Friday, August 28, 2015



Stadium topper

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Repair work continues on the limestone at the top of the east side of K-State’s Memorial Stadium Thursday morning.  The repairs are part of the renovation of the stadium to create a visitor’s center.


K-State Sports
  • Football | August 28, 2015 Broadcast times announced for football special/Snyder shows

    Kansas State football fans can get a glimpse of the 2015 Wildcats beginning Saturday with the K-State Football Preseason Special, as times for the show, in addition to the regular season Bill Snyder TV and Radio Shows, were announced this week.

  • Men's Basketball | August 28, 2015 K-State/Ole Miss hoops to air on ESPNU at 1 p.m.

    The K-State men’s basketball home game with Ole Miss — as part of the third annual Big 12/SEC Challenge — will be broadcast nationally on ESPNU at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016 from Bramlage Coliseum.

  • Volleyball | August 27, 2015 Brand looks to direct Cats to success

    Last year was a banner season for Kansas State volleyball player Katie Brand. As Brand goes into her junior season, her role is beginning to grow well beyond just that of a setter.

  • Football | August 26, 2015 Whitehair added to Lombardi watch list

    Kansas State senior offensive lineman Cody Whitehair was one of 34 players nationally to be added to the watch list for the 2015 Rotary Lombardi Award during the award’s final update.

Galleries
  • Quiet
    Greg.mercury

    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
    Asterhouse1.mercury

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


  • Heavyweights
    Thunder1.mercury

    Jegg Malousek’s organization, the Mid-America Truck and Tractor Pullers Association, has traveled to Leonardville’s Thunder in the Ville for each of the event’s five years.


  • Good. Clean. Fun.
    Hoohaw1.mercury

    The 11th run of “Hoo Haw” will begin next weekend with the cast once again recalling the classic country variety show “Hee Haw.”


Opinion
  • Editorials | August 27, 2015 Will anything change this time?

    Individuals who should not be allowed to carry guns have wrought horror large and small in this country in recent years.

  • Editorials | August 26, 2015 New formula leaves districts wanting

    Officials in the Manhattan-Ogden School District knew better than to count on getting the roughly $498,000 in emergency state assistance they had applied for to cope with more than 100 and as many as 125 new students.

  • Editorials | August 25, 2015 Repeal tax lid on local governments

    The Riley County Commission is absolutely right to try to nudge the Kansas Association of Counties to seek legislation that would repeal the tax lid the Kansas Legislature has imposed on local governments.

  • Editorials | August 24, 2015 Heroic act shines over troubled world

    Apart from some timely heroism aboard a train in France, it hasn’t been a good few days for the world.  A sampling of recent or lingering woes.

Lifestyle
Sports
  • General Activities | August 28, 2015 Optimist Hurricanes tryouts

    The Manhattan Optimist Hurricanes 10-and-under fastpitch softball team is having tryouts on Wednesday, Sept. 2 at Optimist Park in Manhattan.

  • General Activities | August 26, 2015 Barton wins equestrian title

    Julia Barton, the 13-year-old daughter of two Manhattan natives, has claimed a national championship in an equestrian event.

  • General Activities | August 26, 2015 McDermeit competes at Water Ski National Championships

    Manhattan resident Tyler McDermeit competed at the Water Ski National Championships last week in West Palm Beach, Fla.

  • Manhattan High School | August 23, 2015 MHS cross country opens with time trial

    The Manhattan High cross country season started Saturday morning with a time trial and pancake feed at Bishop Stadium.

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