Baristas serve a line of customers at Bluestem Bistro. The restaurant reopened Saturday after being closed for a few days for renovations, including a new bar area, revamped menu and painted walls
A construction worker climbs a ladder at the site of a future Radina’s Coffeehouse and Roastery in the K-State Student Union on Thursday afternoon. The coffee shop is part of the third and final phase of a $25 million union renovation. The project is expected to be completed by the fall 2017 semester.
Using a rack of ribs, Riley County paramedic Jake Perryman, center, conducts a training session Tuesday on how to use a Turkel needle for chest decompression with paramedics Ethan Eastes, left, and Wes Proctor.
Academy Sports and Outdoors is coming close to the end of construction. The sporting goods store, at the intersection of Frontage Road and Sarber Lane, is set to open in late spring or early summer.
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Children touch a grizzly bear pelt during Adventure Camp at Sunset Zoo on Tuesday morning. The theme for Tuesday’s session was mammal mania. Students learned about mammals through interactive lessons and activities.
Brynn Hansen, 3, plays a game on the playground at Anneberg Park on Monday morning. Hansen’s mom and two sisters were out enjoying the weather before a soccer clinic on the first day of spring break.
Racers, pets hit streets for St. Patrick’s Day events
Ian Buckner, a freshman studying civil engineering, takes his luggage to his car before driving to Nashville, Tennessee, to visit his parents.
Kyle Pritts pours batter for double chocolate Guinness pancakes at The Chef Cafe on Friday. The restaurant made the pancakes to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day.
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Jake Trummer, owner and chef at The Friendship House in Wamego, rolls out homemade pie crust on Tuesday morning. The eatery made more pies than usual because of people celebrating Pi Day, which is on March 14 because the date represents the first three digits of the mathematical constant.
A group walks through Aggieville in the snow during Fake Patty’s Day on Saturday. Cold weather kept some revelers from going to the annual event.
The Manhattan high school girls basketball team holds up the Class 6A state championship trophy after defeating Derby on Saturday night in Wichita.
Sugar is a 9-year-old border collie who lives just east of Manhattan. Her owner is Michael Dikeman, a rancher and former faculty member at K-State. Dikeman has had Sugar since she was 5 weeks old. Sugar was born in Iowa, and Dikeman’s daughter drove Sugar to Kansas and gave her a stuffed dog that she tried to nurse the whole trip. Sugar still has the stuffed dog today. When Sugar isn’t herding cattle behind Dikeman’s home, she’s playing with him in the yard or basking in the sun. She’s a happy-go-lucky dog who’s never met a stranger and greets everyone who comes up the driveway.
Students at Eisenhower Middle School work on a group drawing in Tracie Kazar’s art class on Friday morning. The project consisted of groups working on separate parts of the same drawing then combining each piece to make a larger picture.
The Manhattan High School symphonic band performs during its winter concert on Tuesday night in Rezac Auditorium.
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Construction crews work on building a limestone wall around the field at Bill Snyder Family Stadium on Tuesday morning. The project is part of Phase IV of the athletic department’s master plan to improve the stadium.
This phase of improvements to the stadium includes resurfacing of the concrete surrounding the field, the addition of a limestone wall around the field and upgrades to the videoboards and sound system.
Purple crocus flowers are beginning to bloom in the K-State Gardens. As the weather warms up, the gardens will become increasingly colorful. Sprouts of plants like daylilies and irises are popping up throughout the gardens.
Attendees browse a booth for Custom Wood Products during the annual Flint Hills Home Show on Saturday morning at the National Guard Armory in Manhattan. The show continues from
11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.
Assistant coach Tony Ingram and Luke Saville celebrate after a sub-state championship win. Manhattan defeated Washburn Rural, 47-45, on Friday night to move on to the state tournament next week in Wichita.
Diesel is a rodeo dog from Garden City. His favorite activity is traveling with his owner Cody Gillette. Diesel is a 2-year-old border collie/Australian shepherd mix. He enjoys rides in the truck, sandwiches and roaming around trailers and horses.
Amy Reid speaks to students at Bergman Elementary on Wednesday afternoon. Reid was there to teach the kids about the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society and how donations can help people like her son, Tate, who was diagnosed with leukemia in 2015.
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