Thursday, July 30, 2015



In transition

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Brig. Gen. John Kolasheski, Fort Riley’s new deputy commanding general, makes a few remarks at a change of command ceremony on Thursday morning.


K-State Sports
  • Football |Men's Basketball |Volleyball |Women's Basketball |Track & Field | July 29, 2015 KSU announces 2016 Athletics Hall of Fame class

    Kansas State Athletics will honor a group of 10 individuals with induction into its Athletics Hall of Fame in January, school officials announced Wednesday.

  • Columns | July 28, 2015 Cameron: Lundquist sounds off on college athletics

    STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, Colo. — Despite enduring recent shoulder surgery that requires a clumsy sling encircling his right arm, Verne Lundquist is in a jovial mood.

Galleries
  • Labor guides
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    Little Apple Doulas is currently made up of five women, all educated through a program called ProDoula, which uses a standardized curriculum to provide training and certification in labor support, postpartum support and childbirth education.


  • Snake charmer
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    Karnowski, known to some as “Scaly Dave,” co-owns Manhattan Reptile World. He sells a lot of snakes, and has dozens of them in his store, ranging from earthworm-sized babies to adults as thick as a firehose.


  • By the horns
    Baur ashley.mercury

    Despite finishing with just one winner, Saturday’s performance had several solid scores and times.


  • Roped in
    Barstow saddlebronc.mercury

    Kaw Valley Rodeo entertains fans on Thursday and Friday night.


Opinion
  • Editorials | July 29, 2015 Everybody Counts isn’t just a slogan

    Several years ago Manhattan-Ogden Board of Education members and others at a school board meeting were startled to learn that 250 students in the district identified themselves as homeless.

  • Editorials | July 28, 2015 Important work too rarely noticed

    The report this week that the Riley County Community Corrections Department is functioning smoothly is refreshing.

  • Columns | July 28, 2015 If it walks, quacks like a duck…

    Kansas House Speaker Ray Merrick, who in 2010 was voted Legislator of the Year by the American Legislative Ex-change Council (ALEC), sent a fundraising appeal to lobbyists during the 2015 legislative session.

  • Editorials | July 27, 2015 Governor should have known better

    At a press conference Friday in which Gov. Brownback argued that Kansas teachers are better paid than their peers in Missouri, he relied on incorrect data.

Lifestyle
Sports
  • General Activities | July 26, 2015 Edler takes steer wrestling title

    Jacob D. Edler competed at the Kaw Valley Rodeo last year, so he knew what he was up against sitting in the chutes during the steer wrestling portion of Saturday’s finale performance of the Kaw Valley Rodeo at Wells Arena in CiCo Park.

  • General Activities | July 24, 2015 Bullfighter helps keep cowboys safe

    It all started on a Saturday morning in 1989.

  • General Activities | July 24, 2015 Etbauer takes tie-down roping lead

    Shade Etbauer is used to people knowing his last name.

  • Manhattan High School | July 24, 2015 Wagner will represent MHS at Shrine Bowl

    For players like Manhattan High’s Colton Wagner, the Kansas Shrine Bowl offers athletes one last chance to strap on the pads, put on the cleats and play high school football.

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