Tuesday, June 28, 2016



Lifestyle

  • Books | July 06, 2014

    Carter’s ‘Call To Action’ puts spotlight on women, struggles

    Jimmy Carter, U.S. President from 1977-1981, has sometimes been called the most active and distinguished ex-President in history.  Since his retirement from the White House, Carter has founded The Carter Center, which works to improve the lives of people around the world. 

  • Books | July 06, 2014

    Library offers plenty of guides, books for keeping kids safe online

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    Is the Internet safe for my children? This is the question most parents want answered. Parents, grandparents, and caregivers all want to keep their children safe wherever they are and whatever they are doing. That certainly includes online. But it’s a jungle out there.

  • Books | July 06, 2014

    ‘Wish’ pulls off intensity of magic

    You might be thinking to yourself: “If I’ve seen one fairy in fairyland, I’ve seen them all.” Of course, there are exceptions. And the proof lies in the enchanting and mysterious “Wish,”  the first in the Faerieground series by Beth Bracken and

  • Gardening | July 06, 2014

    Rain: Blessing or curse?

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    The growing season started out on the dry side, so I decided to upgrade a garden hose - just in case. But that hose still has its curl. It has mostly sat on the sidelines waiting to be used. Diseases, on the other hand, haven’

  • Local |Business | July 06, 2014

    Safety consulting company opens

    Jon R. Anderson opened JRA Occupational Safety Consulting Services LLC in Manhattan on July 1. This full-service Occupational Safety and Health Consulting Company is a local, national and international consulting group specializing in OSHA compliance, safety and health management programs, hazard and risk analysis, behavioral risk

  • Local |Business | July 06, 2014

    Blanton wins broker of the year award

    Jim Blanton received the Broker of the Year Award on June 17 at the annual Manhattan Association of Realtors meeting. Blanton previously won the organization’s Spirit Award as well as the Salesperson of the Year Award. Jim has been in real estate since 1974 and established

  • Local |Business | July 06, 2014

    RCPD promotes Richard Lewis

    Richard Lewis has been promoted from maintenance technician to maintenance supervisor by the Riley County Police Department. Lewis began his career in January 1985 as a patrol officer. He retired from his police officer career Jan. 1, 2013. He was rehired as maintenance technician in February 2013.

  • Editorials | July 06, 2014

    Teaching changes can be beneficial

    We hope the Kansas National Education Association is as good as its word in saying it wants to be part of solutions “that make sense for students.” That comment came last week from KNEA spokesman Marcus Baltzell, who was referring to new state teaching license

  • Columns | July 06, 2014

    Revisit city discrimination policy

    Our country has made significant strides in the equal treatment of LGBT individuals. One year ago the Supreme Court ruled that The Defense of Marriage Act was unconstitutional, and weekly we read of rulings striking down same-sex marriage bans in states from coast to coast.

  • July 06, 2014

    9/11 museum provides place to commemorate fallen

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    NEW YORK — The first thing you notice about the stunning but gut-wrenching new National September 11 Memorial Museum is that it isn’t your ordinary museum. It is 70 feet below ground — 70 feet below ground zero. That’s as it needs to be to understand what held


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