Lifestyle

  • Manhattan High School | May 28, 2014

    MHS baseball confident going into state

    When Manhattan takes the field against Junction City on Thursday at the Class 6A state baseball tournament in Lawrence, lack of confidence shouldn’t be an issue. In facing the Blue Jays, the top-seeded Indians draw a team they know virtually everything about and routinely

  • Local |Kansas State University | May 28, 2014

    Students selected to attend Lindau Nobel Laureates meeting

    Two Kansas State University doctoral students will visit with the world’s best economists at the fifth Lindau Meeting of the Laureates of the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel, Aug. 19-24 in Lindau, Germany. Melissa Lynes, doctoral student in

  • Obituaries | May 28, 2014

    MARGIE LEE RUE

    Margie Lee Rue, 90, of Manhattan, died Friday, May 23, 2014, at the Meadowlark Hills Retirement Community in Manhattan. She was born on Oct. 5, 1923 to “Nellie” Kathlyn and George Nicar in Galveston, Texas.  Margie loved to play bingo and to play the slot machines.  She was

  • Obituaries | May 28, 2014

    EVERETT E. BOYCE

    Everett E. Boyce, 89, of Wamego, died Monday, May 26, 2014, at the Valley Vista Good Samaritan Society in Wamego. Everett was born Dec. 19, 1924, in Junction City, the son of W.R. and Ethel (Breen) Boyce. He grew up and attended Alida Grade School before moving and graduating

  • General Activities | May 28, 2014

    Monarchs compete in Memorial Day tourney

    The Manhattan Optimist Monarchs 12-and-under softball team competed in the USSSA Memorial Day National Invitational Tournament this past weekend in Lee Summit, Mo. The Monarchs — playing in the “C” class — opened pool play with an 11-1 loss to the Tipton (Mo.) Tigers. This was followed

  • General Activities | May 28, 2014

    Hole-in-one at Stagg Hill

    There was a hole-in-one at Stagg Hill Golf Club on May 18, as Randall Steiner put one in on the second hole. Steiner used a 4-hybrid from 172 yards out. Tyler Steiner, Victor Steiner and Bert Allen all witnessed it.

  • General Activities | May 28, 2014

    First Presbyterian golf and tennis Camps

    First Presbyterian will host a golf camp for third through sixth graders at Colbert Hills on Monday, June 2 from 7:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Recently retired Kansas State golf coach, Tim Norris, will be the instructor. First Presbyterian will also host a tennis camp June 9

  • General Activities | May 28, 2014

    Lady Indians take fifth at Memorial Day invite

    The 14-and-under Manhattan Optimist Lady Indians posted a fifth-place finish after compiling a 4-4 record at the USSSA Memorial Day National Invitational Tournament this past weekend in Lee’s Summit, Mo. The Lady Indians opened pool play with a 4-2 loss to the St. Joe’

  • Volleyball | May 28, 2014

    Early deadline for KSU volleyball tickets is Friday

    The early bird deadline for 2014 K-State volleyball season tickets is drawing near —set for Friday — the last day to receive exclusive benefits. Fans that purchase season tickets, which start at $2.50 per match with the Wildcat 4 Pack by this Friday will have the $10 processing fee waived,

  • Movies | May 27, 2014

    As a people movie, ‘Godzilla’ found lacking

    Christopher.conner1

    Godzilla is the unrivaled monarch of Kaiju film. Despite beginning her career as a brutal force of nature and retribution for mankind’s nuclear aspirations, Godzilla seems to end up being likable in a scaly, skyscraper-crushing sort of way. Even as it levels buildings and


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