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  • Books | July 21, 2013

    JFK’s controversial murder fills the pages of Max Collins’ ‘Target Lancer’

    With the first lines of “Target Lancer,” mystery novelist Max Allan Collins propels the reader into his take on the greatest murder mystery of the 20th century: the assassination of John F. Kennedy. His vehicle for exploring the episode is his most well-known character, private

  • Editorials | July 21, 2013

    Tap the brakes and say ‘Cheese’

    “I don’t know about you, but I don’t much look forward to getting a speeding ticket in the mail for flying down Seth Child Road because a camera took a picture of my license plate going 82 mph there the week before.” “You’ll

  • Obituaries | July 21, 2013

    Cattle Baron’s Ball will be a good way to fight cancer

    To the Editor: We are proud to support the American Cancer Society as hosts for the 2013 Cattle Baron’s Ball.

  • Letters | July 21, 2013

    Morning Star grateful for valuable contributions

    To the Editor: Morning Star Inc., a 501(c)3 nonprofit charitable organiza-tion in Manhattan, would like to thank the following grant makers whose generosity has enabled Morning Star Inc. to provide better services for its service recipients during its most recent fiscal year, from July 1, 2012 to

  • July 21, 2013

    Lisa Johnson and the gnomes of Kansas

    “Give a gnome a home.” That catchy slogan works especially well when the gnome in question is a cute little hand-knitted figure from a fiber spinner and goat milk soap producer in rural Kansas. Lisa Johnson is the owner of Leap of Faith Soap Shoppe

  • Columns | July 21, 2013

    U.S. still searching for a policy for Egypt

    The United States faces a major decision regarding which side to support in Egypt: the army or the ousted Moham-med Morsi and the Muslim brotherhood. Unfortunately, any decision the Obama administration makes could backfire. On the surface, the choice would appear straightforward: because Morsi was

  • Track & Field | July 21, 2013

    K-State names new assistant track coach

    Kansas State head track and field coach Cliff Rovelto announced the addition of Greg Watson as an assistant to his staff on Friday. Watson joins the K-State staff as the throws coach after serving in the same capacity at Texas State the past two seasons.

  • Local |Business | July 21, 2013

    New Boston hires digital manager

    New Boston Creative Group, LLC, hired Chrissie Alquinta to be its digital marketing manager. A native of northern Virginia, Alquinta has worked in digital marketing for 10 years. At New Boston, she’ll offer clients her expertise in digital marketing campaigns, social media campaigns, lead generation,

  • Local |Business | July 21, 2013

    Resource coordinator earns distinction

    Cindy Jones-Diederich, Human Resources Coordinator, Big Lakes Developmental Center, Inc. recently earned certification as a senior professional in human resources. The certification, awarded by the HR Certification Institute, signifies that Diederich possesses the theoretical knowledge and practical experience in human resource management necessary to pass

  • Local |Business | July 21, 2013

    Dental Associates hires new dentist

    Dental Associates of Manhattan is pleased to announce the addition of David Duniven, dentist, to the practice. Duniven was born and raised in Topeka.  He earned an undergraduate degree from the University of Notre Dame.  He is a graduate of Creighton University School

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