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Daily Delivery: We asked Twitter to help us rename the Big 12 and this is what we got

GoPowercat publisher Tim Fitzgerald delivers his thoughts on the day's notable headlines from Kansas State athletics and the sports world. Here is what is on today's agenda:. Fitz received a DD suggestion from the K-State Hype Squad Twitter account and it was a dandy, so he in turn asked Twitter to make suggestions about renaming the Big 12 something that is fitting the new conference that may soon have 16 members and could add even more in the future. And, let's be honest, he received some dandy suggestions.
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Hundreds gather for a Community Worship Service

Power of prayer was emphasized during the Community Worship Service sponsored by the Geary County Ministerial Association in Heritage Park Sunday morning. Pastor Pedro Amaro of the Vertical Church explained that no matter what the case is we need to continue to stand for the truth and God has provided the power of prayer. Pastor Mark Hatcher from JC Naz said the only way forward is together. He urged the audience to be strong and not give up their work and they will be rewarded.
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Daily Delivery: It sounds as if the Arizona schools may be preparing to make a move

GoPowercat publisher Tim Fitzgerald delivers his thoughts on the day's notable headlines from Kansas State athletics and the sports world. Here is what is on today's agenda:. Fitz shared some scoop at GoPowercat on Friday and now shares it in today's Daily Delivery. Sources are telling GoPowercat that the Big 12 is receiving interest from Pac-12 schools that are searching for a new home if their conference falls apart following Thursday's announced departure of USC and UCLA, who are joining the Big Ten in 2024. Arizona and Arizona State have long been rumored to be potential Big 12 members and now both schools may become the next Pac-12 members to make a very big decision about their future conference.

Ike Ranks Among Best Presidents

Native Kansan Dwight D. Eisenhower is considered one of the top 5 presidents in U.S. History. The five highest rated presidents, according to the C-SPAN survey, are Abraham Lincoln, George Washington, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Theodore Roosevelt and Dwight D. Eisenhower. Eisenhower, whose presidential library and museum is in his boyhood...

Kansas State University students earn degrees, graduation honors

MANHATTAN — More than 3,100 students completed degree requirements from Kansas State University in spring 2022. The graduates are from 100 Kansas counties, 42 states and 41 countries. The university awarded 2,263 bachelor's degrees, 651 master's degrees, 215 doctorates and 12 associate degrees. Several students earned multiple degrees. For...

Thundershowers deal Freedom Fest JC and Sundown Salute a curve

Multiple rounds of rain Friday evening stopped the Freedom Fest JC celebration early and led to the cancellation of Sundown Salute for the evening. In Junction City, Freedom Fest JC Co-Chair Nate Butler said early on a storm moved through and caused a delay in the performance by Disco Dick and the Mirror Balls but they were able to finish their show and festival goers returned to Heritage Park. But then more weather moved in. "We had a little bit of rain showers as the second band, Paramount, was preparing to take the stage." That caused a delay and eventually celebration officials met and made a tough decision. "So Bob Story and I, chairmen, got together and said we need to make this call and just cancel for the evening, said Butler. He emphasized safety was a huge factor in the decision to call off the night early.

Kansas State Offer Blitz: Late June 2022

The dead period is upon us with a busy month of June now closed. Here's how the final weeks of the prominent camp season wrapped up for K-State. 2023 Offer Count = 172 (Big 12 average = 211) 2024 Offer Count = 36 (Big 12 average = 85) 2025 Offer...

Manhattan Fire Department puts out house deck fire

An accidental fire on a house deck caused $10,000 in damage Thursday in Manhattan. The Manhattan Fire Department responded to a report of a structure fire at 11:37 p.m. Thursday at 2100 Goodnow Circle. When crews arrived, they found a deck attached to a single-family home that had mostly been...

MFD inspects all fireworks stands within Manhattan city limits

MANHATTAN, Kan. (WIBW) - Each fireworks tent inside Manhattan city limits was inspected by a member of Manhattan Fire Department’s Risk Reduction team before being allowed to open and sell fireworks this weekend. Risk Reduction team members double-check for appropriate entrances and exits from the tents, as well as...

Tips help better the mind, body

MANHATTAN — What you eat, how much you move, how well you sleep and how you manage stress affects nearly every aspect of your well-being, including physical and mental health, said a pair of K-State family and consumer sciences experts. K-State Research and Extension specialist Sharolyn Jackson and agent...

Harmful algal advisory issued for Milford Lake

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - Milford Lake, the largest man-made lake in Kansas, has been placed on a warning advisory for harmful algal bloom. Milford Lake is located in the Kansas Flint Hills, just west of Junction City. According to the Kansas Department of Health & Environment and the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks, Milford Lake Zone C is on a warning level while Zones A and B are currently on a watch level advisory.

ZZ Top is remembered at Freedom Fest JC

ZZ KC, ZZ Top tribute performers were at Freedom Fest JC. Garry Stover, Gallipos, Ohio, brought his 1934 Ford Coupe to Junction City for display adjacent to the stage where the tribute band ZZ KC performed Saturday night. They are a tribute band that performs the music of ZZ Top.

3-star DB McIntosh pledges to K-State

(Manhattan) -- Defensive back Donovan McIntosh has committed to Kansas State. McIntosh – a 2023 prospect from St. Mary’s High School in St. Louis – committed to the Wildcats over offers from Arkansas, Arkansas State, Ball State and Buffalo. The three-star pledge is Kansas State’s 10th commit...