To the Editor: The League of Women Voters of Manhattan/Riley County is accepting nominations for the Edith L. Stunkel Good Government Award. The award will be presented on Sunday, Sept. 15, in a program to be held from 2 to 4 p.m. in the Blue Earth
To the Editor: As our city commissioners do their best to serve all the people of Manhattan in the most money-saving way possible, the issue of the Peace Memorial Auditorium has arisen. It is suggested that “the people” be heard from. So far, that has
As NFL teams continue to trim their rosters in anticipation of the start of the regular season, several former Kansas State football players found themselves without a team on Sunday. The Kansas City Chiefs cut sixth-round draft pick Braden Wilson, while the Denver Broncos cut
After months of competition between Jake Waters and Daniel Sams,Kansas State coach Bill Snyder has picked his quarterback. Snyder announced Monday during the Big 12 coaches teleconference that Waters will be the starter when the Wildcats host North Dakota State this Friday at 7:30 p.m.
Before Kansas State University students return to classes on Monday, thousands of them have to move into their new homes in the residence halls. Hannah Robinson, who is majoring in business at K-State, moved into Boyd Hall on Saturday. “I had never been in the
Love him or hate him, Tim Huelskamp can draw a crowd. The First District representative in Congress showed that Friday afternoon when nearly 140 persons showed up for his Town Hall appearance at the Manhattan Public Library. Judging from more than 15 questions fired at the congressman
There it is: Bill Snyder’s palace, the stately, imposing new West Stadium Center, in all its limestone glory. During a tour Friday with K-State Athletics Director John Currie, workers were still hurrying to put the finishing touches on the building, moving furniture, hooking up
Ken Jennings is quite forthrightly one of the “Geography Wonks” he writes about in this book. Jennings is perhaps best known for his record performance on the TV quiz program “Jeopardy” some years ago. This is a book about maps, and Jennings’ love of maps.
Michael Crichton, who died while writing “Micro,” had no peer when it came to conjuring up complicated plots around scientific themes. That was the case with his first novel, “The Andromeda Strain,” it was the case with “Jurassic Park, and it was the case with “
Children can teach their parents a thing or two about art appreciaton. When children look at a sketch, drawing, painting or photograph, they don’t think too long about what they see. They do not analyze, tackle or pick apart every little detail in that
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