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  • Former Royals catcher breaks down diamond in ‘Throwback’

    Jason Kendall is one of those guys you probably love if he played for your team. If he played for your opponent, you undoubtedly hated him. In this entertaining and fascinating nitty-gritty examination of modern-day baseball, Kendall, for instance: • Extols .

  • K-State Common Book ‘Ghost Map’ takes on 1854 cholera outbreak Marcia.allen1

    Each academic year, the K-State Book Network (KSBN) selects an exceptional book for a common reading experience. In conjunction with that all-university read, campus activities, classroom experiences, and community programs are offered share additional insights into the reading. In past .

  • ‘The Orenda’ captures a different era

    “The Orenda” is a story about Huron Indians — the Wendat — in the first half of the 17th century. It’s told through the eyes of three individuals: Bird, a great “war-bearer” of the Bear Clain who rises to the role .

  • Beaton’s ‘Hamish’ a likable lead

    This is the latest in a long series of murder mysteries written by prolific British writer M. C. Beaton over the last 20 years or so and features the Highland Scottish police constable Hamish Macbeth.  In spite of an amazing .

  • Train to become master gardener Greggeyestone1

    Do you like people and plants? You should say yes! If your answer was “yes,” then being a master gardener is for you. You get to talk to people about plants. That is a master gardener in a nutshell.  .

  • Man forms alliance to protect historic barns

    Barn yarns. Those are stories about barns that tell of the historic roles that barns have played in Kansas. Today, in the conclusion of our two-part series, we’ll meet a man who has helped lead a statewide effort to .

  • Manhattan woman awarded 3 college scholarships

    Jennifer Bliss, a junior in nursing at Pittsburg State University, was awarded the Isadore E. Delappe Nursing Scholarship, the State of Kansas Scholarship and the Ken Bateman Academic Scholarship for the 2014-2015 academic year, according to a press release from .

  • Manhattan High ACT scores above state, national averages

    The Manhattan High School ACT composite score has once again made it above state and national averages. The 2014 composite score for Manhattan High School was 23.1. The state average is 22 and the national average is 21. Last year’s MHS composite score .

  • Motives aside, Clinton was right about Obama

    Hillary Clinton’s recent criticism of President Barack Obama did not come out of the blue. From various books and articles on the evolution of Obama’s foreign policy, it is clear that Clinton, along with Robert Gates, Leon Panetta .

  • DONALD VARGA

    Donald H. Varga, 65, of Ogden, died Aug. 19, 2014, at his home. A memorial service will be at a later date at the Kansas Veterans’ Cemetery at Fort Riley. Arrangements are being handled by Penwell-Gabel Johnson Chapel, Junction City..

  • CHARLES LINDENMAN

    Charles L. Lindenman Jr., 96, of Manhattan, died Aug. 7, 2014, at the Stoneybrook Retirement Community in Manhattan. He was born on Aug. 18, 1917, in Hill City,  the son of Charles L. and Lura (Moore) Lindenman Sr.  He attended schools in the .

  • OLIVE WILLE

    Olive Maurine Wille, 94, of Wamego, passed away Aug. 23, 2014, at her residence in Vintage Park of Wamego. She was born Sept. 22, 1919, in Crawfordsville, Iowa, the daughter of James and Maude (McKee) Martin. Her family moved to Eskridge in 1929, where she graduated .





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