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  • Local |Business | November 02, 2014

    Family and Implant Dentisty hires hygienist

    Family and Implant Dentistry hired Stephanie Alexander to work in the hygiene department. Alexander grew up in Alma, attended K-State and studied dental hygiene at Johnson County Community College, graduating in 2006. She worked in an advanced periodontal office, and for the last four years in

  • Editorials | November 01, 2014

    Elect Roberts, Davis and Sherow

    In two days, Kansas voters will complete a process that began many months ago. Many Kansans have voted in advance, but others have yet to cast their ballots. For area residents who are undecided, we offer the following thoughts and recommendations for U.S. Senate,

  • Letters | November 01, 2014

    Royals were a welcome distraction from mudslinging

    To the Editor: Hooray for the boys in blue… and their coach, Ned Yost! I watched practically all of the Royals’ games this season on TV. The Royals were spectacular. They were having fun, and one could tell there was camaraderie among the players. I

  • Local |Kansas State University |Government & Politics | November 01, 2014

    Roberts campaign refuses to take down Snyder ad, Schulz says

    U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts’ campaign declined a request from Kansas State University to stop airing a television ad in which football coach Bill Snyder endorses Roberts, K-State president Kirk Schulz said Friday. But a Roberts spokesman said no such request has been made.  The

  • Manhattan High School | October 31, 2014

    Martin leads way in win over Rural

    TOPEKA — The Manhattan High football team got a career night from Chris Martin in a 45-23 win over Washburn Rural Friday in Topeka. Martin scored five touchdowns – four on the ground and one on a catch – while rushing for 212 yards on 30 carries. The Indians were

  • Local |Kansas State University | October 31, 2014

    Dietitian: Let children enjoy Halloween treats


    A K-State dietitican says it’s OK to let children indulge in candy they collect from trick-or-treating. “Nothing should ever be completely foreign and off limits because then it becomes something that kids really crave,” said Sandy Procter, assistant professor and extension specialist in the

  • Local |Government & Politics | October 31, 2014

    Brownback, Roberts aiming for ‘sweep’


    Gov. Sam Brownback, along with fellow Republicans Sen. Pat Roberts, Rep. Tim Huelskamp and a host of others stopped by Manhattan Thursday evening at the Union Pacific Depot as a part of a statewide tour before Tuesday’s elections. Brownback, Roberts and Huelskamp were joined

  • I Wonder |Local |Business | October 31, 2014

    Is Mercy still performing heart procedures locally?


    Q: Is there a problem with the cardiology unit at Mercy Hospital? I’ve heard that patients needing catheterization or stents have been sent to Topeka, and that some services now are restricted to certain hours. What’s going on? A: You’re right, there’

  • Local | October 31, 2014

    Area pagans mark end of harvest time with ancient ceremony of Samhain


    At first, it looked like a scene from a Halloween movie. The high priest, a tall man, bald with a goatee, stood before a bonfire wearing a hooded black cloak and held a staff made from a tree branch. He asked the people gathered, about 30

  • Local |Fort Riley | October 31, 2014

    Army, Air Force test Fort Riley landing strip

    The Army and Air Force performed a joint airborne air transportability training exercise this week on a new flight landing strip at Fort Riley. The exercise validated the air strip’s capabilities for future operations and replicated conditions Airmen and Soldiers encounter in austere forward

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