Tuesday, May 5, 2015


  • Gardening | September 01, 2013

    Trees save the planet and money spent on utility bills


    Before too long our trees will take on their fall color as they approach the dormant season. It is always a good time to plant a tree if you have a spot. Fall is perhaps the best time to plant most trees for root development

  • Local |Business | September 01, 2013

    Taco Bell gives grant to Boys & Girls Club

    Local teens from Boys & Girls Club of Manhattan received a $4,030 grant by the Taco Bell Foundation. The funds will support “Explore More”, a teen program intended to enable and inspire teens to graduate high school and reach their full potential by going on more

  • Local |Business | September 01, 2013

    McCownGordon adds office in Manhattan

    In response to business growth and client demand, McCownGordon Construction of Kansas City, plans to open an office in Manhattan. “A core value of our company is the importance of lasting relationships with clients and partners such as architects, engineers and subcontractors,” said Ramin Cherafat,

  • Local |Business | September 01, 2013

    CivicPlus hires content developers

    The Content Development Department with CivicPlus hired two new team members, Danny Long and Sage TeBeest. Long attended Kansas State University where he earned his bachelor’s degree in history. Prior to joining CivicPlus, Long was with Home Depot for seven years.  Long held

  • Local |Kansas State University | September 01, 2013

    Project seeks to improve Great Plains water sustainability

    An outpouring of research funds is helping a group of Kansas State University researchers study how human activity and climate change affect Central Great Plains water systems. The interdisciplinary group — which includes more than eight researchers across three colleges and six departments — has received a

  • Obituaries | September 01, 2013

    Jacob Charles Marion

    Jacob Charles Marion, 36, died August 20 in Grand Rapids, Minn. Family members provided some of the following information.

  • Obituaries | September 01, 2013

    Derrell Morris Marshall

    Derrell Morris Marshall, 87, of Clifton died Friday, August 30, 2013 at his home.

  • Movies | September 01, 2013

    ‘Closed Circuit’ is another quiet suspense movie


    One is an oddity. Two are a trend. In one week I’ve seen two general-release suspense movies that can be characterized as “quiet.” Both “Paranoia” and “Closed Circuit” are about espionage. They develop suspense as we see characters in the story under pressure. And

  • Arts, Leisure | September 01, 2013

    Your cultural menu for the week

    Today Konza Reptile Expo, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Four Points Sheraton. Jazz Brunch, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Bluestem Bistro. Jazz Trio, 6-8 p.m. dellaVoce. Labor Day Jam Party, 9 p.m. Aggie Central Station. Read to Dogs, 2-4 p.m. Read to a

  • Columns | September 01, 2013

    It’s time for Obama to get serious about Syria

    The German newspaper Die Zeit last week asked the question with which many of us are struggling: “How long will Obama Continue to Hesitate?”  The subject was Syria. The Germans, like just about everyone else around the world, have lost faith in President Barack

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