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  • Local | August 06, 2013

    Invasive tree, weed control field day

    Foley Equipment will host an invasive tree and weed control field day at the Pottawatomie County State Park, north of Westmoreland from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Aug. 17.  The event includes lunch. A number of educational and technical presentations on tree and weed

  • Football | August 06, 2013

    Snyder looks back as fall camp opens


    When Bill Snyder arrived in Manhattan in the winter of 1988, he knew Kansas State was in trouble. The K-State football team had lost 26 of its last 27 games, and hadn’t won a game since Oct. 18 of the 1986 season. Snyder knew something had to change, but

  • Football | August 06, 2013

    Big 12’s Bowlsby affirms desire to see NCAA reformed

    Nothing has changed for Bob Bowlsby. The outspoken Big 12 commissioner made some waves with his comments during the league’s media days last month — opinions he echoed on Monday — calling for sweeping reform of the NCAA. “We’re just at a point where what we’

  • General Activities | August 06, 2013

    Sign-up now open for Manhattan CC Club

    The Manhattan Cross Country Club is now accepting registration for the 2013 fall season. The club provides age-appropriate distance running for youth in grades 8 and younger. The six-week program begins on Monday, Aug. 26. The club meets Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Northeast

  • Golf | August 06, 2013

    Weldon wins second straight amateur title

    Kansas State junior Kyle Weldon recorded his second straight Metropolitan Amateur Championship title this past weekend at the Persimmon Woods Golf Club in suburban St. Louis, Mo.  With the win, Weldon became just the second golfer in Metropolitan Amateur Golf Association history to earn

  • General Activities | August 06, 2013

    Marlins compete in championships

    The Manhattan Marlins swim team concluded the 2013 summer season by competing in three championship meets at the end of July. At the Central Section Region VIII Championships in Columbia, Mo., from July 17-20, Pilar Dritz went up against 650 swimmers from throughout the Midwest, swimming the 800

  • General Activities | August 06, 2013

    Rock Creek named co-Legion champs

    The Westmoreland-Rock Creek senior American Legion team was named co-state champions of the AA division in Pratt last week. Rock Creek started the tournament with a loss to Ellis, 1-0, and fell into the loser’s bracket. It defeated Pratt 10-2 and then Concordia 5-0.

  • General Activities | August 06, 2013

    Catlin, Jensen win Little Apple Open

    Cody Catlin and Cory Jensen shot 189 in three days to win the Little Apple Open Aug. 2-4. Players competed at the Manhattan Country Club, Stagg Hill Golf Club and Colbert Hills. Catlin and Jensen took the championship flight by two strokes, while Ken Goff and

  • Movies | August 05, 2013

    Recipe for ‘Two Guns’ should have included more sense


    The new film “Two Guns” seems to have been made up like a stir-fry. Take the recognizable personalities of stars Denzel Washington and Marky Mark Wahlberg, lots of wild crime action scenes, a pinch of sex, a big bunch of gaudy patter, and half a

  • Local |Kansas State University | August 05, 2013

    K-State to go pink in Secret licensing deal

    K-State will join an elite group of universities Tuesday when a collection of Victoria’s Secret clothing bearing the Wildcat logo hits stores. The K-State merchandise will be part of the company’s PINK Collegiate Collection. Launched in 2008, the collection is designed for college-aged women

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