Saturday, August 29, 2015



Fire light

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A member of A Different Spin fire jugglers breathes fire during a show Thursday evening at Bosco Student Plaza as part of K-State’s Welcome Week.


K-State Sports
  • Volleyball | August 29, 2015 Wildcats open season on a roll

    Behind three players with double-doubles and a program-record 118 digs, the Kansas State volleyball team climbed back from a 2-1 deficit and beat Illinois State in five sets.

  • 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.

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.


  • 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.


  • Heavyweights
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    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.


Opinion
  • Columns | August 29, 2015 South Korea wise to be prepared for the worst

    News that the North Koreans again shelled South Korea during the annual “Ulichi Free-dom Guard” exercises brought back memories. Some time ago when I was still wearing a uniform, I participated in these exercises.

  • Editorials | August 28, 2015 Trump, Kobach kindred spirits?

    Well, Donald Trump must be right about immigration. None other than Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach says so.

  • Columns | August 28, 2015 Stop dissing state employees

    State employees and teachers should be celebrated. They provide valuable service in all parts of Kansas, yet have been on the receiving end of both low pay and disrespect.

  • 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.

Lifestyle
  • Books | August 29, 2015 ‘21 Proms’ explores high school experience

    The book features a few serious stories, in addition to some that are perfectly silly. The main focus is on each author’s feelings associated with prom night: all the preparations and jitters, the difficulty of choosing a date.

  • Arts, Leisure | August 29, 2015 Charlie Daniels Band, fireworks and more

    Join the women of Kappa Kappa Gamma for an open house event, Kupcakes with Kappa, featuring cupcakes, lemonade and iced tea for $2 and a tour .

  • Gardening | August 29, 2015 Learn about gardening

    On Friday, the 28th class of Kansas State University Research and Extension Master Gardeners will begin.

  • Arts, Leisure | August 27, 2015 Jazz series opens with Topeka band

    TOPEKA — The longest continuously running jazz concert series in the nation — the Topeka Jazz Concert Series — will present the first concert of its 47th season on Sunday.

Sports
  • General Activities | August 29, 2015 Hankins a rising star at AMS

    Sam Hankins is not like most eighth graders. He’s still a year away from attending high school, but is already one of the most decorated athletes in the Manhattan-Ogden school district.

  • Manhattan High School | August 28, 2015 MHS soccer gears up for tough start

    A season ago, Manhattan High head boys’ soccer coach Frank Alonso wasn’t sure what to expect from a talented, but unproven, group of juniors on varsity.

  • Manhattan High School | August 28, 2015 Young Indians take 3rd at Shawnee Heights

    With four sophomores and two freshmen on varsity, this is easily the youngest girls’ golf team Manhattan High head coach Chris George has ever had.

  • Local |Business |General Activities | August 28, 2015 Speedy P.D. grows into one of Manhattan’s biggest races

    The Speedy P.D. Race for Parkinson’s Disease has come a long way since it started on the Meadowlark Hills campus seven years ago.

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