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  • Arts & Leisure | February 09, 2014

    Tony-winning ‘God of Carnage’ plus football science

    Today Riley County Genealogy Society presents “Miller House: History and Reconstruction” Ron Wells, 2 p.m. Wells, a Riley County Commissioner, was born and raised on a farm in Riley County. Public Library.  The Historic Columbian Theatre presents the musical comedy “Nunsese,”  2 p.m.

  • Local |Kansas State University | February 09, 2014

    K-State’s new Performance Table improves dining for athletes

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    When it came to the way Kansas State University fed its athletes in the past, one can safely say Derby Dining Center got the job done. But, compared with other athletic departments in the Big 12 Conference, KSU was lagging behind. Not anymore. The dining experience

  • Holidays |Off The Beat | February 09, 2014

    Flowers? Chocolate? Yes, please!

    Megan.moser1

    I don’t get why there are so many Valentine’s Day haters. Maybe if you’re single, a holiday dedicated to romance reminds you that you have only your cat to keep you warm at night. Does that alone justify being bitter about Valentine’

  • Holidays |Off The Beat | February 09, 2014

    Sure, it’s a cute idea… but, seriously

    Kristina.phatch

    I think Valentine’s Day is kind of a joke. Because it’s an incredibly popular holiday dedicated to love, it alienates a lot of people who are not in relationships. I love the idea of celebrating love. I try to show my family and

  • Off The Beat | February 09, 2014

    Grandma’s house could’ve told some tales

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      Work has begun on Manhattan Public Library’s latest addition — an expansion of the library’s children’s area. When the addition is finished it will be filled with stories in the form of books, DVDs and other media.   But the house that used to

  • Books | February 09, 2014

    Woman leaves comfort of England home for Africa

    “The Fever Tree” is a saga about Frances Irvine, an English woman who moves to South Africa in the late 1800s to escape near poverty in England and marry a doctor she doesn’t love. The contrast between her privileged life in England and her

  • Books | February 09, 2014

    Authors challenge conceptions about grief

    Any kind of loss—the death of a loved one, divorce, painful memories of rejection—is a struggle most of us will go through at some stage in our lives. Perhaps many have already experienced the sorrow, guilt or regret that are associated with loss.

  • Books | February 09, 2014

    Home library: Online resources offer ease, comfort

    Rhonna.hargett

    We always love to see your faces at Manhattan Public Library, but we know that sometimes people want the convenience of accessing our resources from the comfort of their own homes (especially with the weather we’ve been having lately!), so we continue to expand

  • Books | February 09, 2014

    Pilot-turned-priest, husband seek missing child in NY

    Julia Spencer- Fleming continues her mystery series with this eighth story of the adventures of Marine helicopter pilot veteran turned Episcopal priest, Claire Fergusson and her now husband, local sheriff Russ Van Alstyne, who is an Army veteran. She has served in Iraq and Afghanistan

  • Books | February 09, 2014

    Book recounts struggles to cope with avalanches

    If life on the frontier could be harsh and uncertain, life in avalanche country could be far, far worse. Snow and ice would build up on a steep slope, until it suddenly released and went racing downhill, burying and destroying anything in its path, including


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