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  • Manhattanite to receive degree from Washburn

    Shonica Cindy Murray, of Manhattan, is a candidate to receive a bachelor of science in nursing degree at Washburn University commencement exercises at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 13 in Lee Arena at Petro Allied Health Center in Topeka. They will also be .

  • Festival of Trees, Bill Nye and ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’

    TODAY Festival of Trees: Ladies Holiday Preview and Fashion Show, 1-5 p.m. Ladies will be the first to preview the magnificent trees and enjoy an afternoon of holiday shopping from local vendors followed by a fashion show highlighting the .

  • Three new teachers at Flint Hills Christian

    Three new teachers have been hired at Flint Hills Christian School – Mr. Zeboriah Carter, Mrs. Nikki Renberg and Miss Jessica Williams. As the new music teacher, Zeboriah Carter teaches music for all grades from K4 through 12th. His responsibilities include .

  • Parisian confronts prejudices during WWII

    Lucien Bernard isn’t a particularly religious or moral man. He’s an architect, and a good one, with a modernist bent and a couple of respectable structures to his credit. But in Paris in 1942, he’s having a hard .

  • Library brightens the season with holiday reading Marcia.allen1

    It’s become an annual ritual to await new holiday titles from favorite authors.  This year’s offerings include more than the usual output and a wide variety of subject matter as well.  For your holiday reading you .

  • Vanguard Home Designs expands in Manhattan

    Vanguard Home Designs recently moved to a larger location in Manhattan, near Westloop shopping center. “We are excited about the advantages of moving into this new facility will provide,” said Jim Hund, president of Vanguard. “This larger northeast Kansas location .

  • McCullough hires new team director

    McCullough Development, Inc. hired Andrea Metcalf to its team as the director of satellite operations. She is responsible for the operations of properties outside of the Manhattan area, including Junction City, Wichita, Topeka, Lawrence, Wamego, Indiana, Iowa, and Texas. Andrea .

  • Prepare for winter by protecting garden beds Greggeyestone1

    The really cold temperature seems to have arrived earlier this fall than in the recent past. What is usually a casual fall gardening pace has had to quicken. Preparing plants for the winter is on. Protecting plants from temperature extremes .

  • It’s OK to be alone Brian mug

    I spent Thanksgiving alone. This isn’t a column looking for sympathy. I’m just stating what happened. I actually enjoyed the day. I didn’t work. I watched football. I talked with my family on the phone. However, spending .

  • World’s tallest building has Kansas man’s fingerprints

    Let’s visit the tallest building in the world. It’s located in the city of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates. The building is named the Burj Khalifa – sometimes called the Dubai Tower. When this incredibly impressive structure was .

  • Unusual kitten heals family relationship

    A tiny marshmallow puff of a kitten shows up at the house where young Sara and her father might as well be strangers. Sara desperately wants to talk about her mother’s death, but her father remains aloof, choosing instead .

  • Being different can be a strength

    Temple Grandin’s latest book, “The Autistic Brain: Thinking Across the Spectrum” examines autism in various ways. Perhaps one person in eighty-eight has the syndrome to some degree, which means that someone you know or are related to has it. .


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