Tuesday, October 13, 2015


  • General Activities | June 08, 2014

    17ers beat St. Joes for 2nd straight win

    Things didn’t look good for the Manhattan American Legion Manko senior 17ers on Thursday. But after a 10-9 win over Hays on Friday and an 11-3 win over St. Joseph, Mo., on Saturday morning the 17ers looked like they were starting to show progress.

  • Gardening | June 08, 2014

    Throw the kitchen sink at weeds


    My goal of keeping weeds under control this season is reaching a breaking point. The garden isn’t on a public garden tour, but a conscious effort is being made to keep up. Several tactics have been carried out. None of them have been a

  • Books | June 08, 2014

    ‘How About Never’ an entertaining look at cartoon and cartoonist

    Bob Mankoff is Cartoon Editor at The New Yorker. This book is Mankoff’s memoir of how he got into cartooning and how he ended up in what is arguably the top cartoonist job in America. But the book is also much more than just

  • Books | June 08, 2014

    It’s wedding season! Explore matrimonial movie selection


    If you’re a fan of romantic comedies and wedding flicks — both classic and irreverent — celebrate June, the wedding month, with movies from Manhattan Public Library. Start with “Father of the Bride,” a comedy classic in which a father’s comfortable life quickly unravels as

  • Books | June 08, 2014

    ‘Resistance’ creates inviting world

    Bruno Courreges is a delightful man and a worthy protagonist of “The Resistance Man.” He’s well connected though not wealthy, well known and well liked in St. Denis. It’s a small old town in the Perigord region of France, which is filled with

  • Books | June 08, 2014

    Cat poems, humor, and more

    Only from the cats’ meows will we get a better understanding of what the felines refer to as “poetry.” Did you know that cats can write and recite poetry? Well, at least Francesco Marciuliano is obsessed with the subject, and he should be. This author

  • Local | June 08, 2014

    Linear trail closed for repairs

    Hopefully, your favorite stretch of the Linear Trail isn’t closed. The portion of Linear Trail from the Midwest Concrete entrance at 701 S. Fourth to the Wastewater Treatment Plant at 1201 Levee Drive is closed until further notice, the Parks and Recreation department announced. Department director

  • Track & Field | June 08, 2014

    Three Former Wildcats named to Kansas HoF

    Former Kansas State track student-athlete, head coach and administrator DeLoss Dodds and men’s basketball players Ed Nealy and Chuckie Williams were among 10 individuals selected to the Class of 2014 for the Kansas Sports Hall of Fame. The induction ceremony will be held Sunday, Oct. 5 at

  • Track & Field | June 08, 2014

    Wait named Academic All-District

    K-State senior Kyle Wait was named to the Capital One Academic All-District VII First Team last week for his display of excellence both on the track and in the classroom. The pole vaulter is the first Wildcat track athlete to earn the honor from Capital

  • Tennis | June 08, 2014

    Niedermayerova named Academic All-American

    One of the final honors of a storied career was announced this week, as K-State’s Petra Niedermayerova garnered her second straight Capital One Academic All-America Division-I Women’s At-Large First Team award, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). Niedermayerova,

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