• Valley Heights 46, Hanover 39

    VALLEY HEIGHTS 46, HANOVER 39 At Blue Rapids, the Mustangs were tested against Hanover, but managed to hold on for the win after taking just a two-point lead into the fourth quarter. Valley Heights used a strong second quarter to lead 24-17 .

  • Axtell 61, Frankfort 34

    At Axtell, Frankfort hung tough for a quarter, but was outscored 18-3 in the second quarter en route to a lopsided loss against Axtell. Abra Shirley led the Wildcats with 14 points, while Maura Kennedy chipped in seven points..

  • Bridal show, couples who make art, MLK sermon

    SUNDAY Flint Hills Bridal Show, noon-5 p.m. Featuring more than 70 booths of wedding professionals to help assist with your special plans. This show has an interactive fashion show with four different bridal shops showcasing the latest wedding fashions. Garden .

  • Getting the recipe just right

    We don’t have the perfect solution to the problem of food trucks operating on public streets, but we are confident that individuals smart enough to own and operate businesses will be able to come up with some options. We .

  • Hurt comes up big in Cats’ win

    NORMAN, Okla. — Last week, Kansas State coach Bruce Weber said Stephen Hurt asked for a meeting with him. The 6-foot-11 junior-college transfer wanted to know what it would take to get more minutes on the floor. Weber told him they .

  • Couple starts trolley business along Miami County wine trail

    Let’s hit the trail. It’s not a biking trail or a hiking trail, this is a wine trail. Now it is possible to hit this wine trail by trolley. During the past two weeks, we learned about the .

  • Students graduate from MATC

    Manhattan Area Technical College held its fall commencement exercises on Dec. 19, 2014. Eighty-two students graduated in six programs of study. MATC awarded 63 associate of applied science degrees and 19 graduates received technical certificates. Area graduating students who were inducted into the National .

  • Help our family keep sister’s murderer in prison

    To the Editor: I am the sister of Pamela Williams Parker, who was murdered in the Manhattan Chamber of Commerce on Jan. 31, 1978, by Albert D. Williams. Mr. Williams robbed Mrs. Parker of all the money in her wallet ($50)  and .

  • Guide taps into historic accounts of Manhattan-area grasslands

    The tallgrass bluestem prairie, of which the Manhattan area is a part, has been viewed and valued in many different ways and by many different people over the centuries. Its area extends roughly from southern Manitoba to southern Texas and .

  • ‘Empathy’ a book sure to put its reader in another person’s shoes

    Although empathy has been defined in numerous ways by different psychologists and other scholars, author Roman Krznaric defines it quite reasonably as “the art of stepping imaginatively into the shoes of another person, understanding their feelings and perspectives, and using .

  • Full charge: Workshops new and old return for library’s ‘Tech Tuesdays’ Alphild.dick

    As the new year gets underway, so does the new season of Tech Tuesdays at Manhattan Public Library. This year’s winter/spring lineup will include everything from how to get started with your iPad to in-depth classes on genealogy .

  • ‘Outcast Dead’ a treat for mystery lovers

    “The Outcast Dead,” the sixth mystery in a series authored by Elly Griffiths, places heroine Ruth Galloway, a Norwich University lecturer and forensic archaeologist, in the middle of twin story lines of mothers accused of killing children. The novel’s .


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