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  • Local |Business | February 23, 2014

    Hendrick to host open house after chamber ribbon-cutting

    Allure Surgical Arts and Dr. David Hendrick will be hosting an open house after the Manhattan Chamber of Commerce Ribbon Cutting on Tuesday. The ribbon cutting will commence at 4:30 p.m. and the open house will follow immediately after from 5 to 7 p.m. Food will

  • Columns | February 23, 2014

    Obama picks incompetent ambassadors

    There has long been a battle between the White House and the State Department’s Foreign Service over ambassadorial appointments. The Foreign Service wants all ambassadors to be Foreign Service officers (FSOs), while presidents often want to reward supporters with ambassadorships. The Obama administration has

  • Gardening | February 22, 2014

    Fruit tree pruning supports healthy growth, removes disease from limbs


    Hopefully, you were able to attend some of the fruit growing seminars at the Manhattan Area Garden Show. There are two more opportunities for discussing fruit growing coming up. I will be presenting on fruit growing at Nelson’s Landing in Leonardville on Thursday, Feb. 27.

  • Local |Kansas State University | February 22, 2014

    KSU student receives $1,000 scholarship

    Kansas State University student Clarissa Corkins has been named a Nancy Larson Foundation scholar and awarded a $1,000 scholarship in recognition of her outstanding academic record and community service.  The Nancy Larson Foundation awards scholarships to juniors, seniors and graduate students majoring in elementary education

  • February 22, 2014

    Cats comeback falls short at OU, 86-73

    NORMAN, Okla. — A halftime deficit was too much for the Kansas State men’s basketball team to overcome in an 86-73 loss at Oklahoma on Saturday. The loss marked the sixth straight loss on the road for the Wildcats (18-9, 8-6 Big 12), who were out

  • Local |Government & Politics | February 21, 2014

    Rep. Tom Phillips announces re-election campaign

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    State Rep. Tom Phillips, of Kansas’ 67th district, has filed for re-election to the Kansas House. Phillips’ term in the House began Feb. 1, 2012. He was chosen by a majority of Republican precint representatives to fill the seat left vacant by the resignation of Susan Mosier.

  • Manhattan High School | February 21, 2014

    Indians come up short against Highland Park boys

    TOPEKA — The Manhattan High boys’ basketball team battled all night, but couldn’t get over the hump against Highland Park on the road Friday night, falling 54-44. The Indians cut the lead to two in the fourth quarter at 46-44, but couldn’t get the

  • Manhattan High School | February 21, 2014

    MHS girls beat scrappy Scots, 44-30

    TOPEKA — The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team struggled to put the game away, but ultimately came out on top on the road against Highland Park, winning 44-30 Friday night. Darby Price had 20 points and 14 rebounds for the Indians, with Caroline Ballard adding nine points and

  • Local |Government & Politics | February 21, 2014

    Clark steps down as FHRC head

    Bill Clark, executive director of the Flint Hills Regional Council, told Manhattan and Riley County officials on Thursday that he will move to a part-time role with the council. Clark said the council is restructuring its personnel due to the inability to afford the full

  • I Wonder |Local |Education | February 21, 2014

    What really happened with Coach Brooks?

    Q: Why did Tim Brooks really get forced out at Manhattan High? Surely it wasn’t just because of “bad language and a negative attitude,” as has been reported.

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