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  • Businessman uses creativity to turn negative to positive

    What do you do with 100 extra mules? That’s probably not a problem you’ve dealt with lately, but it’s an interesting sidelight on the early career of a Kansas entrepreneur years ago. He became a titan of Kansas .

  • Club news

    Domestic Science Club The February meeting of the Domestic Science Club was held Feb. 2 at the Manhattan Public Library. Tom Boley, former agent of Naval Criminal and Investigative Service, gave the program “Forensics and Science.” He shared his experiences and .

  • Air port costs… Up, up and away?

    We don’t know about you, but we feel a burst of pride when we look into the sky and see one of those commercial airliners approaching or taking off from Manhattan Regional Airport. Those planes, and the airport itself, .

  • Learning about fascism, populism, nationalism

    To the Editor: During and after the election of U.S. President No. 45, I heard several terms spoken broadly throughout the media that, quite frankly, I did not fully understand — terms like “fascism,” “populism” and “nationalism.” So, I did my .

  • MHS mascot as learning tool

    Bill and Frank Felber Contributing Writers With the recent appointment of a committee, the Manhattan-Ogden Board of Education embarks on the second year of what has become at minimum a two year effort — the length of a full congressional term — .

  • What can be done about North Korea?

    Given President Donald Trump’s responses to Iran’s recent missile test, it would appear only a matter of time before we find ourselves facing down North Korea. Trump seems serious about responding to foes that violate U.N. or .


    LOCALS EARN WU HONORS Washburn University has named several local students to its fall 2016 President’s and Dean’s lists. To qualify for the President’s List a student must be enrolled in 12 hours of graded credits and earn a .

  • Do you feel the love?

    Fall in love… Best of My Love… I Will Always Love You… love nest… Love Me Do. I Love You for Sentimental Reasons… love affair… Loving You Has Made Me Bananas… The Love Boat… Love Connection. The greatest of these .

  • ‘One Man’ not just another Auschwitz novel

    It would be easy to dismiss “The One Man” as just another novel about Auschwitz. But that would be improper for a couple of reasons, the first of which is that it’s hard to imagine dismissing anything that has .

  • Biography tells interesting story of espionage

    Aaron Pauls Contributing writer The life of people in espionage is often romanticized, notably in the popular James Bond films. The life of the real people who trade in secrets and lies is very different, a fact “Adolfo Kaminsky” gives .

  • Killer post-apocalyptic books for ‘Walking Dead’ fans

    A post-apocalyptic story at its finest, “The Walking Dead” tells the story of sheriff ’s deputy Rick Grimes, after he wakes from a coma to find the world infested with “walkers.” Survival becomes tantamount to Rick and the people he .

  • ‘Still Life’ hits heart like a tornado

    Hannah Ens Contributing writer Sarah can’t draw anymore. She can’t pin down a single cause; all she knows is that she arrives in class one day and can’t bring herself to create anything. Is it something the .


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