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  • Local |Business | August 10, 2014

    Fun tools for new school year

    A celebration for parents and a dread for some students, the summer’s nearly over and it’s time for kids to go back to class and hit the books… and also get the books. Back-to-school shopping has been in full swing for weeks and

  • Off The Beat | August 10, 2014

    What my dog taught me

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    I’ll never forget the conversation I had with my wife. It was November 2012, and we’d just parked our car outside of a Topeka pet store that we often visited to look at puppies. We’d just visited a few weeks earlier and Haley

  • Football | August 10, 2014

    Barnett learns from past experiences, Zimmerman

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    It was Nov. 17, 2012, when Dante Barnett got a rude introduction to college football. Kansas State traveled to Baylor ranked as the No. 1 team in the country, and two wins away from a shot at the national title. Ty Zimmerman was hurt, so the Wildcats turned

  • Editorials | August 10, 2014

    Suddenly, again, it’s time for school

    A lot of students on Tuesday will be wondering where their classrooms are and where they’re supposed to stash their stuff. A lot of parents, meanwhile, will be wondering what happened to summer. Summer flew by. It always does. But how it suddenly vanished

  • Books | August 10, 2014

    ‘Lonesome Dove’ author back with another Western tale

    Fans of Larry Mc Murtry are divided in their opinions of this book. Once you have written an epic like “Lonesome Dove,” some readers simply expect it to be duplicated. This work is different than anything the prolific 74year old Mc Murtry has done so

  • Books |Movies | August 10, 2014

    Now showing at a library near you: Books set to hit the big screen

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    In the coming weeks and months, several books that have been favorites at Manhattan Public Library have been made into films and will be coming to a theater near you! Some of these films are: “The Hundred Foot Journey” Release: Aug. 8   Staring Helen Mirren

  • Books | August 10, 2014

    ‘Inheritance’ a crash-course in genetics

    Our biology teachers lied to us. The Mendelian Laws of Inheritance are not eternal, immutable truths. Indeed, strictly speaking, they are not true at all. Sharon Moalem, a medical doctor, geneticist, and New York Times best-selling author, has made a study of genetic abnormalities, their

  • August 10, 2014

    Kansas man develops men’s Bible curriculum for everyday struggles

    Are you a warrior? I don’t mean a soldier fighting battles overseas. I mean a man who fights for his family and home in the everyday struggles of life. Today we’ll meet a man from rural Kansas who has long had a heart

  • Local |Education | August 10, 2014

    Manhattan native graduates from Spring Arbor University

    SPRING ARBOR, Mich. —Spring Arbor University announced that Peter Ramunda of Manhattan received a bachelor’s degree in history during commencement exercises on May 17. He is the son of Bruce and Rosemary Ramundo Founded in 1873, Spring Arbor University (SAU) is a Christian liberal arts institution

  • Local |Education | August 10, 2014

    Student named to dean’s list at Benedictine College

    ATCHISON — Maree Lehman of Manhattan made the dean’s list for the spring semester of 2014 at Benedictine College. Any full-time student carrying a minimum of 12 hours and a grade point average of 3.5 to 3.9 is named to the dean’s list. Of the 1,742 full-time undergraduate students


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