• Career day extra sweet for McCrane Mccrane.phatch

    For all but 2:18 of the first half, all that stood between the 11th-ranked Kansas State football team and Texas was the leg of kicker Matthew McCrane. McCrane, who was a career-best 3 for 3 on the day, improved to a perfect 6 for 6 .

  • Longhorns’ offense sputters in 23-0 loss Ksufb9.phatch

    Texas coach Charlie Strong traveled into uncharted waters for his coaching career on Saturday. For the first time in his 61 games as a head coach at the Division-I level, Strong was shut out, his Longhorns losing to Kansas State 23-0. .

  • Someday, let’s drop grocery sales tax

    A couple of state senators from Wichita have come up with a good — bipartisan! — idea that could make life a little more affordable for all Kansans, especially those who need the help most. Unfortunately, the state has dug itself into .

  • Health Care Compact would cause great harm in Kansas

    To the Editor: Gov. Sam Brownback signed House Bill 2553, called the “Health Care Compact,” into law on April 22. The law requests the federal government to suspend by legislation the operation of federal laws, rules and regulations and orders regarding Medicare. .

  • Paid Endorsement: Davis is an honest man who will lead Kansas well

    To the Editor: Scripture says a man who bears false witness against his neighbor is like a war club, or a sword, or sharp arrow. (Proverbs 25-18). Nothing can be so injurious to an individual as to harm his good .

  • Paid Endorsement: Independent judiciary vital; vote to retain local judges

    To the Editor: Every four years we are asked to vote to retain our local judges who serve Riley and Clay counties. Over that four-year period, literally thousands of disputes come before our judges in criminal cases, divorces, civil disputes, .

  • K-State tennis has solid day at Drake

    DES MOINES, Iowa — The Kansas State women’s tennis had another strong day at the Drake Jamboree on Saturday at the Roger Knapp Tennis Center. The Wildcats notched 10 total wins on the day. K-State captured nine of a possible 12 singles .

  • MHS cross country teams advance to state meet Xcgirls.phatch

    After winning its Class 6A regional at home in Warner Park Saturday afternoon, the Manhattan High boys’ cross country team is one step closer to successfully defending its state title from 2013. The Indians won handily over the other seven schools .

  • Indians drop sub-state final to Washburn Rural

    Looking at the bracket for the Wichita Southeast sub-state, the Manhattan High volleyball team knew it had a tough road against a familiar opponent to get back to state this season. After defeating Washburn Rural last season to put an .

  • Pack your bags: ‘Ile Sordou’ transports reader to French island

    “Murder on the Ile Sordou” is the fourth in the series of “Verlaque and Bonnet Provencal mysteries,” the others being “Death at the Chateau Bremont,” “Murder in the Rue Dumas,” and “Death in the Vines.” After reading one of the .

  • Grab a cookbook: It’s never too late to celebrate World Pasta Day Pecoraro

    Nothing says Italy like pasta. Some historians believe that Marco Polo introduced noodles to Italy after his journeys to China. There is evidence, however, that the Romans used durum wheat to make a pasta-like noodle called “lagane.” By the 1300’s, .

  • ‘Wind Is Not A River’ excels with emotion

    Author Brian Payton has written of what is sometimes referred to as America’s “unknown war,” the 1942 Japanese occupation of Attu and Kiska. These two islands are in the Aleutian Archipelago which extends for over a thousand miles west of .







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