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  • Letters | March 10, 2013

    Summer program geared to children with autism

    To the Editor: It has become cliché to say it takes a village to raise a child, but for families who are raising a child with an autism-spectrum disorder, it is oh so true. A key component in helping children with autism learn appropriate social

  • Letters | March 10, 2013

    Nuss will add necessary balance to City Commission

    To the Editor: Public officials are elected to represent the people. In a con-stitutional republic, the views of the majority are tempered. The make-up of the current Man-hattan City Commission fails to represent the views of many residents of Manhattan. Debbie Nuss has the experience

  • Letters | March 10, 2013

    Ball is the correct choice

    To the Editor: Thirty years as a highly accomplished leader and executive manager with tech-nical, operation management experience proves that John Ball is the correct choice.

  • Columns | March 10, 2013

    Italian politics are as confusing as ever

    There is a financial monster haunting both Europe and the United States. Its name is austerity. Both Europe and the United States are in frightening financial shape, and both need desperately to balance their books. With the exception of Germany and a few others, neither

  • Local |Education | March 10, 2013

    New USD 383 special services director

    Debora Howser has been named the executive director of Special Services for USD 383. Howser comes to USD 383 from Topeka Public Schools where she serves as a consulting teacher. Prior to that, she was the Director of Special Services for USD 372 in Silver Lake for five

  • Local |Education | March 10, 2013

    Locals graduate from SE Missouri State

    Monica Carlson and Kathleen Hosang, both of Manhattan, graduated from Southeast Missouri State University during the school’s December commencement ceremonies. Carlson graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing with a major in nursing. Hosang graduated with a Master of Business Administration with a

  • Local |Education | March 10, 2013

    MHS students gain state CTE leadership

    Manhattan High students were named to various state leadership positions in the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America. Siera Haug, a MHS sophomore, was named the 2013-2014 Kansas FCCLA Vice President of Public Relations. She said she is very excited about the opportunity of

  • Local |Education | March 10, 2013

    MHS teacher goes to Washington, D.C.

    Dawn Lindsley, Manhattan High career and technical education coordinator, attended the Association for Career and Technical Education’s (ACTE) National Policy Seminar on March 4-6 in Arlington, Va. and met with Members of Congress on Capitol Hill to talk about the value of CTE. Lindsley,

  • Local |Education | March 10, 2013

    Students compete in Constitution Bee

    Five area students were among the 17 finalists that competed in the second annual YES for Liberty Constitution Bee was held March 3 at the KSU Alumni Center. The area students that competed included Alana and Annemarie Bucholtz of Manhattan High; Taliesin and Zebulon Hutson of Blue

  • Local |Education | March 10, 2013

    MATC open house April 18

    Manhattan Area Technical College will open its doors to prospective students and the surrounding communities with an open house from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 18 at 3136 Dickens Ave. There will be representatives from each of the 15 technical programs available to give tours of their

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