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  • Ag pilot leads program to spray safely over fields

    “Have a SAFE flight!” That’s the type of sentiment which we might express to a loved one as they depart on an airplane. In this case, the term SAFE also applies to a program which encouraged safety and precision .

  • No. 22 K-State falls in four sets at No. 5 Texas

    AUSTIN, Texas — The No. 22 Kansas State volleyball team won the first set against No. 5 Texas, but the Longhorns captured the final three to win the top-25 matchup in Gregory Gym on Friday, 3-1 (16-25, 25-15, 25-21, 25-16). The Wildcats (20-5, 7.

  • Gates expands PBS ancestry show with new book

    “Finding Your Roots” is the companion volume to the PBS series of the same name hosted by author Henry Louis Gates Jr. It contains stories of Gates and his staff searching for the roots of some (more-or-less) famous people, as .

  • Hope, mystery surround rare buffalo calf

    In August, a white buffalo calf was born at Armstrong Creek Bison, northeastern Wisconsin, and Native American peoples across the nation celebrated this portent of great blessings. According to Lakota Sioux legend, the white buffalo calf is a sacred omen .

  • What’s the big deal about the Big Read? Librarian.danielle.schapaugh.phatch

    In Manhattan, we are honoring veterans with this year’s Big Read program by choosing a Pulitzer Prize-winning book of short stories about the war in Vietnam, “The Things They Carried.” Though the days of the Vietnam War are long .

  • Story of the ‘Evil’ side of Rome

    Michele Balistreri’s Rome is not the Rome tourists see. The Trevi Fountain, the Forum and the Spanish Steps get a few mentions, as do the Borghese Garden. Balistreri even pays several visits to the Vatican. But his Rome is .

  • K-State takes down Cowgirls in final home event

    The No. 2 K-State equestrian team sustained its home winning streak on Saturday evening at Timbercreek Stables, defeating the Oklahoma State Cowgirls, 12-7. The Wildcats have now won 15 consecutive meets dating back to last season and will hold their No. 2 ranking — .

  • Moscow Symphony earns its standing ovation at McCain Ben.nyberg

    McCain Auditorium’s stage was crowded to near capacity this past Wednesday evening by the massive forces of the Moscow State Symphony Orchestra, which played a mostly Tchaikovsky program for an appreciative but far-from-capacity downstairs-only crowd. Given the increasingly rare .

  • Kramer new stylist at Trisha’s Studio 24

    Megan Kramer has been hired as a stylist at Trisha’s Studio 24, 8837 E. Highway 24, a full-service salon and day spa. Kramer specializes in highlights, color, waxing, haircuts, nail services and updos.  To make an appointment with Kramer, call Trisha’.

  • Sunflower Bank honoring veterans

    Sunflower Bank will honor service members and their families at its Manhattan branch, 2710 Anderson Ave., from 2 to 4 p.m. on Monday. “We wanted to say thank you to our veterans and families for their sacrifices and service to our country,” .

  • It takes more than the necessary funds to put a ‘Welcome’ sign on bridge pier

    To the Editor: I naively thought that once we had raised the necessary funds, it would be full speed ahead on constructing and placing the “MANHATTAN WELCOMES YOU!” sign on the east art deco bridge pier in the Kansas River. .

  • Dropping oil prices pressures producers; cotton tumbles

    Crude oil’s collapse continued this week, with prices nearing $75 per barrel, the lowest level in over three years. Prices are dropping as domestic oil production continues to expand and slowing global economies are reducing demand for petroleum. While most .


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