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Lifestyle

  • Arts, Leisure | June 25, 2015

    Stampede to attract thousands over weekend

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    For the 20th time this weekend, tens of thousands of people will flock to Manhattan to camp and listen to more than 30 of the hottest acts in country music. This year might be a bit cooler than usual, but with open tubes, higher levels of

  • June 25, 2015

    Wildcats add guard to cap 2015 class

    Last week, Kansas State men’s basketball coach Bruce Weber said he was looking to round out the 2015 recruiting class with one final addition, assuming it fit the direction of the program. On Tuesday the Wildcats got an oral commitment from Los Angeles guard Ron

  • June 25, 2015

    Smart, Prohm bring new blood to Big 12

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    New coaches are bringing a new feel to the Big 12 Conference. With rising coaching stars Shaka Smart landing at Texas and Steve Prohm going to Iowa State, Oklahoma coach Lon Kruger said it’s clear there’s a difference. “There’s a newness,” Kruger said

  • General Activities | June 25, 2015

    Optimist Fury goes 4-3 at Summer Smash

    The Manhattan Optimist Fury U14 fastpitch softball team went 4-3 in the Summer Smash in Basehor over the weekend, improving their overall record to 13-8 on the season. The first game saw the Fury defeat the Chase County Explosion, 11-4, with Shelby Downard picking up

  • General Activities | June 25, 2015

    Hole-in-one at Stagg Hill

    Sue Donnelly hit a hole-in-one at on hole No. 14 at Stagg Hill Golf Club on Wednesday. Donnelly used a 9-iron on the 113-yard hole and the shot was witnessed by Sara Ekart, Sally Phillips and Ted Phillips.

  • June 25, 2015

    K-State mourns the loss of George Breidenthal

    Longtime K-State fan and athletics donor George Breidenthal died Tuesday, according to a report from the athletics department. “George was a kind and generous man who was a lifelong friend of K-State,” said K-State Athletic Director John Currie. “His benevolent support of athletics, and in

  • Women's Basketball | June 25, 2015

    K-State women’s basketball to host camp in August

    The Kansas State women’s basketball team and head coach Jeff Mittie will host a group skill instructional camp during three sessions in August. The sessions are available to any and all participants entering grades 9-12 and is limited to the first 44 players to register.

  • Track & Field | June 25, 2015

    K-State men add three signees

    The Kansas State track and field team announced the signing of three additional student-athletes to National Letters of Intent for the 2016 season. All signees for the men’s squad, the three newest additions make it 18 student-athletes total for the 2015 recruiting class — 11 for the men, seven

  • Local |Business | June 24, 2015

    Fans ready for 20th edition of Country Stampede

    Fans are gearing up for this year’s Country Stampede, which marks the 20th year for the four-day event held every summer in Tuttle Creek State Park. The 2015 lineup includes country stars such as Blake Shelton, Florida Georgia Line, Sarah Evans, Travis Tritt, Thomas Rhett

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | June 24, 2015

    Jury finds 4 guilty in crack case

    A federal jury in Topeka on Wednesday delivered guilty verdicts against four people involved in a crack cocaine ring uncovered in 2013. The case stems from “Operation ADABAG,” a massive multi-agency investigation that in May 2013 netted 91 arrests and search warrants at 54 locations in Manhattan, Junction City,


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