Sunday, August 2, 2015



Lifestyle

  • August 02, 2015

    At Manhattan lab, researchers likely to study more diseases

    PLUM ISLAND, N.Y. — Plum Island, the 840-acre piece of land off the eastern tip of New York is so enigmatic it has long been the subject of sci-fi novels and local myths.  Before it became the site of a federal animal disease lab

  • Local |Business | August 02, 2015

    Microbrews generate buzz at festival

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    Manhattan showcased microbrews, area spirits and wines Saturday during its second annual Rhythm and Brews festival. The festival’s beer tasting in City Park pavilion more than doubled in size from last year, said Marcia Rozell, tourism and sales manager for the Manhattan Area Chamber

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | August 02, 2015

    Nichols found guilty of attempted murder

    A Riley County jury on Friday found a Kansas City man guilty of attempted first-degree murder for his role in the 2013 death of a Manhattan man. Anthony Nichols was originally charged with first-degree murder for shooting 68-year-old John Burroughs, but prosecutors amended the charge to

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | August 02, 2015

    Arraignment set for man accused of May shooting

    A Manhattan man will be arraigned this month on two charges of attempted murder for his connection to a May shooting that injured two people in Aggieville. In a preliminary hearing Friday in Riley County District Court, several witnesses said they saw Mark Self Jr.

  • Arts, Leisure | August 02, 2015

    MAC’s ‘Rent’ show to highlight lessons of love and loss

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    Jonathan Larson’s 1996 Broadway musical “Rent” is a tribute to love in all its forms. An upcoming production at Manhattan Arts Center seeks to adhere as closely as possible to the original version, said director Penny Cullers. Living in New York City at the height

  • August 02, 2015

    K-State Salina grad fulfills dream in the Navy’s Blue Angels

    Navy Lt. Andrew Talbott spends most of his time in the sky, which is where he’s always wanted to be. Talbott, a 2005 graduate of Kansas State University Salina, is serving his second year as a Blue Angel for the U.S. Navy. An aspiring

  • Football | August 02, 2015

    Burns’ patience pays off for K-State

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    When Morgan Burns came to Kansas State, he had never played cornerback before. Though he played safety during his prep days at Trinity Academy in Wichita, Burns made a name for himself with his play at running back, while also hauling in medals in sprints

  • Columns |General Activities | August 02, 2015

    Cameron: Not so sure renting talent is right path

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    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. First, the obvious… A pretty sizeable proportion of blue-tinged fans are simply giddy. They

  • 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. The six-week program begins on Monday, Aug. 24. The club meets Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays from 5:45-6:30 p.m., primarily at Northeast

  • 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. Auditions will be held in Ahearn Field House during the week of Aug. 10. Interested singers can contact Carrie Ruvalcaba in Fan Experience and Sales


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