• Give public access to arrest affidavits

    It is gratifying to see that the Kansas House Judiciary Committee this week advanced a bill to the House that would make affidavits police use to justify arrest warrants open to the public. It also would allow persons who have .

  • Commission seeks better strategy for lobbying

    Following the Northeast Kansas County Commissioners’ brainstorming and cooperative planning meeting Tuesday, the Riley County Commission is discussing how to make more impact with state legislators. “We need a different strategy,” said commissioner Bob Boyd. At its regular meeting Thursday, .

  • Unqualified ambassadors hardly unique to Obama

    To the Editor: Dale Herspring’s Feb. 23 column, “Obama picks incompetent ambassadors,” attacked the current administration for putting politics ahead of professionalism in choosing diplomats. Though he did not cite a source, Herspring claimed that 50 percent of the Obama admin-istration’.

  • Sales tax receipts called ‘good news’

    Bernie Hayen, Manhattan city treasurer, called February’s sales tax collection “nothing but good news.” The city received a distribution from the state of $1,848,773 for the month – basically reflecting sales in December when adjusted for lag time. That represents a .

  • ‘Pompeii’ story is weak, but visuals are spectacular G.w.clift1

    If you go to see the new film “Pompeii,” pay the extra money and see the three-dimensional version. This is a visual movie first, foremost, and altogether. And certainly the historic occasion gives the movie lots of opportunities for spectacular .

  • Wildcats ride first-half blitz to win

    LAWRENCE — For more than six minutes Wednesday night Kansas State didn’t look like a team that had lost five of its last six games, or a team that was six games under .500 and likely missing out on the postseason .

  • KSU track and field in Ames for Big 12s

    AMES, Iowa — For the third time time this season, the Kansas State track and field team is in Cyclone country — this time for the Big 12 Indoor Championships. Beginning Friday at Iowa State’s Lied Recreational Center, the Texas men and .

  • Cats in Big Apple for weekend tennis action

    The Kansas State tennis team is looking to end a two-match losing skid this weekend when the Wildcats travel to New York for a pair of matches on Friday and Saturday. K-State will face No. 36 Columbia on Friday at 9 a..

  • K-State baseball games relocated to Abilene, Texas

    With the weekend forecast calling for winter weather conditions, including the chance for accumulating snow and below-freezing temperatures, Kansas State’s home-opening baseball series with Milwaukee has been cancelled.  Instead, the Wildcats will travel to Abilene, Texas, for games .

  • K-State’s Treasure named Big 12 Athlete of the Week

    Junior Alyx Treasure was named Big 12 Indoor Track and Field Athlete of the Week for her performance this past Friday in the high jump at the K-State Open. Treasure’s jump of 6-00.00 not only won the event, but also .

  • Schultz, Spradling named Academic All-Big 12

    K-State men’s basketball players Ryan Schultz and Will Spradling were among 29 athletes named to the 2014 Academic All-Big 12 First and Second Teams, as announced by the league office on Wednesday. Schultz was one of 16 players to earn first-team academic all-conference .

  • Indians beat Hayden to set up title game Spt 9795.phatch

    Taking a long season one game at a time is one of the most popular sports clichés of all time, but more often than not, it’s difficult to do. With a regular-season finale against Seaman — the other undefeated .


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