Friday, May 27, 2016

Out for a stroll


A gaggle of Canada geese walk on the grass at Anneberg Park Thursday morning.

K-State Sports
  • Baseball | May 26, 2016 Korn excited to be back at K-State

    When Brad Korn left Kansas State for Missouri State in 2013 his wife Kristin decided to keep her Wildcat gear.

  • Baseball | May 26, 2016 K-State falls to Texas Tech at Big 12 tourney

    Kansas State jumped out to a 5-1 lead after the top of the fourth inning, but top-seeded Texas Tech scored seven unanswered runs to come back and defeat the eighth-seeded Wildcats, 8-5, on Wednesday.

  • Baseball | May 25, 2016 Scudder named top Big 12 newcomer

    Jake Scudder was named Big 12 Newcomer of the Year and All-Big 12 Second Team, Clayton Dalrymple picked up his first All-Big 12 honor and Josh Rolette was tabbed All-Big 12 Honorable Mention.

  • Football | May 24, 2016 K-State to play Washington St., Tennessee

    K-State will play Washington State in the Sprint Center on Dec. 10 in the Wildcat Classic, before going to Tennessee for the SEC/Big 12 Challenge in January 2017.

  • Twisted remains

    A tornado blew through Dickinson County for 90 minutes Wednesday evening, according to the National Weather Service.

  • Moo-ving on

    Like a new chapter in a book, graduation marks a new beginning in life.

  • Editorials | May 26, 2016 How trustworthy is Clinton?

    Hillary Clinton violated State Department rules in using a home e-mail server for official business and did a poor job of preserving federal records when she was this country’s Secretary of State.

  • Editorials | May 25, 2016 Returning K-State to a sustainable path

    The 5.81-percent tuition increase that Kansas State University proposes to charge students this fall isn’t much of a surprise.

  • Editorials | May 24, 2016 Taliban still won’t be tamed

    Americans who were glad to learn that Akhtar Mohammad Mansour, the leader of the Taliban, had been killed over the weekend in a drone strike in Pakistan ought to realize that not even U.S. leaders are sure what it means for peace.

  • Letters | May 24, 2016 Roundabouts are here to stay; get used to them

    I read Monday night’s harangue on “turnarounds” with a certain amount of amusement. First, let me say for the longest time I also resisted their allure, but have now conceded their value and safety.

  • Movies | May 26, 2016 Lots of adults apt to attend ‘Angry Birds Movie’

    The film’s animation is high grade—not up to the recent version of “The Jungle Book” but better than most of the stuff not computer-generated from real-life photography. But the movie has substantial weaknesses, too.

  • Arts & Leisure | May 26, 2016 Memorial Day, farmers market and more

    The Manhattan Municipal Band, under the direction of Frank Tracz, will begin its 96th season with two Memorial Day concerts.

  • Movies | May 25, 2016 Laughs absent in dreadful ‘Neighbors 2’

    Consider “Neighbors 2,” the most cynically-made and utterly calculated movie I’ve maybe ever seen. The new comedy hedges its bets. For edge, it gives us coarse language and unpleasant images in place of jokes.

  • Movies | May 24, 2016 Attractions of ‘Nice Guys’ overshadow its weaknesses

    If you like action pictures or detective stories, you may want a plausible but fairly complicated story. Movie-goers will get one when they go to see “The Nice Guys,” one of the best half dozen movies in general release.

  • Manhattan High School | May 26, 2016 Manhattan embracing underdog role at state

    For the Manhattan High girls’ soccer team, the goal all along was to win a Centennial League title and get back to the Class 6A state semifinals.

  • Manhattan High School | May 26, 2016 Cole Gritton named Centennial PoY

    The Centennial League coaches have named Manhattan High senior Cole Gritton the league’s player of the year for the 2015-16 season, which concluded Monday afternoon at the Class 6A state golf meet.

  • Pro Sports | May 26, 2016 Gee, Royals can’t sweep Minnesota

    MINNEAPOLIS — The Kansas City Royals had the opportunity to turn a solid road trip into an excellent six-game stretch. Dillon Gee didn’t hold up his end of the responsibility.

  • Manhattan High School | May 25, 2016 MHS soccer advances to state with 1-0 win

    Once the warm and muggy match finally ended, the Manhattan High girls’ soccer team could breathe a sigh of relief.

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