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"The Dark Knight"5 of 5 stars    Superhero movies provide the perfect mix of accessible plots, relatable characters, big-budget action scenes and instant fan bases...

Sunflower governor to national VP?

When John Gilligan was serving the state of Ohio as governor in 1974, his daughter moved to Kansas to begin her pursuit of political...

Students’ summer trips offer cultural insights, relaxation

For the first 21 years of my life, my summers consisted of couch vegetation and extended bike rides. This summer, however, I traded those...

Campus minimum wage increases

    Though the K-State minimum wage has been raised 50 cents, there has not been any significant effect on campus jobs, said human resource...

Manhattan residents discuss Discovery Center feasibility

    The Manhattan public expressed their concerns and ideas about the Flint Hills Prairie Discovery Center at an open house Tuesday evening. The Discovery...

Riley County Idol, rodeo highlight fair

Amusement rides, carnival food and rodeo events are upcoming attractions at the annual Riley County Fair, which will take place July 24-28 at Manhattan's...

Annual Aggieville sidewalk sale features 1980s costume contest

    The "Dog Days of Summer" aren't just going to be hot and long — they're going to be tubular.     Aggieville's annual...

Bat Legend on the silver screen

    Before "Batman Begins" took the franchise back to square one, four films had sculpted the modern version of Bruce Wayne's legend. Here's a...

‘Hellboy’ latest superhit

4 of 5 stars        When "Hellboy" hit theaters in 2004, director Guillermo del Toro did not have much respect in the critical community.  ...

New women’s boutique

    Kieu's (pronounced "Q's"), a Lawrence-based boutique that features clothes, shoes and accessories, will have its grand opening in Manhattan on Friday. The family-owned...

City works to finance new pavilion

    Manhattan's 2008 Capital Improvements Program, which was approved by the City Commission, proposes that Manhattan's classic, 1930s-era City Park Pavilion be replaced by...

Potter photo predictions

"Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince," the latest installment in the series of Harry Potter movies, is slated for release on Nov. 21. Fans...

Parvovirus at Fort Riley concerns dog owners

    A highly contagious, ongoing outbreak of canine parvovirus was reported by Fort Riley officials in a press release Monday. The disease has been...

Summer blood drive critical for Red Cross

    The American Red Cross will sponsor a summer blood drive this week for all Manhattan residents. People can donate from 10 a.m. to...

Local man arrested for 12 drug offenses

    The Riley County Police Department arrested Michael Lee Baker, 43, of Manhattan, on 12 drug-related charges Monday night at the intersection of Kansas...

Stigma of “green vehicles” vanishes as hybrid sales continue to skyrocket

The stigma of owning a hybrid car has decreased in recent years due to astonishingly high gas prices and increased environmental awareness.     A...

Jazz fest entertains all ages

    The foot of a single soldier opened the 2008 Little Apple Jazz Festival as the rainy morning sky filled with sunshine.     Within...

Home, scented home

    Summer is a great time to bring nature indoors, in the form of fresh flowers, open windows and fruity fragrances. But if you're...

New Colbert Hills clubhouse will enhance course

    Colbert Hills Golf Course is building a new clubhouse to further boost its reputation. The groundbreaking ceremony will take place at Colbert Hills...

Wildcats to represent the U.S. in track and field at Olympic Games

    Former Wildcat middle distance runner Christian Smith and current K-State assistant track and field coach Tom Pappas qualified for the 2008 Olympic Games...