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  • KSU breaks ground on soccer, football fields

    With the inaugural season of Kansas State women’s soccer debuting in the fall of 2016, the university announced Monday that ground has been broken on new practice and competition fields. An official groundbreaking ceremony for the new fields will be .

  • Navigating Twitter can be addicting Sc -- magazine mug.phatch

    It might be less dangerous to be hooked on drugs than on Twitter. OK, that’s probably an exaggeration, but if you’re sniffing something you shouldn’t, at least there are doctors and meds to get you off the .

  • Avengers launches packed summer movie season

    Summer movie season launches this weekend with the release of “Avengers: Age of Ultron.” Almost every weekend brings another high-profile sequel, reboot or blockbuster to enjoy with a bucket or popcorn and a dose of arctic air conditioning. The slate .

  • Food, exhibits, donkeys draw thousands to Wamego City Park Festival2.phatch

    WAMEGO — Threatening skies Saturday morning weren’t enough to keep the crowds away from day one of the Kansas Sampler Festival. The traveling festival, held for its second and final year in Wamego’s City Park, features nearly 300 vendors and .

  • Johnson to give Landon Lecture Jehjohnsonfront.phatch

    Jeh Johnson, secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, will deliver a Landon Lecture later this month. Johnson will speak at 10 a.m. on May 27 at Kansas State University’s McCain Auditorium “Secretary Johnson’s visit to Kansas .

  • Researcher questions dismissal at hearing

    A former Kansas State University researcher questioned provost April Mason, the person who fired him, Friday during a grievance hearing regarding his termination. Biology researcher Joseph Craine was terminated from K-State in October after sending emails to the editor of .

  • At one watch party, all fans firmly in Pacquiao’s corner Fight.phatch

    As people around the world gathered on Saturday to watch the boxing match between Floyd Mayweather, Jr. and Manny Pacquiao — one of the sport’s most anticipated fights of all time — loyalties divided along various lines. Some rooted for Mayweather .

  • MHS forensics team wins 6A state title

    The Manhattan High School forensics team on Saturday won its third 6A state championship in four years at Olathe Northwest High School. Michaela Hayes took first place in the poetry division, as did Haley Heaton and Trevor Bashaw in duet .

  • Wildcats rout Arkansas State, 16-5

    After falling apart late Friday night and giving up big innings in the seventh and ninth frames in its loss to Arkansas State, the Kansas State baseball team rebounded with fury Saturday afternoon in a 16-5 win at Tointon Family .

  • MHS tennis nipped by Olathe NW

    There are years when the Manhattan High tennis team is overmatched when it hosts one of the state’s top tennis programs in Olathe Northwest each year. Saturday’s dual with the Ravens was not one of those times. The .

  • Blue Jays sweep Indians for first win in seven years Mhsbsb1.phatch

    For all but three innings on Friday night, the Manhattan High baseball team remained in its offensive funk. The result was a frustrating pair of losses to Centennial League rival Junction City at Norvell Field, the first coming in a 3.

  • ‘The Death of Caesar’ recalls history’s famous assassination

    In his account of one of history’s best-known and dramatic episodes, Barry Strauss has written a narrative that reads as fluidly as historical fiction. The story begins in 45 B.C., several months before the fateful Ides of March 44 B..





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