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  • Books | September 28, 2014

    Stumped by new gadgets? Consider the Assistive Technology Center

    Wandean.rivers

    Learning how to use new technology can be exciting, freeing, and totally frustrating all at the same time. If you find you need help, consider making an appointment for personal, one-on-one training in the Assistive Technology Center at the Manhattan Public Library. The best part

  • Arts & Leisure | September 28, 2014

    History walk, laser tag, ‘Cats’ and more

    TODAY 18th Annual WildKAT Chase Superhero 5K, 8 a.m. Sponsored by Kappa Alpha Theta. Benefiting Sunflower CASA. K-State campus.    Walk Through History 1917 to 1963 with Cheryl Collins, 2 p.m. A free downtown Manhattan walking tour with Collins, the director of the Riley County Historical Museum. The

  • Books | September 28, 2014

    ‘Twisted’ ushers in scary Halloween fun

    In the real world most everyone wants to feel safe. Spiritually, we can debate the consequences of our existence and ponder the afterlife. Fear makes us feel threatened or paranoid. Dialing “9-1-1” and uttering a prayer may soothe our nerves. Then, again, the thunder

  • Books | September 28, 2014

    ‘Apprentice’ holds attention till the end

    “The Accidental Apprentice” catches your attention from the first chapter and keeps it all the way to the satisfying conclusion. Sapna Sinha, the protagonist, is a pleasant, earnest young woman. She lives in Delhi and is a salesperson at an electronics store. She’s also

  • Arts & Leisure | September 28, 2014

    Characters built through teamwork, lots of makeup

    Group.phatch

    The cats of Manhattan are invited to the Jellicle Ball, courtesy of the Manhattan Arts Center. “Cats” opened Friday and is presented on a scale not often seen in a small theater like the MAC. To put on the classic musical, the cast and creative

  • Off The Beat | September 28, 2014

    Conferences less scary as a parent

    Greg doering047cut.phatch

    Manhattan High School recently wrapped up its fall parent-teacher conferences, generally one of the first signs that fall is upon us. While the cooler weather is nice, I was never too fond of my parents interacting with my teachers. By the time conferences rolled around,

  • Manhattan High School | September 28, 2014

    Indians crush Highland Park, 54-0

    Mhs1.phatch

    It wasn’t perfect, but against Highland Park, it didn’t have to be. The Manhattan High football team scored early and often against Highland Park on Friday night at Bishop Stadium, running out to a quick lead in the first quarter and going on

  • Area Schools | September 28, 2014

    Rossville beats Riley County

    At Riley, the Riley County Falcons looked to be in good shape at halftime on Friday night, trailing No. 2-ranked Rossville 28-21. But Class 3A’s second-ranked team turned it on in the second half with 28 unanswered points to put the Falcons away. Rossville (4-0)

  • Area Schools | September 28, 2014

    Hanover 50, BV-Randolph 0

    At Hanover, playing the top-ranked team in 8-man Division-I, the Blue Valley Rams were no match for Hanover on Friday, losing 50-0. Hanover pounded the Rams (0-4) for 42 points in the first quarter and scored eight more in the second quarter to bring the game

  • Area Schools | September 28, 2014

    Frankfort 58, V. Christian 12

    At Lawrence, Jake Rose scored seven total touchdowns as he led Frankfort to a 58-12 win over Veritas Christian. Rose was 5 of 8 passing for 84 yards and two touchdowns, and ran 17 times for 208 yards and another five scores. Running back Jase Suther rushed for 119 yards and


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