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  • ‘Kong’ isn’t the worst choice for monster movies

    If you must go see a movie about giant monsters, maybe “Kong Skull Island” wouldn’t be the worst choice. It looks tons better than “Godzilla” (even the newest version). And if its story doesn’t have the figurative kick .

  • Old gym memories

    Afternoon walks sometimes take me to the Kansas State campus, where I enjoy strolling through venerable old buildings filled with memories of my time as a K-State student in the early 1970s. The other day, I ventured into the Gymnasium .

  • Vegetable growing time is upon us

    My rhubarb plantings are showing signs of spring growth. The asparagus patch has been cleaned up. Broccoli plants are growing in my basement. St. Patrick’s Day is the unofficial start to the vegetable gardening season. Join myself and a .

  • Randolph outdoor school teaches survival, preparedness Outdoor

    Dave Carlson has spent a lot of the last year and a half cutting trees in the woods. He’s used the wood to build grills, a cooking stand, fire circles and has started to build emergency shelters and a .

  • In baseball story, big personalities collide

    Aaron Pauls Contributing writer I can tell you right off the bat that if you aren’t interested in baseball, you can safely stop reading this review, as there’s little chance you’ll like “The Pine Tar Game.” Of .

  • Book recommendations for young naturalists and outdoor lovers

    Early spring days of tree buds and hungry birds make me look for books that include the outdoors. Here are some great new children’s books for nature lovers. “Applesauce Weather,” by award-winning poet Helen Frost, is a gentle story .

  • Prayer, music keys to Scott’s century Pearl

    When Pearl Scott looked around at the people who had come to celebrate her birthday, she was amazed. “It’s a very happy day,” Scott said. “I knew they were coming but I didn’t know there would be this .

  • Discovery Center hosting art demos

    The Flint Hills Discovery Center will have free demonstrations of art creation this week in its atrium. The “Meet the Makers” series, which starts Monday and ends Friday, will give community members a firsthand look at how different works of .

  • Little Apple Comic Expo expands in second year

    Little Apple Comic Expo has expanded its operation in its second year. The event will take place from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday at the K-State Student Union. Tickets are $10 for general admission, $5 for students and military with ID, .

  • Shaolin Warriors bring their moves to McCain

    Two-thirds of the way through the “Shaolin Warriors” show, presented as part of K-State’s McCain Auditorium Series last Monday night, the Chinese performers made sure we knew how difficult it was for them to do what they had been .

  • Joyner-Kersee talks community, being a role model Jackiejoyner-kersee

    The woman named “the greatest athlete of the 20th century” by Sports Illustrated knows the importance of community. Four-time Olympian Jackie Joyner-Kersee spoke Thursday in the K-State Union’s Grand Ballroom in celebration of Women’s History Month. She also .

  • A house party as art Image 5

    Tooflady put out a full spread of traditional party foods including sherbert punch, salmon loaf and pickles wrapped in cream cheese and pastrami, for her house party. Guests played board games, enjoyed food and danced to ‘90s music the living .


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