Thursday, August 27, 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
  • 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.

  • Men's Basketball | August 26, 2015 K-State adds exhibition game

    Kansas State recently announced the addition of a men’s basketball exhibition game with Emporia State on Oct. 30 to tip off the 2015-16 season at Bramlage Coliseum.

  • Football | August 25, 2015 K-State coaches sticking around

    Coaches have an easier time doing their jobs when they aren’t instructing their peers on exactly what they want to see on the field. In that regard, Kansas State has had a good thing going now for the past two years.

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.

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