• Continued support helps Habitat fulfill its mission

    To the Editor: On behalf of Manhattan Area Habitat for Humanity’s 12th Chocolate and Tea event, I want to thank everyone who attended on Sunday, April 12. Also, I want to thank all of our sponsors for underwriting this event, .

  • Business partners invaluable to teaching work skills

    To the Editor: The Work Tech program through the Special Services Cooperative provides pre-vocational skill training to help high school students learn valuable work skills. Students are placed within their communities to learn more about career opportunities and to develop .

  • Book traces Confederate Gen. Stonewall Jackson’s life

    At the First Battle of Manassas, Virginia - also called the First Battle of Bull Run - Confederate General Barnard Bee said of General Thomas J. Jackson, “Yonder stands Jackson like a stone wall.” Thus began the legend of Stonewall .

  • ‘The Fifth Gospel’ takes readers inside the Vatican

    “The Fifth Gospel” is the story of two brothers who are priests and whose father, an Orthodox priest, spent years as a liaison at the Vatican. The older brother, Father Simon Andreau, is a Roman Catholic priest; the younger, Father .

  • The secrets for safekeeping digital information Danielle Schapaugh

    There’s a secret group of people out there (code name: everyone) who can sometimes feel intimidated by technology. It almost seems as if technology has constructed a new culture with a set of encrypted rules and customs that are .

  • Manhattan teacher earns Fulbright research grant

    Sixth-grade teacher Katie Bueker of Marlatt Elementary School was awarded a Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching grant to conduct research in Singapore, according to a USD 383 press release. Bueker’s award was announced by the United States Department of State .

  • Putin increasingly perturbed by U.S., West

    Russian President Vladimir Putin is showing the West that in spite of his inferiority in many military spheres, he is still capable — and some fear willing — to use force. He appears to be prepared to raise the stakes in dealing .

  • Give your annuals a shot of phospherous Greggeyestone1

    I like to get a jump start on growing annuals by setting out young plants. Planting seeds in the garden will work, too, but I transplant most of my tomatoes, peppers and annual flowers as young plants in the garden. .

  • JC police warn of money scam

    Officials with the Junction City Police Department are alerting the public and businesses in the Junction City area of an increase in counterfeit money exchange. There have been two incidents of counterfeit one hundred-dollar bills that were passed around in .

  • JIM DAVIE

    Jim Davie, usually called “Coach Davie,” of Manhattan, died March 25, 2015, at his home. He was 73. He was born Jan. 20, 1942, at his home in Bridgeville, Pa. His parents were Pat Davie, a steel mill worker/piano man and Vivian (Duvaul) Davie, .

  • RONALD MACE

    Ronald Dean Mace, M.D., 72, of Junction City, died Friday, April 24, 2015, at the Geary Community Hospital. Ronald was born May 18, 1942, in Sterling, the son of Lloyd and Violet (Wibbeler) Mace. Ronald graduated from high school in Bethany, Okla., and attended .

  • VICTOR FECHTER

    Victor Leroy Fechter, 90, of Manhattan, died Thursday, April 23, 2015, at his home in Topeka. The family said he went to our Lord, Jesus Christ, at 8 p.m. with his family by his side. They provided some of the following information. Victor .





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