Monday, August 3, 2015



A sweet reunion

Couples.mercury

Class of 1965 Riley County High School sweethearts Don and June (Haley) Campbell, Pat and Annett (Blaske) Marden, Larry and Vicki (Spricker) Baer and Maurice and Linda (Flynn) Benning attended the school’s all-class reunion at the K-State Student Union Saturday evening.


K-State Sports
  • Volleyball | August 02, 2015 National Anthem auditions this week

    K-State Athletics has announced it is holding auditions for the opportunity to sing the National Anthem at volleyball matches this season.

  • Football | July 31, 2015 K-State adds another OL to 2016 class

    Blake Hickey, a 6-foot-4, 275-pound guard from Godley, Texas, took to Twitter to give his verbal commitment to K-State on Wednesday, calling it the “toughest decision of my life.”

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 02, 2015 Voter ID law impact is worth knowing

    Secretary of State Kris Kobach is proud of the voter ID law he ushered through the Kansas Legislature. Considered one of the strictest in the nation, he considers it an important safeguard against voter fraud.

  • Columns | August 02, 2015 Let’s stand up for public schools

    I believe the groups and people behind the tax cuts and resulting deficits are unconcerned with our public school system being a Dust Bowl. They have no interest in providing world-class public schools, and many actually want to see public education disappear.

  • Columns | August 02, 2015 Asia, U.S. must adapt to newly emerging Japan

    Japan may be on the verge of a major breakthrough when it comes to the use of force. If Article 9 of its Constitution is revised, Japan’s military will be able to not only defend the country’s home islands but other countries as well.

  • Editorials | July 31, 2015 Suddenly… or not, Mullah Omar is gone

    Reports of Mullah Omar’s death that surfaced this week might not be premature, but they are accompanied by contradictions and unanswered questions.

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.

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