Thursday, September 3, 2015



Wiener on wheels

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The Oscar Mayer Wienermobile made a brief visit to Manhattan’s Holiday Inn at the Campus on Wednesday.


K-State Sports
  • Football | September 03, 2015 Heath works to fill big shoes for Cats

    When fans look at Dominique Heath, they see the makings of a player that could step in for Tyler Lockett. His teammates see him as a duplicate of another former Wildcat.

  • Volleyball | September 03, 2015 Cats to host Varney’s Invitational

    After going 2-1 in the Hurricane Invitational to start the season, the Kansas State volleyball opens its 2015 home campaign Friday with the Varney’s Invitational at Bramlage Coliseum.

  • Football | September 02, 2015 Ertz ready to ‘make plays’ for Wildcats

    The four-man quarterback race may not have been much of a race at all. Jesse Ertz will get the first opportunity Saturday when Kansas State hosts South Dakota in the Wildcats’ season opener at Bill Snyder Family Stadium.

  • September 02, 2015 Students required to sign sportsmanship pledge

    The pledge asks students to “refrain from using profanity and inappropriate chants” and to “show respect for all participating student-athletes, coaches, fans and officials.”

Video
Galleries
  • MHS Soccer: Domination
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    The Indians took the lead early in the first half and were never really threatened by the Lions in their season opener at Bishop Stadium.


  • Island Tour
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    As federal government officials prepare to sell this 840acre property off of the tip of Long Island, they have more to consider than just the Plum Island Animal Disease Center, an aging Biosafety Level 3 facility.


  • Quiet
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    Float Kansas is convincing people to spend up to $70 for a one-hour session inside a Samadhi flotation tank that’s about 8 feet long and 4 feet wide with a cover that’s about 4 feet tall.


  • Home decor
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    The building, located on Anderson Avenue about 10 miles north of Manhattan, is home to AsterHouse Design, owned by Amanda Purdom and Eryn Smith.


Opinion
  • Editorials | September 03, 2015 Ready or not, it’s football season

    K-State fans: Are you ready? At Bill Snyder Family Stadium, those are the booming words of public-address announcer Dave Lewis, signaling that a football game is about to begin.

  • Editorials | September 02, 2015 Another month, another shortfall

    It would be wrong to suggest that August tax collections in Kansas, which fell $30 million short of expectations, spell doom for the state. But they are disappointing, and not just because they didn’t meet expectations.

  • Letters | September 02, 2015 We need to do more than talk about the Golden Rule

    Having been a mental patient since 1963, maybe I have a reason to not always have done the “right thing.” Or maybe not!

  • Editorials | September 01, 2015 Can ‘outsiders’ keep ‘insiders’ out?

    Despite giving lawmakers low marks, voters keep electing individuals who contribute in large and small ways to the extreme partisanship and ineffective governance that afflict Capitol Hill.

Lifestyle
  • Movies | September 03, 2015 There are some movies worth watching on new DVDs

    While the month of new release DVDs is not a particularly deep one, it does feature some movies that are worth watching, or watching again.

  • Arts, Leisure | September 03, 2015 Purple Power Play, Charlie Daniels Band and more

    Football season is officially here and with it comes the annual Purple Power Play in the Park.

  • Movies | September 02, 2015 ‘War Room’ entertains an elderly audience

    The average audience member for the matinee showing of “War Room” that I attended was probably collecting Social Security. They seemed not to have been in the theater before (it was built about twenty years ago).

  • Movies | September 01, 2015 Intention of ‘We Are Your Friends’ remains murky

    The new movie “We Are Your Friends” is sufficiently murky that viewers may wonder if it was intended as a criticism of Gen Y or as an apology for their inability to find anything useful to do.

Sports
  • Manhattan High School | September 03, 2015 Young Indians look to keep streak alive

    Manhattan High head football coach Joe Schartz made sure to point it out on Tuesday at practice. It’s been 30 years since Manhattan has lost a varsity football game to Shawnee Heights.

  • General Activities | September 02, 2015 Cameron: MLB still working out replay kinks

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kendrys Morales’ final at-bat for the Royals Sunday afternoon was his 3,345th plate appearance in the major leagues. It was also one of the most confusing.

  • Manhattan High School | September 02, 2015 MHS girls’ tennis team starts season with a victory

    The Manhattan High girls’ tennis team started its season with a victory in a dual at Topeka High Tuesday afternoon.

  • Manhattan High School | August 30, 2015 Indians cruise past Lawrence in season opener, 4-0

    With a comfortable lead most of the night and plenty of opportunities to insert most of his large roster into the match, Friday night’s 4-0 win over Lawrence High was exactly what Manhattan High head coach Frank Alonso wanted to see.

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