Friday, July 29, 2016


  • Arts & Leisure | August 31, 2014

    Limestone estate restored, reimagined as vacation rental


    Before it became a luxurious vacation rental, the StoneHouse was, quite literally, a pigsty. And before that, it was the estate of one of Manhattan’s early settlers. The historic limestone structure, a dignified two-story house surrounded by several outbuildings, is the latest project by

  • Arts & Leisure | August 31, 2014

    Singer-songwriter to raise money for auditorium

    Anastasia Richardson joined the cheerleading squad as a freshman in high school, but that didn’t last long. Richardson was bullied so badly by the other cheerleaders that she went back to her first love — music. Richardson had played the clarinet in the marching band

  • Football | August 31, 2014

    Waters guides Cats to blowout win


    Considering how last year’s season opener finished for Kansas State, the 20th-ranked Wildcats will gladly take Saturday night’s ho-hum 55-16 victory over Stephen F. Austin. The Wildcats’ only warm-up before opening Big 12 play next week at Iowa State was essentially over by halftime,

  • Football | August 31, 2014

    Guggisberg: Cats handle SFA, underwhelm in rout


    Last year, North Dakota State had the talent, depth and grind-it-out game plan to spoil Kansas State’s family reunion. The Bison beat the Wildcats on opening night and ruined the dedication of the West Stadium Center by squeaking out a 24-21 win in the

  • Off The Beat | August 31, 2014

    Depression a dangerous monster

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    Depression a dangerous monster You’ve probably read something about depression since Robin Williams committed suicide. Yes, in the end he was a man who could make anyone happy but himself. The danger here, since Robin was famous and tributes have come pouring in, is

  • Volleyball | August 31, 2014

    K-State swept by Arizona to end Green Bay tournament

    GREEN BAY, Wisc. — The Kansas State volleyball team led at one point in all three sets and fought to extra points in the third, but the Wildcats were swept by Arizona 3-0 (25-21, 25-18, 26-24) to finish second in the Green Bay Country Inn &

  • Books | August 31, 2014

    ‘Plots Against the President’ shows there’s no pleasing everyone

    This fascinating book on the rise of Franklin Delano Roosevelt during his 1932 campaign and his first months in office in 1933 offers a fascinating look at some largely unknown aspects of this revered but controversial President. Author SallyDenton covers some familiar ground, such as the rapidly

  • Books | August 31, 2014

    ‘Smith Blue’ offers deep, complex poetry about natural world

    Camille T. Dungy is a poet known for her attention to the complex relationship humanity has with the natural world. Her writing is both personal and political and she an outspoken advocate for African American nature poets. In a past interview for the Oakland Tribune,

  • Books | August 31, 2014

    Library features plenty of options for looking at World War I


    One hundred years ago on July 28, 1914, the Great War, the War to End All Wars, started in Europe. By the time of the armistice, signed on Nov. 11, 1918, the conflict was worldwide, and over 9 million soldiers, sailors, and Marines had been killed. This is the war

  • Books | August 31, 2014

    Parks paints tragic picture of local history

    “The Darkest Period” tells the tragic story of the 27 years of the Kanza Indians’ life on the reservation along the Neosho River as perhaps nobody else could. Author Ronald Parks’ years as administrator of the Kaw Mission State Historic Site in Council Grove gave him

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