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  • ‘The Girl on the Train’ spins complex web

    For a debut novel, “The Girl on the Train” it is a winner. The protagonist, Rachel Watson, lives outside London and is divorced, but not happily. She longs to get back with her ex-husband, Tom, but he is now married .

  • Don’t let these free library services remain a secret Danielle Schapaugh

    Psst ... I have a secret to tell you. There are free services at the library that you don’t even suspect. For starters, Manhattan Public Library has a high-quality digital flatbed scanner. Users can scan documents, photos, articles or even .

  • How to shape a fruit tree Greggeyestone1

    I will conduct a fruit tree pruning demonstration on Saturday. The program will start at 10 a.m. at Mike Sheffield’s Orch-ard,1700 Wildcat Creek Road. The weather has to be better than last year’s minus 10 degree wind chill. Annual .

  • Friends of Sunset Zoo accepting scholarship applications

    The Friends of Sunset Zoo, and its Conservation Team, recently announced the Conservation Scholar application for the 2015-2016 school year is available online. The annual scholarship supports an active college student’s expenses related to a field conservation project. Two .

  • Flint Hills Christian School honors seniors

    Flint Hills Christian School hosted Elyria Christian School on Friday night in a pair of basketball games that were Flint Hill’s Senior Recognition Night as well as Alumni Night. Flint Hills has only two seniors on this year’s .

  • Student awarded elementary education scholarship

    Topeka — Kansas State University student Katie Cook was named a Nancy Larson Foundation Scholar and awarded a $1,000 scholarship in recognition of an outstanding academic record and community service. The Nancy Larson Foundation supports students across the country majoring in elementary .

  • Family grocery store becomes rural hub

    How far do you go to get a gallon of milk or a loaf of bread? In rural communities, accessing supplies can be a challenge. Many rural grocery stores have closed, but today we’ll learn about one which has .

  • Blanton Realty hires new Realtor

    Lauren Farwell has joined Blanton Realty as a licensed Realtor. Farwell was born and raised in Manhattan. She is a graduate of Manhattan High School. Farwell has a bachelor’s degree from Kansas State University in elementary education and a .

  • Rockhill Wellness hires massage therapist

    Barbara Satchell has joined the Rockhill Wellness Center team as a massage therapist at 305 Fort Riley Blvd. Satchell has over 25 years of experience in massage therapy. Her bodywork includes Swedish massage, therapeutic massage, craniosacral techniques, myofascial release, neuromuscular therapy and .

  • Wamego agency earns advertising award

    Wamego-based marketing agency Imagemakers, Inc. received awards for custom-built website design within the advertising industry from the American Advertising Federation of Topeka. Conducted annually, the American Advertising Awards is the largest and most representative competition for the advertising industry. Imagemakers .

  • Trust Company hires three, promotes one

    The Trust Company, a local investment management, financial advisory and trust administration firm, has promoted one employee and hired three people. Alison Champlin has been promoted to operations administrator. Her new responsibilities include back-end client support such as billing, client .

  • Stewart Advisory gets new owner

    Clint Sandmann became the owner of Stewart Advisory Services, LLC on Jan. 1. Sandmann has worked in the securities industry since 2007, and holds the Certified Financial Planner designation. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from Kansas State University in business .


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