Wednesday, July 8, 2015



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Construction crews work on the outside of the $11.5 million KSU Foundation Center, which is expected to be completed in October. The Foundation on Tuesday announced that three tenants have agreed to lease space in the building.


K-State Sports
  • Men's Basketball | July 07, 2015 McGruder playing for Heat in summer

    Former Kansas State guard Rodney McGruder is working to earn a job in the NBA this summer.

  • Men's Basketball | July 07, 2015 K-State ranks 26th in attendance

    Kansas State has ranked among the Top 35 in men’s basketball attendance for the eighth time in the last nine years, as the NCAA released its attendance figures for the 2014-15 season.

  • Columns |General Activities | July 06, 2015 Cameron: Americans made this win look easy

    Like the thousands of others crammed into the downtown Power & Light District for the Women’s World Cup final with the U.S. facing relentless defending champ Japan, I had goose bumps from sheer, gasping nerves.

  • Golf | July 06, 2015 Streb second at Greenbrier Classic

    Former Kansas State golfer Robert Streb finished second at the Greenbrier Classic on Sunday, but it’s how he got into the four-man playoff that turned heads at The Old White TPC.

Galleries
  • Reading room
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    BLUE RAPIDS — A tiny library in Blue Rapids recently underwent big changes upon completion of an addition to the original one-room, 700-square-foot building.


  • Country Stampede: Fashion
    1

    A detailed look at the vast range of fashion at Kicker Country Stampede.


  • Country Stampede: Day 4
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    Coverage of the final day of the 20th Kicker Country Stampede at Tuttle Creek State Park.


  • Country Stampede: Day 3
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    Coverage of day three at the 2015 Kicker Country Stampede.


Opinion
  • Editorials | July 07, 2015 At odds with the Kansas Chamber

    The Manhattan-Area Chamber of Commerce made the right move in deciding not to renew its membership with the Kansas Chamber of Commerce.

  • Letters | July 07, 2015 I didn’t oppose regional approach, I supported it

    Please let me set the record straight.  In last Sunday’s paper, Mayor McCulloh stated I was an opponent of regional planning and the notion of cooperation with the Flint Hills Regional Council (FHRC).

  • Letters | July 07, 2015 Local Realtor makes good impression in Branson

    While on vacation in Branson, Mo., last week, we returned to our car in a shopping area parking lot to find a business card on the windshield from Laurie Berard, a Realtor with High Pointe Realty in Manhattan.

  • Editorials | July 06, 2015 World Cup triumph worth savoring

    Soccer purists who savor scores of 1 to nil or games in which penalty kicks decide the outcome after two scoreless halves might be reluctant to embrace Sunday’s Women’s World Cup final — unless they are Americans.

Lifestyle
  • Movies | July 07, 2015 Not much to pick from on New Release shelves

    July doesn’t look like much of a new DVD month. There are really only a few general release movies coming out on home viewing media, and they are not general crowd pleasers.

  • Neighbors | July 06, 2015 Entomologist trades bugs for brushes in retirement

    As a research entomologist, Dick Beeman spent his career studying the natural world. Now in retirement,  he spends his time painting portraits.

  • Movies | July 06, 2015 ‘Magic Mike’ sequel has even less story than original

    “Magic Mike XXL” is an inefficient ramble about fellows who are apparently dim-witted—I’m going from their conversation, here. They don’t really deserve better prospects than the bleak ones they describe to one another.

  • Books | July 05, 2015 Doughty chronicles life in the mortuary business

    Doughty writes in a conversational, first person style, and the book is easy reading. She tends to jump around from one topic to another and then return to an earlier one, which can at times make it difficult to follow her.

Sports
  • Columns |General Activities | July 06, 2015 Cameron: Americans made this win look easy

    Like the thousands of others crammed into the downtown Power & Light District for the Women’s World Cup final with the U.S. facing relentless defending champ Japan, I had goose bumps from sheer, gasping nerves.

  • General Activities | July 06, 2015 Prime takes second at Concordia Blast

    The Manhattan Optimist Prime 18-and-under softball team came in second place in the Concordia Blast tournament this past weekend.

  • General Activities | July 06, 2015 Wildcats holding tryouts

    The 8-and-under Manhattan Wildcats are holding a tryout for a competitive baseball team for the 2016 season.

  • July 04, 2015 Kansas basketball team voted best in nation

    USA Today has named the best high school girl’s basketball program in the nation. Would you believe, that honor belongs to a small school in rural Kansas?

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