Friday, October 9, 2015

Cool work


Work continues on K-State’s chilled water plant Thursday morning, which is next to the KSU Recycling Center. The plant is part of a project to expand the heating and cooling infrastructure on campus.

K-State Sports
  • Volleyball | October 08, 2015 Cyclones sweep K-State

    Kansas State was held to a sub-.100 attack percentage for the first time this season — due in part to 77 Iowa State digs — as the Wildcats were defeated in straight sets by the Cyclones Wednesday night at Hilton Coliseum.

  • Golf | October 08, 2015 Cats finish 10th at invite

    The Kansas State women’s golf team fell four spots to finish 10th following the final round of the Edean Ihlanfeldt Invitational on Wednesday at the par-72, 6,039-yard Sahalee Country Club.

  • Columns | October 07, 2015 Cameron: Free-swinging Astros head to Kansas City

    I’m pretty sure a lot of Royals fans had slightly twitchy tummies Tuesday night as Houston wrapped up a ridiculously easy 3-0 win over the hapless Yankees, earning the Astros a five-round bout against the 95-win defending league champs.

  • Football | October 07, 2015 Wildcats not looking to play spoiler vs. No. 2 TCU

    The numbers are daunting. TCU averages more than 50 points a game. The Horned Frogs average more than 600 yards of offense per contest and lead the entire country in total offense.

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  • MHS Volleyball: Special sendoff

    Manhattan’s win over Rural is a good sign with regionals just a few short weeks away.

  • Editorials | October 08, 2015 State should accept Medicaid expansion

    The question of expanding Medicaid in Kansas is complicated, what with insurance coverage of some 150,000 low-income Kansans and the financial health of at least some of the state’s hospitals just some of the factors at stake.

  • Letters | October 08, 2015 Lecturer offered critical look at liberals and conservatives

    Thomas Frank, founding editor of The Baffler and author of “What’s the Matter with Kansas: How Conservatives Won the Heart of America,” gave a remarkable presentation Tuesday as part of the Lou Douglas Lecture Series.

  • Editorials | October 07, 2015 Help Cats for Cans help others

    Saturday marks one of the highlights of the annual Cats for Cans campaign. Since its inception, Cats for Cans has collected tens of thousands of pounds of food and tens of thousands of dollars.

  • Letters | October 07, 2015 Why are we not upset that Via Christi is offering less?

    How is it that Manhattan is at 56,000 people, one of the fastest growing cities in Kansas and our hospital is cutting back on heart procedures? We have four cardiologists but we cannot offer these life-saving efforts?

  • Movies | October 08, 2015 Joel Edgerton’s ‘The Gift’ pick of October DVD releases

    That “The Gift” is the pick of the recent films scheduled for release on DVD this month is a sort of admission that this hasn’t been a great movie year so far. Let’s take this as an opportunity to forgive and forget.

  • Arts, Leisure | October 08, 2015 Promenade on Poyntz, Star Wars Day and more

    It’s a Wildcat weekend and the kickoff to the 100th anniversary of homecoming at K-State this weekend.

  • Local |Neighbors | October 05, 2015 Woman’s love of travel, culture endures

    Pat Embers was 27 years old when she decided it was time for her to move to Europe for the second time. This time around, she would take a boat.

  • Arts, Leisure | October 05, 2015 Kristin Chenoweth’s big voice charms McCain crowd

    This past Friday McCain Performance Series presented “An Evening with Kristin Chenoweth,” 90 nonstop minutes during which the popular performer dazzled the all-but-sold-out-house crowd with a varied display of her vocal artistry and personal charm.

  • Manhattan High School | October 08, 2015 Indians prep for rivalry game vs. Blue Jays

    The Manhattan High football team will host Junction City Friday night at Bishop Stadium with not just the Silver Trophy on the line, but also a shot at the Centennial League title.

  • Manhattan High School | October 07, 2015 Indians win two on senior night

    With a 24-16 lead in the third set of the Manhattan volleyball team’s match against Washburn Rural to cap senior night, the Indians figured to be in a pretty good spot to pull out the win over their Centennial League rival.

  • Manhattan High School | October 07, 2015 MHS soccer cruises to blowout 10-0 win at Hayden

    Much like he has all season, Manhattan head boys’ soccer coach Frank Alonso pleaded with his team to play with intensity at halftime of the Indians’ road trip to Hayden Tuesday afternoon.

  • Area Schools | October 07, 2015 KSHSAA announces new football districts

    The Kansas State High School Athletics Association announced new football districts for the 2016 and 2017 seasons this morning.

State & Region
  • October 09, 2015 | State Federal agency investigates CO2 leak at General Mills plant

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A federal agency is investigating a report of a carbon dioxide leak at a General Mills plant in Kansas City.

  • October 09, 2015 | State Cubs win gets most viewers in wild-card game's short history

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Chicago Cubs' return to the playoffs has drawn the largest television audience in the short history of baseball's wild-card game.

  • October 09, 2015 | State Research beefing up steaks, hamburgers with healthy omega-3s

    WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Health-conscious consumers might be persuaded to eat more beef if it was fortified with heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids naturally found in salmon and walnuts, according to researchers and some ranchers who are feeding cattle flaxseed — even marine algae — with an eye to offering another wholesome dinner choice.

  • October 09, 2015 | State Anti-abortion activist says video operation cost $120,000

    WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The head of anti-abortion group Operation Rescue boasted Thursday that his organization and the Center for Medical Progress are "taking down" Planned Parenthood on a $120,000 budget, the amount raised over three years for the undercover video operation that has set off a national debate over use of tissue from aborted fetuses in medical research.

  • October 09, 2015 | State With Yankees, wild-card game draws biggest TV audience

    NEW YORK (AP) — With the Yankees playing, baseball's wild-card game has drawn its largest television audience in its short history.


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