Monday, April 27, 2015



Lifestyle

  • Editorials | April 19, 2015

    Take the chance to smell the lilacs

    Really busy days are coming soon enough. Hot ones, cold ones, nasty ones. Sure. Right now, let’s all try to take a deep breath and enjoy today. It’s a beautiful time of year in Manhattan. The grass is hardly ever greener. Trees are

  • Editorials | April 19, 2015

    After all, they caught the guy

    We’re going to side with the FBI on this one. Riley County Commissioner Bob Boyd gunched last week that the feds should have informed the local authorities earlier about the plan to arrest a would-be terrorist bomber targeting Fort Riley. Boyd said he was

  • Columns | April 19, 2015

    Universities need stable funding

    As the Kansas Legislature returns to wrap up the budget for the next two fiscal years a cloud of uncertainty hangs over our state universities. Despite agreements with the Kansas Board of Regents and the governor’s office to support a flat budget for the

  • Columns | April 19, 2015

    Chinese naval buildup poses a challenge to U.S.

    The Chinese Navy is an increasingly powerful force in the Pacific.  Most other navies in this area, including Russia’s, are antiquated or very small.  Some are using former U.S. Navy ships. Japan builds its own ships and has made noises about

  • Local |Business | April 19, 2015

    Marketing company advertises rural life globally

    World Wide Web. Of course, that’s the term that we see on the Internet. It reminds us that Internet technology operates far beyond our borders. Today we’ll meet an Internet marketing company which is using the tools of technology to transcend the traditional

  • Local |Briefs |Education | April 19, 2015

    FHCS Students Attend SAFE Conference In Wichita

    Students from the Flint Hills Christian School leadership practicum class, along with 150 other high school students from across Kansas, attended the Seat-Belts Are For Everyone (SAFE) conference in Wichita, March 31 through April 1. Those attending were able to participate in workshops led by nearly 250 safety professionals,

  • Local |Briefs |Education | April 19, 2015

    Manhattan educator becomes certified journalism teacher

    Kristy L. Nyp, a Manhattan High School language arts teacher, became a certified journalism educator, receiving the status from the Journalism Education Association. She was scheduled to be honored Saturday at a JEA and National Scholastic Press Association high school journalism convention in Denver. The

  • Gardening | April 19, 2015

    Enjoy fresh salsa in three months

    Greggeyestone1

    Onions, tomatoes, peppers, cilantro and basil can be grown in the garden and used as fresh salsa ingredients. Oregano, parsley, garlic and marjoram can also be grown and used in different salsa ingredients. Ginny Barnard, a family and consumer science agent, and I will be

  • Local |Briefs |Business | April 19, 2015

    Coldwell Banker employees get awards

    The International Coldwell Banker franchise office has announced the following awards for its locally owned franchisee. The franchise has more than 85,000 associates worldwide with over 2,400 offices. Office Manager’s Award: Kelly Adams, owner and managing broker • This represents the top 13 percent of all affiliate offices

  • Local |Briefs |Business | April 19, 2015

    Parks supervisor gets on national committee

    Chris Nelson, Manhattan Parks and Recreation supervisor, has been selected to represent Manhattan and the state of Kansas on the Certified Youth Sports Administrators (CYSA) Leadership Committee. The National Alliance for Youth Sports has formed the committee. The committee consists of certified administrators from around


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