Friday, November 27, 2015


  • Manhattan High School | May 04, 2014

    MHS swimmers win at Great Bend

    As the Manhattan High girls’ swimming and diving team prepares for the postseason, Friday afternoon’s trip to Great Bend resulted in another strong performance and another meet win for the Indians. Scoring 441 team points, Manhattan finished 80 points ahead of second-place Andover, using its depth

  • Manhattan High School | May 04, 2014

    MHS boys 1st, girls 6th at Seaman Relays

    Facing plenty of tough competition, the Manhattan High track and field teams had a solid day at the Seaman Relays Friday afternoon in Topeka. The boys’ team kept rolling, finishing 40 points ahead of Bishop Carroll with 118 team points, while the girls’ team took sixth place

  • Local |Kansas State University | May 04, 2014

    K-State, other university officials applaud White House efforts to end campus rape

    As the Obama administration pushed an initiative against campus rape last week, it called on colleges and universities to deal with the issue more openly. White House officials also unveiled a celebrity public service announcement, a new website — — and a series of recommendations

  • Books | May 04, 2014

    A more realistic spy novel

    “The Cairo Affair” differs from a lot of espionage novels in that the good guys, if they win at all, don’t win cleanly. Perhaps that’s why the story feels more real, more plausible, than the tales in which the retired operative is called

  • Books | May 04, 2014

    Exercise book has everything health-conscious people need

    Once you feel energy slipping away, it can be a real struggle to get it back. Many people assume that physical activity by itself is the main solution to achieve a sense of total well-being. If this were true, then why has the practice of

  • Local |Business | May 04, 2014

    Landmark Bank president retires

    Larry Heyka, market president of Landmark National Bank in Manhattan, retired at the end of April after 40 years of serving financial needs as a community banker. “I truly enjoy working with small and regional businesses and serving the needs of the community and its citizens,”

  • Local |Business | May 04, 2014

    Local company creates banking software

    New Element, a local software development company, has developed a new product, New Element Collaborate, web-based strategy management software that’s accessible via desktop, laptop, tablet or smartphone. Credit unions are using this to improve member service products, increase efficiencies and decrease time spent tracking

  • Local |Business | May 04, 2014

    Local insurance agency makes top 10

    Charlson-Wilson Insurance Agency Inc. of Manhattan has been named one of the top 10 growth agencies for Auto-Owners Insurance in the states of Missouri and Kansas in 2013. The agency was recognized at a luncheon meeting in Columbia, Mo., and at a reception with all regional associates,

  • Local |Kansas State University | May 04, 2014

    KSU student honors brother with autism-inclusive city project

    Kansas State University landscape architecture student Elizabeth Decker has a goal for her master’s research: help professionals create urban environments that are inclusive of her younger brother, Marc. Marc has autism and will soon reach adulthood. Decker, Lansing, who will graduate May 16 with a

  • May 04, 2014

    Western Kansas man makes strides in agri-business

    Pioneers. They were the brave men and women who came west and settled the state of Kansas. Today we honor those pioneers. But we also honor the modern-day entrepreneurs who have pioneered modern approaches to agri-business. One such entrepreneur has built a remarkable agribusiness enterprise

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