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  • Local |Business | June 15, 2014

    Retirement party for 2parks employees

    Debbie Dugan and Mike Buchanan are retiring from the Manhattan Parks and Recreation department Friday, June 20. Dugan has spent 33 years with the department as an administrative supervisor. Buchanan has spent 31 years with the department as a recreation superintendent. There will be a reception from 1 to 4

  • Gardening | June 15, 2014

    Protect pollinators to ensure fruitful harvest

    An absence of fruit in your garden may be the result of a pollen transfer issue. Cucumbers, melons and squash have both male and female flowers. However, they are spaced apart from each other. Male flowers show up before the females. That’s why you

  • June 15, 2014

    Farm wife writes book about city to country

    A head of broccoli. That sounds like the beginning of a healthy supper. In one case, a head of broccoli also became the beginning of a healthy courtship and a happy marriage. This marriage entailed the bride’s transformation from city girl to farm wife.

  • Columns | June 15, 2014

    President keeps digging himself in deeper

    President Barack Obama has done it again. His handling of the Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl case has not only offended much of the American populace,  it has infuriated large numbers of Democrats. There are two major issues involved in the swap of five Taliban prisoners

  • Local |Government & Politics | June 13, 2014

    State agriculture department moves to new office building in Manhattan

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    What does it take to move a state department from Topeka to Manhattan? A month of packing, two weekends of moving and more than 1,000 totes. The Kansas Department of Agriculture is preparing for its official arrival in Manhattan. After bringing office supplies and file cabinets

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency |Fort Riley | June 13, 2014

    Soldier will get new sentence

    TOPEKA — The Kansas Supreme Court has ordered a lower court to resentence a Fort Riley soldier who received five life sentences as a habitual sexual offender. In a unanimous decision announced Friday, the high court upheld the Riley County convictions of Tony Tremayne Lewis on

  • Local |Government & Politics | June 13, 2014

    Party affiliation law to take effect July 1

    The effective date for a new law preventing people from changing their party affiliation is creating some confusion. A law passed this year by the Kansas Legislature prohibits members of political parties from switching parties during the period between the candidate filing deadline and the

  • Editorials | June 13, 2014

    Show your colors on Flag Day

    If you’re free tomorrow morning and feel even remotely patriotic, you might drop by City Hall. In a brief ceremony at 9 a.m., citizens — maybe a few, maybe quite a few – will participate in a brief ceremonial raising of the U.S. Flag. Among

  • Columns | June 13, 2014

    Women voters can force change

    This could become the year of the woman voter in Kansas. First, here is some data to “frame” the issue: There are 1,084,000 women 18 or older in Kansas, according to 2012 U.S. Census estimates. Of Kansas women 25 or older, 650,000 have associate’s degrees or less education; 350,000

  • Local |Kansas State University | June 13, 2014

    Nutritionist offers advice on vitamins, supplements

    Before taking a daily vitamin or dietary supplement, you might want to think about what you’re really consuming, says a Kansas State University human nutritionist. “Supplements are not regulated by the Food and Drug Administration like other drugs are regulated, which is something I


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