Lifestyle

  • Letters | November 13, 2014

    Many contributed to success of Promenade on Poyntz

    To the Editor Rain didn’t dampen the spirits of the sellout crowd participating in the 10th annual Prom-enade on Poyntz. Despite the weather, more than 250 people showed their support for Homecare & Hospice. Money raised at this event benefits our friends and neighbors through

  • Arts & Leisure | November 13, 2014

    On The Spot Improv, ‘Sweeney Todd’ and more

    Straight off their Heartland Regional Championship victory, members of K-State’s On The Spot Improv team will be hosting their weekly show at 8 p.m. Thursday at Union Station. This funny group of K-State students take suggestions from the crowd and create scenes on the

  • Arts & Leisure | November 13, 2014

    Symphony in the Flint Hills to be at Tallgrass Prairie

    The 10th annual Symphony in the Flint Hills will be held at the Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve in Chase County on June 13. “We are thrilled to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Symphony in the Flint Hills Signature Event back where it all started at

  • Local |Kansas State University | November 13, 2014

    Feeding a growing population is topic of K-State lecture

    One of the world’s leading scholars in agricultural sustainability is speaking at Kansas State University about how to sustainably feed a growing world population that will require twice as much food as is currently produced. Jules Pretty, professor of environment and society and deputy

  • Obituaries | November 13, 2014

    HELEN HORTON

    Helen E. Horton, 96, of Manhattan, died Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. She was born Jan. 20, 1918, in rural Douglas County, the daughter of Thomas F. and Susan E. “Sue” (Swadley) Connole. She graduated from Lecompton High School in Lecompton. Mrs. Horton

  • Obituaries | November 13, 2014

    VIVIAN MARIE WEIGEL

    Vivian Marie Weigel, 88, died Sunday, Nov. 9, 2014, in Hutchinson. She was born Oct. 30, 1926, in Wright. She graduated from St. Teresa’s Catholic High School in 1945.  She was a parish member of Holy Cross Catholic Church, and owner of a restaurant in Wright and Hutchinson. On

  • Obituaries | November 13, 2014

    WAYNE S. McHENRY

    Wayne Scott McHenry, infant son of Scott and Rochelle McHenry, died Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014, at the Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. He is survived by his parents, Scott and Rochelle; his brother, James McHenry; and grandparents, Greg and Tawny McHenry and Jess and Rose Santiago,

  • Movies | November 13, 2014

    There are new videos out, if you have the time

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    Ah, this is the time of year. Football and basketball are both going. Plays and concerts seem to be offered us almost every evening. The crops are in. And the election ads are no longer running. All our leisure time seems already reserved. So why

  • Women's Basketball | November 13, 2014

    K-State women begin next phase of learning process

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    So far, so good for the Kansas State women’s basketball team. The first phase of the season is in the books and now the Wildcats begin the next phase — the nonconference portion of the schedule — this Friday at home against Southern Illinois-Edwardsville at 5:30 p.

  • Men's Basketball | November 13, 2014

    Harris gives Cats versatility off bench

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    When Tre Harris signed to play basketball at Kansas State, Wildcats’ coach Bruce Weber compared him to Will Spradling. That’s because Harris was a known commodity as a shooter at Fishburne Military Academy in Virginia, developing the same kind of dead-eye reputation that Spradling


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