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  • Arts & Leisure | July 06, 2014

    ‘Churchill,’ Young Artists, spaghetti dinner and more

    SUNDAY Manhattan Public Library Summer Reading Program: Fizz Boom Read, through July 31. People of all ages from babies to teens to grandparents can participate. It’s free to sign up, and all you have to do is keep track of the time you spend reading

  • Men's Basketball | July 06, 2014

    Ex-Wildcats to play in NBA summer leagues

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    Three former Wildcats — Jordan Henriquez, Rodney McGruder and Shane Southwell — will compete in the two Samsung NBA Summer Leagues, which began Saturday in Orlando, Fla. Southwell was selected to play for the Brooklyn Nets in the Southwest Airlines Orlando Summer League, which began Saturday and

  • General Activities | July 06, 2014

    Senior 17ers stay perfect in Salina

    The American Legion Manhattan Manko senior 17ers won their final pool play game in Salina’s 19U Kansas Grand Slam tournament on Friday to stay undefeated and earn a top seed in today’s semifinals. Manhattan beat the Wichita Reds, 9-4, to go 3-0 and

  • 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

    Pecoraro

    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.


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