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  • Annual book fair showcased top picks for adult readers Marcia.allen1

    On May 8, area librarians took part in the North Central Kansas Libraries Systems Annual Book Fair. This was a grand opportunity for public librarians throughout the system to learn about and purchase some of the better books published during the .

  • Fisher, Cats beat Texas on senior night Fisher.phatch

    In a season filled with negatives at every turn for the Kansas State baseball team, head coach Brad Hill called Friday night’s no-hit loss to No. 19 Texas the lowest of the low. Perhaps that’s what made Saturday’s 5.

  • MHS tennis team caps season at state

    Coming into the Class 6A boys’ tennis tournament in Wichita over the weekend, schools from Johnson County had won six straight team titles and were heavily favored to add a seventh. They did just that, with Shawnee Mission East winning .

  • ‘Shadows’ hides from simplicity

    This book is the latest offering by the mother-son writing team of Charles and Caroline Todd (writing as “Charles Todd”).  Their 22 previous books are mostly murder mysteries set in Britain in the post-WWI period.  A majority of them, .

  • K-State student-athletes receive degrees

    Kansas State University held its spring commencement exercises on Saturday and among those receiving degrees were 52 current or former Wildcat student-athletes. Highlighting the 52 graduates on the weekend were 15 members of the equestrian team , 10 members of the men s and women .

  • Indians win league swimming meet

    The Manhattan High girls’ swimming and diving only won two events at Friday’s Centennial League meet in Topeka at the Capitol Federal Natatorium. The Indians still won the title, though. Scoring 417 team points, Manhattan edged Emporia (386) and Washburn Rural (372) .

  • ‘Exiles’ champions its setting

    “The Exiles Return” is a story about Austria, more specifically, Vienna, that begins in the spring of 1954 and ends in the spring of 1955. As its title suggests, it’s a story of individuals who fled Austria before or during World .

  • Wood shoots under par in final round

    COLUMBIA, Mo. — Kansas State senior men’s golfer Daniel Wood finished up his collegiate career on a positive note by carding a 3-under par 69 Saturday during the final round of the 2014 NCAA Columbia Regional at the par-72, 7,141-yard Club at .

  • Texas’ Peters, Cooper no-hit Wildcats in win

    The promotion on Friday night’s Kansas State baseball game was postgame fireworks. Unfortunately, the Wildcats couldn’t create any of their own during the game. They couldn’t even get a spark. Texas pitchers Dillon Peters and Morgan Cooper .

  • K-State rowing third at C-USA

    OAK RIDGE, Tenn. — Kansas State women’s rowing closed out what has perhaps been the best season in program history with a third-place finish at the Conference USA Championship in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. The day’s festivities were highlighted by .

  • Hospital hires two speech pathologists

    Mercy Regional Health Center hired Meg Vernon and Peggy Wiens as pediatric speech language pathologists. Vernon has more than seven years of experience as a speech language pathologist. In 2006, Meg earned her master’s degree from the University of Wisconsin — .

  • Disease affects pets, humans

    Due to recent storms and flooding, a Kansas State University veterinarian is warning of a disease that spreads through water to both dogs and people. “The most important thing about leptospirosis is it’s a zoonotic disease, so dogs can .






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