Saturday, February 13, 2016


  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | June 08, 2014

    Clay Center couple copes with death of 1-year-old son in SUV accident


    CLAY CENTER — After suffering every parent’s worst nightmare, Bryan Dame and Ashleigh Cheramie are searching for understanding and healing. The couple’s son, 1-year-old Kael Dame, died in an accident Monday night after he was struck by an SUV in the grass parking lot

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | June 08, 2014

    Junction City pair arrested on drug charges

    Junction City authorities seized marijuana and drug paraphernalia and arrested two people after searching a residence Friday morning. Steven Simpson, 24, and Bethany Johnson, 25, both of Junction City, were arrested after a search warrant was executed by the Junction City-Geary County Drug Operations Group and SWAT

  • Arts & Leisure | June 08, 2014

    MAC camps inspire kids to use creativity


    Manhattan area children are learning about all things artistic at Camp MAC 2014 this summer. Camp MAC is put on by the Manhattan Arts Center where young people in grades 1-6 can attend weekly camps inspired by children’s stories where they do arts and crafts,

  • Off The Beat | June 08, 2014

    Reset button would come in handy

    Brian mug.phatch

    Oh, reset button You’re so small, yet so powerful You impacted my life as a young video gamer You erased problems the virtual world threw at me Glitches Freezes The game being an ignorant cheat Your presence comforts me I sometimes long for you

  • General Activities | June 08, 2014

    Lindsey loses his UFC debut

    It wasn’t the debut Manhattan’s Jake “The Librarian” Lindsey was hoping for on Saturday night. Making his first appearance in the UFC, Lindsey lost to Jon Tuck by technical knockout (verbal tapout) 2:47 into the third and final round at the Tingley Coliseum in

  • General Activities | June 08, 2014

    17ers beat St. Joes for 2nd straight win

    Things didn’t look good for the Manhattan American Legion Manko senior 17ers on Thursday. But after a 10-9 win over Hays on Friday and an 11-3 win over St. Joseph, Mo., on Saturday morning the 17ers looked like they were starting to show progress.

  • Gardening | June 08, 2014

    Throw the kitchen sink at weeds


    My goal of keeping weeds under control this season is reaching a breaking point. The garden isn’t on a public garden tour, but a conscious effort is being made to keep up. Several tactics have been carried out. None of them have been a

  • Books | June 08, 2014

    ‘How About Never’ an entertaining look at cartoon and cartoonist

    Bob Mankoff is Cartoon Editor at The New Yorker. This book is Mankoff’s memoir of how he got into cartooning and how he ended up in what is arguably the top cartoonist job in America. But the book is also much more than just

  • Books | June 08, 2014

    It’s wedding season! Explore matrimonial movie selection


    If you’re a fan of romantic comedies and wedding flicks — both classic and irreverent — celebrate June, the wedding month, with movies from Manhattan Public Library. Start with “Father of the Bride,” a comedy classic in which a father’s comfortable life quickly unravels as

  • Books | June 08, 2014

    ‘Resistance’ creates inviting world

    Bruno Courreges is a delightful man and a worthy protagonist of “The Resistance Man.” He’s well connected though not wealthy, well known and well liked in St. Denis. It’s a small old town in the Perigord region of France, which is filled with

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