Jonathan Larson’s 1996 Broadway musical “Rent” is a tribute to love in all its forms. An upcoming production at Manhattan Arts Center seeks to adhere as closely as possible to the original version, said director Penny Cullers. Living in New .
Navy Lt. Andrew Talbott spends most of his time in the sky, which is where he’s always wanted to be. Talbott, a 2005 graduate of Kansas State University Salina, is serving his second year as a Blue Angel for the .
When Morgan Burns came to Kansas State, he had never played cornerback before. Though he played safety during his prep days at Trinity Academy in Wichita, Burns made a name for himself with his play at running back, while also .
There are three very different ways to look at the wild, out-of-character trades that brought Johnny Cueto and Ben Zobrist aboard as the Royals aim for their second straight World Series. First, the obvious… A pretty sizeable proportion of blue-tinged .
The Manhattan Cross Country Club is taking registrations for the 2015 fall season. The club provides age-appropriate distance running for youth in grades 8 and younger. The six-week program begins on Monday, Aug. 24. The club meets Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays from 5:45-6:30 .
K-State Athletics has announced it is holding auditions for the opportunity to sing the National Anthem at volleyball matches this season. Auditions will be held in Ahearn Field House during the week of Aug. 10. Interested singers can contact Carrie Ruvalcaba .
The Manhattan Optimist Diamonds 10-and-under softball team will hold tryouts for the 2016 season on Thursday, Aug. 6 from 5:30-8 p.m. at the Optimist Park on Jessica Field. Potential players must be 10 years old or younger as of Jan. 1, 2016. If you .
The Manhattan Optimist Hurricanes 10-and-under fastpitch softball team is having tryouts at Optimist Park in Manhattan. The tryouts will be Saturday, Aug. 8 from 9:30-11:30 a.m. and Wednesday, Aug. 12 from 6-7:30 p.m. For more information, call Derek .
MONDAY FHDC Adventure Camp: Art of Gardening, 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. To prepare for the fall exhibition, Flint Hills Masters, day campers will explore the art of gardening. Children will paint masterpieces using flowers, experience how to arrange a .
Secretary of State Kris Kobach is proud of the voter ID law he ushered through the Kansas Legislature. Considered one of the strictest in the nation, he considers it an important safeguard against voter fraud. That might well be, but .
In the July 14 Mercury, Tim de Noble submitted a vivid and powerful piece articulating the state of public education in Kansas. Mr. de Noble invoked the imagery of the Dust Bowl in order to emphasize the dire environment in which .
Kansas State University students are enhancing their education by studying across the globe this summer or fall with the help of scholarships awarded by the university’s Office of International Programs. Scholarship amounts and length of study abroad experiences vary. .
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