Tuesday, May 3, 2016



Singing along

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Steve Keck sings with children at Bluestem Bistro Tuesday morning as part of his Sing Along with Mr. Steve program. Keck sings at Bluestem at 9:30 a.m. on Mondays and Tuesdays.


K-State Sports
  • Men's Basketball | May 03, 2016 Weber invests in Illinois custard shop

    Four years after he was fired by the University of Illinois, basketball coach Bruce Weber is making a comeback in Champaign. He’s bringing former Illini football coach Ron Turner with him, too.

  • Baseball | May 02, 2016 K-State splits doubleheader at Iowa

    The Kansas State baseball team split its doubleheader at Iowa on Sunday, losing in Game 1, 2-1, before taking down the Hawkeyes, 4-2, in the finale to clinch its third straight series win.

  • Golf | May 02, 2016 Gandon ties for 4th at Big 12 Championship

    Jeremy Gandon matched the second-best finish ever by a Wildcat at the Big 12 Championship after his 1-over par 73 during Sunday’s final round tied him for fourth place at the Whispering Pines Golf Club.

  • Football | April 30, 2016 Goolsby motivates Florida teams

    Even from more than 1,200 miles away, Denzel Goolsby is having an impact. The Kansas State freshman wide receiver never thought a speech last year would serve as a motivator for other college athletes, but that’s exactly what happened.

Galleries
  • Manhattan High Soccer: No Problems
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    The Manhattan High girls’ soccer team didn’t let the less-than-ideal weather stop it from crushing Wichita Heights in an 8-0 rout.


  • Spring Showcase
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    Much like last season’s spring scrimmage, Joe Hubener, Alex Delton and Jesse Ertz shared the job all afternoon during a 35-21 victory for the Purple at Bill Snyder Family Stadium.


Opinion
  • Editorials | May 02, 2016 Budget will balance but opportunity lost

    The weekend was not one of the Legislature’s finer moments, but such moments are elusive when the challenge is addressing shortfalls in this fiscal year and next fiscal year of some $290 million.

  • Editorials | April 30, 2016 USD 378 bond issue deserves approval

    One of these days, enough patrons of the Riley County School District will realize that waiting for a perfect set of proposals to improve their schools — one that does everything anyone could want and lowers taxes in the process — is a sure way to postpone improvements.

  • Letters | April 30, 2016 Tourism is big business in Manhattan, Riley County

    Dating back to 1983, Americans have celebrated the importance of travel with the observance of National Travel and Tourism Week. The week beginning today, May 1, is designated for nationwide recognition of the economic impact of tourism.

  • Letters | April 30, 2016 Local merchants’ support of fashion show invaluable

    National Honor Society of Manhattan High School would like to thank the wonderful merchants in our community who helped make the third annual Manhattan High School Fashion Show a success.

Lifestyle
  • Neighbors | May 02, 2016 Woman has no plans to retire after marking 4 decades at Walmart

    Lots of things have changed since 1976. Through it all Donna Burns’ presence at Walmart is something that’s been consistent for the past 40 years. She officially reached the milestone on Sunday.

  • Movies | May 02, 2016 Ratchet and Clank movie under-conceived but harmless

    The movie doesn’t feel like something that intelligent film-makers have spent 15 years thinking about. It is not a bad movie. It won’t hurt kids who go to see it. But it seems under-conceived.

  • Arts & Leisure | May 01, 2016 Comic book, animated films dominate summer

    Summer is for super heroes, outer space, animated animals and super-intelligent secret agents on the run. That’s right, it’s blockbuster movie season.

  • Off The Beat | May 01, 2016 Say ‘uncle’ ...and ‘aunt’

    Even at my advanced age, I often think about my aunts and uncles, and my memories of them make me feel like a kid again.

Sports
  • Pro Sports | May 03, 2016 Nationals shut out Royals, 2-0

    There are ample reasons for Ned Yost to be concerned about the Royals’ struggling offense, from three recent shutouts to the prolonged slumps of stars such as Alex Gordon and Lorenzo Cain. But the fact he’s won a World Series with those same guys puts their manager at ease.

  • Area Schools | May 03, 2016 Mustangs sweep Mission Valley

    In games played on Thursday, Rock Creek softball was error free in two games against Mission Valley, winning 10-0 in the opener and 13-2 in the late game.

  • General Activities | May 03, 2016 Optimist Xtreme wins Spring Slam

    The Manhattan Optimist Xtreme 12UB team won four games and tied one this past weekend to win the Spring Slam in Manhattan.

  • Manhattan High School | April 30, 2016 Manhattan High routs Wichita Heights, 8-0

    With a steady rain, gusty winds and cool temperatures on Friday afternoon at Bishop Stadium, it wasn’t the most picturesque day for soccer.

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