Arnold Debrick, a veteran of World War II, chats with guests during the 71st Battle of the Bulge Reunion at the American Legion Saturday afternoon. Attendees said they had thought this year might be their last reunion.
Since 2010, about two dozen veterans of the Battle of the Bulge have met annually in Manhattan to recount the World War II battle, which ended on Jan. 25, 1945.
It took the Wildcats a little longer than they would have probably liked, but a 12-0 run early in the third quarter was all K-State needed to put the Jayhawks away for good and cruise to a 81-67 victory at Bramlage Coliseum.
Despite leading with 2 1/2 minutes left in the game, the Wildcats allowed Oklahoma State to tie the game up and nearly win it on a last-second shot in regulation.
The Wildcats were 27-30 last year, just a season removed from finishing in last place and missing the Big 12 tournament to end a streak of seven straight appearances. Two years ago K-State won the Big 12 regular season title and advanced to a Super Regional.
Kansas State volleyball players Katie Brand, Macy Flowers, Kersten Kober, Brooke Sassin and Bryna Vogel will participate in the annual U.S. Women’s National Team open tryout February 19-21 at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo.
The business, which makes and sells a variety of cheddar and jack cheeses, was founded in 1946. Apart from a brief interruption from 1998 to 2004, the Hansen family has owned the company for the past 30 years.
Paint the state purple after the Kansas State women completed the season sweep of the rival Kansas Jayhawks on Saturday night
Manhattan Area Chamber of Commerce President Lyle Butler didn’t break a lot of new ground on the topic of regionalism last week, but his comments to the Riley County Commission were nevertheless appropriate.
How can the Kansas governor and Legislature justify a change in the Kansas tax code that deletes medical expense from itemized deductions? This change results in a citizen with income that is completely used for medical care being required to pay Kansas tax.
Most things in life represent a quest for balance. The statement that a research lab is liable to “kill off half the world population” in a Feb. 9 letter to the editor is not productive.
When the German economy improves and the country is politically stable, it is good for Europe, just as the opposite is the case. In short, to discern where Europe is going, take a careful look at Germany.
A celebration of Shakespeare and the First Folio featuring English Scholar Speed Talks; public reading of sonnets; scene presentations by K-State Theatre; music performances and “instrument petting zoo” by Collegium Musicum.
At age 30, Bryan Pinkall, a music professor at K-State already has won three Grammys and is nominated for two more at Monday’s ceremony. His childhood fascination with the Olympics lead him to work on the opening ceremony in Sochi, Russia in 2014.
In real life, love stories don’t always end with “happily ever after.” Sometimes people drift apart, or circumstances — or tragedies — cut the relationship short. Perhaps that’s why Jojo Moyes’ novel, “Me Before You,” seemed to resonate with so many readers.
“Living the Secular Life: New Answers to Old Questions” is Zuckerman’s latest in-depth articulation of secular peoples’ approaches to life; he thoroughly examines their worldviews and perspectives, and shares their personal challenges as well as their experiences of joy.
In a dogfight with Washburn Rural on Friday night and in desperate need of a game-tying bucket, Manhattan worked hard to get quality shots.
With the win, the Indians moved into first place in the sub-state standings, overtaking Wichita Southeast, who entered the night a half game ahead of the Tribe but lost to Bishop Carroll.
the at-times offensively-challenged Mustangs, looking to avoid a fourth straight defeat, finished the game at the free-throw line and survived for a 42-34 win, just their second road win of the season.
The Manhattan High boys’ swim team finished ahead of six-time defending champion Washburn Rural at the Centennial League meet in Topeka on Friday, a milestone in itself.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A coalition of voting rights groups on Friday sued a federal elections official who decided that residents of Alabama, Kansas and Georgia can no longer register to vote using a national form without providing proof of U.S. citizenship.
NEW YORK (AP) — Mets reliever Jenrry Mejia became the first player to receive a lifetime ban under Major League Baseball's drug agreement after testing positive for a performance-enhancing substance for the third time.
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — No longer the desolate space it was a few years ago, downtown El Paso is ripe with new hotels, bars, restaurants — and bulldozers that herald the planned construction of a streetcar, a children's museum, a Mexican-American cultural center and new mixed-used buildings.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — If it's up to the Republican speakers of the state House and Senate, the more than half-million Tennesseans with permits will soon be able to carry guns inside the legislative office complex.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Supreme Court threatened Thursday to shut down schools if lawmakers don't revamp the way the state funds public schools by July, ruling that a law enacted last year as a temporary fix underfunded poor school districts by at least $54 million.
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