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  • Books | April 27, 2014

    Fast marriage brings drama

    “Before We Met” is a riveting story, one that will make you wonder how well you know anyone, especially your spouse. Hannah and Mark, both British, met in New York and were married within eight months. Mark, 40, owns DataPro, a successful company that he had

  • Books | April 27, 2014

    Middle America explained through a different Woodstock

    Who or what are Middle Americans? In “Woodstock: A Story of Middle Americans,” Bill Tammeus explores and celebrates the Middle America, which, historically, is roughly the area between the Appalachians and the Sierras. Middle Americans have life choices, values, and styles which are different from

  • Editorials | April 27, 2014

    Another Guard unit will be a asset

    We are delighted to learn that the Kansas National Guard will be adding to its present strength in Manhattan. The addition will be in the form of the 130th Field Artillery Brigade headquarters, which will operate out of the National Guard armory on Levee Drive.

  • Letters | April 27, 2014

    Romero not ‘blackmailed; she signed a contract

    To the Editor: I realize that as sports editor, it is Josh Kinder’s prerogative to state his opinions. I will make a few comments for your consideration regarding his recent column, “Romero’s case makes K-State look like a bully.” Mr. Kinder assures the

  • Letters | April 27, 2014

    Kansas State stands tall despite sportscaster’s insult

    To the Editor: I have been a Kansas State University supporter since the 1950s and will continue to be a supporter even after the nationally known sports announcer and former NCAA player has condemned KSU on the Leti Romero case. Does he know the whole

  • Letters | April 27, 2014

    Can someone clarify what education law really does?

    To the Editor: There’s been much in the news in regards the education bill, HB 2506, being signed into law.  The April 24 Manhattan Free Press had an article critical of the new law. As I read it, it appears that the end of the

  • Manhattan High School | April 27, 2014

    MHS boys run away with Manhattan Invitational

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    After performances like the ones he saw Friday at Bishop Stadium, Manhattan track and field coach Jesse Woodard can’t help but envision big things for his boys’ track team. With more than 90 points separating his first-place Indians from second-place Emporia, Woodard pointed to his

  • Manhattan High School | April 27, 2014

    MHS baseball routs Topeka West

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    The Manhattan High baseball team got a pair of run-rule victories over Topeka West Friday afternoon at Norvell Field, winning 15-4 and 11-1. After winning Game 1 against the Chargers, Manhattan’s Jesse Steinbring pitched four strong innings, allowing just two hits to go with seven

  • Manhattan High School | April 27, 2014

    Indians soccer whips Chargers

    Playing an opponent the Indians beat handily at home earlier this month, the Manhattan High girls’ soccer team managed to repeat its dominant performance, winning 7-0 in a road game at Topeka West on Friday evening. Manhattan took a 5-0 lead to halftime and only

  • Gardening | April 27, 2014

    Keep an eye on moisture level

    Greggeyestone1

    Watering was the one thing I was hoping to not have to write much about this year. Last year, my focus was on the best watering practices. We ended last year about on target for moisture and had a decent growing season. The projection for


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