Friday, July 1, 2016



Fun for the 4th

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Guests enjoy riding the Cliff Hanger ride Thursday evening at the Wamego Fourth of July Carnival. The city’s annual Independence Day festivities conclude with a fireworks show Monday night.


K-State Sports
  • Men's Basketball | June 29, 2016 Cats prep for Europe

    In August Kansas State will have a chance to test its mettle against professional teams in Italy and Switzerland.

  • Track & Field | June 29, 2016 Winters named Academic All-American

    Former Kansas State Wildcat Dani Winters continues to build on her already long list of academic honors from this past season as she was named College Sports Information Directors of America Second Team Academic All-American.

  • Rowing | June 26, 2016 DeMars, Haney named rowing assistants

    Former rowers Beth DeMars and Madi Haney have been named assistant coaches for the Kansas State women’s rowing team heading into the 2016-17 season, head coach Patrick Sweeney has announced.

  • Football | June 24, 2016 K-State to play Colorado, WSU in football

    Kansas State added a pair of Power-5 conference opponents to its future football schedules, including a familiar former Big 12 opponent.

Galleries
  • Going for green
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    Scenes from the Colbert Charity Classic.


  • Experiment
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    High school students have been developing their talents at the Manhattan Arts Center workshop.


Opinion
Lifestyle
  • Arts & Leisure | July 01, 2016 Chamber group fills Lindsborg gallery with music

    Six musicians from Wichita’s Chamber Music at the Barn summer series offered an encore presentation of their ambitious June 23/24 Barn recital—titled either “Full Circle” (printed program, p. 5) or “Circle of Life” (p. 12, 14) to an appreciative audience.

  • Arts & Leisure | June 30, 2016 Blues, Brews and BBQ, Sundown Salute, Arts in the Park and more for July 4th

    Happy birthday to the United States. There are several area events celebrating another year of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.

  • Neighbors |Gardening | June 27, 2016 Artist’s leaf coloring book grew out of love of nature

    As one of only a few botanical illustrators in the state of Kansas, Gail Selfridge traces a fine line between art and science.

  • Movies | June 27, 2016 All in all ‘Resurgence’ is pretty amusing

    “Resurgence” is about the second offensive by the aliens who attacked the ill-prepared Earth in “Independence Day.” We (which means Americans and one African) are better prepared this time, but ingenuity and individual initiative are still required.

Sports
  • Pro Sports | July 01, 2016 Morales leads Royals to 4-2 win

    Kansas City won for the fourth time in five games and took the two-city, four-game series three games to one.

  • General Activities | June 30, 2016 Emporia thumps Manko, 13-0

    When Post 5 picked up the pace, the Manhattan American Legion Manko 17ers couldn’t keep up in a 13-0 loss at Norvell Field.

  • Pro Sports | June 30, 2016 Escobar leads Royals over Cards in 12

    ST. LOUIS — Overcoming two blown saves gave the Kansas City Royals reason to believe this trip would be better.

  • Pro Sports | June 29, 2016 Ventura, Royals lose to Cardinals

    Royals starter Yordano Ventura returned from an eight-game suspension for his role in a benches-clearing fight, only to get slapped around by the St. Louis offense on Tuesday night.

State & Region
  • July 01, 2016 | State General Mills expands flour recall after outbreak of E. coli

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — General Mills is expanding its recall of certain types of flour in response to an ongoing outbreak of illnesses related to a strain of E. coli bacteria.

  • July 01, 2016 | State Kansas teens at center of unequal pay dispute find new jobs

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Two teens have new jobs after their firing from a Kansas pizza restaurant touched off a heated discussion about persistent pay inequality in the American workplace.

  • June 30, 2016 | State Streaking Indians win 13th straight, beat Blue Jays 4-1

    TORONTO (AP) — A dominant performance from Carlos Carrasco gave the Cleveland Indians their longest winning streak in nearly 65 years.

  • June 30, 2016 | State Judge: Indiana must list both moms for children of lesbians

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana must list both spouses in lesbian marriages as parents on their children's birth certificates, a federal judge ruled Thursday, saying the state must end what she called a "discriminatory" practice of listing only the birth mother.

  • June 30, 2016 | State FDA warns against eating raw dough amid E. coli fears

    WASHINGTON (AP) — In a warning that's sure to disappoint many who enjoy sneaking a taste of cookie dough, federal regulators said this week that people should not eat raw dough or batter of any kind due to an ongoing outbreak of illnesses related to a strain of E. coli bacteria found in some recalled flour.

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