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    Barbara Ann Held Clark, 92, died Friday, Aug. 5, 2016 in Manhattan. She was born Aug. 5, 1924, in Clay Center to Ernest and Elsie (Cowell) Held. Barbara attended Kansas State University and graduated in 1946 with a degree in home economics education. She taught in .

  • If you can believe it, new movie ‘Nine Lives’ is fun

    One of the summer’s happier cinematic surprises is Barry Sonnenfeld’s “Nine Lives.” It depends on a weak and tired movie premise that one associates with “The Shaggy Dog”—a human’s consciousness is housed temporarily in the body .

  • K-State baseball hires Gaspard as associate HC

    Kansas State baseball is adding a new coach with significant coaching experience to its staff. K-State coach Brad Hill announced the hiring of Mitch Gaspard on Monday. Gaspard, a 29-year college baseball coaching veteran with 13 years of head coaching experience, .

  • Wildcat soccer, SIUE play to draw

    Kansas State and Southern Illinois University Edwardsville battled through a physical match that featured 23 combined fouls and eight yellow cards to finish in a 0-0 tie at Ralph Korte Stadium on Sunday afternoon. “Our girls played well today,” K-State head .

  • KSU’s Wefald Hall wows students, parents on move-in day

    They don’t build dorms like they used to, which some would say is for the best. Wefald Hall, the first residence hall built at K-State in nearly half a century, made a strong impression on Scott Stubenhofer of Overland .

  • Hale Library to cut hours

    K-State’s Hale Library will cut its 24-hour weekday schedule this fall to save money, university officials said. The reduction in operating hours begins Sunday, when the library will open at 1 p.m. and close at midnight. The building will .

  • Plane makes emergency landing near MHK

    A pilot on approach to Manhattan Regional Airport Saturday made an emergency landing in the Flint Hills south of the city. Kansas Highway Patrol Trooper Tanner Gleason said Jason Dougherty, Garden City, was flying a 1966 Beech Bonanza V 35 shortly before .

  • Moscow and Crimea: Signs of renewed trouble

    It seems like the world can’t exist without a crisis somewhere — a situation that can turn into a war with all that portends. A recent example comes from Ukraine, or more specifically, Crimea, which Russia seized from Ukraine in 2014. .

  • Groceries cavort in new film ‘Sausage Party’

    Sometimes comedy gains by surprise. The frequency with which recent movie comedies depend on coarse language means the audience can’t be much surprised by it. Which partly explains why regular moviegoers don’t laugh much during any Seth Rogan .

  • Christian comedian jokes about family life

    It seems as if everyone is drawn to Tim Hawkins. Just go online to YouTube or Facebook and you’ll spot hundreds, even thousands, of hits from viewers who swear he’s the most world-renowned comedian. Oh, I apologize. That’.

  • Mystery in Paris makes for compelling prequel

    Fans of Aimee Leduc — they’re abundant enough to have made at least some of the 16 novels she stars in bestsellers — already know what becomes apparent fairly quickly for the reader just after being introduced to her. Among other traits, .

  • Local sheriff unearths secrets in Amish town

    Set in Amish country near Columbus, Ohio, this series features Kate Burkholder, a small town sheriff, who was brought up in an Amish family but has taken another path. This background gives her a unique understanding of the culture, but, .


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