Tuesday, May 5, 2015


  • Local |Education | June 05, 2013

    Wamego school district not likely to drop controversial test policy

    Following four months of committee study of the district’s controversial grading policy, Wamego USD 320 board members are likely to impose some stricter standards for the policy’s execution. But the specifics of those changes are still being discussed, and may not be determined until

  • Local |Kansas State University | June 05, 2013

    K-State grad student wins fellowship to study declassified Russian documents

    A look into the past will give insight to the future, according to Kansas State University’s newest David S. Boren Fellow. Tony Demchak, doctoral student in history, Twinsburg, Ohio, has been awarded a 2013 David S. Boren Fellowship to explore archives in St. Petersburg and

  • Local |Government, Politics | June 05, 2013

    Obama threatens to pull NBAF funds

    President Barack Obama has threatened to veto an appropriations bill that includes money for the National Bio- and Agro-Defense Facility (NBAF). A statement of administration policy on the Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act said Obama’s senior advisors would recommend that he veto the

  • Obituaries | June 05, 2013

    Ann Russin

    Ann Marie Olson Russin, 54, of Blair, Neb., and formerly of Axtell died Sunday at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha.

  • Obituaries | June 05, 2013

    Lowell Renz

    Lowell E. Renz, 75, of Post Falls, Idaho, died May 27 in Post Falls, Idaho.

  • Baseball | June 05, 2013

    Wildcats prepare for Super Regional


    After wrapping up the first regional title in school history on Sunday, the Kansas State baseball team used Monday — it’s day off — to do what it has all season. The Wildcat players relaxed, hung out together and watched the final regional games on Monday

  • General Activities | June 05, 2013

    Topeka Stars beat Manko seniors, 6-4

    After eight consecutive innings without a run, the American Legion Manhattan Manko senior 17ers almost pulled off an impressive comeback in Topeka Tuesday night. Hosted by the Topeka Stars, the two teams opted into a single nine-inning game instead of a doubleheader. Eight innings later,

  • Baseball | June 05, 2013

    K-State baseball camp schedule changed

    Due to Kansas State’s berth in the NCAA Super Regional at Oregon State, Wildcats’ head coach Brad Hill has announced date changes to the 2013 Junior Wildcat Camp next week. The camp, which was originally scheduled for June 10-12, will now be June 24-26 at

  • General Activities | June 05, 2013

    BD Sting takes third

    The Manhattan Optimist BD Sting 16-and-under softball team played in the Cap City Showdown this past weekend in Topeka, finishing third. The Sting won all three games on Saturday, and then dropped the first game Sunday morning to finish pool play at 3-1, good for

  • June 05, 2013

    Hole-in-one at Stagg Hill

    Brandon Pitts had a hole-in-one on June 2 at Stagg Hill Golf Club. Pitts used an 8-iron from 143 yards out on No. 17. He made the shot during the Budweiser Open tournament. It was witnessed by Hunter Ray, Kevin Hall and George Kirshy.

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