Tuesday, December 1, 2015


  • 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.

  • Local |Education | April 20, 2014

    Sixth graders compete in state geography bee

    Two Manhattan elementary school students went to the Kansas State Geography Bee on April 4 in Abilene. Casey Gritton, the son of Joe and Heather Gritton, from Theodore Roosevelt Elementary School and Aislinn Kinsella, the daughter of Nicole and Kieran Kinsella, from Bergman Elementary School competed

  • Local |Kansas State University | April 20, 2014

    MHS student awarded K-State scholarship

    Lane Sorell of Manhattan was recently awarded a Henry J. Putnam scholarship from Kansas State University for the 2014-2015 school year. Sorell is the son of Dr. Sean and Lisa Sorell. The renewable scholarship recognizes academic and leadership achievements. K-State has awarded 11,000 academic scholarships for

  • General Activities | April 20, 2014

    Optimist Bullets begin season in Lawrence

    The Optimist Bullets 14-and-under fastpitch softball team played in the Phenix Spring Slugfest in Lawrence this past weekend. The tournament was the first event played in the Bullets’ 2014 season. The Bullets went 2-2 in pool play. The team lost to the Topeka Fire-Storm 6-4 and

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