Saturday, July 4, 2015



Morning drops

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Water drops rest on a flower’s petals at KSU Gardens following a rain shower on Friday morning.


K-State Sports
  • Men's Basketball | July 03, 2015 Weber announces the signing of Freeman

    Kansas State men’s basketball head coach Bruce Weber announced the signing of prep school shooting guard Ron Freeman (Inglewood, Calif./Junipero Serra/Future College Prep School) on Thursday.

  • Tennis | July 03, 2015 K-State hires assistant tennis coach

    Jordan Smith, former Memphis tennis player and Middle Tennessee assistant coach, has been hired as the new Kansas State women’s tennis assistant coach — announced by head coach Danielle Steinberg on Thursday.

  • Baseball | July 02, 2015 Three Cats named to MPL AS game

    Three members of the Kansas State baseball team were selected to play in the Mid-Plains League All-Star game this weekend.

  • July 01, 2015 KSU athletics announces 2016 budget

    Kansas State athletic director John Currie announced the athletic department’s budget for the fiscal year 2016 on Tuesday — presenting a balanced budget of $70.1 million — in his regular letter to fans.

Galleries
  • Reading room
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    BLUE RAPIDS — A tiny library in Blue Rapids recently underwent big changes upon completion of an addition to the original one-room, 700-square-foot building.


  • Country Stampede: Fashion
    1

    A detailed look at the vast range of fashion at Kicker Country Stampede.


  • Country Stampede: Day 4
    1

    Coverage of the final day of the 20th Kicker Country Stampede at Tuttle Creek State Park.


  • Country Stampede: Day 3
    1

    Coverage of day three at the 2015 Kicker Country Stampede.


Opinion
  • Editorials | July 03, 2015 Let’s toast this great nation

    Celebrations in this part of America might not rival those of America’s great cities, but that doesn’t matter.

  • Letters | July 03, 2015 Legislature needn’t meddle in local government matters

    Cities, counties and townships are closer to their voters than the Legislature and will be jerked up short if they are wasteful of tax dollars.

  • Letters | July 03, 2015 Westar’s proposed solar rates target family systems

    Today, Westar Energy buys peak electricity from solar families wholesale and sells it to our neighbors at full retail. Solar families are subsidizing Westar and all other ratepayers.

  • Letters | July 03, 2015 People make the difference, and people here are great!

    The girl who came to America 10 short months ago had no confidence in herself and a terrible lack of self-esteem. The girl who’s going back to Norway is much more confident, has an agreeable amount of self esteem and a slightly better fashion sense.

Lifestyle
Sports
  • General Activities | July 03, 2015 Buhler beats 17ers again, 4-2

    The first time the Manhattan American Legion Manko 17ers played Buhler this season, they were run-ruled by nine runs in a game at the Tournament of Champions.

  • General Activities | July 03, 2015 Rebels third at MOKAN State

    The Manhattan Optimist Rebels 14-and-under softball team competed at the MOKAN C state tournament in Basehor this past weekend, placing third.

  • General Activities | July 03, 2015 Manhattan Indians 2nd-3rd grade football

    The Little Apple Football Association (LAFA) will be conducting tryouts for their 2nd-3rd grade Manhattan Indian tackle football team on Wednesday, July 8 at the KSU Rec Fields at 6:30 p.m.

  • General Activities | July 03, 2015 Aggies holding baseball tryouts

    The Manhattan Aggies 8-and-under machine pitch baseball team will be conducting tryouts on Thursday July 16 and Thursday July 23 at Wilson Field in City Park.

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