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  • Arts & Leisure | February 03, 2014

    What’s not to like about Bernadette Peters’ show?


    Broadway musical icon, celebrity diva Bernadette Peters brought her cabaret-style revue to entertain the troops—a well-filled (downstairs level) house assembled in McCain Auditorium Friday evening, January 31—and it’s safe to say they got what they came for. It’s also pretty clear that

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | February 03, 2014

    Fire in St. George offers winter warning


    ST. GEORGE – It’s cold outside, and fire officials are reminding the public that winter chill often means people are prone to have their homes damaged or destroyed in a surprise blaze. Early Saturday morning, a home in rural St. George was destroyed by what

  • Local |Kansas State University | February 03, 2014

    Grant to help students find success in science subjects

    A $2.5 million national grant will be used by Kansas State University and four other educational institutions in Kansas to help students find success in science, technology, engineering and math — or STEM — careers, regardless of their race, ethnicity or economic status. The university is the lead

  • February 03, 2014

    Commission dodges ‘Fieldhouse’ question

    The quest to get more funding for the “Fieldhouse Project” continues after the Riley County Commission deferred another request for the local parks project. Gail Urban, who leads the group pushing to upgrade area sports facilities, asked the commission on Monday if it would reconsider

  • Local |Business |Government & Politics | February 03, 2014

    MAHP and hotel split top agenda

    The city commission agenda for Tuesday evening might not matter if there’s so much snow in the area that the whole event has to be postponed. Assuming the show goes on as the scheduled, commissioners will discuss a request from the Manhattan Area Housing

  • Movies | February 03, 2014

    ‘Twelve Years a Slave’ part history, part horror movie


    The feel-bad movie of 2013 has arrived in Manhattan, re-issued now that it has been nominated for a number of awards, including eight Oscars. The movie is “Twelve Years a Slave,” made by the British director Steve McQueen and starring the British actor Chiwetel Ejiofor. The

  • Local | February 03, 2014

    Winter striking again

    Brace for a wicked winter snow. The National Weather Service has issued an advisory for Tuesday, but K-State climatologist Mary Knapp said people should expect it to stay cold and snowy for the rest of the week. She said that the storm could drop as

  • Neighbors | February 03, 2014

    Couple loves to share designs


    Every business needs its hook. For Box Lab, Chris and Marci Spaw decided to have several hooks. One of them comes into play when people walk into the architecture firm on 407 Poyntz Ave. The showroom offers a look at what people could put into their

  • Local |Kansas State University | February 03, 2014

    K-Staters contribute to stem cell book

    A team of researchers from the anatomy and physiology department in the College of Veterinary Medicine at Kansas State University has just closed the book on an important chapter on stem cell research. The team, headed by associate professor Masaaki Tamura, contributed “Umbilical Cord Matrix

  • Obituaries | February 03, 2014


    John W. “Jack” Jahnke, 99, of Riley died Monday at the Brewster Place in Topeka. Funeral services are pending with the Anderes-Pfeifley Funeral Home in Riley.

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