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Lifestyle

  • Manhattan High School | September 30, 2013

    MHS boys top latest CC poll

    After a poll at number 2 behind Wichita North, the Manhattan High boys’ cross country team is back at the top of the coaches poll after back-to-back wins at the Southern Stampede in Joplin, Mo., and at Rim Rock in Lawrence. Wichita North, which took fourth

  • Baseball | September 30, 2013

    K-State baseball opens camp

    The Kansas State baseball team began its fall practices in preparation for the 2014 season on Sunday at Tointon Family Stadium. The defending Big 12 champion Wildcats will practice 35 times during a period of 45 days, wrapping up camp on Nov. 12. K-State will play intrasquad scrimmages every Monday,

  • Arts, Leisure | September 29, 2013

    Artists’ works inspired by natural beauty of the Flint Hills

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    The works of 45 artists who have captured the life and beauty of the Flint Hills have converged in an exhibit that shows why they think this part of the world is a wonder to behold. The exhibit, “Through Artists’ Eyes,” is at the Flint Hills

  • Local | September 29, 2013

    On the street and in bars, bands play in Aggieville

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    Though bands were playing in eight venues nearby, a group of street performers also drew a crowd at the eighth annual Aggiefest music festival this weekend. Between gigs at the festival, members of the bluegrass band The Haymakers! brought out a cello, harmonica, mandolin and

  • Local |Government, Politics | September 29, 2013

    How a shutdown could affect Manhattan

    Plenty of area residents are holding their breath as politicians in Washington play partisan politics over the Affordable Care Act, using a possible government shutdown as leverage. The latest continuing resolution to keep the country funded expires Monday, and Congress has yet to pass a

  • Local | September 29, 2013

    Dorothy goes free in mock murder trial

    “Wizard of Oz” fans can breathe a sigh of relief. Dorothy Gale was aquitted Saturday in a mock trial at the Columbian Theatre in Wamego. The beloved character was tried for the murder of the Wicked Witch of the West and theft of a pair

  • Football | September 29, 2013

    Cats looking for everyone to ‘buy in’

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    Just four games into the Kansas State football season, self examination is par for the course as the Wildcats use their bye week to determine just exactly what went wrong in two early losses this season. But K-State’s leaders never expected to be answering

  • Off The Beat | September 29, 2013

    Someone here owes me $20

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    People owe me $20. It’s not a lot of money, but principles are involved. It all started Sept. 8 at Pillsbury Crossing. A few of us from the newsroom hung out that Sunday afternoon. In order to serve your need to know, it’s important for

  • Books | September 29, 2013

    19th-century writer and daughter hunt for serial killer

    Understanding that reading is vicarious experience, Morrell gives you the opportunity to travel back to 1854 London on the printed page, and from the nice, clean, sunny environment of 2013 Manhattan. While educational pioneers like the Frances and Joseph Denison were traveling west to begin Bluemont College (

  • Books | September 29, 2013

    Spies snoop for the truth

    John Le Carré, the master of espionage novels, is alive and well. And with “A Delicate Truth,” he proves yet again that though he is not just a 20th century or Cold War spy novelist. “A Delicate Truth” is about an operation named Wildfire that


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