Aricca (pronounced “Erika”) was a 34-year-old mother of two school-aged boys, a taskmaster who had a winning game plan for everything.
Some games at the fair’s Ottaway Amusements Company carnival are “prize anytime” games where no matter what happens, the player is guaranteed to win at least a small toy, such as a pink lion.
On the first night at the Kaw Valley Rodeo, seven rode and seven were bucked off, giving the clean sweep to stock contractor Del Hall, who brings his bulls to Manhattan from Tahlequah, Okla., every year.
Kansas State University is making improvements systemwide this summer. Work varies from major construction projects to various room and lab renovations and life safety improvements.
Thursday’s event, the judging and fashion revue, was an all-day event divided into male and female categories with subcategories in clothing construction, buymanship and make-it-with-wool.
Klein brought his newly formed passing academy to the Manhattan area Friday, hosting more than 100 kids at Rock Creek High School — ranging from the third grade to seniors in high school.
Twenty years ago, more than nine inches of rain fell at Tuttle Creek Lake. In July that number increased to nearly 17 inches in just one month.
Holly Hertel started her weight loss journey in April 2012 at 372 pounds. She is now down to 237 — 135 pounds lighter — a weight that has allowed her to participate in many summer activities she hasn’t been able to for a decade.
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