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  • Books | November 02, 2014

    With Thanksgiving just around the corner, read up on its history

    Susan.withee.librarian1

    The holiday season is upon us and we’re counting down to Thanksgiving. I like Thanksgiving; for a major holiday, it remains relatively straightforward and uncomplicated. It’s comparatively free of the cumbersome traditions, frenetic activities, and crippling expenditures that come with some holidays (I’

  • Books | November 02, 2014

    ‘All the Light’ shines with perspective

    “All the Light We Cannot See” is a beautifully crafted story that depicts World War II through the eyes of two teenagers: Marie-Laure, who grows up in Paris, and Werner, who grows up an orphan in Germany. Their lives are very different, but they intertwine

  • Books | November 02, 2014

    ‘Approval Fix’ seeks world of honesty

    Many individuals want to be liked. They are consistent in their desire to please others. Why does it matter so much to seek approval from your wife, husband, best friend, mother or father, brother or sister, company boss and even strangers? These people share in

  • Local |Business | November 02, 2014

    Body First Wellness hires two employees

    Body First Wellness and Recreation Center hired Mariah Tapassi and Jenni Brenner. Body First is at 3615 Claflin Road, next to Amanda Arnold School. Tapassi, joining the massage therapy staff, provides professional massage therapy including deep tissue massage, sports massage, prenatal massage, and hot stone massage.

  • Letters | November 02, 2014

    Snyder should not have endorsed any politician

    To the Editor: I grew up loving K-State and especially K-State football. I was proud of my affiliation with the university and the team. I wore my purple with great pride, but with that pride came teasing and mocking, even from members of the Manhattan

  • Letters | November 02, 2014

    Brownback’s ‘experiment’ hurting low-income Kansans

    To the Editor: I’m writing this in the hope of cutting through the political noise of the upcoming election. I have a story to tell, and I believe it matters. My name is Mary Lucas and I’m the proud mother of a 6-year-old

  • Letters | November 02, 2014

    Paid Endorsement: Laffer approach discredited; Brownback plan has failed

    To the Editor: A few years ago, Gov. Sam Brownback (or Kansas taxpayers?) paid an enormous consulting fee to Arthur Laffer to provide counsel on policy aimed at promoting growth in the state. Regarded by most knowledge-able economists as a charlatan, Laffer is known for

  • Local |Business | November 02, 2014

    CivicPlus hires six employees

    CivicPlus has hired six new employees. Jeremy Coulter, regional sales manager, comes with a background in sales, working at Verizon since 2008 as a member of their sales team. He will now be expected to build interest in software and service through a variety of prospecting

  • Letters | November 02, 2014

    Paid Endorsement: Put a stop to misjudgment; vote to remove Judge Bosch

    To the editor: Over the past few years, I have read several articles in local papers and online websites regarding our local district court judge, John F. Bosch. In the Oct. 5 Manhattan Mercury, an article titled “Judge’s sentences raise questions” caught my attention. I

  • Letters | November 02, 2014

    Paid Endorsement: Help re-elect Pat Roberts, a proven leader with integrity

    To the Editor: If you truly want what’s best for Kansas, it makes no sense to choose Greg Orman over Sen. Pat Roberts. Here’s just a short list of Pat Roberts’ accomplishments for Kansas and Manhattan. See more on his website. Pat Roberts


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