• Letters | May 26, 2013

    Properly display and honor U.S. flag on Memorial Day

    To the Editor: Help! I’ve been kidnapped! Perhaps flagnapped (There’s a new one for you, Mr. Webster).

  • Baseball | May 26, 2013

    Wildcats rally late to defeat Baylor, 13-9

    OKLAHOMA CITY — Although it didn’t matter much toward Kansas State’s chances at playing for the Big 12 tournament championship, a loss to Baylor could have dashed the Wildcats’ shots at hosting a regional next weekend. Needing some ninth-inning heroics Friday afternoon, the 15th-ranked Wildcats

  • Triangulate | May 24, 2013

    Phil Jackson ‘the Zen’ Master gives Tex High Praise on the Charlie Rose Show

    Former head basketball coach of the Chicago Bulls and LA Lakers- Phil Jackson appeared on the PBS Charlie Rose T.V. show last night and gave high praise to Tex Winter for Jackson’s success in winning “Eleven Rings” which is the title of his

  • Court Calendar | May 24, 2013

    Riley County Attorney’s Office Calendar

    Monday, May 27, 2013 OFFICE CLOSED – MEMORIAL DAY Tuesday, May 28, 2013 9:00 – 9:00 Braden, Benjamin Arraignment/ PLEA (12 CR 556 Veh Burglary x 2, etc) BRW III 9:00 Brun, Cole SENTENCING (13 CR 74 Unlawful Poss Cont Sub) BCF III 9:00 Castro, Efrain Status (13 CR 280 Filing False Report) KSL III 9:00 Castro, Efrain Parole Hrg (11 CR 198 Criminal Use

  • Baseball | May 24, 2013

    K-State’s bullpen shines in Big 12 tourney win

    OKLAHOMA CITY — Kansas State relievers Nate Williams and Jake Matthys combined for 3 2/3 scoreless innings to bolster a solid start by freshman Blake McFadden as the Wildcats edged Texas Tech, 4-3, Thursday in the opening round of the Big 12 Championship at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark. K-State improved

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | May 24, 2013

    Rape trial ends in mistrial

    A district judge declared a mistrial Friday afternoon in the rape trial against a K-State assistant professor after jurors could not agree on a verdict. William Yankey, 29, Manhattan, was on trial for allegedly raping a former friend, but jurors could not come to a unanimous

  • Local |Fort Riley | May 24, 2013

    Planely these qualify as hot wheels


    In the market for used transportation that will make you the talk of the neighborhood? You might want to put in a bid on a pair of surplus Fort Riley-based craft going on the auction block next week. Beginning May 30, the Department of Defense will

  • Local | May 24, 2013

    The history of construction of Tuttle Creek Dam: to 1951

    In March 1938 a committee of the House of Representatives first discussed building Tuttle Creek Dam. The idea for building the dam had originated years before among a group of Kansas City businessmen. The important meatpacking industry with railroads, stockyards, and packing plants was located near

  • Local |Government, Politics | May 24, 2013

    No go so far in Topeka

    The Kansas Legislature adjourned Friday until next Tuesday after a proposal from top Senate Republicans failed to win support in the House. House and Senate negotiators’ met Friday following the 109-5 House vote against a Senate proposal to lower the sales tax on groceries to 4.95

  • Local |Government, Politics | May 24, 2013

    Ceremony for NBAF is Tuesday

    A groundbreaking ceremony for the central utilities plant at the National Bio- and Agro-Defense Faculty (NBAF) will take place at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday. Gov. Sam Brownback will attend the event, as will Sen. Pat Roberts, Sen. Jerry Moran, Rep. Tim Huelskamp, Rep. Lynn Jenkins, K-State

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