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Lifestyle

  • Gardening | October 05, 2014

    Turn yard waste into a valuable resource for soil

    Greggeyestone1

    A recent visit to the Riley County transfer station at 1800 Henton Road included a stop at the windrows of compost being produced. This is a good way to divert resources going into a landfill. Organic materials, such as tree leaves, grass clippings, thin branches, weeds

  • Columns | October 05, 2014

    Islamic radicals pose a challenge for U.S., West

    Accomplishing something in foreign policy is difficult at best, and often nearly impossible Numerous factors must be taken into account. Some surface on the domestic front, but many — often uncontrollable —external variables also exist.  Among the most complicated are language and culture. Nowhere is

  • Local |Business | October 05, 2014

    Trisha’s Studio 24 hires team member

    Trisha’s Studio 24 hired Sierra Evans to its team. Studio 24 is a full service salon and day spa at 8837 E. U.S. 24 in Manhattan. Evans specializes in highlights, hair color, haircuts, waxing and nail services. Her favorite specialties include highlighting and haircutting. To make an

  • Local |Business | October 05, 2014

    502 Media hires account executive

    502 Media Group hired Christy Chase as its new account executive. Chase graduated from Kansas State University with a bachelor’s degree in electronic journalism and minor in leadership studies. Some of her past experiences include four years at the Manhattan Area Chamber of Commerce as

  • Local |Business | October 05, 2014

    Temporary body art store opens

    Veronica’s Veil is now open at 404 Humboldt St., Suite C, alongside Tsubo Solutions Massage Therapy. The store provides henna, temporary body art and other old world art. It is open from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesdays, 1 to 4 p.m. Fridays, and by appointment.

  • Local |Education | October 05, 2014

    Seaton law firm gets new name

    Seaton, Seaton and Dierks, LLP, received its new name on Aug. 28. The firm’s new partner, Summer Ott Dierks, joined the firm after graduating from Washburn University School of Law in December 2012. Dierks joins Richard H. Seaton, Sr., and Richard H. Seaton, Jr.

  • Books | October 05, 2014

    ‘City Under the Skin’ grimly intrigues to the very last page

    Prolific veteran author Geoff Nicholson’s 17th novel, “The City Under the Skin,” is a rapidly paced speculative urban thriller set in a nondescript city landscape of failing industrial complexes, seedy commercial parking lots, and soon-to-be-abandoned municipal offices. Bordering these marginalized spaces are transitional neighborhoods

  • Books | October 05, 2014

    Library’s ‘Good Books Club’ ready to roll with discussions and more

    Janet.ulrey.librarian

    The “Good Books Club” is off and running. If you have a desire to join great book discussions with other book lovers, come talk about books with us! This fall we are launching a monthly Thursday night book discussion series. The meetings will be held

  • Books | October 05, 2014

    ‘Other Story’ shows layered self-portrait

    “The Other Story” is aptly named. First and foremost it’s the story of Nicholas Kolt, a 29-year-old best-selling author. He’s an arrogant celebrity who is hooked on himself and Twitter and is supposed to be writing his next novel. Another story is that

  • Manhattan High School | October 05, 2014

    Indians rout Chargers, 42-7

    TOPEKA — Despite the efforts of two talented Topeka West players, it was business as usual for the Manhattan High football team against the Chargers, with the Tribe winning handily Friday night at Hummer Sports Park, 42-7. After thoroughly dominating Highland Park a week ago in


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