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  • Letters | July 02, 2013

    Start Independence Day at Kiwanis pancake feed

    To the Editor: On Thursday, July 4, the Solar Kiwanis Club of Manhattan will hold its annual pancake feed fundraiser at Pottorf Hall at the Riley County Fairgrounds from 7:30 to 11 a.m. This fundraiser allows us to provide support to youth groups in the Manhattan area.

  • Editorials | July 02, 2013

    A potent U.S. message in Africa

    It’s rare that a U.S. president and a past president are in a continent other than North America at the same time. It’s even rarer when it occurs in Africa, a continent that the United States largely neglected until the last couple

  • Movies | July 02, 2013

    ‘White House Down’ stands alone, and not in a good way


    The new movie “White House Down” is as much a near-joke as its title suggests. It is suspenseful and implausible, dull and silly, and political in a way anyone who has seen director Roland Emmerich’s earlier films would have guessed it would be. Not

  • I Wonder | July 02, 2013

    What would happen if Superman actually did visit Kansas State?


    Q: In the movie “Man of Steel,” Clark Kent’s dad states: “I found that metal and took it to Kansas State University to have it analyzed. I was told it was not from this world.” Who did Superman see at KSU? Who met Superman?

  • Letters | July 02, 2013

    Exchange year was filled with wonderful experiences

    To the Editor: “Bye, I love you! See you in five months again!” With those words, my family let me go to the USA. I am Stephanie Wimmer from Austria; on that day I had no idea what to expect. I had never been to

  • July 02, 2013

    Estabrook eyes run at Roberts


    USD 383 school board member Aaron Estabrook is exploring a 2014 run for the U.S. Senate against three-term U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts as the candidate of a new political party he heads. Estabrook said he is interested in running as an independent under the banner

  • Men's Basketball | July 02, 2013

    Cats add 6-7 forward to finish class

    After losing the only big in its 2013 recruiting class, the Kansas State mens’ basketball team was left looking for a player to fill the void — and in a hurry. The Wildcats got their guy on Sunday, signing 6-foot-7 forward Jack Karapetyan. From Los Angeles, Karapetyan

  • Baseball | July 02, 2013

    Matthys earns another honor

    Kansas State reliever Jake Matthys picked up his second Freshman All-America accolade Monday as he was named to the second team by Baseball America. The right-hander owns the K- State records for wins and saves by a freshman. Matthys, who became the sixth Wildcat to

  • Football | July 02, 2013

    K-State gets commitment from Texas QB

    Kansas State thought it had lost the recruiting battle for quarterback Aaron Sharp on Friday. The three-star rated quarterback had committed to Utah on Friday, but by Saturday had changed his mind and decided he wanted to be a quarterback. The Humble, Texas,

  • General Activities | July 02, 2013

    Flint Hills Soccer Club tryouts set

    The Flint Hills Soccer Club will be conducting tryouts on Saturday, July 6 at the Anneberg Park soccer fields. Boys and girls ages 6-10 (born on or after Aug. 1, 2003) will tryout from 5:30-7 p.m. Boys and girls ages11 and older (born on or after Aug. 1, 1999)

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