Wednesday, November 25, 2015


  • Letters | April 13, 2014

    Kobach should halt efforts to keep people from voting

    To the Editor: A big shame on Roger Seymour for using statistics from North Carolina to prove his point here. Our part-time Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach needs to spend all of his working hours for Kansas instead of flitting around the country writing

  • Books | April 13, 2014

    ‘Lie Lay Lain’ draws off strength, voice of characters

    Bryn Greenwood, known to her old classmates in K-State’s Creative Writing graduate program as Sarah, has a strength that informs all her writing. In her first commercial novel, 2012’s “Last Will”, she showed how an imaginative writer would avoid cliché without even acknowledging it

  • Books | April 13, 2014

    Read and relax: Melt away the stress with a library visit


    Stress is everywhere in our lives. It seems that the world has grown smaller, time has grown shorter, we try to do more with less, and the stress piles up. What can we do about it? Techniques for relieving stress run the gamut from diet

  • Books | April 13, 2014

    ‘Identical’ freshens up the murder-mystery genre

    Lawyer and best-selling author Scott Turow has done it again. His latest mystery-thriller has some of the most unexpected and surprising, yet still believable, plot twists I have ever encountered in the hundreds of murder mysteries I have read. In this book Turow explores the

  • Books | April 13, 2014

    ‘The Girl You Left Behind’ tells time-spanning love story

    “The Girl You Left Behind” is a love story that spans the decades from World War I to present day. Sophie and Edouard Lefevre live in a small town in France. Edouard, an artist by trade, is drafted into the French army. Sophie, her sister

  • Columns | April 13, 2014

    A weary Kerry has reason to feel frustrated

    I doubt anyone in the U.S. government is more frustrated and exhausted than Secretary of State John Kerry.    Some diplomatic problems are extremely difficult. That’s especially true when one or both sides of an issue are not interested in solving the problem

  • Local |Business | April 13, 2014

    Ryan and Sons Realtors hires local agent

    Ryan and Sons Realtors announced Allison Penner Disbrow has joined the team. Allison is a third generation Manhattanite and knows the Manhattan and K-State community well. Allison grew up in Manhattan and graduated from Kansas State University in 2001 with a Bachelor of Science in Agricultural

  • Local |Business | April 13, 2014

    Hayden Orthodontics celebrates 10 years

    Hayden Orthodontics celebrates ten years of service to Manhattan, Junction City, Wamego and the surrounding areas in the month of April. Dr. Curtis Hayden established Hayden Orthodontics ten years ago this month. After more than 20 years of service as a Naval Dental Officer, Dr. Hayden

  • Local |Business | April 13, 2014

    Local agency becomes state-approved vendor

    New Boston Creative Group, LLC, has been selected as a State of Kansas-approved vendor for marketing, advertising and media-buying services for all political subdivisions across the state. New Boston, 315 Houston St., Suite E, is one of only 11 agencies in the state to be approved to

  • Local |Business | April 11, 2014

    Ray’s Apple Market: Options discussed for the building

    The impending closing of Ray’s Apple Market on Sixth Street will leave a hole that residents would like to see filled. Ray’s owners Mike and Nelda Floersch announced on March 5 that the store at 222 N. Sixth St. store would close. As of Friday

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