Lifestyle

  • General Activities | August 25, 2013

    Texas natives finish first, second at Colbert Classic

    Trophy.phatch

    Sitting at 11-under par, Case Cochran’s lead looked like it would be tough to run down going into the final day of the Colbert Charity Classic. But fighting through tough wind conditions and pin placement, the tournament’s top three slipped from the lead,

  • Local |Government, Politics | August 25, 2013

    With a growing population, the city looks to improve parks

    With an eye toward an ever-growing population, city officials are making moves to increase the amount of park space in Manhattan. Eddie Eastes, acting Parks and Rec director, said the city currently owns about 550 to 580 acres of developed park land. That works out to about 10

  • Off The Beat | August 25, 2013

    The limits and excesses of a wedding

    Brian mug

    Hey, you! Yeah, you sitting or standing on the thing at the place reading this! I have an important message for you: Stop limiting yourself. Stop it right now. I see you hiding your limits behind your back. Drop it. Thank you. I’m not

  • Local |Business | August 25, 2013

    Wareham signs management contract

    The Wareham Opera House, owned by Darrel Hills, has recently signed a multiple-year contract with Ryan Platt of RPA Entertainment to run and operate the house. This new management will bring new and exciting acts to Manhattan, including music and comedy acts. Up-coming events can

  • Local |Government, Politics | August 25, 2013

    Local man appointed to state board

    TOPEKA — Governor Sam Brownback recently appointed David Vail of Manhattan to the Kansas Humanities Council Board of Directors. He joins a 22-member board representing leaders from across the state. David Vail is an assistant professor with Kansas State University Libraries and serves as public services

  • Local |Kansas State University | August 25, 2013

    K-State researcher says working overtime detrimental to health

    Working overtime may cost you your health, according to a Kansas State University doctoral researcher. Sarah Asebedo, doctoral student in personal financial planning and conflict resolution, Edina, Minn., conducted a study using the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth 1979. She and her colleagues—Sonya Britt, assistant

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | August 25, 2013

    Man shot in Junction City

    A Fort Riley soldier was injured when he was shot early Saturday morning outside a Junction City club. Jeffrey D. Bragg Jr., 20, reportedly was shot in the parking lot of Club Rose, 851 Grant Ave. Junction City. Police were dispatched to the Shell Station at 1808 N.

  • Obituaries | August 25, 2013

    Donna Windsor

    Donna Joan Windsor, 77, died Thursday at the Newton Medical Center in Newton.

  • Obituaries | August 25, 2013

    Brian Swenson

    Brian Swenson, 48, of Manhattan, died Saturday at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan from cancer.

  • Obituaries | August 25, 2013

    Muriel Fagan

    Muriel Fagan, 75, a longtime Manhattan resident, died Friday at Homestead Assisted Living in Topeka.


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