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  • Books | August 18, 2013

    Recommendations on surprising new books


    In the summertime, readers often look for books that are light and easy — vacation reads, beach reads — like the latest in suspense series, escapist romances, and bestselling potboilers.  Ordinarily, I’m there, as well, but this year brought many unusual and unique new books

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | August 18, 2013

    Fort Riley man arrested on sex charges

    A Fort Riley soldier was arrested Friday on multiple charges related to sexual acts with a minor, according to a press release from the Junction City Police Department. Ivan O. Sherren, 37, was arrested on charges of aggravated indecent liberties with a child, sodomy, and electronic

  • Obituaries | August 18, 2013

    Johanna M. Estes

    Johanna Mary Estes, 93, of Overland Park, formerly of Ogden, died at her residence.

  • Obituaries | August 18, 2013

    Kenneth L. Jackson

    Kenneth Leslie Jackson, 94, of Manhattan died Friday at Mercy Regional Health Center.

  • Obituaries | August 18, 2013

    Roy Lumb

    Roy Dale Lumb, 97, a longtime Manhattan resident died on Friday in Garden City at Homestead Assisted Living.

  • Arts, Leisure | August 18, 2013

    ‘Hoo Haw’ at the Columbian plus ballroom dance

    Today Read to Dogs, 2-4 pm; Read to a certified therapy dog. The dogs have been trained to listen, and they help children relax while reading. Avid readers welcome also. No sign up required. Manhattan Public Library Storytime Room. The Historic Columbian Theatre presents Hoo

  • August 18, 2013

    Kansas honey provides energy coast to coast

    Milwaukee, Wisconsin is the site of the USA Triathlon 2013 Age Group National Championships. As one of the competitors makes his run, he pops open a tube to consume an all-natural honey snack as an energy boost. Where do you suppose that honey snack came from?

  • Columns | August 18, 2013

    Chill sets in between U.S., Russia

    President Barack Obama has spoken when it comes to US-Russian relations. He made it clear that in light of the Edward Snowden case, he will not meet Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow next month. Moscow gave Snowden, who stole thousands of government documents, most

  • Local |Business | August 18, 2013

    Trisha’s hires two stylists

    Trisha’s Studio 24 hired a new stylist, Amy Havenstein, to its team. She is from the Manhattan area and is excited to start in our salon. Havenstein specializes in color, highlighting, waxing, cutting and facials. To set up an appointment, call (785) 537-2726 . Trisha’s Studio 24

  • Local |Business | August 18, 2013

    Hartland Hearing hires two new coordinator

    Hartland Hearing Care Center recently hired Chris Hartwick and Lannie Lyman as patient care coordinators. Their jobs will entail providing excellent customer service care to every patient, preventative maintenance and basic repairs on hearing aids, one-on-one checkups and front office management. Chris Hartwick will be

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