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  • July 14, 2013

    Wolfords’ charity event, foundation growing


    When the first Wildcats Legends for Charity event was held in 2009, Kansas State football coach Bill Snyder was moved by the reception for the event. And when he spoke to the crowd in Kite’s Bar and Grill, packed with nearly two-dozen former K-State football

  • General Activities | July 14, 2013

    Junior 17ers go 1-2 in South Dakota

    The American Legion Manhattan Manko junior 17ers baseball team opened the Sioux Falls Classic with a win and two losses in South Dakota over the weekend. Manhattan lost Friday’s pool-play opener 8-0 against Sleepy Eye (Minn.), but rebounded Saturday afternoon with a 10-7 win

  • General Activities | July 14, 2013

    Little Apple Football Association tryouts announced

    The fifth grade Little Apple Football Association Indians will be conducting tryouts on July 15 and July 22, beginning at 6:30 p.m. at Northeast Community Park, 680 Knox Lane in Manhattan. No tackle football history is necessary. Proper attire is t-shirt, shorts and cleats/tennis shoes. Please bring

  • Baseball | July 14, 2013

    Kivett and Conlon make it official

    With the signing deadline for Major League Baseball draftees expiring Friday afternoon, infielders Ross Kivett and Shane Conlon have elected to return to Kansas State for the 2014 season. Kivett, the 2013 Big 12 Player of the Year, was drafted in the 10th round by the Cleveland Indians,

  • Football | July 14, 2013

    Cats’ Zimmerman named to Thorpe Award watch list

    K-State senior defensive back Ty Zimmerman was one of 48 players nationally — including eight from the Big 12 — to be named to the Jim Thorpe Award watch list on Friday. Zimmerman’s inclusion on the list, the first of his career, marks the 10th time a Wildcat

  • July 14, 2013

    In 1993, it wasn’t a question of who was going to be flooded, but when and how much


    It was the summer of ’93 and the rains wouldn’t stop. The water couldn’t soak into the land because there was already too much moisture and the lakes and rivers had become swollen with run-off. That May 20 years ago, more than nine inches of

  • July 14, 2013

    Local woman’s weight loss bring tan lines, sundresses, swimming suits


    Holly Hertel started her weight loss journey in April 2012 at 372 pounds. She is now down to 237 — 135 pounds lighter — a weight that has allowed her to participate in many summer activities she hasn’t been able to for a decade. “I am 10 pounds from where I

  • Off The Beat | July 14, 2013

    A force already within me


    “I was born with music inside me. Music was one of my parts. Like my ribs, my kidneys, my liver, my heart. Like my blood. It was a force already within me when I arrived on the scene. It was a necessity for me—like

  • Books | July 14, 2013

    A harpooned whale sets out on a deadly streak of revenge…or does it?

    When author David Poyer failed at conceptualizing a full-fledged sequel to “Moby Dick,” he asked for fresh ideas from his students at Pennsylvania’s Wilkes University. Drawing on his extensive naval experience, fueled by their suggestions, Poyer produced another riveting sea-faring adventure, “The Whiteness of

  • Books | July 14, 2013

    Alexander shares the stories of 24 rangers on the Rio Grande

    For the last several years, the border between the United States and Mexico has been plagued by extreme violence initiated by cartels smuggling narcotics and illegal aliens north, particularly into the state of Texas. As anyone familiar with the history of conditions on the Rio

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