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  • Slow down, winter spiders Brady047color.phatch

    As you are reading this, the landscape is likely covered in the white powder. If it isn’t, New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick’s take-down of meteorologists a few weeks ago again shows his brilliance. The first thought .

  • Tap the brakes on school bond issue

    Last week’s meeting of the Manhattan-Ogden Board of Education wasn’t the first at which talk of a new bond issue surfaced. But, given the reports of crowding at the district’s elementary schools, it would seem that the .

  • Get involved in planning for city recreation facilities

    To the Editor: The Manhattan Parks and Recreation Department has em-barked on a process to take a comprehensive look at our community’s recreation facilities and programs. In working with a professional consultant and a citizen-led steering committee, we have .

  • Legislature must limit harm of Brownback budget

    To the Editor The election is behind us and, in spite of my amazement and consternation about the out-come, I remember my parents’ instructions to me very clearly: “Fight like hell for your choice of candidate, but the day after .

  • Rock Creek band was cold — and proud — after marching

    To the Editor: On Veterans Day, the Rock Creek High School band marched in the parade to thank the veterans who have served and currently serve our country. Because of the bitter cold, band members’ fingers were numb and the .

  • QB Hubener could give Wildcats’ run game a boost Ksufb8 sfa.phatch

    Ask yourself just how much you know about Joe Hubener. Probably not very much and that’s OK. Kansas State’s backup quarterback doesn’t even have a bio in the school’s official media guide. Zilch. Sure, Hubener’s .

  • Wildcats roll in opener Ksumbb23.phatch

    When Southern Utah pulled within eight points of Kansas State at halftime on Friday, Bruce Weber was reliving memories of last year’s season-opening loss to Northern Colorado. But the Wildcats used a 22-2 run in the second half to .

  • Mittie collects first victory at K-State Wbb5.phatch

    The first one is in the books for Jeff Mittie. Kansas State opened the women’s basketball season with a business-like effort against Southern Illinois-Edwardsville Friday night, controlling from the tip and never looking back on its way to an 81.

  • Local author writes personal account of son’s suicide

    This first book by a gifted local author is the searing account of her journey to understand her son’s death by suicide. This is both intensely personal and also immensely profound and full of wisdom and potential for helping .

  • Ready for fun? Celebrate ‘Kansas Reads to Preschoolers Week’ Laura Ransom

    “Kansas Reads to Preschoolers Week” is an annual event that promotes reading to all Kansas children from birth through age five. Parents, librarians, and caregivers are encouraged to read the chosen book during the week of Nov. 16-22. I am .

  • ‘Hostess’ answers all the party questions

    Family, friends and co-workers who love to cook and socialize could be entertaining company during the holidays. Whether it’s a party of two, eight, 15 or 30, they can acquire some sensible guidelines and etiquette from Susan Spungen’s “What’s .

  • New Grisham novel tackles coal industry

    As in his novel “Runaway Jury,” in which John Grisham exposed the deceit of the tobacco industry, Grisham’s “Gray Mountain”  portrays the Appalachian coal industry as a moneymaking machine that is destroying the pristine beauty of the mountains .







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