Lifestyle

  • Golf | September 16, 2014

    Wildcats in 7th at St. Mary’s Invite

    MONTEREY, Calif. — The Kansas State men’s golf team is seventh after two rounds of the St. Mary’s Invitational at Bayonet and Black Horse Golf Club on Monday. The Wildcats, who carded a 9-over 585 on the day, were led by sophomore Matt Green, who

  • Neighbors | September 15, 2014

    Cranford brings 3 decades of experience to K-State students

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    Jerry Jay Cranford is a busy man. The Kansas State theatre instructor is directing the department’s first play of the year in October, “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike,” a comedy that won the 2013 Tony Award for best play. After weeknights of play

  • Local |Government & Politics | September 15, 2014

    County receives prenatal care grant

    The Riley County Health Department has long told county commissioners that when it comes to prenatal care, the area is lacking. The region’s five-year infant mortality rate is 6.8 percent, with Riley County negatively contributing to that statistic. From 2011 to 2012, the county’s infant mortality

  • Local |Government & Politics | September 15, 2014

    Transportation plan update, audit on tap for city

    The Manhattan City Commission will hear Tuesday about the progress made on developing a regional transportation plan. The meeting starts at 7 p.m. at City Hall. Stephanie Watts, transportation planner with the Flint Hills Regional Council, will update the commission on the Flint Hills Metropolitan

  • Editorials | September 15, 2014

    Issues, please, not distractions

    John Vratil, a moderate Republican and former vice president of the Kansas Senate, and Dave Trabert, president of the Kansas Policy Institute, a conservative think tank, aren’t very far apart on the topic of school consolidation as it pertains to the forced merger of

  • Letters | September 15, 2014

    Support, celebrate people going through recovery

    To the Editor: Each September Pawnee Mental Health takes time to celebrate National Recovery Month. This year’s theme, “Join the Voices of Recovery: Speak Up, Reach Out,” encourages people to discuss mental health and substance use disorders and the reality that recovery is possible.

  • Movies | September 15, 2014

    ‘No Good Deed’ isn’t bad, just sort of ‘Who cares?’

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    Theater fans and those who like or at least remember older movies know all about “Wait Until Dark.” If they are students of screen history, they may even know that the original small scale (essentially one set) play was written by Frederick Knott, who also

  • Obituaries | September 15, 2014

    DANIEL FATH

    Daniel “Dan” D. Fath, 60, a lifetime resident of Wamego, died Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014, at The Good Shepherd Hospice House of Manhattan, following a long battle with cancer. The family provided some of the following information. Dan was born Sept. 13, 1954, in Manhattan, the son of Donald Joseph

  • Obituaries | September 15, 2014

    ROBERT WILLIAM GRIFFIN, JR.

    Robert William Griffin, Jr., 58, of Shawnee, died Sunday, September 14, 2014, in Manhattan. Robert was born in Kansas City, Mo., on Feb. 18, 1956, to the the late Joan (Brown) Griffin and Robert William Griffin, Sr. Robert is survived by a daughter, Molly (Justin) Newville of Manhattan; a son,

  • Football | September 15, 2014

    Cats survive first tests, now prep for Auburn

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    With the Big 12 opener in the books, Kansas State has officially turned its attention to that big game everyone’s been talking about since last season — Auburn this Thursday night at Bill Snyder Family Stadium. Though K-State head coach Bill Snyder would have clearly preferred


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