Tuesday, May 31, 2016


  • Books | October 27, 2013

    Horror genre offers lengthy history with many choices


    It’s nearly Halloween and time to snuggle up with a classic horror story that will scare you silly. According to H.P. Lovecraft, “The oldest and strongest emotion of mankind is fear, and the oldest and strongest kind of fear is fear of the

  • Arts & Leisure | October 27, 2013

    Trick-or-treat events, ‘The Wonder Bread Years’

    TODAY Read to Dogs, 2-4 pm Read to a certified therapy dog. The dogs have been trained to listen, and they help children relax while reading. Avid readers welcome also. No sign up required. Manhattan Public Library Storytime Room. Haunted Base: Fort Riley Ghost Tours, 4

  • Local |Education | October 27, 2013

    MHS students get PSAT recognition

    •Manhattan High student Cassidy Harper recently received the distinction of Outstanding Achievement in the National Achievement Scholarship Program. The National Achievement Scholarship Program provides recognition for outstanding black American high school students through the PSAT. Of the more than 160,000 students who currently enter the National

  • October 27, 2013

    Couple restores covered wagons

    As the sun sets over the pastoral Flint Hills, a remarkable scene comes into view: Across the hillside comes a set of covered wagons drawn by horses. Is this a sight from a century and a half ago? No, it is happening in modern times,

  • Men's Basketball |Women's Basketball | October 27, 2013

    K-State basketball dazzles with Madness, banners


    Before the Kansas State men’s basketball team celebrated its Big 12 title on Friday at Madness in Manhattan, the school showed off the new cosmetic change for Bramlage Coliseum. The old system of tracking yearly achievements for both the men’s and women’s programs

  • Gardening | October 27, 2013

    Take out weeds by properly fertilizing, spraying


    This is a good time to reduce weeds in the lawn and other landscape areas. Weed management begins with proper plant care. Grow the desirable plants that best you can. Dandelions, henbit, speedwell and chickweed are easily removed while still small in the fall. A

  • Local |Business | October 27, 2013

    Financial business hires 2

    Sink, Gordon and Associates, LLP, added two new staff members. Seth J. Gordon joined as the director of the Business Valuation Department. He is a May, 2009, graduate of Kansas State University with a degree in finance, and a 2004 graduate of Rock Creek High School. Previously

  • Local |Business | October 27, 2013

    ESB Financial promotes employee

    Tori Nuzum was promoted to financial service provider at ESB Financial in Manhattan.  Nuzum served the bank as a CSR for the past year and will expand upon her customer service duties; in addition to taking on numerous lending and relationship growing functions. 

  • Local |Business | October 27, 2013

    CivicPlus hires consultant

    CivicPlus added Conor Milne to the community engagement team as a consultant. Milne is a recent graduate of Kansas State University with a bachelor’s degree in psychology and a minor in leadership studies. He has worked with campus as a president of the Residence

  • Columns | October 27, 2013

    In the Arctic race, the Russians are in the lead

    For many years it has been believed that the Arctic has vast natural resources, but distances and especially the cold have prevented nations from operating there. Now, however, the polar icecap is melting, and Russia has decided to solidify its presence in the northern parts

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