Friday, July 31, 2015


  • Tennis | April 14, 2013

    Longhorns edge K-State

    WAMEGO — The 50th-ranked Kansas State tennis team looked to close out its weekend with an upset win on Saturday, but No. 29 Texas held back the Wildcats with a 6-1 win at the Wamego Recreation Complex. K-State fell to 7-10 this season and 1-6 in Big 12

  • Manhattan High School | April 14, 2013

    MHS soccer beats Topeka Seaman

    While the end result worked out for the Manhattan High girls’ soccer team, Friday’s match on the road with Seaman left something to be desired by head coach Mike Sanchez. The Indians won 2-0 against the Vikings, but wasted multiple chances to build on

  • Obituaries | April 14, 2013

    James Ruiz, III

    James “JR” Ruiz, III, 31, died Wednesday at Community Memorial Hospital in Marysville.

  • Obituaries | April 14, 2013

    Vinton Puckett

    Vinton Wylie Puckett, 93, of Manhattan died April 5.

  • Obituaries | April 14, 2013

    Lena Ketter

    Lena “Mae” Ketter, 99, of Holton and formerly of Wetmore and Meriden died Saturday at a care home in Topeka.

  • Obituaries | April 14, 2013

    James Bean

    James V. Bean, 75, of Manhattan, died Thursday at the Good Shepherd Hospice House.

  • Obituaries | April 14, 2013

    Wilma Peterson

    Wilma Ione Peterson, 90, of Linn died Thursday at the Linn Community Nursing Home in Linn.

  • Books | April 14, 2013

    ‘A Week in Winter’ is a refreshing story about failure, life and following dreams

    “A Week in Winter” is a delightful read about a woman who had an upsetting turn of events but was able to overcome them to achieve happiness for herself and others. Chicky Starr left Stoneybridge, Ireland, to move to the United States when she was 20

  • Books | April 14, 2013

    The inside and out of a misunderstood mammal

    To set the record straight, an armadillo is a mammal - a warm-blooded, placental creature that bears live offspring and suckles its young. Despite its carapace, which somewhat resembles a turtle’s shell, it is not a reptile like a turtle, nor a cross between

  • Books | April 14, 2013

    How to thrive in the ‘happiest places on earth’

    A while back I wrote about “The Blue Zones: Lessons for Living Longer from the People Who’ve Lived the Longest” a bestselling book by Dan Buettner, an explorer, scientist and National Geographic Fellow. The book grew out of a cover story he wrote for

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