Manhattan Fire Department participate in a live fire training exercise in Myers Hall on Thursday afternoon. The training is in preparation for the new law allowing concealed carry on campus.

  • Coaches, athletics dominate list of top earners at K-State

    K-State head football coach Bill Snyder cracked the $3 million mark for pay in 2016, as he and his assistants again dominated the list of top earners at the university.

  • Thompson streaky in Wildcat debut

    Skylar Thompson wasn’t nervous, even though he was making his highly anticipated Kansas State debut, starting at quarterback for the White team in Saturday’s spring game.


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  • ‘Pure vanilla’ Spring171

    Purple runs past White to win 38-6

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    Students participate in the promenade on Saturday night before entering prom in Manhattan Town Center.


  • EDITORIAL | Wamego wise to confront problem

    We don’t know enough about drug-testing policies to grade the Wamego Board of Education on the proposal its members are considering.

  • Volunteer opportunities abound in Manhattan

    To the editor: National Volunteer Week is April 23-29 and is designed to recognize all volunteers and celebrate the spirit of service in a community.

  • Syria and North Korea pose complex challenges

    Although there are those on the left and the right who seem to think war is simply a matter of dropping a few bombs or sending in a few troops supported by some ships and tanks, there is a bit more to it.


    • Mall, MHS prom still together after 30 years

      An unusual partnership reached its 30th edition Saturday.

    • Celebrate Arbor Day with area trees

      With a successful Earth Day behind us, it is now time for Arbor Day! The last Friday in April is Kansas Arbor Day.

    • Remembering ‘Gunsmoke’

      The TV network we watch most at our house is MeTV (Memorable Entertainment Television), which features classic TV programs from the 1950s through the 1990s.


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State & Region

  • Homicide victim was sister of girl abducted, killed in 1999

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas City, Kansas, homicide victim has been identified as the sister of a girl whose kidnapping 17 years earlier sparked a massive manhunt before she was found dead in Missouri.

  • Ex-Dallas Cowboy found guilty of battery at Kansas party

    WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Former Dallas Cowboys running back Joseph Randle has been found guilty of aggravated battery, aggravated burglary, criminal threat and marijuana possession after striking three people with his car as he left a house party in Kansas.

  • K-State could feature nation's top group of running backs

    MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — There was a point last season when Alex Barnes, already a rarity under Bill Snyder in that he was even on the field as a freshman, began to assert himself as the team's No. 1 running back.

  • 3 Kansas universities will ban guns at large sporting events

    LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — The three largest universities in Kansas will be allowed to ban guns at large sporting events beginning in July.

  • Kansas regulators reject $12.2B Westar sale to Great Plains

    TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas regulators on Wednesday rejected the proposed sale of the state's largest electric company to a Missouri firm, concluding that the $12.2 billion price was too high and would leave the combined utility financially weaker than the separate companies.

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