Lifestyle

  • Editorials | July 01, 2014

    Disappointing, but not tragic

    It’s unfortunate that unless something dramatic happens, there will be no major Fourth of July fireworks show in Manhattan for the first time in years. It’s disappointing, but it’s not a tragedy. Folks who want to see a big fireworks show can

  • Columns | July 01, 2014

    Wildcat Creek conundrum

    For those of you who like word puzzles and problems, consider the following: We have a bathtub with a capacity of 150 gallons (yes, it’s a big tub; the old cast iron type with the “claw and ball” feet), and the tap to this tub

  • Letters | July 01, 2014

    Enjoy holiday pancakes and help us help local youth

    To the Editor: The Solar Kiwanis Club of Manhattan has held a Fourth of July Pancake Feed in conjunction with Thunder Over Manhattan and its predecessors for the past 15 years. Unfortunately, there will be no thunder Over Manhattan fire-works show this year, but our club

  • Letters | July 01, 2014

    Genealogical updates help people in family searches

    To the Editor: The Riley County Genealogical Society has recently digitized its library card catalog. If you are interested in researching your family history, we have a wealth of resources for you. All our information is now searchable online on our newly-updated website at http://

  • Local |Business | July 01, 2014

    KSU, city prepare for Furniture Amnesty Day

    Preparations for the sixth Furniture Amnesty Day in Manhattan are underway and event organizer Lynda Bachelor says the day’s impact on the community continues to grow, involving more than 550 households and 1,000 individuals. “Each year we have seen an increase in participants and those interested

  • Local |Kansas State University | July 01, 2014

    Dean receives national distinguished service award

    Virginia Moxley, dean and professor emeritus of the College of Human Ecology at Kansas State University, received the 2014 Distinguished Service Award from the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences on June 28 at ceremonies in St. Louis, Mo. Moxley was recognized as a visionary servant

  • Obituaries | July 01, 2014

    Barbara Wilson

    Barbara King Wilson, 97, died Saturday, June 28, 2014, at the Meadowlark Hills-Wroten House in Manhattan. She was born to Thomas Laing King and Imo Blakestad King on May 20, 1917, in Topeka.  She was preceded in death by her husband J. Robert Wilson.  Barbara attended Washburn University

  • July 01, 2014

    Big 12 introduces new logo, branding initiatives

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    The Big 12 Conference announced a new set of branding and identity standards — including its new logo — on Tuesday. “Today marks an exciting day for the future of the Big 12 and its member institutions,” Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby saidn a press release issued by the conference.&

  • Men's Basketball | July 01, 2014

    Karapetyan gets medical redshirt

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    Kansas State sophomore Jack Karapetyan has received a medical hardship waiver for the 2013-14 season after playing in just six games due to a foot injury, the school and Big 12 announced on Monday. The native of Los Angeles, Calif., Karapetyan signed with K-State in July 2013

  • Women's Basketball | July 01, 2014

    K-State announces women’s hoops non-conference schedule

    Kansas State women’s basketball head coach Jeff Mittie announced the 2014-15 non-conference schedule for his first season with the Wildcats on Tuesday morning. The Wildcats’ non-conference slate includes 10 home games, the most since the 2002-03 season, plus a trip to the 2014 Hardwood Tournament of


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