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  • USD 383 students qualify for state media competition

    Several Manhattan-Ogden students qualified for state at the Kansas Scholastic Press Association regionals. They are Savannah Cherms and Elizabeth Underwood, yearbook copy writing; Halsey Camera, editorial cartoon; Tracy Le and Angie Moss, theme development and design; Alan Brown, yearbook sports .

  • In celebrating, let us do better

    At Easter time, Christians celebrate the triumph of life over death by he who commanded us to love God, love ourselves and, yes, love even our enemies. Sometimes we also reflect on the many ways we keep on crucifying our .

  • Freeman signs with Dolphins

    MIAMI — Quarterback Josh Freeman notes at least one benefit from being out of work last season — he’s well-rested. The former first-round draft pick from Kansas State says he’s fit and has a healthy attitude too as he joins .

  • ‘Murder on the Ile Sordou’ tracks eclectic cast of visitors

    The island of Sordou is an imaginary place in the Mediterranean Sea off the coast of Marseilles. But the fact that the island isn’t real doesn’t detract from this enjoyable murder mystery. Judge Antonio Verlaque and his girlfriend, .

  • Funny tale told through recommendation letters

    This highly original novel is a hilarious story conveyed entirely through letters of recommendation written by one man, Jason (“Jay”) Fitger, a professor of creative writing and literature at the fictitious Payne University. Fitger is a middle-aged, rather cynical professor .

  • Spring (cleaning) is in the air: The library can help Alphild.dick

    I’ll admit it. I may not be the most ... tidy ... person in the world. While I strive to keep my home clean and in good repair, sometimes I feel like my belongings have a secret plot to take over .

  • ‘Once a Hussar’ recalls fighting in North Africa, prisoner camp

    Like the best-seller, “Unbroken,” about aspiring Olympic athlete, Louis Zampirini’s imprisonment by the Japanese in the Philippines, “Once a Hussar,” is another soldier’s account of his World War II experiences. Unlike Zampirini, Ellis was a British artilleryman who .

  • Plant now, harvest next year Greggeyestone1

    Asparagus and rhubarb are two perennial vegetables that can be planted right now for harvest next season. It is best to get them established during the first year and wait on the harvest. These perennials grow well when they are .

  • Candidate’s absence from forum is pertinent

    To the Editor: The patrons of USD 378 have the right to know what a candidate for school board believes. A sitting member candidate not showing up for a forum should speak volumes to voters..

  • James, Ball and Butler will control city spending

    To the Editor: On Tuesday, we need to elect three city commissioners. Who is qualified for the job? I found out the basic job of the City Commission is to prioritize the spending of our tax dollars; pay down city .

  • Ball, Butler and James are an ‘awesome trio’

    To the Editor: Wynn Butler is good for Manhattan. He seeks to get the best value out of our city assets so we can have more dollars for other priorities. For example, Butler is interested in the repurposing of city .

  • White House has mishandled Bergdahl case

    I served in both Republican and Democratic administrations and all of them have done some dumb things. It goes with working in a large bureaucracy whose personnel have different views on how problems should be resolved. In some cases ideology .





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