Tuesday, April 28, 2015


  • Tennis | April 26, 2013

    Niedermayerova sets record in Cats’ Big 12 first-round win

    NORMAN, Okla. — The No. 7-seed Kansas State tennis team extended its current winning streak to three matches and advanced to the quarterfinals of the Big 12 Women’s Tennis Championships with a 4-0 win over 10-seed West Virginia Thursday at the Headington Family Tennis Center. K-State

  • Football | April 26, 2013

    QB Waters learning Wildcats’ system

    The hottest question since last season ended has been who would replace Collin Klein as Kansas State’s quarterback. K-State coach Bill Snyder had a clever answer for which of the two players competing for the spot — Daniel Sams and Jake Waters — would be the

  • Movies | April 26, 2013

    Top-notch actors fortify ‘Place Beyond the Pines’


    “The Place Beyond the Pines” has three interlocked stories to tell. They are very simple stories. If viewers don’t take to the film’s lush images, they may think the stories dreadfully simple. Among the movie’s actors are a couple of our best,

  • Movies | April 25, 2013

    Fans of sci-fi may find some positives in ‘Oblivion’


    Set in 2077, “Oblivion” stars Tom Cruise as drone repair technician 49, Jack Harper. Jack and his mission coordinator and lover Victoria (Andrea Riseborough) are the last two humans on Earth. Sixty years earlier, an alien spacecraft destroyed the moon, causing havoc as tidal forces instantly shifted

  • Editorials | April 25, 2013

    Taxing online sales is long overdue

    A bill that would allow states to require online retailers to charge sales taxes on purchases made by the states’ residents might just be the law of the land before the year is out. It’s about time. The bill, the Marketplace Fairness Act, hasn’

  • Columns | April 25, 2013

    Gruber touched countless lives

    Last Friday I returned to Manhattan for the unfortu-nate reason of attending the memorial service of a former colleague, Chris Gruber, director of development for the College of Veterinary Medicine at K-State, who passed away in a plane accident on April 7. Chris and I began

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | April 25, 2013

    Doc denied bond in pill mill case


    The Manhattan physician accused of running a pill mill is being held without bond pending a detention hearing next Tuesday when the judge will determine whether he is a flight-risk. If so, Michael Schuster could be kept in custody until his trial. Schuster, 53, made his

  • Local |Kansas State University | April 25, 2013

    K-State to honor Staley

    Staff reports An alumnus and former CEO devoted to increasing educational opportunities, student success and philanthropic ventures will receive an honorary doctorate from Kansas State University. Warren Staley, Edina, Minn., will be recognized with the honorary degree at the Graduate School’s commencement ceremony, which

  • Local |Government, Politics | April 25, 2013

    Workers comp changes in four county departments

    Riley County commissioners will allow a total of $39,960 in workers compensation premiums for four county departments to be paid from the general fund this year. Beyond that, however, commissioners appeared likely to require four departments that have their own revenue sources make the payments from

  • Arts, Leisure | April 25, 2013

    A weekend of song and stage… plus football


    Even after a successful Open House, K-State is still rolling out the red carpet this weekend, featuring student talent on stage and the field, as well as hosting many events. K-State thespians will present “The Heiress,” a drama by American playwrights Ruth and Augustus Goetz

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