• Wamego blasts Rock Creek in season opener, 34-10 Wamego2.phatch

    WAMEGO — At times, Friday night’s Pottawatomie County Showdown between Rock Creek and Wamego looked like a vicious rivalry. There were penalties of any and every kind, big hits and extra words between teams after plays. But by the end .

  • Wounded veterans using softball to heal Wwsoftball3.phatch

    While football, cooler weather and pumpkin-spice-flavored everything were on the minds of the masses, the lingering sounds of summer were heard this weekend in Tointon Family Stadium. Teams of soldiers and regional celebrities gathered on Saturday to play a double-header .

  • New, speedy valuation appeals process could be costing county

    Since 1988 Riley County Appraiser Greg McHenry has made property valuations his career. Before he was appointed as the county’s appraiser in 2008, McHenry worked in the Riley County appraisal office as a staff member. During that 26-year span in the .

  • Researcher gets $2.52M grant for Army training

    A $2.52 million grant could help a K-State researcher change the way soldiers train. The National Institutes of Health awarded the money to assistant kinesiology professor Katie Heinrich, who is studying the effects of “high-intensity functional” training compared with usual methods .

  • Residents can now skip officers to report crimes

    Riley County residents who become the victims of crimes can now report the incidents without dialing the police department’s phone number or even talking to an officer. Well, some crimes can be reported at least. They must involve damage .

  • Area photographers showcase work in arts center exhibit

    Driving the back roads near his home south of Council Grove in the early morning hours, Harold Gaston keeps his eyes open for the perfect lighting and structures that get his attention. He leans toward scenes like abandoned structures or .

  • KSU wins Varney’s invite title Ksuvb3.phatch

    The Kansas State volleyball team earned its third sweep of the weekend Saturday night as it dispatched Central Florida 3-0 (25-18, 25-23, 26-24) to claim the Varney’s Invitational title in Bramlage Coliseum. “I thought we played pretty well, especially .

  • Manhattan sweeps home invite Boysxc.phatch

    Unlike last year, no team was perfect at Saturday’s Manhattan Invitational cross country meet at Warner Park. Both Manhattan High teams managed to win, however, with the girls’ team turning in a dominant performance while landing five runners in .

  • Roberts-Orman race worth watching

    We’re not ready to handicap this fall’s U.S. Senate race, but we’re comfortable saying Chad Taylor won’t win. Mr. Taylor, the once serious and now reluctant Democratic candidate, made a mess of things last week .

  • KSU professor takes in-depth look at life of music icon

    Jimmy Rogers (1924-1997) was a leading figure in the Chicago blues scene beginning in the early 1950s, though Muddy Waters (McKinley Morganfield, 1913-1983), the founder of the Chicago blues style, is much better known. The two played together and were .

  • ‘Quiet Streets of Winslow’ offers thought-provoking drama

    Two brothers, Travis and Damien Aspenall, up early before school, walk their dog through the washed out arroyos behind their small, stucco house in central Arizona. The dog leads them to the body of a dead woman. Travis thinks she .

  • Festival rebrands to cross Christian denominations

    Flint Hills Praisefest organizers hope the name change for the free Christian music festival will make this year’s event the biggest yet. Praisefest will take place from noon to 8 p.m. Saturday at City Park with 12 local worship groups .







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