Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Generational U


Larry Metro jokes with his grandson, Max Clark, 9, during a Grandparents University camp brunch and closing ceremony at the K-State Alumni Center Tuesday morning.

K-State Sports
  • Women's Basketball | August 04, 2015 Page sisters ready to get on the court

    For women’s basketball coach Jeff Mittie, getting Top-100 recruits Kaylee and Lanie Page to come to Kansas State together was an impressive feat.

  • Football | August 04, 2015 Waters working out for Seahawks

    The move would potentially reunite Waters with former teammate Tyler Lockett, who was selected by Seattle in the third round of the NFL Draft.

  • No day but today

    Jonathan Larson’s 1996 Broadway musical “Rent” is a tribute to love in all its forms.

  • Labor guides

    Little Apple Doulas is currently made up of five women, all educated through a program called ProDoula, which uses a standardized curriculum to provide training and certification in labor support, postpartum support and childbirth education.

  • Snake charmer

    Karnowski, known to some as “Scaly Dave,” co-owns Manhattan Reptile World. He sells a lot of snakes, and has dozens of them in his store, ranging from earthworm-sized babies to adults as thick as a firehose.

  • By the horns
    Baur ashley.mercury

    Despite finishing with just one winner, Saturday’s performance had several solid scores and times.

  • Editorials | August 04, 2015 Ebola vaccine shows value of collaboration

    It isn’t often that medical personnel have trouble containing their enthusiasm about a breakthrough, but the Ebola vaccine announced Friday has generated justifiable excitement.

  • Letters | August 04, 2015 Water matters in more ways than we sometimes realize

    Through Water Matters Day, Manhattan Konza Rotary raises funds each year to support local and international water projects while educating the community, in particular children, about the importance of water.

  • Editorials | August 03, 2015 School year isn’t here quite yet

    We’re all for parents, students and school personnel being prepared for classes and getting a good start when the time comes. But it’s worth remembering that it’s not quite time.

  • Letters | August 03, 2015 Infant-toddler services a community asset

    Manhattan is a fortunate community in that it is able to offer a rich variety of resources to its residents. The Infant-Toddler Services Network of Riley County is the designated early intervention referral program.

  • Columns |General Activities | August 02, 2015 Cameron: Not so sure renting talent is right path

    There are three very different ways to look at the wild, out-of-character trades that brought Johnny Cueto and Ben Zobrist aboard as the Royals aim for their second straight World Series.

  • General Activities | August 02, 2015 Registration open for Manhattan Cross Country Club

    The Manhattan Cross Country Club is taking registrations for the 2015 fall season. The club provides age-appropriate distance running for youth in grades 8 and younger.

  • General Activities | August 02, 2015 Optimist Diamonds holding tryouts

    The Manhattan Optimist Diamonds 10-and-under softball team will hold tryouts for the 2016 season on Thursday, Aug. 6 from 5:30-8 p.m. at the Optimist Park on Jessica Field.

  • General Activities | August 02, 2015 Optimist Hurricanes to hold tryouts

    The Manhattan Optimist Hurricanes 10-and-under fastpitch softball team is having tryouts at Optimist Park in Manhattan.

State & Region
  • August 05, 2015 | State Donaldson and Tulowitzki homer, Jays beat Twins 3-1

    TORONTO (AP) — Josh Donaldson and Troy Tulowitzki hit solo home runs, Marco Estrada pitched 6 2-3 innings to win consecutive starts and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Minnesota Twins 3-1 on Tuesday night.

  • August 05, 2015 | State Winning cities in Bloomberg Philanthropies' data contest

    NEW YORK (AP) — Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's foundation, Bloomberg Philanthropies, announced the first eight winners Wednesday in a competition that will provide 100 mid-sized U.S. cities with $42 million worth of expert help to make data more accessible and useful to citizens and officials. The first winners are:

  • August 05, 2015 | State Urshela's 12th-inning HR gives Indians 2-0 win over Angels

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Rookie Giovanny Urshela hit a two-run homer in the 12th inning after teammate Carlos Carrasco pitched one-hit ball through the first nine, and the Cleveland Indians beat the Los Angeles Angels 2-0 on Tuesday night.

  • August 05, 2015 | State 8 cities win open-data contest from ex-NYC mayor Bloomberg

    NEW YORK (AP) — Jackson, Mississippi, and Mesa, Arizona, aim to make troves of data about city operations available online for the first time. Tulsa, Oklahoma, plans to make its data releases more useful for the public. Seattle wants to use contract data to help ensure vendors deliver on their promises.

  • August 05, 2015 | State Coleen Gray, doe-eyed beauty of film noir, dies at 92

    (c) 2015, The Washington Post.

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