Thursday, October 8, 2015

Fire lesson


Louie Combs, a Manhattan Fire Department driver, shows students of Jan Westberg’s kindergarten class a fire hose and other equipment on a fire truck during a safety session at Amanda Arnold Elementary Wednesday morning.

K-State Sports
  • Columns | October 07, 2015 Cameron: Free-swinging Astros head to Kansas City

    I’m pretty sure a lot of Royals fans had slightly twitchy tummies Tuesday night as Houston wrapped up a ridiculously easy 3-0 win over the hapless Yankees, earning the Astros a five-round bout against the 95-win defending league champs.

  • Football | October 07, 2015 Wildcats not looking to play spoiler vs. No. 2 TCU

    The numbers are daunting. TCU averages more than 50 points a game. The Horned Frogs average more than 600 yards of offense per contest and lead the entire country in total offense.

  • Volleyball | October 07, 2015 Cats looks to end 7-match losing streak in Ames

    After narrowly coming back to beat TCU on the road last weekend, the Kansas State volleyball team looks to finish its two-match road trip tonight in Ames, Iowa, when the Wildcats meet Iowa State.

  • Golf | October 07, 2015 Wildcats in sixth at Edean Ihlanfeldt

    The K-State women’s golf team carded a 23-over par 599 over the first 36 holes on Tuesday to enter final-round play in sixth place at Edean Ihlanfeldt Invitational.

  • MHS Volleyball: Special sendoff

    Manhattan’s win over Rural is a good sign with regionals just a few short weeks away.

  • Home again

    Manhattan Area Habitat for Humanity volunteers finish construction on the organization’s latest project.

  • Editorials | October 07, 2015 Help Cats for Cans help others

    Saturday marks one of the highlights of the annual Cats for Cans campaign. Since its inception, Cats for Cans has collected tens of thousands of pounds of food and tens of thousands of dollars.

  • Letters | October 07, 2015 Why are we not upset that Via Christi is offering less?

    How is it that Manhattan is at 56,000 people, one of the fastest growing cities in Kansas and our hospital is cutting back on heart procedures? We have four cardiologists but we cannot offer these life-saving efforts?

  • Letters | October 07, 2015 Our only hope is to rise above our violent nature

    What is the reason there is so much violence in the world and in the United States? People are violent. So many unenlightened people want to use violence to get their way.

  • Editorials | October 06, 2015 Flu vaccine a prudent move

    Signs alerting area residents about the availability of flu shots have been visible near Manhattan’s large grocery stores and drug stores for a couple of weeks now.

  • Local |Neighbors | October 05, 2015 Woman’s love of travel, culture endures

    Pat Embers was 27 years old when she decided it was time for her to move to Europe for the second time. This time around, she would take a boat.

  • Arts, Leisure | October 05, 2015 Kristin Chenoweth’s big voice charms McCain crowd

    This past Friday McCain Performance Series presented “An Evening with Kristin Chenoweth,” 90 nonstop minutes during which the popular performer dazzled the all-but-sold-out-house crowd with a varied display of her vocal artistry and personal charm.

  • Off The Beat | October 04, 2015 Discovering Scotland

    Don’t you think it’s a bit bizarre that Americans are so hooked on the customs, history, language, music and dress of a country that counts just 6 million residents?

  • Books | October 04, 2015 K-State common book shows importance of choices

    “The Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates” is a book about two men whose strikingly parallel childhoods lead them down divergent paths.

  • Manhattan High School | October 07, 2015 Indians win two on senior night

    With a 24-16 lead in the third set of the Manhattan volleyball team’s match against Washburn Rural to cap senior night, the Indians figured to be in a pretty good spot to pull out the win over their Centennial League rival.

  • Manhattan High School | October 07, 2015 MHS soccer cruises to blowout 10-0 win at Hayden

    Much like he has all season, Manhattan head boys’ soccer coach Frank Alonso pleaded with his team to play with intensity at halftime of the Indians’ road trip to Hayden Tuesday afternoon.

  • Area Schools | October 07, 2015 KSHSAA announces new football districts

    The Kansas State High School Athletics Association announced new football districts for the 2016 and 2017 seasons this morning.

  • General Activities | October 07, 2015 MHK United soccer team wins challenge

    The 12-and-under MHK United boys’ soccer team won the Flint Hills Soccer Challenge last weekend in Manhattan with a 4-0 record.

State & Region
  • October 08, 2015 | State Wichita State criticized for changing chapel for Muslims

    WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Wichita State University has announced plans to consider changing a campus chapel again after critics took aim at the school for renovating the religious space to accommodate Muslims.

  • October 08, 2015 | State High court weighs 3 death sentences in Kansas cases

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Wednesday seemed likely to rule against three Kansas men who challenged their death sentences in what one justice called "some of the most horrendous murders" he's ever seen from the bench.

  • October 08, 2015 | State With Yankees, wild-card game draws biggest TV audience

    NEW YORK (AP) — With the Yankees playing, baseball's wild-card game has drawn its largest television audience in its short history.

  • October 08, 2015 | State General Mills evacuates Kansas City plant due to CO2 leak

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — More than 100 employees have been evacuated from a General Mills plant in Kansas City after an alarm sounded indicating a carbon dioxide leak.

  • October 08, 2015 | State Supreme Court to hear capital cases roiling Kansas politics

    TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court is preparing to consider reinstating death sentences for two brothers convicted in the notorious slayings of four people in Kansas, capital cases that roiled the state's politics and have prompted calls to remake its judiciary.


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