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  • Local |Education | October 20, 2013

    Schools get awards for scores

    Northview Elementary School and Eisenhower Middle School have both received Challenge Award Certificates of Merit from the Confidence in Kansas Public Education Task Force. The award recognizes schools for outstanding achievement and uncommon accomplishment based on Kansas Assessment results from 2013 and other qualifying factors, specifically

  • Local |Education | October 20, 2013

    Conference helps women negotiate

    About 70 undergraduate and graduate students attended the Start Smart Salary Negotiation Workshops on October 6 and 7 to help college women gain the knowledge and skills to negotiate salaries and benefits. There were three-hour workshops presented by Annie Houle, National Director, Campus and Community Initiatives, WAGE Project.

  • Local |Education | October 20, 2013

    New USD 383 foundation board

    The Manhattan-Ogden Public Schools Foundation has announced officers of the board of directors for the coming year. They are Jim Morrison, president; Dirk Daveline, vice president; Erin Dunlap, treasurer; and Heather Lansdowne, secretary. In addition, Ingrid Logan joins the board of directors as a member

  • Books | October 20, 2013

    Landscape architect viewed gardening as an art form

    Which is it? Landscape gardening or landscape architecture? And, what is its nature? During the Gilded Age (1870-1898), critic Mariana Griswold Van Rensselaer (1851-1934) and others debated these and related questions. Judith K. Major’s biography of Van Rensselaer tells her life’s story, discusses

  • Books | October 20, 2013

    Publisher’s motives not ‘Truth’

    Keith Mabbut is a British writer and a nice guy in his mid-50s whose wife, Krystyna, wants a divorce because she has found a more satisfying relationship with another man. They have two adult children whose childhoods he missed out on and whom he

  • Books | October 20, 2013

    Franklin’s sister’s story proves interesting read

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    She was not a recognized personality nor was she a Revolutionary War figure. She was not wealthy, nor was she well educated.  There are no surviving paintings of her, and many details of her life are relatively sketchy. In fact, hers was an ordinary

  • Women's Basketball | October 20, 2013

    Once-undersized Wildcats add a trio of big posts

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    Reinforcements have arrived. The vertically challenged days are behind the Kansas State women’s basketball team with the arrival of three new posts this season, all of which are the tallest players the Wildcats have had on their roster in almost nine years. K-State finished

  • Columns | October 20, 2013

    Egypt, Russia try to control radical Islam

    It is interesting that all states have decided to oppose radical Islam and have taken similar actions to control it. Almost all governments around the world feel threatened by it. Despite their many differences this is true both of Russia and — believe or not — Egypt.

  • October 20, 2013

    Rural Kansas bed and breakfast has global visitors

    Ron Wilson Contributing writer The overnight guest wrote a note in the guest book. That’s not so unusual, but this note was written in Spanish. Of course, that is understandable, since this guest came from Argentina.  Today we’ll meet a woman who

  • Columns | October 20, 2013

    Welfare fraud spreads with EBT cards

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    The food stamps have been replaced by Electronic Benefit Transfer cards that ended checkout lane shame, supposedly, and helped users buy virtually everything else in the store non-welfare recipients enjoy. Fast, private, plastic. Pretty nifty. But wait. There’s more. The EBT magic failed to


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