Kristin Hoffman looks at wood carvings at the Homemade for the Holidays craft show in Pottorf Hall Saturday morning.
In front of a crowd of a couple hundred people, Manhattan Mayor Karen McColluh stepped up to the microphone and gave one of the shortest speeches ever. “Merry Christmas.”
For the first time in weeks, it was the Wildcats who struck first, taking advantage of a fumble by Jayhawks’ punter Matthew Wyman at his own 12. Fullback Winston Dimel needed just one play to punch the ball in for a touchdown.
LAWRENCE — Playing the cornerback position, Kansas State’s Morgan Burns doesn’t get many chances to deliver vicious hits like his teammates at the safety and linebacker spots.
Kansas State was off to a hot start this season when it won its first four games. Then came Tuesday night at the Sprint Center in the CBE Classic final.
At least two teams with a 5-7 record will be in the postseason, and maybe as many as five — including Kansas State, which still has a game remaining next week against West Virginia.
Kansas State used a pair of early special teams plays to set the tone for another blowout victory over rival Kansas, cruising to a 45-14 victory at cold and icy Memorial Stadium.
The McCain Holiday Home Tour will be from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and will feature four homes decorated for the holiday season. The event is a biennial fundraiser for the McCain Performance Series and each home has personal touches to reflect each family.
Every time you buy something from national retailers online, you are steering dollars out of Manhattan and into the big cities where those entities have their corporate offices and their distribution centers.
This year the shop is located at 418 Houston St. (the west door of Mid Town Plaza). Anyone is welcome to drop off donations at the shop between 5 and 8 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays through December.
President Barack Obama for several years has stressed the importance of “leading from behind,” a phrase that amounts to a contradiction in terms.
We liked the sound of Bill Clinton’s recent speech in Lawrence. In this week of Thanksgiving, we particularly liked an observation he made about progress in America, and about the area where we have made the least progress.
Now that the people of Manhattan have finished the turkeys and cranberry sauce, it’s time to get out the Santas and garland.
I don’t like medical procedures of any kind, I feel faint just entering a clinic or hospital — even as a visitor — and I’m terrified of needles.
Alligators and crocodiles often receive a bad rap. To some, they are notorious killers, not friendly and not so pretty, either.
A lot goes on in “The Swede.” Among its salient events are the catastrophic Indian Ocean tsunami that took place the day after Christmas 2004, a bank robbery in Topeka in which innocent people are killed.
A number of local youth bowlers from the Manhattan area competed in the USBC state championship this past weekend in Olathe.
The Manhattan High boys’ soccer team had five players selected for the Class 6A all-state soccer teams in 2015, the most in program history.
The Manhattan High football team landed 13 players on the All-Centennial League teams released by the league’s coaches on Monday morning.
It may be another few years before Charlie Haney fully understands the scope of his accomplishment at Colbert Hills Golf Course earlier this month.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The fatal shootings at a Colorado Planned Parenthood clinic are the latest in a long history of violence at clinics that provide abortions and doctors who perform the procedure. Police aren't saying what motivated this most recent shooting. The attack comes as the nonprofit endures criticism from anti-abortion lawmakers and renewed protests outside clinics since a group of abortion opponents released videos they claimed showed the organization negotiating fetal tissue sales.
DALLAS (AP) — A slow-moving wintry storm system that has been blamed for more than a dozen deaths began moving eastward out of Texas on Saturday but kept coating some states to the north in ice, making driving dangerous.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Black Friday shopping is shifting from hours spent in line to more time online.
The latest on a band of storms causing wintry conditions in the nation's midsection (all times local):
TRIBUNE, Kan. (AP) — Only 1,200 people live in Kansas' smallest county, where using irrigation is no longer an option for many because the groundwater underneath the arid prairie is nearly exhausted due to decades of overuse.
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