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  • Arts, Leisure | July 28, 2013

    Your weekly cultural menu

    Today Jazz Brunch, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Bluestem Bistro. Jazz Trio, 6-8 p.m. dellaVoce. Read to Dogs, 2-4 p.m. Read to a certified therapy dog. The dogs have been trained to listen, and they help children relax while reading. Avid readers welcome

  • Local |Business | July 28, 2013

    New massage therapy opens in Manhattan

    Hand and Stone Massage Therapy recently opened for business at 404 Humbolt, Suite B, inside Blue River Wellness. Cheri Covalt, owner, provides a variety of massages including Swedish, deep tissue, sports, prenatal, hot stone and chair. Covalt is offering a new client discount of $5 off first

  • Local |Business | July 28, 2013

    Dialysis center opens in Marysville

    To provide access to dialysis services Flint Hills Dialysis opened an new dialysis center on July 8 in Marysville. The new center is in the South Plaza building on the Community Memorial Hospital campus. The center has six stations, a waiting area and parking. The center

  • Local |Business | July 28, 2013

    Sunset Zoo hires preschool teacher

    Sunset Zoo hired Cassie Anderson as the lead teacher for the zoo’s new childcare program, Zoo Sprouts. Anderson will oversee the development of this full-time, nature-based program that will begin in September. “Cassie brings significant experience in early childhood education and a passion for

  • Gardening | July 28, 2013

    Keep plants moisturized for healthy fruit, a difficulty in Kansas


    Growing a fruit crop may be the hardest type of gardening. Not only do you have to keep the plants alive year after year, you have to keep them as vigorous as possible to be able to produce fruit. You really can’t skip any

  • Columns | July 28, 2013

    Russian-U.S. relations caught in a trap

    Although difficult periods in relations between two countries may not be the fault of either side, they can lead to a downward spiral. This is what Edward Snowden’s presence in Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport in Moscow has done.  Russian President Vladimir Putin does

  • Local | July 28, 2013

    4H results from the Riley County fair

    Here are the winners from the Riley County Fair as part of the 4H competitions from Friday. Wildlife Division Champion, Wade Stroda, College Hill; Reserve Champion, Katherine Sundgren, Riley Rascals.   Wood Science Division Champion, Erika Graham, Wildcat; Reserve Champion, Nathan Featherstone, Wildcat.   Space

  • Obituaries | July 28, 2013

    Leon Edmunds

    Leon Edmunds, 84, of Manhattan died Friday at Richland Hospital in Richland Center, Wis. He was born March 25, 1929, in Madison, Wis., and had been a longtime Manhattan resident. Complete obituary and service information will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Ave., Manhattan, KS 66502.

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | July 27, 2013

    Drug sweep nabs 17

    Seventeen persons, most of them from Manhattan, were arrested Friday afternoon in what appeared to have been a significant and ongoing drug sweep here. Authorities said in a statement issued Friday evening that additional arrests are expected in what they described as “ongoing investigations into

  • Local | July 27, 2013

    Traits of a skilled leader

    There may have been only one contestant in each division of the Shepherd’s Lead contest, but the lack of competition didn’t stop entrants from putting on a show for the crowd that packed the bleachers in Hurlburt Hall Friday night. The purple ribbon

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