Tuesday, May 3, 2016


  • Pro Sports | April 29, 2016

    Cameron: Royals hit late-April cold streak

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    And this, ladies and gentlemen, is the definition of a slump. Angels infielders Yunel Escobar and Andrelton Simmons batted 1,174 times last season — roughly half of those plate appearances in a fairly tiny ballpark — and they combined for a whopping 13 home runs. Wednesday night in Anaheim,

  • Manhattan High School | April 29, 2016

    MHS tennis takes 2nd at Emporia Invite

    The Manhattan High boys’ tennis team took one last opportunity to tune up before the start of postseason play next week, finishing in second place at Thursday’s Emporia Invitational in the process. The Indians were strong at the top, winning both the singles and

  • Letters | April 29, 2016

    USD 378 board wants to ram bond issue through

    To the Editor: I read with interest your article regarding the status of the USD 378 bond election as well as comments by the school board members and superintendent of schools. I say “with interest” because what was not stated is the fact that we have

  • Letters | April 29, 2016

    Let’s stop howling about state budget and fix it

    To the Editor: I’m reminded of that old story from many years ago. A farmer comes in from the field to find his dog howling. “Why are you howling?” the farmer asks. “Because I’m setting on a cocklebur,” comes the reply. “Well move,”

  • Tennis | April 29, 2016

    K-State sweeps Iowa State at Big 12s

    STILLWATER, Okla. — The Kansas State women’s tennis team advanced to the quarterfinals of the Big 12 Tennis Championship for the second year in a row by defeating Iowa State, 4-0, on Thursday. The Wildcats earned their 11th win of the season by beating the Cyclones,

  • Local |Kansas State University | April 28, 2016

    Myers signs contract with $360,000 salary

    K-State Interim President Richard Myers will receive an annual salary of $360,000 for the duration of his service, according to the Kansas Board of Regents appointment agreement he signed Wednesday. Myers assumed the position Tuesday and will serve until the Regents hire a permanent replacement. Myers’

  • Local |Government & Politics | April 28, 2016

    Courthouse project to cost at least $483K

    Riley County officials said that courthouse improvements will cost at least $483,000. County commissioners heard an update on the project, which began in January and is to be completed later this year, at their meeting Thursday. The project involves adding security features such as limited public

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | April 28, 2016

    Soldier gets 18 months in sexual assault case

    An Army helicopter pilot stationed at Fort Riley was sentenced to 18 months in prison Monday, for sexually assaulting a woman last year at a Nevada casino. At a hearing on Fort Riley, Chief Warrant Officer 2 Eric LeRoy, 34, pleaded guilty to two counts of abusive sexual

  • Local |Kansas State University |Government & Politics | April 28, 2016

    Law grants in-state tuition to Kansas veterans

    More Kansas veterans are eligible for in-state tuition at state colleges, thanks to a bill signed into law on Wednesday. Gov. Sam Brownback signed House Bill 2567 to expand the eligibility for in-state tuition rates to veterans who had established residency in Kansas prior to serving

  • Editorials | April 28, 2016

    ‘Nothing is more disturbing…’

    During his 20 years in the U.S. House of Representatives, Dennis Hastert spoke on the House floor on more than one occasion in support of stronger punishment for child molesters. In fact he said that repeat offenders should be put behind bars for “the rest

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