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  • Defeating my nemesis: the clothes dryer

    ‘Behind every great man, there is a great woman.” Or something like that. It’s hard to track down accurate quotes on the Internet. As I see it, though, what a great man really needs is enemies. Look back through .

  • Pfeifer, Escobar win main events of MMA showcase Fight9.phatch

    With a change of pace, Josh Pfeifer entered the ring at VFC Fight Night Little Apple to the tune of Pharrell’s “Happy,” inside the Hilton Garden Inn and Convention Center. Pfeifer, who trains at Manhattan’s Combative Sports Center, .

  • K-State Spring Dance, PBS film screening and more

    SUNDAY Read with Dogs, 2-4 p.m. The Reading Education Assistance Dogs program gives children the opportunity to practice and enjoy reading in a fun, low stress environment. No registration required. Sign up for a 15 minute time slot when you .

  • Alabama native joins Master Landscape

    Sarah Masterson, an Alabama native, joined the design team at Master Landscape, the long-time local landscape company at 2040 Fort Riley Blvd, in October. Masterson obtained her master’s in horticulture at Kansas State University. She excels on irrigation and residential .

  • CivicPlus hires nine people

    CivicPlus hired nine people to join its team. Kenee Olsen, business development associate, will set appointments and demonstrations for regional sales managers and email prospective business information to key prospects. Olsen graduated from Kansas State University in December 2013 with a .

  • How real is the prospect of a European army?

    Europe has been trying to decide how to defend itself since the rise of the Soviet Union in the aftermath of World War II. The establishment of NATO brought the added military power of the United States and Canada to .

  • K-State alum named national project director

    Rae Anderson, 1982 graduate of Kansas State University, was named director for the new National Center on Early Head Start and Child Care Partnerships. The Partnership Center is jointly administered by the Federal Office of Head Start and Office of Child .

  • ‘Elephant Company’ follows man through World War II jungles

    The New York Times named Croke’s account of J.H. Williams, or “Elephant Bill” as he came to be known, one of its 100 Notable Books for 2014. It is extremely well researched and includes interviews with his surviving family members, .

  • Three ‘China Dolls’ in 1930s San Francisco

    “China Dolls” is the story of three young women whose backgrounds are about as different as they could be. They become friends, rivals, enemies and friends again over a decade that begins in 1938 in San Francisco’s Chinatown. Grace Lee, 17 .

  • Abundant nonfiction options for young book readers

    When you think about your reading life as a child, do you remember going through phases? Maybe you couldn’t get enough of the Berenstain Bears as a preschooler? Maybe there was a time when Nancy Drew was the only .

  • ‘Hundred Pieces of Me’ tracks woman through heartbreak and cancer fight

    Talented and well-known women’s fiction writer Lucy Dillon has produced another engaging story where a vulnerable female protagonist contemplates the fine line and bittersweet differences between tragedy and opportunity. In “A Hundred Pieces of Me”, Georgina “Gina” Bellamy has .

  • March is ideal month to prepare potato garden Greggeyestone1

    March is the best time to plant Irish potatoes, even after St. Patrick’s Day has passed, because soil temperatures are warm enough. It’s also a great time to transplant some of your flowers and dormant perennials into the .


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