Saturday, November 28, 2015

Holiday crafts


Kristin Hoffman looks at wood carvings at the Homemade for the Holidays craft show in Pottorf Hall Saturday morning.

K-State Sports
  • Football | November 28, 2015 Burns stays hot with strong performance

    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.

  • Men's Basketball | November 28, 2015 Cats look to build on CBE experience

    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.

  • Football | November 28, 2015 K-State could still go to a bowl at 5-7

    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.

  • Football | November 27, 2015 Win over ISU has Cats feeling confident again

    Since head coach Bill Snyder returned to the Kansas State sidelines in 2009, only one occurrence of the Sunflower Showdown has resulted in a reasonably close football game.

  • State champs

    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.

  • Decked out

    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.

  • Editorials | November 28, 2015 Coping with convenience

    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.

  • Letters | November 28, 2015 Toys for Manhattan has long tradition of goodwill

    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.

  • Columns | November 28, 2015 U.S. learns pitfalls of leading from behind

    President Barack Obama for several years has stressed the importance of “leading from behind,” a phrase that amounts to a contradiction in terms.

  • Editorials | November 27, 2015 We must listen even though we disagree

    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.

  • Off The Beat | November 28, 2015 Facing fear and getting back to living a normal life

    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.

  • Books | November 28, 2015 Zoologist presents reptiles in new, favorable light

    Alligators and crocodiles often receive a bad rap. To some, they are notorious killers, not friendly and not so pretty, either.

  • Books | November 28, 2015 ‘The Swede’ poses questions of identity, crime

    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.

  • Books | November 28, 2015 Books on time travel to spark your imagination

    It’s no surprise that we’re fascinated by the idea of time travel. After all, who hasn’t dreamed about going into their past, and maybe improving the present? Who hasn’t fantasized about journeying into the future to see how we all turn out?

  • General Activities | November 27, 2015 Local bowlers compete at state meet

    A number of local youth bowlers from the Manhattan area competed in the USBC state championship this past weekend in Olathe.

  • Manhattan High School | November 27, 2015 MHS boys’ soccer lands 5 on all-state teams

    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.

  • Manhattan High School | November 23, 2015 MHS lands 13 on all-league football teams

    The Manhattan High football team landed 13 players on the All-Centennial League teams released by the league’s coaches on Monday morning.

  • General Activities | November 20, 2015 5-year-old golfer hits hole-in-one

    It may be another few years before Charlie Haney fully understands the scope of his accomplishment at Colbert Hills Golf Course earlier this month.

State & Region
  • November 28, 2015 | State Planned Parenthood under fire literally and figuratively

    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.

  • November 28, 2015 | State More deaths blamed on wintry storm moving through central US

    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.

  • November 28, 2015 | State Black Friday store sales fall as Americans buy more online

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Black Friday shopping is shifting from hours spent in line to more time online.

  • November 28, 2015 | State The Latest: Wintry storm blamed for 4 more Kansas deaths

    The latest on a band of storms causing wintry conditions in the nation's midsection (all times local):

  • November 28, 2015 | State Hogs, residents compete for Kansas county's water supply

    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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