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  • Books | August 10, 2014

    ‘Lonesome Dove’ author back with another Western tale

    Fans of Larry Mc Murtry are divided in their opinions of this book. Once you have written an epic like “Lonesome Dove,” some readers simply expect it to be duplicated. This work is different than anything the prolific 74year old Mc Murtry has done so

  • Books |Movies | August 10, 2014

    Now showing at a library near you: Books set to hit the big screen

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    In the coming weeks and months, several books that have been favorites at Manhattan Public Library have been made into films and will be coming to a theater near you! Some of these films are: “The Hundred Foot Journey” Release: Aug. 8   Staring Helen Mirren

  • Books | August 10, 2014

    ‘Inheritance’ a crash-course in genetics

    Our biology teachers lied to us. The Mendelian Laws of Inheritance are not eternal, immutable truths. Indeed, strictly speaking, they are not true at all. Sharon Moalem, a medical doctor, geneticist, and New York Times best-selling author, has made a study of genetic abnormalities, their

  • August 10, 2014

    Kansas man develops men’s Bible curriculum for everyday struggles

    Are you a warrior? I don’t mean a soldier fighting battles overseas. I mean a man who fights for his family and home in the everyday struggles of life. Today we’ll meet a man from rural Kansas who has long had a heart

  • Local |Education | August 10, 2014

    Manhattan native graduates from Spring Arbor University

    SPRING ARBOR, Mich. —Spring Arbor University announced that Peter Ramunda of Manhattan received a bachelor’s degree in history during commencement exercises on May 17. He is the son of Bruce and Rosemary Ramundo Founded in 1873, Spring Arbor University (SAU) is a Christian liberal arts institution

  • Local |Education | August 10, 2014

    Student named to dean’s list at Benedictine College

    ATCHISON — Maree Lehman of Manhattan made the dean’s list for the spring semester of 2014 at Benedictine College. Any full-time student carrying a minimum of 12 hours and a grade point average of 3.5 to 3.9 is named to the dean’s list. Of the 1,742 full-time undergraduate students

  • Gardening | August 10, 2014

    Use best fertilizing practices as seasons change

    Greggeyestone1

    Like many gardeners, plants are hot and tired of the gardening season. The plants and gardeners are looking toward a cool down and moisture. There are a few plants that will have a burst of vigor prior to relaxing into the fall growing conditions. There

  • Columns | August 10, 2014

    Obama confronts Putin, finally

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has continued to pursue his chosen course of action with regard to Ukraine despite pleas that he exercise restraint and threats from the United States and the European Union. He claims he is doing everything he can to bring about a

  • Court Calendar | August 09, 2014

    Riley County Attorney’s Office Calendar

    Monday, August 11, 2014 9:00 – JJC 9:00 Black, Benita SENTENCING (14 CR 172 Making False Info) BRW III 9:00 Cooper, Frank SENTENCING (14 CR 299 Dom Batt) JJC III 9:00 Cuchy, Christopher Arraignment (12 CR 666 Burglary, etc) BRW III 9:00 Dodson, Rickey Status (14 CR 328 Dom Batt, Violation of PO) JJC III 9:00 Finney, Tariq Status (14 CR 297 CDP) KSL

  • Movies | August 08, 2014

    ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ quirkiest of Marvel’s recent offerings

    Christopher.conner

    The fourth Marvel Studios production of 2014, “Guardians of the Galaxy” stars Chris Pratt as Peter Quill. Quill is abducted by aliens the day of his mother’s death from cancer. Calling himself Star-Lord, Quill makes a living as a kind of space pirate, stealing and


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