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  • Westmoreland woman’s Kansas art on display

    The K-State Student Union’s Kemper Art Gallery opened again this month with the Kansas- inspired work of a local artist. The gallery features the work of Linda Asbury, from Westmoreland, who uses acrylic and oil painting to highlight the .

  • Digging into presidential trivia

    Last week I interviewed Ronnie Elmore from Kansas State University, an expert on presidential pets, for a story that was published in last Sunday’s paper. One of my favorite things about being a journalist is talking to people who .

  • Wright highlights exploitation of art

    One often takes a chance on a book simply by the artwork on the cover. I was drawn to “Dancing with the Tiger,” a debut novel by Lili Wright, because of the colors and vivid imagery of tigers and masks .

  • Story documents mountain lion’s trek

    Skirting the edges of major metropolitan areas, a killer walks out of the Black Hills of South Dakota, leaving a two-year trail of DNA evidence at numerous kill sites across the northern Midwest, into Canada and, eventually, on to Connecticut. .

  • Don’t ditch those New Year’s resolutions

    Every year on Jan. 1, some Americans resolve to better themselves. And then a couple of weeks into the new year, they have returned to old routines, and these goals have gone by the wayside. This happens so often that Jan. 17 .

  • ‘Rockefeller’ more than a dry business exposition

    I was a bit worried when I picked up “Breaking Rockefeller” and saw that it was written by a Washington, D.C., policy analyst. Many of the books from these type of people can simply be containers where the author .

  • MLK Day events, Russian National Ballet and more

    SUNDAY Martin Luther King Jr. Community Celebration, 2-4 p.m. Rescheduled from Jan. 14. Share in the words and music of the Civil Rights Movement and celebrate the life and impact of Martin Luther King Jr. Hear and see the creative .

  • MHS talent show offers variety for audience Mhstalent1

    The special talents of some Manhattan residents were on display at Manhattan High School Thursday evening. Rezac Auditorium was filled to the brim with people and cheering during the school’s ninth annual America’s Got Special Talent Show. The .

  • Air Supply, ‘Space Jam,’ basketball and more

    Get lost in love Thursday as the 80s rock sensation Air Supply takes the McCain Auditorium stage. With the trademark sound of Russell Hitchcock’s soaring tenor voice and Graham Russell’s simple yet majestic songs, Air Supply has entertained .

  • Manhattan man’s job keeps his eyes on sky Neighbors116

    With new technology, we can get a bird’s-eye view of places we thought we knew, and a local man is using this ability to explore. Kyle Griffith has always been interested in using technology to capture parts of the .

  • Early work demonstrates artist John Steuart Curry’s growth

    To understand the artwork of John Steuart Curry, viewers need to see his early work before he left his home state, said Elizabeth Seaton, curator for K-State’s Beach Museum of Art. Early illustrations and other works of Curry, who .

  • Animals impact history beside famous owners Obamapets

    When he takes the presidential Oath of Office on Friday, Donald Trump will be a rarity in that he will not bring a pet to the White House. It might have been as long as 150 years since the last time .


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