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  • Area Schools | October 10, 2013

    EMS volleyball results

    The Eisenhower Middle School eight grade volleyball team picked up two wins this week, defeating Salina Lakewood (26-24, 25-18) and Salina South (25-22, 25-15).  The Eagles’ only loss of the night came against McPherson, winning the first game 25-17, but losing a close second

  • Movies | October 10, 2013

    ‘Gravity’ a stunning movie with a powerful story

    Christopher.conner1

    I once heard someone remark that if you are needing a character in your writing to die, make sure that character earns it. The implication being not that the character deserves to die, but it is real enough there is some point to the death.

  • Local |Agriculture | October 10, 2013

    Ag leaders prep for potential animal disease outbreak

    Bridrills.phatch

    There was some role-playing among Manhattan’s agriculture industry pros on Wednesday, but participants weren’t exactly in a party mood. The make-believe, in fact, was deadly serious. Inside the Biosecurity Research Institute (BRI) on Denison Avenue, more than 200 people handled a simulated outbreak of

  • Arts, Leisure | October 10, 2013

    Meet ‘Ready Player One’ author Cline

    Plan.your.week1

      Take a step back into history this weekend…and you won’t need a flux capacitor or to be traveling 88 miles per hour in a DeLorean time machine. You may see one cruising around Manhattan, however. The 1980s and the blockbuster hit, “Back to the

  • Local |Kansas State University | October 10, 2013

    Construction to begin on new K-State buildings

    Groundbreakings for the engineering and business colleges will occur October 25 at K-State during homecoming weekend. The groundbreaking for the new business college begins at 10:45 a.m. at the building site near North Manhattan Avenue and Lovers Lane, which is east of President Kirk Schulz’s

  • Local |Kansas State University | October 10, 2013

    Author to discuss new book

    Journalist and Pulitzer Prize winner David Finkel will discuss his most recent book, “Thank You For Your Service,” which has ties to the Manhattan area. Finkel will speak at 4 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 17, at the Kansas State University Alumni Center main ballroom. A book sale

  • Arts, Leisure | October 10, 2013

    Saxman Houston Person appearing in Topeka

      TOPEKA — Topeka Jazz Workshop’s third concert of the 2013-14 season will feature Houston Person, a swinging tenor saxman who says he wants to give people “good, solid melodies with some improvisation and plenty of blues feel.”   The concert will be from 3 to 5 p.m.

  • Obituaries | October 10, 2013

    DR. BILL BRADEN

    Billy Lee “Bill” Braden, 82, of Wamego, died Wednesday at his home. The family provided some of the following information. Bill was born on Sept. 21, 1931, in Eureka to John Mordecai and Helen Ruth Braden.  He was raised on the family farm south of Eureka where

  • Obituaries | October 10, 2013

    WILLIAM WOODWARD

    William Robert “Woody” Woodward, 58, of Manhattan died Tuesday at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. He was born June 26, 1955, in San Bernardino, Calif. He was the son of William Robert Mann and Charlotte Love. Woody graduated

  • Editorials | October 10, 2013

    State policy ignores harsh reality

    We sure do wish the Brownback administration would stop turning down federal money that can improve the lot of our state’s citizens. The prime example, of course is the $31.5 million in federal money to lay the groundwork for health care exchanges called for in


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