Friday, August 28, 2015



Fire light

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A member of A Different Spin fire jugglers breathes fire during a show Thursday evening at Bosco Student Plaza as part of K-State’s Welcome Week.


K-State Sports
  • Football | August 28, 2015 Broadcast times announced for football special/Snyder shows

    Kansas State football fans can get a glimpse of the 2015 Wildcats beginning Saturday with the K-State Football Preseason Special, as times for the show, in addition to the regular season Bill Snyder TV and Radio Shows, were announced this week.

  • Men's Basketball | August 28, 2015 K-State/Ole Miss hoops to air on ESPNU at 1 p.m.

    The K-State men’s basketball home game with Ole Miss — as part of the third annual Big 12/SEC Challenge — will be broadcast nationally on ESPNU at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016 from Bramlage Coliseum.

  • Volleyball | August 27, 2015 Brand looks to direct Cats to success

    Last year was a banner season for Kansas State volleyball player Katie Brand. As Brand goes into her junior season, her role is beginning to grow well beyond just that of a setter.

  • Football | August 26, 2015 Whitehair added to Lombardi watch list

    Kansas State senior offensive lineman Cody Whitehair was one of 34 players nationally to be added to the watch list for the 2015 Rotary Lombardi Award during the award’s final update.

Galleries
  • Quiet
    Greg.mercury

    Float Kansas is convincing people to spend up to $70 for a one-hour session inside a Samadhi flotation tank that’s about 8 feet long and 4 feet wide with a cover that’s about 4 feet tall.


  • Home decor
    Asterhouse1.mercury

    The building, located on Anderson Avenue about 10 miles north of Manhattan, is home to AsterHouse Design, owned by Amanda Purdom and Eryn Smith.


  • Heavyweights
    Thunder1.mercury

    Jegg Malousek’s organization, the Mid-America Truck and Tractor Pullers Association, has traveled to Leonardville’s Thunder in the Ville for each of the event’s five years.


  • Good. Clean. Fun.
    Hoohaw1.mercury

    The 11th run of “Hoo Haw” will begin next weekend with the cast once again recalling the classic country variety show “Hee Haw.”


Opinion
  • Editorials | August 28, 2015 Trump, Kobach kindred spirits?

    Well, Donald Trump must be right about immigration. None other than Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach says so.

  • Columns | August 28, 2015 Stop dissing state employees

    State employees and teachers should be celebrated. They provide valuable service in all parts of Kansas, yet have been on the receiving end of both low pay and disrespect.

  • Editorials | August 27, 2015 Will anything change this time?

    Individuals who should not be allowed to carry guns have wrought horror large and small in this country in recent years.

  • Editorials | August 26, 2015 New formula leaves districts wanting

    Officials in the Manhattan-Ogden School District knew better than to count on getting the roughly $498,000 in emergency state assistance they had applied for to cope with more than 100 and as many as 125 new students.

Lifestyle
Sports
  • Manhattan High School | August 28, 2015 MHS soccer gears up for tough start

    A season ago, Manhattan High head boys’ soccer coach Frank Alonso wasn’t sure what to expect from a talented, but unproven, group of juniors on varsity.

  • Manhattan High School | August 28, 2015 Young Indians take 3rd at Shawnee Heights

    With four sophomores and two freshmen on varsity, this is easily the youngest girls’ golf team Manhattan High head coach Chris George has ever had.

  • Local |Business |General Activities | August 28, 2015 Speedy P.D. grows into one of Manhattan’s biggest races

    The Speedy P.D. Race for Parkinson’s Disease has come a long way since it started on the Meadowlark Hills campus seven years ago.

  • General Activities | August 28, 2015 Optimist Hurricanes tryouts

    The Manhattan Optimist Hurricanes 10-and-under fastpitch softball team is having tryouts on Wednesday, Sept. 2 at Optimist Park in Manhattan.

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