Tuesday, August 4, 2015



Generational U

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Larry Metro jokes with his grandson, Max Clark, 9, during a Grandparents University camp brunch and closing ceremony at the K-State Alumni Center Tuesday morning.


K-State Sports
  • Women's Basketball | August 04, 2015 Page sisters ready to get on the court

    For women’s basketball coach Jeff Mittie, getting Top-100 recruits Kaylee and Lanie Page to come to Kansas State together was an impressive feat.

  • Football | August 04, 2015 Waters working out for Seahawks

    The move would potentially reunite Waters with former teammate Tyler Lockett, who was selected by Seattle in the third round of the NFL Draft.

Galleries
  • No day but today
    Rent1.mercury

    Jonathan Larson’s 1996 Broadway musical “Rent” is a tribute to love in all its forms.


  • Labor guides
    Doula4.mercury

    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
    Reptile1.mercury

    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
    Baur ashley.mercury

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


Opinion
  • Editorials | August 04, 2015 Ebola vaccine shows value of collaboration

    It isn’t often that medical personnel have trouble containing their enthusiasm about a breakthrough, but the Ebola vaccine announced Friday has generated justifiable excitement.

  • Letters | August 04, 2015 Water matters in more ways than we sometimes realize

    Through Water Matters Day, Manhattan Konza Rotary raises funds each year to support local and international water projects while educating the community, in particular children, about the importance of water.

  • Editorials | August 03, 2015 School year isn’t here quite yet

    We’re all for parents, students and school personnel being prepared for classes and getting a good start when the time comes. But it’s worth remembering that it’s not quite time.

  • Letters | August 03, 2015 Infant-toddler services a community asset

    Manhattan is a fortunate community in that it is able to offer a rich variety of resources to its residents. The Infant-Toddler Services Network of Riley County is the designated early intervention referral program.

Lifestyle
Sports
  • Columns |General Activities | August 02, 2015 Cameron: Not so sure renting talent is right path

    There are three very different ways to look at the wild, out-of-character trades that brought Johnny Cueto and Ben Zobrist aboard as the Royals aim for their second straight World Series.

  • General Activities | August 02, 2015 Registration open for Manhattan Cross Country Club

    The Manhattan Cross Country Club is taking registrations for the 2015 fall season. The club provides age-appropriate distance running for youth in grades 8 and younger.

  • General Activities | August 02, 2015 Optimist Diamonds holding tryouts

    The Manhattan Optimist Diamonds 10-and-under softball team will hold tryouts for the 2016 season on Thursday, Aug. 6 from 5:30-8 p.m. at the Optimist Park on Jessica Field.

  • General Activities | August 02, 2015 Optimist Hurricanes to hold tryouts

    The Manhattan Optimist Hurricanes 10-and-under fastpitch softball team is having tryouts at Optimist Park in Manhattan.

State & Region
  • August 04, 2015 | State Batboy, 9, is remembered for his love of the game

    (c) 2015, The Washington Post.

  • August 04, 2015 | State Questions this GOP debate demands

    Special To The Washington Post.

  • August 04, 2015 | State Kansas ends $25 limit on ATM withdrawals of cash benefits

    TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas has eliminated a $25-a-day limit on ATM withdrawals with cash assistance cards over concerns from U.S. officials about the much-criticized part of a larger effort to ensure that poor families use their benefits for necessities and not alcohol, gambling or luxuries such as concerts or tattoos.

  • August 04, 2015 | State Q&A: A look at climate change plan and its impact on states

    HELENA, Mont. (AP) — President Barack Obama unveiled the final regulations in his plan to cut nationwide carbon dioxide emissions 32 percent by 2030. Obama touted it as a bold step to slow climate change, while opponents said it was federal overreach that will raise prices for electricity consumers.

  • August 04, 2015 | State States' targets shift in final Obama climate change plan

    HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Sixteen states will have tougher carbon dioxide reduction targets than they originally planned now that President Barack Obama has presented his final plan to cut emissions from U.S. power plants.

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