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  • ‘One of the best experiences of my life’

    To the Editor: Hola! I wanted to share with you a little story. My name is Tomas Nocetti and I am an exchange student from Argentina. This story begins with a 17-year-old boy who decided to apply for a scholarship .

  • Colbert’s Restaurant hires food manager

    Bill Elliott is the new food and beverage manager at Colbert’s Restaurant at Colbert Hills Golf Course. Bill brings management skills from his many years managing Sugar Hills Golf Course in Goodland. Bill is also known from his country .

  • MATC names two new board members

    Manhattan Area Technical College (MATC) has two new Board of Director members. Megan Umscheid (Pottawatomie County) and Thomas Weigand (Geary County) were voted in Wednesday as replacements for outgoing members Michael Morton of Wamego and Kevin Connell of Junction City, .

  • Mathis Physical hires physical therapists

    Dr. Kyle Veazey and Dr. Michael DeDonder have joined Mathis Physical Therapy and Hand Center as physical therapists. A native of Emporia, DeDonder received Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in Kinesiology from Kansas State University. He received .

  • ‘Truth About Style’ explains complexities of fashion

    In my pre-teen years at which time my identity was unknown, I dressed like a hippie. I loved Peter Max scarves, suede handbags with fringe, “Easy Rider” sets (minus Dennis Hopper’s motorcycle) and those long bell-bottoms. Everything was cool .

  • Stuck on ‘The Fault in Our Stars’ wait-list? Check out these titles Keri.mills

    With the acclaim of both the book and the resultant movie, “The Fault in Our Stars” by John Gree is the hot book to read this summer for teens and adults alike. Unfortunately, due to its popularity, there is a .

  • Debut novel demands a tissue

    “The Light Between Oceans” which takes place in the years following World War I, is a tear-jerker, but a good one. The novel is a story of Tom Sherbourne and his wife, Isabel, who live on Janus Rock, an island .

  • ‘Ozarks’ rich in Missouri, social history

    The Ozarks form a rugged, mountainous area in southwestern Missouri and northwestern Arkansas-an area which has an interesting character and history of its own that is not well known. Lynn Morrow selected 14 articles, taken from the “Missouri Historical Review” of 1973.

  • Jaruzelski’s reputation is improving

    Gen. Wojciech Jaruzelski, one of the most influential and controversial figures in Polish politics, died recently at the age of 90. To some Poles, he was the incarnation of evil. He declared martial law and in the process attempted to destroy .

  • University leaders get 1.5% pay raise

    The Kansas Board of Regents approved a 1.5-percent pay raise for chief executive officers at five of the six regents’ universities. The approval on Thursday also includes a 1.5-percent bonus for Regents president and CEO Andy Tompkins of Topeka. With .

  • Regents create transfer system

    A statewide system will recognize college credits for “reverse transfer” students after a decision from the Kansas Board of Regents this week. At all of the state’s 32 public postsecondary institutions, a “reverse transfer” will allow eligible students to get .

  • Lone Dem looks to fix insurance issues

    Dennis Anderson says that the office of state insurance commissioner has become a little more exciting since the Affordable Care Act — also known as Obamacare — was passed by Congress 2010. Some healthcare entities across Kansas have expressed disappointment that Gov. Sam .





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