Friday, August 28, 2015

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  • Quiet

    Float Kansas is convincing people to spend up to $70 for a one-hour session inside a Samadhi flotation tank that’s about 8 feet long and 4 feet wide with a cover that’s about 4 feet tall.

  • Home decor

    The building, located on Anderson Avenue about 10 miles north of Manhattan, is home to AsterHouse Design, owned by Amanda Purdom and Eryn Smith.

  • Heavyweights

    Jegg Malousek’s organization, the Mid-America Truck and Tractor Pullers Association, has traveled to Leonardville’s Thunder in the Ville for each of the event’s five years.

  • Good. Clean. Fun.

    The 11th run of “Hoo Haw” will begin next weekend with the cast once again recalling the classic country variety show “Hee Haw.”

  • Campus story

    It’s good to know some things last, and on the KSU campus, there are lots of those: Anderson Hall, built in 1879; Dickens Hall, constructed around 1907; Holton Hall, completed in 1900; and Memorial Stadium, which made its debut in 1924, for example.

  • No day but today

    Jonathan Larson’s 1996 Broadway musical “Rent” is a tribute to love in all its forms.

  • Labor guides

    Little Apple Doulas is currently made up of five women, all educated through a program called ProDoula, which uses a standardized curriculum to provide training and certification in labor support, postpartum support and childbirth education.

  • Snake charmer

    Karnowski, known to some as “Scaly Dave,” co-owns Manhattan Reptile World. He sells a lot of snakes, and has dozens of them in his store, ranging from earthworm-sized babies to adults as thick as a firehose.

  • By the horns
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    Despite finishing with just one winner, Saturday’s performance had several solid scores and times.

  • Roped in
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    Kaw Valley Rodeo entertains fans on Thursday and Friday night.

  • Kaw Valley Rodeo: opening night
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    At Thursday’s opening-night performance at the Kaw Valley Rodeo, Shade Etbauer was the top finisher and in the lead in tie-down roping, finishing in 9.3 seconds.

  • Manhattan Marlins: Water World

    Manhattan’s City Park hosted a swim meet Saturday.

  • Risque business

    Bohnenblust is a consultant for Pure Romance, a company that sells — ahem — adult products, that is “products that enhance intimate adult relationships,” according to the company’s website, mainly through parties at women’s homes.

  • In revue

    The 4-H Fashion revue is an early event of the Riley County Fair, which begins Thursday at CiCo Park.

  • New home

    Construction continues on $11.5 million K-State Foundation Center building, the first of several in planned office park.

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