Monday, August 3, 2015



Supply run

Backpacks.mercury

From left, Terry Voos, Pastor Cam McConnell and Ron Salberg load backpacks filled with school supplies into a truck outside the First Presbyterian Church Monday morning. For the past few weeks, congregation members have been filling the backpacks with donated supplies for the children of USD 383.


K-State Sports
  • Columns |General Activities | August 02, 2015 Cameron: Not so sure renting talent is right path

    There are three very different ways to look at the wild, out-of-character trades that brought Johnny Cueto and Ben Zobrist aboard as the Royals aim for their second straight World Series.

  • Volleyball | August 02, 2015 National Anthem auditions this week

    K-State Athletics has announced it is holding auditions for the opportunity to sing the National Anthem at volleyball matches this season.

Galleries
  • No day but today
    Rent1.mercury

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


  • Labor guides
    Doula4.mercury

    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
    Reptile1.mercury

    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
    Baur ashley.mercury

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


Opinion
  • Editorials | August 03, 2015 School year isn’t here quite yet

    We’re all for parents, students and school personnel being prepared for classes and getting a good start when the time comes. But it’s worth remembering that it’s not quite time.

  • Letters | August 03, 2015 Infant-toddler services a community asset

    Manhattan is a fortunate community in that it is able to offer a rich variety of resources to its residents. The Infant-Toddler Services Network of Riley County is the designated early intervention referral program.

  • Letters | August 03, 2015 Question of NBAF release is when, not if

    Could someone please remind me why we are supposed to be happy that NBAF will study even more deadly diseases?

  • Editorials | August 02, 2015 Voter ID law impact is worth knowing

    Secretary of State Kris Kobach is proud of the voter ID law he ushered through the Kansas Legislature. Considered one of the strictest in the nation, he considers it an important safeguard against voter fraud.

Lifestyle
Sports
  • Columns |General Activities | August 02, 2015 Cameron: Not so sure renting talent is right path

    There are three very different ways to look at the wild, out-of-character trades that brought Johnny Cueto and Ben Zobrist aboard as the Royals aim for their second straight World Series.

  • General Activities | August 02, 2015 Registration open for Manhattan Cross Country Club

    The Manhattan Cross Country Club is taking registrations for the 2015 fall season. The club provides age-appropriate distance running for youth in grades 8 and younger.

  • General Activities | August 02, 2015 Optimist Diamonds holding tryouts

    The Manhattan Optimist Diamonds 10-and-under softball team will hold tryouts for the 2016 season on Thursday, Aug. 6 from 5:30-8 p.m. at the Optimist Park on Jessica Field.

  • General Activities | August 02, 2015 Optimist Hurricanes to hold tryouts

    The Manhattan Optimist Hurricanes 10-and-under fastpitch softball team is having tryouts at Optimist Park in Manhattan.

State & Region
  • August 03, 2015 | State Ex-Senate candidate: Board has ended probe of Facebook posts

    TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas radiologist who lost a hard-fought primary battle to Republican Sen. Pat Roberts says the state's medical board has dropped an investigation into whether he violated patient privacy by posting X-ray images of severe medical injuries.

  • August 03, 2015 | State Use of batboys and girls suspended after 9-year-old's death

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The National Baseball Congress suspended using batboys and girls during its World Series games in Kansas following the death of a 9-year-old boy who was accidentally hit in the head with a bat during a game.

  • August 03, 2015 | State States' targets shift in final Obama climate change plan

    HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Sixteen states will have tougher carbon dioxide reduction targets than they originally planned now that President Barack Obama has presented his final plan to cut emissions from U.S. power plants.

  • August 03, 2015 | State Coach, teammates fondly remember Kansas batboy who died

    WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Members of a semi-pro Kansas baseball team say the 9-year-old batboy who died after being accidentally hit by a follow-through swing was energetic and hard-working, and had a nearly constant smile.

  • August 03, 2015 | State Former Pennsylvania Sen. Richard Schweiker dies at 89

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Former Pennsylvania Sen. Richard S. Schweiker, a liberal Republican who was the vice presidential candidate in Ronald Reagan's unsuccessful 1976 campaign and later served in his Cabinet, has died. He was 89.

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