Thursday, July 30, 2015



In transition

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Brig. Gen. John Kolasheski, Fort Riley’s new deputy commanding general, makes a few remarks at a change of command ceremony on Thursday morning.


K-State Sports
  • Football |Men's Basketball |Volleyball |Women's Basketball |Track & Field | July 29, 2015 KSU announces 2016 Athletics Hall of Fame class

    Kansas State Athletics will honor a group of 10 individuals with induction into its Athletics Hall of Fame in January, school officials announced Wednesday.

  • Columns | July 28, 2015 Cameron: Lundquist sounds off on college athletics

    STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, Colo. — Despite enduring recent shoulder surgery that requires a clumsy sling encircling his right arm, Verne Lundquist is in a jovial mood.

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


  • Roped in
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    Kaw Valley Rodeo entertains fans on Thursday and Friday night.


Opinion
  • Editorials | July 30, 2015 Pollard was a spy, not a victim

    Jonathan Pollard, who betrayed his country while working as a Navy intelligence analyst in the 1980s, is about to be released on parole.

  • Letters | July 30, 2015 Learn about community services at Everybody Counts

    Everybody Counts is hosting its fourth community celebration on Saturday, Aug. 1, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the 900 block of Yuma Street.

  • Letters | July 30, 2015 Why do so many smart people do dumb things?

    I have just one question for all you people who think you are smart: Why don’t you put a little effort into doing the right thing?

  • Editorials | July 29, 2015 Everybody Counts isn’t just a slogan

    Several years ago Manhattan-Ogden Board of Education members and others at a school board meeting were startled to learn that 250 students in the district identified themselves as homeless.

Lifestyle
Sports
  • Manhattan High School | July 30, 2015 Local soccer coaches support artificial surface

    Manhattan High girls’ soccer coach Mike Sanchez has experience coaching soccer on both natural grass turf and artificial turf.

  • General Activities | July 26, 2015 Edler takes steer wrestling title

    Jacob D. Edler competed at the Kaw Valley Rodeo last year, so he knew what he was up against sitting in the chutes during the steer wrestling portion of Saturday’s finale performance of the Kaw Valley Rodeo at Wells Arena in CiCo Park.

  • General Activities | July 24, 2015 Bullfighter helps keep cowboys safe

    It all started on a Saturday morning in 1989.

  • General Activities | July 24, 2015 Etbauer takes tie-down roping lead

    Shade Etbauer is used to people knowing his last name.

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