Sunday, June 26, 2016



Jake Owen, singer of the popular song “Beachin,” dons patriotic swim trunks as he performs Saturday night at the 21st-annual Country Stampede at Tuttle Creek State Park. Owen was the final performer of the three-day festival.

K-State Sports
  • Rowing | June 26, 2016 DeMars, Haney named rowing assistants

    Former rowers Beth DeMars and Madi Haney have been named assistant coaches for the Kansas State women’s rowing team heading into the 2016-17 season, head coach Patrick Sweeney has announced.

  • Football | June 24, 2016 K-State to play Colorado, WSU in football

    Kansas State added a pair of Power-5 conference opponents to its future football schedules, including a familiar former Big 12 opponent.

  • Going for green

    Scenes from the Colbert Charity Classic.

  • Experiment

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

  • 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.

  • Arts & Leisure | June 26, 2016 In a place where memories can be blurry, couple’s makeshift photo booth captures Stampede moments

    Lawn chairs, red Solo cups and cans of beer accompany sunburned yet smiling faces that while away the hours as they wait to see their favorite acts perform at Country Stampede.

  • 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.”

  • General Activities | June 26, 2016 Crawford wins Colbert Classic

    Kolton Crawford knew he had a chance to win the Colbert Charity Classic going into the final two holes on Saturday, but he bogied both to finish his weekend at 9-under par.

  • General Activities | June 26, 2016 Manko 17ers drop 2 games in Lawrence

    The Manhattan American Legion Manko 17ers lost a pair of games on Saturday at the Kansas Showcase at Hoglund Ballpark.

  • General Activities | June 26, 2016 Manko collects 17 hits in 20-12 win

    On a night when they played nearly two and a half hours, the Manhattan American Legion Manko 17ers and their manager Steve Disbrow weren’t worried about the abnormal game length Friday night in Lawrence.

  • 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.

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