Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Badge battle


Richard Harris reads a book while donating blood at the 12th annual Battle of the Badges blood drive at St. Thomas More Catholic Church Tuesday morning. Donors are allowed to vote for their favorite emergency response agency. Riley County EMS has won the vote the last two years.

K-State Sports
  • 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.

  • Football | July 27, 2015 Lockett is Big 12’s top male athlete

    Tyler Lockett — one of the greatest wide receivers and return specialists in Kansas State history — was named the Big 12 Male Athlete of the Year on Monday, the conference office announced.

  • Football | July 27, 2015 Cats add three-star OL commitment

    Zach Shackelford — a 6-foot-4, 295 offensive lineman from Belton, Texas — gave his verbal commitment to the Wildcats on Saturday.

  • Men's Basketball | July 24, 2015 Wildcats to face Missouri in CBE

    According to CBS Sports, Kansas State is set to meet an old Big 12 foe at the CBE Hall of Fame Classic this November.

  • Labor guides

    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

    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.

  • 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.

  • Letters | July 27, 2015 Via Christi is committed to care of disabled children

    I want to thank Joel Jellison for his article on pediatric therapy in Manhattan. No Stone Unturned provides a much-needed service in the area for disabled children.

  • Movies | July 28, 2015 ‘Southpaw’ comes across as calculating, cynical, thin

    The movie is so formulaic and familiar that it is hard to imagine viewers who couldn’t have written the action that fills the last reel.

  • Local |Neighbors | July 27, 2015 K-State student loves country dance scene

    Briell Howbert had no idea the first time she stepped foot into Aggieville’s Dirty Dawg Saloon that she would discover a passion for country swing dancing and, later, a group of teammates that would become more like family.

  • Movies | July 27, 2015 ‘Paper Towns’ is straight ‘coming-of-age’ stuff

    The new movie “Paper Towns,” based on a John Green novel, is straight “coming-of-age” stuff. Three teenaged boys crash a party, skip school, and take a road trip all in the last days of their high school careers.

  • Off The Beat | July 26, 2015 Resolving to break snooze-button addiction

    I’ve always heard how being a morning person is beneficial to pretty much every aspect of life.

  • 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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