Friday, May 22, 2015


  • Editorials | May 19, 2015

    Hold nonessential issues until next year

    It’s not hard to figure out why the Kansas Legislature, meeting today for the third extra day of the 2015 session, is having trouble getting its work done. Simply put, it’s more difficult to repeal tax cuts than it is to grant them. Given

  • Movies | May 19, 2015

    ‘Pitch Perfect 2’ isn’t quite up to standards set by original


    The business of making a sequel to a cozy sort of movie comedy seems as if it ought to be simple enough. Three years ago, when “Glee” was still a popular television program, the first “Pitch Perfect” movie earned a reported $65 million in the U.

  • Local |Kansas State University | May 19, 2015

    Research: Genes may influence leadership in workplace

    The right genes may help you become an organization’s next president or CEO. But the same genes may also hinder your leadership path, according to Kansas State University psychological sciences research. Wendong Li, assistant professor of psychological sciences in the College of Arts &

  • Manhattan High School | May 19, 2015

    Indians make state, take 2nd at regional

    The Manhattan High golf team advanced to state for the fourth consecutive year with a second place finish at the Junction City regional on Monday afternoon. Washburn Rural won the meet by 17 strokes over the Indians, which shot a 324 to take second at Rolling Meadows

  • Local |Kansas State University | May 19, 2015

    Auburn, K-State to host animal health and nutrition forum

    The Association of University Technology Managers, known as AUTM, has selected two U.S. universities to host a forum in Kansas City, Missouri, that is expected to bring together more than 20 universities and 30 national companies to discuss early-stage innovation coming out of university research; share

  • Obituaries | May 19, 2015


    Betty (Long) Forrester, 82, of Waxahachie, Texas, died Monday, March 2, 2015, at her home. She was born Feb. 9, 1933, in Manhattan to Jesse Chester and Della (Shull) Long. Her family provided some of the following information. Elizabeth was a loving mother, sister, aunt, grandmother and great-grandmother. Graveside service

  • Baseball | May 19, 2015

    Battered Cats head to Big 12

    The Big 12 baseball tournament will have a different look this year. For one, the tournament moved from Oklahoma City to Tulsa’s ONEOK Field. Secondly, the tournament will feature Kansas State, one year after the Wildcats missed the field. K-State heads back to the tournament

  • Baseball | May 19, 2015

    Griep, Wolfe earn Big 12 weekly honors

    After helping lead K-State to its third straight series win at KU, Nate Griep and Tyler Wolfe were named the Big 12 Pitcher and Newcomer of the Week, respectively, for the period ending May 17, the conference office announced. Griep, who was last week’s Pitcher of

  • General Activities | May 19, 2015

    Stix win Overland Park baseball tournament

    The Midwest Stix 11-and-under baseball team went 5-1 last weekend to capture the title at the Hawaiian Hitfest National Invitational Tournament in Overland Park.  The Stix went 2-1 in pool play with a 2-1 win over the Topeka Stix, a 10-2 victory over the

  • Local |Education | May 18, 2015

    Class of 2015 sets out for ‘new adventures’


    Proud parents and excited students gathered in Bramlage Coliseum for Manhattan High School’s graduation for the class of 2015 on Sunday. The school gave 405 students diplomas. “It’s exciting, but it’s kind of sad, too,” graduate Savannah Roberts said. “It’s kind of leaving

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