Sunday, June 26, 2016



Dierks Bentley plays one of his hits Thursday evening during his headline performance at Country Stampede. The three-day festival continues through Saturday at Tuttle Creek State Park.

K-State Sports
  • Men's Basketball | June 23, 2016 K-State MBB greats to host Purple and Black camp

    A group of former Kansas State men’s basketball players, including six members of the 2010 Elite Eight team, will host the Purple and Black camp for area youths July 8-10 on the university campus.

  • Baseball | June 23, 2016 MaVorhis signs with Cardinals

    Former K-State pitcher Levi MaVorhis signed as an undrafted free agent with the St. Louis Cardinals and was assigned to the organization’s rookie affiliate.

  • Experiment

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

  • Play ball

    Local children enjoyed Manhattan Optimist soft ball this week.

  • Editorials | June 25, 2016 Again, president is too passive

    It’s hard to tell what, if anything, the Obama administration can do about the growing arms transactions between Russia and Iran, but the White House’s silence is hardly a positive sign.

  • Letters | June 25, 2016 AFS exchange year full of good memories

    I am Laure Pierreux, an 18-year-old AFS exchange student from Brussels, Belgium, who attended Manhattan High School as a senior last year.

  • Letters | June 25, 2016 Beware sweepstakes phone scam

    I received a call a few days ago on my cell phone (a number I don’t usually give out) from Publishers Clearing House, saying I had won a large amount of money. Suspecting a scam, I gave only cursory information.

  • Columns | June 25, 2016 Polish worries about Russian Army linger

    Years ago when I spent two years at the American Embassy in Warsaw, I was reminded how much the Poles loathe both the Germans and the Russians.

  • Off The Beat | June 25, 2016 If the shoe fits, wear it

    I wanted to fill this space with aptonyms, the term for when a person’s name accurately describes their chosen profession, but I will admit I had some help compiling the list below.

  • Books | June 25, 2016 Kolbert reports on effects of climate change

    It is a shame that climate change has become a partisan ideological issue in America.  Ideologies, by their very nature, are not susceptible to challenges posed by countervailing evidence.

  • Books | June 25, 2016 Characters, readers travel back in history

    the cause of Newton’s breakdown and subsequent retirement from science remains a mystery. It’s a mystery Ben Elton takes on with considerable imagination and skill in his novel, “Time and Time Again.”

  • Books | June 25, 2016 Books on food, travel, introspection at the library

    Memoir graphic novels form a backbone of alternative comics, from Art Spiegelman’s “Maus” and Marjane Satrapi’s “Persepolis” to Alison Bechdel’s “Fun Home” and Ellen Forney’s “Marbles.”

  • General Activities | June 24, 2016 Sparks alone in lead at Classic

    Hunter Sparks took the lead at the Colbert Charity Classic on Thursday, leading the field by one stroke.

  • General Activities | June 23, 2016 Three tied for Colbert lead

    The first round of the Colbert Charity Classic finished with three golfers tied for the lead on Wednesday at Colbert Hills Golf Course.

  • Pro Sports | June 23, 2016 Mets’ stars hurt as Royals lose 4-3

    New York held off the Kansas City Royals 4-3 Wednesday for a two-game sweep in their World Series rematch.

  • General Activities | June 23, 2016 ITA Summer Circuit in Manhattan set for July 1-3

    The Intercollegiate Tennis Association’s Summer Circuit will hold a tournament in Manhattan July 1-3, offering a chance for tennis players from high school to adult the opportunity to take part in one of the fastest growing events in all of tennis.

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