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  • Books | October 13, 2013

    Model murder for ‘Potter’ author

    The Cuckoo’s Calling is a murder mystery by JK Rowling under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith. Rowling, of course, is most famous for the “Harry Potter” series. The protagonist in her new book is Cormoran Strike, a London private detective who is a British Army

  • Books | October 13, 2013

    Carrying on a legendary legacy

    Spenser (his first name remains unknown), the Boston private investigator created by novelist Robert Parker back in 1973, remains that author’s best-known character. Parker, who actually wrote his doctoral dissertation on Dashiell Hammet and Raymond Chandler, was considered to be the archetype of modern detective

  • Books | October 13, 2013

    Top Ten gives teens suggestions to start reading


    Sponsored by the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA), the Teens’ Top Ten is a teens’ choice list where teens nominate their favorite books from the previous year. Nominations are posted in April, and teens ages 12 to 18 can vote on their favorite titles. The winning

  • October 13, 2013

    K-State inducts 11 into Athletics Hall of Fame

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    Steve Henson still remembers how much Kansas State meant to him before he ever played for the Wildcats. When he was a teenager, he also wanted to make the 2-hour trip from McPherson to Manhattan to watch the football and basketball teams play on Saturdays.

  • Local |Agriculture | October 13, 2013

    Man achieves rare turkey hunting feat

    There are six subspecies of wild turkeys in the world. Four of those are found in the U.S. and two are found only in Mexico. For a turkey hunter, an ultimate goal is to bag one bird from each subspecies. In the turkey hunting

  • Arts, Leisure | October 13, 2013

    Pumpkin patches, ‘Little Shop of Horrors’ and more

    TODAY A & H Pumpkin Patch, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Featuring a special visit from Yard Art Classic Car Club and Riley County Humane Society from 1-4 p.m. For more information, visit http://www.aandhfarm.com. 1374 Collins Lane, just a mile south of

  • Gardening | October 13, 2013

    Soil testing improves plant health


    Plants require light, water and nutrients to grow. Light is a given, where as water and nutrients can be added. A general rule for water is an inch a week for the majority of plants. There is no general rule for fertilizing plants. Plants and

  • Court Calendar | October 12, 2013

    Riley County Attorney’s Office Calendar

    Monday, October 14, 2013 COLUMBUS DAY - CLOSED Tuesday, October 15, 2013 9:00 – Div. III - JWG 9:00 Best, Haydyn Status (13 CR 528 Crim Restraint, Battery) JJC III 9:00 Brandon, Ashley Status (13 CR 545 CDP) KSL III 9:00 Miles, Marcus Status (13 CR 515 Dom Batt x2, Battery) JJC III 9:00 Moulin, Samuel SENTENCING (13 CR 157 Poss MJ to

  • Manhattan High School | October 11, 2013

    Manhattan downs Shawnee Heights, 41-24

    TECUMSEH — Manhattan rode the mistakes of Shawnee Heights to a 31-6 first half lead and fought off the T-Bird comeback in the second half to win 41-24 on the road Friday night. Shawnee Heights had a pair of special teams’ mistakes and a fumble to

  • Manhattan High School | October 11, 2013

    MHS soccer defeats Trojans, improves to 9-2-1 overall


    With a barrage of goals in the first 7 minutes of the match, the Manhattan High boys’ soccer team made it clear from the start that it would not lose against Topeka High at Bishop Stadium Thursday night. What the Indians didn’t do, however, is

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