Thursday, July 28, 2016



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  • Local legend
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    When Chancey Larson was a senior in high school, he decided to enter the Kaw Valley Rodeo as a local participant.

  • Rodeo night
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    Photographs from the Kaw Valley Rodeo Friday night.

  • Ride on
    Mutton1.mercury

    Area youths try their hand at mutton busting at the Kaw Valley Rodeo.

  • Wild ride
    Berghuis bareback.mercury

    The rodeo competition continues tonight at 8 p.m. inside Wells Arena.

  • Pokémon Takeover
    Bballtraingfacility

    Mobile gaming app has creatures cropping up around Manhattan

  • Manko 17ers: Punchless
    3.2.mercury

    This one came by way of a run-rule, an 8-0 loss to Building Champions at the K-State Showcase at Tointon Family Stadium.

  • On steady ground
    Boxing1.mercury

    Participants in a boxing class at Meadowlark Hills count out their punches against a bag. Along with learning punches and working on footwork, these students are also trying to make some everyday tasks just a little easier.

  • Sublime
    Art1.mercury

    Susan Rose, a local nature artist, said it was always a goal of hers to create art good enough to be featured in Jay and Barbara Nelson’s Strecker-Nelson Gallery.

  • Serve it up
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    Regional tennis players came to Manhattan for the Intercollegiate Tennis Association’s Summer Circuit tournament.

  • Going for green
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    Scenes from the Colbert Charity Classic.

  • Experiment
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    High school students have been developing their talents at the Manhattan Arts Center workshop.

  • Play ball
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    Local children enjoyed Manhattan Optimist soft ball this week.

  • County seat
    Carshow.mercury

    A large part of Westmoreland’s early success resulted from being in the right place at the right time as well as receiving some unexpected — and unintentional — help from its neighbors.

  • Swing away
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    The Bite Outta the Lil Apple softball tournament on Sunday at the Twin Oaks Softball Complex featured 55 teams ranging in ages from 8 to 18, including nine Manhattan Optimist teams.

  • Splash
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    The Marlins hosted the Little Apple Invitational at City Park.

  • Storm of the century
    Tornado 1966 1.mercury

    During the final hours of June 8, 1966, Manhattan residents by and large were counting their blessings.

  • Singled out
    Manko3.mercury

    St. Joe’s ended the contest in the fourth inning when Colton Williams drove in teammate Thomas Reynolds. The RBI was one of four runs St. Joe’s plated in the inning.

  • Road to growth
    Elevator.mercury

    St. George boasts an 80,000-square-foot elementary school with an enrollment of more than 400 students in preschool through sixth grade.

  • In a flash
    Fischer.mercury

    Top-seeded Shawnee Mission West defeated the Indians, 1-0, in double overtime in the semifinal round of the Class 6A state tournament on Saturday in Junction City with a sudden-death goal.

  • Going for gold
    Bryandiscus.mercury

    Area athletes competed at the state track meet on Day 1.

  • Green thumbs
    Garden1.mercury

    The 2016 Manhattan Area Garden Tour is 1-5 p.m. June 5. There are six gardens on the tour, including four residential oases, each highlighting the green thumbs of local gardeners.

  • Twisted remains
    Storm1.mercury

    A tornado blew through Dickinson County for 90 minutes Wednesday evening, according to the National Weather Service.

  • Moo-ving on
    Vet1.mercury

    Like a new chapter in a book, graduation marks a new beginning in life.

  • Record breaker
    Aggieville1.mercury

    Joe Moore broke his own record and then made a little history.

  • Staying alive
    Mavorhis.mercury

    K-State won on Saturday behind eight strong innings from starting pitcher Levi MaVorhis and six extra-base hits from its offense.

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