Saturday, November 28, 2015


  • Books | April 20, 2014

    Grim life seen through the eyes of slavery in the South

    This is the story of early abolitionist and women’s rights advocates, the Grimke sisters of South Carolina. Grim was part of their name, some aspects of their lives, and their look when photographed. In addition to being the fashion in nineteenth century photos, many

  • Books | April 20, 2014

    Hop to it: A new bunny book, as well as old favorites


    It’s Easter, and so I’m writing about bunnies. Bunnies are perhaps a little overdone in children’s literature, I’ll admit. They are so cute and cuddly and kind-looking. It seems the perfect match for our cute, cuddly, kind young readers, right? Think

  • April 20, 2014

    Local author pens self-help book that is helpful for some

    “People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing. That’s why we recommend it daily.” So says the inspirational speaker Zig Ziglar. Behind Mark Rose’s “365 Inspirations” is the idea that we all need a little inspiration each day to help

  • Books | April 20, 2014

    ‘Cruise’ is educational, fun and yes… enlightening

    You might not always be able to tell the book by its cover, but there are plenty of times when the cover wins over a reader. So it was with “A Cruise to Die For.” I haven’t been on a cruise for more than 40

  • Columns | April 20, 2014

    Putin still the aggressor as West mostly watches

    The United States and NATO must come up with a tough policy if they hope to deflect Russian President Vladimir Putin from taking over the eastern part of Ukraine.    Ethnicity is a major problem in Ukraine. Most residents consider themselves either Ukrain-ians or Russians.

  • Tennis | April 20, 2014

    KSU tennis knocks off rival Jayhawks

    Playing in her final career home match, Kansas State senior Petra Niedermayerova capped her career in front of the largest crowd in Mike Goss Tennis Stadium history with a doubles and singles win to help the Wildcats to a 6-1 upset win over No. 63 Kansas

  • Arts, Leisure | April 20, 2014

    World Book Night, comedian Aziz Ansari, Senior Prom

    TODAY   Easter.     MONDAY   Baby and Toddler Play Date, 11:30 a.m. A fun play time with blocks, puppets, and other activities for your babies and toddlers to enjoy. Manhattan Public Library.     TUESDAY   The Office of International Programs, Chinese Student

  • Local |Education | April 20, 2014

    HCC inducts international honor society members

    Nine regional Highland Community College students were formally inducted into the Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society March 30 at HCC-Wamego. New members of the Beta Nu Omega Chapter who took part in the formal induction ceremony were Daniel Armesto, St. Marys; Kendra Baird, Onaga; Jacob

  • Local |Education | April 20, 2014

    Council Grove student wins 1st place in science competition

    Christopher Siegle, a senior at Council Grove High School, participated in the Kansas State Science and Engineering Fair in Wichita this month. His project investigated the energy output of different types and densities of coal and received first place in the Division I Chemistry category.

  • Local |Education | April 20, 2014

    FHCS senior receives music scholarship

    The Goshen (Ind.) College Music department has recommended Kenan Bitikofer of St. George for a $4,000 Music Achievement Award scholarship. It is renewable for each year the student pursues a music major or minor. The scholarship   is for musical excellence in talented and developing musicians.

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