• Ebola thrives, though alarm has quieted

    Miraculously, Ebola hasn’t turned out to be as deadly as public health officials feared. Last fall the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention worried that by now there could be some 1.4 million cases of the virus. But .

  • Grants support beating of ‘global warming drum’

    Grants support beating of ‘global warming drum’ To the Editor: This is in response to the two letters to the editor Sunday from global warming practitioners. First, Mr. Hayes points to the NOAA showing that nine of the last 10 hottest .

  • Grants support beating of ‘global warming drum’

    To the Editor: This is in response to the two letters to the editor Sunday from global warming practitioners. First, Mr. Hayes points to the NOAA showing that nine of the last 10 hottest years have occurred since 2001. Yet Steven E. .

  • KSU pride, intensity, honor on display at Alamo Bowl

    To the Editor: There may have been a winner and a loser in the Alamo Bowl, but it’s hard to distinguish which was which on Friday night. K-Staters everywhere felt a surge of pride every time our guys were .

  • Movie crowd unlikely to get more than the basics from ‘Into the Woods’ G.w.clift1

    As American composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim nears 90 years of age, adults in the entertainment business are in a rush to get him properly memorialized. As there is a musical play of his that re-tells the stories of several well-known .

  • Cats bid farewell to seniors, look ahead Lockettcolor.phatch

    In just a few months the Kansas State football team will be back at it, preparing for spring ball, and doing so riding a two-game losing streak to end the 2014 season. It wasn’t the end to the season the .

  • K-State men spiraling out of control Cut047joel.phatch

    Back in December, I wrote that the Kansas State men’s basketball team didn’t need to hit the panic button yet. Now it feels like that’s well overdue for the Wildcats. K-State is now 7-7 this season after .

  • K-State hoops legend Jack Parr dies at 78

    One of the best basketball players in Kansas State history, Jack Parr, died at his home on Sunday in Lindsborg. Parr, whose No. 33 was retired in 2005 as part of the first class, was a member of K-State’s 10-player All-Century .

  • K-State Marching Band experiences road life on bowl trip Game5.phatch

    SAN ANTONIO — Compared with conducting them on the field, leading the K-State Marching Band on a road trip is quite a feat. Getting the group of more than 450 musicians, color guard, baton twirlers and support staff around takes precise timing, .

  • Police identify Tuttle Creek drowning victim

    A 19-year-old Manhattan man drowned Friday after he apparently fell through ice at Tuttle Creek State Park’s river pond, according to police. James Michael Tolsdorf’s body was recovered about two hours after emergency crews received a call at 5:24 .

  • State budget, NBAF top local issues in 2015

    The eyes of local officials will fall squarely on Topeka in 2015 as legislators work to close a $278 million budget gap for the fiscal year that ends in June. Gov. Sam Brownback has proposed borrowing money from the state’s highway .

  • Zoo visitors beat weather to catch glimpse of animals Zoo1.phatch

    Sunset Zoo was quiet Saturday afternoon with many of the animals sheltered inside and out of sight for the winter. But that didn’t stop a few visitors from enjoying the day at the zoo before snow began falling Saturday .







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