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  • Football | October 21, 2013

    Gronkowski settling into Cats’ offense


    Glenn Gronkowski is as shocked as anybody when he thinks of Kansas State’s 2-4 overall record and 0-3 start to the Big 12. But things are coming together for the Wildcats’ redshirt-freshman fullback — even though the season hasn’t gone the way he or his

  • Books | October 20, 2013

    ‘Treecats’ and teens protect nature

    There are some really good science fiction novels that have kept me glued to each page until the very end. I especially think highly of certain science fiction and fantasy writers, such as Philip K. Dick, Ray Bradbury, H.P. Lovecraft, Mercedes Lackey, Rachel Cohn,

  • Arts, Leisure | October 20, 2013

    Jazz brunch, The Yawpers, photography contests and more

    TODAY Jazz Brunch, 11 am-1 pm Bluestem Bistro. Award-winning folk musicians Connie Dover and Kelly Werts, 3 p.m. Blending Dover’s lush voice with Werts’ prowess on guitar, the duo brings together songs from the Celtic traditions with music of Appalachia and the American West. Their

  • Local |Business | October 20, 2013

    ‘4 Olives’ restaurant to move downtown

    One of Manhattan’s top restaurants, 4 Olives, is moving to a new space downtown, adding to a burgeoning dining and shopping scene there. Chef and owner Scott Benjamin said he expects the restaurant to reopen Jan. 15 in the Marshall Theater building on the northeast corner

  • Local | October 20, 2013

    Rainy weather doesn’t ruin Lee’s annual BBQ

    Barbeque 2.phatch

    Neither rain nor snow was going to stop the Lee School Chicken BBQ. Parents of Lee Elementary School students put on the 61st annual chicken barbecue Friday at the school. Despite the inclement weather, the tradition carried on with gusto as parents cooked chicken all

  • Local |Kansas State University | October 20, 2013

    Sigma Alpha Epsilon celebrates 100 years

    K-State’s oldest fraternity had a 100th anniversary celebration this weekend. Sigma Alpha Epsilon, which was founded Jan. 25, 1913, held events Friday and Saturday to welcome back alumni for the celebration. Former Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman Richard Myers and former Kansas State president Milton Eisenhower

  • Local |Business | October 20, 2013

    Post to hold hiring fair

    FORT RILEY — Job seekers in the Manhattan/Junction City region will have the opportunity to attend a fall hiring fair from 2 to 6 pm on October 22 at Riley’s Conference Center on the main post. “This is a golden opportunity for somebody who is looking to

  • Local |Fort Riley | October 20, 2013

    Fort Riley soliders gearing up to train in Africa

    FORT RILEY — Here on the Kansas plains, thousands of soldiers once bound for Iraq or Afghanistan are gearing up for missions in Africa as part of a new Pentagon strategy to train and advise indigenous forces to tackle emerging terrorist threats and other security risks

  • Local | October 20, 2013

    Miss Kansas comes home to run in 5K at K-State

    Theresa Vail, the reigning Miss Kansas, will be coming back to Manhattan on Sunday to participate in K-State’s Homecoming 5K race. Vail has created a program called The Miss K Fitness Challenge, in which she challenges women to run a race with her once

  • Holidays |Arts, Leisure | October 20, 2013

    Go black and gold for a pretty Halloween display with an edge

    Halloween gives people a chance to try on clothes that would otherwise seem outlandish, over the top or just plain strange. When we wear costumes, anything goes. Glitter? Yes. Rhinestones? Absolutely. Even sexy fishnet stockings are allowed — at least on this one day out of

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