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  • Gardening | September 22, 2013

    Maintain rose bushes to keep their beauty until frost


    I’m a rose lover because most bloom up to the first frost. Their colors and fragrance draw my attention. Roses also vary in form and leaf for added interest. With approximately 3,000 varieties available, it would seem to me that everyone would have a rose

  • September 22, 2013

    Bonner Springs woman has not lost marbles

    Have you lost your marbles? If so, I know a place where you can replace them. You can also learn about how marbles are made, find some vintage toys and games, and have fun, right here in Kansas. Lynda Sproules and Bruce Breslow are the

  • Local |Education | September 22, 2013

    Inaugural RCPD scholarship awarded

    Kristina Gee, the daughter of Officer Darla King, was awarded the inaugural $500 Riley County Police Department scholarship in August. She is currently attending Fort Hays State University. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must be the dependent son or daughter of an active, full-time RCPD

  • Local |Business | September 22, 2013

    JCPenney hires 2 stylists

    JCPenney Salon hired two stylists. Janette Mendez and Lori Rehmer are graduates from Bellus Academy   in Manhattan, and they are now taking appointments for all types of haircuts, color and highlights.  Appointments can be made by calling (785) 776-9772 or at 101 Manhattan Town Center.&

  • Local |Business | September 22, 2013

    Butcher opens satellite in Belvue

    Fulmer’s Kansas Premium Meats and Eatery in Belvue will open a retail meat store and eatery on US Highway 24 in Belvue. The new location will be at 22580 U.S. Hwy 24, east of Wamego. In addition to offering cuts of beef, chicken, pork, buffalo and

  • Columns | September 22, 2013

    Putin is running diplomacy regarding Syria

    Leading from the rear can be dangerous. When a country vacates the leadership position, it doesn’t take long for another country to step in. That is what has happened in the Syrian crisis. The United States is no longer calling the shots.  If

  • Manhattan High School | September 20, 2013

    Manhattan rides defense to 19-7 win over Seaman

    Behind a better night offensively and another solid defensive performance, the Manhattan Indians beat the Seaman Vikings 19-7 on the road Friday night. Manhattan took a 12-0 lead to halftime and scored again in the third quarter to build a lead and ride it to

  • Local |Education | September 20, 2013

    Enrollment levels off in USD 383

    USD 383 has its largest kindergarten class since 1991 and its largest first grade class since 1994. But district-wide enrollment was essentially flat. The district reported these numbers Friday, which was the official enrollment count day for Kansas school districts. There are 572 kindergarten students and 510 first grade students,

  • Local |Business | September 20, 2013

    Waterville Opera House targeted for $1.4 million fixup


    WATERVILLE — The Waterville Opera House is wheelchair accessible…via the back door leading to a small set of stairs next to the stage. In other words, not. That’s one reason citizens here have been raising funds to renovate the building. The proposed plan would

  • Local |Business | September 20, 2013

    Allegiant craft face inspections

    LAS VEGAS —  Allegiant Airlines has taken 30 of its 52 MD-80 aircraft out of service to inspect emergency slides, days after passengers and crew members slid to the tarmac to escape one of its planes in Las Vegas The Las Vegas-based airline posted a notice saying

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