• Action Pact hires two in Action Pact Design

    Action Pact hired Holly Higgs and Scott Cady in Action Pact Design (APDesign) in September. Higgs joins Action Pact as a design coordinator in its interiors division. She will coordinate interior design for the Manhattan office, and will act as .

  • Sink, Gordon and Associates hires CPA

    Russell E. Shipley, CPA has joined the Manhattan office of Sink, Gordon and Associates LLP as a senior audit manager. Shipley is a graduate of Kansas State University, where he obtained a bachelor’s degree in business administration and a .

  • Don’t let weeds put you in a bind Greggeyestone1

    Now is the best time to control many broadleaf weed species. The spring bloomers like yellow dandelions, lavender henbit and blue speedwell are eradicated with broadleaf herbicides along with good horticulture practices. Healthy plants out compete most weeds. One weed .

  • In Merkel, Putin meets his match - a bit late

    Earlier this month at the Europe-Asia forum in Milan, Russian President Vladimir Putin met with a number of world leaders. None of these meetings was more important than his discussion with German Chancellor Angela Merkel.  If nothing else, this .

  • Free State beats Indians, 35-14

    The Manhattan High football team lost its second game in as many weeks, dropping its senior night matchup with Lawrence Free State, 35-14. The loss, paired with a win by Topeka High over Washburn Rural, would eliminate Manhattan’s chances .

  • Halloween no longer a minor occasion

    Spending — big spending — on Halloween isn’t a new phenomenon. It’s been growing since adults a number of years ago began to get serious about getting in on the fun. And if the calendar and projected spending this year .

  • Enjoy yourself Sunday at Teen Town Reunion

    To the Editor: During the 1940s, ’50 and ’60s, the Manhattan Lions Club sponsored a dance and social activities called Teen Town on Friday nights for Manhattan and Luckey High School students. I attended Teen Town in the 1950s, and my .

  • Please remember to vote; it is easy and rewarding

    To the Editor: It’s time to vote! We’re now seeing much attention to the general election scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 4.  And it is more important than ever that voters take the time to participate — and vote! Decisions .

  • Paid Endorsement: Carlin is properly concerned about state’s financial status

    To the Editor: A vote for Sydney Carlin is a vote for responsible decision-making in Kansas. She works cooperatively with other senators and representatives of both political parties to find reasonable and fair solutions to our problems. Sydney is a .

  • Paid Endorsement: Moderate Republicans have sound voting advice

    To the Editor: For too long, many of us have wondered where our moderate Republicans have gone. Thankfully, they are still alive, and many of them have become familiar with Paul Davis, a Democrat whom they endorse for governor. I .

  • UT defense is greatest threat Saturday Josh mug color

    When Charlie Strong came from Louisville to replace longtime head coach Mack Brown at the University of Texas last year, he was known for his defense. Before his first head-coaching job four years ago, Strong worked for guys like Urban .

  • ‘Addicted’ is a lot like a made-for-TV movie G.w.clift1

    Remember made-for-TV movies? Maybe you recall the “movie of the week” or “after school specials.” The Hallmark Channel still seems to be making them. Disney had a recent success with its “High School Musical.” But I’m actually thinking back .


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