Saturday, October 3, 2015

Odd couple


A Canada goose and a duck walk around the Jerry Dishman Fishing Lake at Anneberg Park Friday morning. A former K-State professor said the duck likely imprinted on the goose shortly after being born.

K-State Sports
  • Football | October 02, 2015 Cats ready for Pokes’ double-QB system

    Oklahoma State has used both of its quarterbacks this season, but unlike many two-QB systems, the Cowboys have found a way to be successful sharing the ball.

  • Football | October 02, 2015 Wins elusive for Wildcats in Stillwater

    Much like K-State, Oklahoma State has a good fan base that makes things tough on opposing teams. Head coach Bill Snyder said at the end of the day, his team controls its own destiny when it comes to the difficulty level of playing at Boone Pickens Stadium.

  • Welcome back!

    K-State marks its 100th anniversary of homecoming celebrations.

  • Celebrating Oz

    The Tin Man (Dan Andris), the Wicked Witch of the West (Michelle Waters) and twin Dorothys (Stormi and Codi Waters, 6) arrived Saturday at OZtoberFest, a day-long celebration of the “Wizard of Oz.” They were among dozens of competitors in the costume contest, which had character categories in an under-18 division and an adult division.

  • Editorials | October 02, 2015 Will we ever stop mass murders?

    Gun control can indeed be part of the solution, but it alone isn’t enough. It’s all but impossible to prevent someone intent on getting a gun and doing harm from doing so.

  • Letters | October 02, 2015 Peace Auditorium jubilee was a memorable occasion

    A big thank-you goes to all the performers who made the Diamond Jubilee celebration of Peace Memorial Auditorium, “Remembering the 101,”  such a wonderful event.

  • Letters | October 02, 2015 Latest U.S. mass shooting is heartbreaking, infuriating

    I am both heartbroken and mad as hell. There is absolutely no excuse for the United States to have the number of mass shootings that have occurred over the last 10 years.

  • Letters | October 02, 2015 Help Cats for Cans fight hunger in Riley County

    For some, the holidays bring added stress instead of relief. In fact, 23.6 percent of our fellow citizens in Riley County live at or below the poverty line, making it nearly impossible to have routine meals, let alone extravagant holiday meals.

  • Manhattan High School | October 02, 2015 Indians win third straight, beat Emporia

    Even after two straight wins and a flurry of goals in its last two games, the Manhattan High boys’ soccer coaching staff wanted to see more team play from the Indians in the weeks to come as the team gears up for the postseason.

  • Manhattan High School | October 02, 2015 Indians win Hutch Invite

    Playing for the third time this week, the Manhattan High girls’ golf team won the 18-team Hutchinson Invitational at Carey Park on Thursday.

  • Manhattan High School | October 02, 2015 MHS girls’ tennis wins dual at JC

    The Manhattan High girls’ tennis team took a short trip to Junction City for a dual against Junction City, defeating the Blue Jays, 6-3, on Thursday.

  • Manhattan High School | October 01, 2015 Indians to face pass-happy Chargers

    For the second consecutive week, and perhaps the last time this season, the Manhattan High football team will play against its opponent as the overwhelming favorite to win.

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