• North Korea relentless in nuclear quest

    Kim-Jong-Un is at it again.  On Sept. 9, the North Koreans carried out their fifth successful underground nuclear test since 2006. The most recent test was on the 68th anniversary of the founding of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea. .

  • Regents’ cuts should be restored

    The state’s financial situation is dismal enough that the Kansas Board of Regents isn’t asking for an increase in general state spending in the next budget. Instead, the Regents voted unanimously last week to simply ask that Gov. .

  • Highland is part of the problem; elect Olejnik

    To the Editor: There are long stretches of K-177 between I-70 and Council Grove that can seem as open and flat as an empty dance floor. But there also are hollows that can hide oncoming traffic, and for much of .

  • Take cues from the Prentups

    As an alumnus of Manhattan High School who participated in the first effort to replace the Indian as the Manhattan High School mascot during the 1971-72 school year, I’m sad and a little angry with the direction the recent .

  • Agriculture vital to Kansas

    Kansas is deservedly recognized as a powerhouse in production agriculture. From settlers like C.B. Schmidt, who led the immigration of Russian Mennonites to Kansas in the 1800s, to today’s farmers, Kansans have always recognized the challenge and reward .

  • MHS volleyball finishes 3-3 at Hayden tournament

    Manhattan volleyball coach Lisa Kinderknecht didn’t see her team give up, despite the heat and noise in the gym at the Hayden tournament. The Indians dropped their first two matches to Hayden (25-21,27-25) and Shawnee Heights (25-23, 25-19, 25.

  • Wildcats rout Florida Atlantic, 63-7

    Kansas State opened its home schedule with a bang on Saturday, beating Florida Atlantic, 63-7, at Bill Snyder Family Stadium. The Wildcats scored seven rushing touchdowns, including five in the first half, as they racked up 336 yards on the ground. .

  • MHS cross country records several personal bests at Missouri Southern Stampede

    Manhattan was the first Kansas school across the line at the Missouri Southern Stampede on Saturday morning. Head cross country coach Susan Melgares saw several personal bests from the Indians. The boys finished third overall, while the girls came in .

  • Several players see the field in 50-6 win over Highland Park

    Even in a big win like Friday night’s, there are teaching moments. Head coach Joe Schartz found plenty in Manhattan’s 50-6 win over Highland Park. Several players saw action on both sides of the ball, some for the .

  • Ex-student’s post tests race relations at KSU

    A social media post of two white women in what appeared to be blackface with a caption using a racial slur caused a stir among K-State students on Thursday. A screenshot of the image flew across Twitter Thursday morning and .

  • Principal says MHS illness resolved

    The Manhattan High School’s gastrointestinal illness outbreak is over, Principal Greg Hoyt said Friday morning. Hoyt said the number of students sent home or absent this week has fallen below last year’s baseline average for illness related absences. “.

  • K-Staters split on university’s new weapons policy at forum

    K-State community members seemed to have mixed feeling on the university’s new proposed weapons policy during a discussion Thursday afternoon. The university has drafted the policy to comply with a state law allowing people to carry concealed guns on .


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