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  • Grim life seen through the eyes of slavery in the South

    This is the story of early abolitionist and women’s rights advocates, the Grimke sisters of South Carolina. Grim was part of their name, some aspects of their lives, and their look when photographed. In addition to being the fashion .

  • Hop to it: A new bunny book, as well as old favorites Jennifer.adams.librarian1

    It’s Easter, and so I’m writing about bunnies. Bunnies are perhaps a little overdone in children’s literature, I’ll admit. They are so cute and cuddly and kind-looking. It seems the perfect match for our cute, cuddly, .

  • Local author pens self-help book that is helpful for some

    “People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing. That’s why we recommend it daily.” So says the inspirational speaker Zig Ziglar. Behind Mark Rose’s “365 Inspirations” is the idea that we all need a little .

  • ‘Cruise’ is educational, fun and yes… enlightening

    You might not always be able to tell the book by its cover, but there are plenty of times when the cover wins over a reader. So it was with “A Cruise to Die For.” I haven’t been on .

  • Putin still the aggressor as West mostly watches

    The United States and NATO must come up with a tough policy if they hope to deflect Russian President Vladimir Putin from taking over the eastern part of Ukraine.    Ethnicity is a major problem in Ukraine. Most residents consider .

  • KSU tennis knocks off rival Jayhawks

    Playing in her final career home match, Kansas State senior Petra Niedermayerova capped her career in front of the largest crowd in Mike Goss Tennis Stadium history with a doubles and singles win to help the Wildcats to a 6-1 .

  • World Book Night, comedian Aziz Ansari, Senior Prom

    TODAY   Easter.     MONDAY   Baby and Toddler Play Date, 11:30 a.m. A fun play time with blocks, puppets, and other activities for your babies and toddlers to enjoy. Manhattan Public Library.     TUESDAY   The Office .

  • HCC inducts international honor society members

    Nine regional Highland Community College students were formally inducted into the Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society March 30 at HCC-Wamego. New members of the Beta Nu Omega Chapter who took part in the formal induction ceremony were Daniel Armesto, St. .

  • Council Grove student wins 1st place in science competition

    Christopher Siegle, a senior at Council Grove High School, participated in the Kansas State Science and Engineering Fair in Wichita this month. His project investigated the energy output of different types and densities of coal and received first place in .

  • FHCS senior receives music scholarship

    The Goshen (Ind.) College Music department has recommended Kenan Bitikofer of St. George for a $4,000 Music Achievement Award scholarship. It is renewable for each year the student pursues a music major or minor. The scholarship   is for musical excellence .

  • Sixth graders compete in state geography bee

    Two Manhattan elementary school students went to the Kansas State Geography Bee on April 4 in Abilene. Casey Gritton, the son of Joe and Heather Gritton, from Theodore Roosevelt Elementary School and Aislinn Kinsella, the daughter of Nicole and Kieran Kinsella, .

  • MHS student awarded K-State scholarship

    Lane Sorell of Manhattan was recently awarded a Henry J. Putnam scholarship from Kansas State University for the 2014-2015 school year. Sorell is the son of Dr. Sean and Lisa Sorell. The renewable scholarship recognizes academic and leadership achievements. K-State .







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