Tuesday, September 1, 2015


  • Movies | August 27, 2013

    Cate Blanchett is the best thing about ‘Blue Jasmine’


    When I tell friends about a movie, I usually find myself recalling the events of the story. Maybe that usually doesn’t work when the film in question was directed by Woody Allen. Take, for example, his new one, showing now at our local twelve-plex. “

  • Manhattan High School | August 27, 2013

    Manhattan sends 3 to national golf programs

    Whether it’s for a college scholarship or even a paying job, filling out applications is typically a tedious process that oftentimes doesn’t pay off. In the case of three Eagle-level participants in The First Tee of Manhattan, taking the time to apply for

  • Letters | August 27, 2013

    Can we restore memorial so it is used as intended?

    To the editor: Following the Second World War, communities throughout the country deliberated on the type of memorials to build to honor those soldiers who served. On Sept. 12, 1945, the Kansas City Times wrote, “Any memorial must be one of utility, with resistance to anything that

  • Local | August 27, 2013

    Changes to ATA bus routes take effect this week

    ATA Bus officials say the service began dropping off and picking up at the recently installed signs posted along its four fixed routes on Monday. The new signs were installed in July. Here is a breakdown of the changes along each of the routes. In

  • Letters | August 27, 2013

    College Hill’s condition should be a lesson to voters

    To the Editor: Well, here we go again. The paint’s barely dry on USD 383’s $97.5 million school bond con-struction and we have another school building crisis.

  • Food & Drink | August 27, 2013

    New coffee joint a hit with caffeine lovers


    I’m always on the hunt for the perfect cup of coffee, so when I heard that Manhattan had a new coffee shop, Arrow Coffee Company, 1800 Claflin Road, I was beyond ecstatic. One more place to fill my caffeine addiction? Yes, please. The coffee shop

  • Editorials | August 26, 2013

    Manhattan’s pace suddenly picks up

    One week Manhattan is a quiet place with more parking spaces than parkers. The next week one can’t buy a parking space. For folks who haven’t been out on the street lately, the “next week” has arrived. Several thousand Kansas State University students

  • Local |Business | August 26, 2013

    3 local companies named to national list

    Three local companies were named by Inc magazine as among the fastest growing privately owned companies in the United States in 2013. CivicPlus, Purple Wave Auctions and GTM Sportswear all ranked in the top 5,000 companies on the list, which is in the September issue. CivicPlus came

  • Local | August 26, 2013

    Aldrin: Moon walk was almost one small step for someone else

    Aldrin photo.phatch

    HUTCHINSON — But for intervention by a close friend of Buzz Aldrin, Apollo 11 never would have happened. The first man on the moon would have been Pete Conrad, not Neil Armstrong. The landing would have taken place in October, not on July 20. Aldrin shared that little-known

  • Local |Government, Politics | August 26, 2013

    City to get road, flood updates

    City commissioners plan to receive an update on the Casement road and bridge project, and the new FEMA floodplain maps during their scheduled work session at 5 p.m. on Tuesday in the City Commission Room at City Hall. The Casement Road issue involves a review

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