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  • Mystery, intrigue and death in Bosnia

    “The Wolf of Sarajevo” is a contemporary tale of Bosnia. The violence that has beset Bosnia and its neighbors in what not so long ago was called Yugoslavia goes back centuries, but the novel starts in Srebrenica in July 1995. That .

  • Spooky books to spice up your fall reading

    It’s the right time of year for a good scare, and I happen to work with some serious connoisseurs of horror. When I asked my coworkers, they were happy to give frightening recommendations. Naturally, Stephen King was mentioned the .

  • Sci-fi thriller questions road less traveled ideas

    Jason Dessen has an ordinary but happy life. He and his wife both gave up promising careers in order to focus more on their family — he was a groundbreaking quantum mechanics researcher and she was a trendsetting artist. However, they’.

  • Most will find ‘Girl on the Train’ entertaining

    Paula Hawkins’s novel “The Girl on the Train” is now a film, set in America, with Emily Blunt, rising star Haley Bennett, and a few familiar supporting actresses—Allison Janney, Lisa Kudrow, and Laura Prepon. As a thriller, it .

  • K-State homecoming, Landon Lecture and more

    SUNDAY K-State Homecoming 5K Run/Walk, 10 a.m. For information and a schedule of the week’s events, visit K-State Alumni Center. Junction City Little Theater presents Shakespeare’s “Much Ado about Nothing,” 2 p.m. Tickets: $10 adults, $5 for .

  • Fall and winter care for your landscape

    It is estimated, on average, a well-landscaped home can add 15 percent or more to the value of your home. Plus, a nicely landscaped home brightens your view of the world every time you drive in your driveway…a smile you .

  • MHS cross country sweeps Centennial League meet

    Both Manhattan cross country teams defended their titles and took home their seventh consecutive league championships at Felker Park in Topeka on Saturday. All eight girls medaled. Cara Melgares led the way, winning her third individual title. She finished with .

  • Oklahoma slams Wildcats, 38-17

    NORMAN, Oklahoma — Jesse Ertz got hurt, the offense and defense both struggled at times and Oklahoma eased to a win against Kansas State on Saturday. The Wildcats stayed within two scores for much of the contest at Oklahoma Memorial Stadium, .

  • MHS creates turnovers, shuts out Emporia, 48-0

    It isn’t often that the turning point in a game happens on the second drive. But that’s what happened Friday night in Manhattan’s 48-0 victory over Emporia. It looked like Manhattan was going to find itself trailing .

  • Powder puff part of MHS’ homecoming festivities

    Manhattan High School’s powder puff cheerleading tradition continued this week after almost coming to an end following last year’s fall homecoming festivities. Several male students dressed up as cheerleaders and entertained the school during its fall homecoming pep .

  • Decision time: Expansion looms for Big 12 again

    Election Day isn’t until Nov. 8, but Monday has a similar feel for the Big 12 Conference. Once again, the Big 12 has the nation’s attention as it explores its options for expanding the conference. The Big 12 has, essentially, three choices: .

  • Beer seals place in team history with catch

    Parker Beer would do anything to help his team. It just so happened that helping his team ended in heroics against Junction City. Beer caught a pass on fourth-and-7 that bounced off wide receiver Jonathan Taylor and a Junction City .


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