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Kansas State’s Donnie starks (top) and Reggie Walker take down a Florida Atlantic player during last weekend’s game against the Owls at Bill Snyder Family Stadium. K-State’s defense ranks fifth in the country, and the Wildcats have held their first two opponents to less than 300 yards of offense.

  • Wildcats rout Missouri State in storm

    Kansas State battled Missouri State, rain and storm delays on Saturday.

  • Stingy K-State defense tries to stop Bears

    Since Bill Snyder returned to the helm as Kansas State football coach in 2009, the Wildcats haven’t held three straight opponents to less than 300 yards of offense.


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    A pair of Monarch caterpillars munch on a milkweed plant at the home of Steve Monical.




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  • MHS volleyball comes in third at Seaman tournament

    Manhattan head volleyball coach Lisa Kinderknecht didn’t want to face Lawrence Free State until the championship of the Seaman tournament.

  • MHS cross country battles at Rim Rock Classic

    The Manhattan cross country teams fought through humid conditions and a hilly course Saturday at the Rim Rock Classic in Lawrence.

  • MHS boys soccer can’t capitalize, tie Great Bend

    There were several instances in Saturday’s game against Great Bend where Manhattan boys soccer coach Frank Alonso thought his team would score and pull ahead.

State & Region

  • Feds push back on states targeting Planned Parenthood funds

    WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The Obama administration has proposed barring states and other recipients of federal family planning grants from placing their own eligibility restrictions on where the money can go, which would undermine the efforts of 13 Republican-led states to prevent such money from going to Planned Parenthood.

  • Army suspends Fort Riley commander, launches investigation

    FORT RILEY, Kan. (AP) — The U.S. Army says it has suspended the commander of Fort Riley and launched an official investigation, though no details have been provided.

  • Nonprofit: Chelsea Manning faces 2 weeks in solitary

    LEAVENWORTH, Kan. (AP) — A transgender soldier imprisoned in Kansas for leaking classified information to the WikiLeaks website faces up to two weeks in solitary confinement in part for attempting suicide, according to a nonprofit group that has been supporting her.

  • Kansas AG questions feds' $26K in spending on Gitmo surveys

    TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas' attorney general released a document Thursday showing that the U.S. Department of Defense spent nearly $26,000 surveying potential sites last year for housing terror suspects now held in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and questioned whether the spending is legal.

  • Kansas man pleads not guilty in death of his 7-year-old son

    KANSAS CITY, Kansas (AP) — A Kansas man has pleaded not guilty to charges in the death of his 7-year-old son whose remains were found near the family's pigs.

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