Tuesday, October 6, 2015


  • Books | September 26, 2015

    Biographical books to check out at the public library


    Have you ever noticed how many books are written about people? More than one-fifth of the Manhattan Public Library nonfiction collection is categorized with a biographical subject heading. Who reads these books? Our customers do! People are enamored with other people’s lives. We want

  • Books | September 26, 2015

    Ware provides plenty of mystery, suspense

    Ruth Ware has written a captivating suspense novel. The protagonist in this twisted story of love gone wrong is Leonora, sometimes known as Lee and sometimes known as Nora. The story opens with Lee waking up in the hospital with a policeman outside her room.

  • Football | September 26, 2015

    Catching up with former Wildcat Gerald Alphin

    Though there wasn’t much of a reason to celebrate Kansas State football in the 1980s, many might remember Gerald Alphin. The soft-handed receiver played for the Wildcats from 1982-85 and went to star in the Canadian Football League. Alphin led the Wildcats in receiving

  • Football | September 26, 2015

    Hubener, Cook form a winning connection at K-State

    From Cheney to Louisburg. The distance between those two small Kansas towns is approximately halfway across the state. During the college football season of 2015, there was a key play involving players from those two small towns that made for one of the most exciting finishes

  • Local |Business | September 26, 2015

    Maximum Performance hires physical therapist

    Maximum Performance Physical Therapy and Fitness hired Hope Cramer as a physical therapist. Cramer is originally from Cheney. She received her Bachelors of Art degree in kinesiology from Washburn University in 2010. She graduated with her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Rockhurst University in Kansas City,

  • Columns | September 26, 2015

    Putin holds upper hand with moves in Syria

    It is increasingly clear that the only road to peace and stability in Syria runs through Moscow. We may not like having to deal directly with Russian President Vladimir Putin, but we have no alternative. Some regard him as a thug, although that is a

  • Area Schools | September 26, 2015

    Hanover blows by Blue Valley in shut out


    RANDOLPH — Things seemed to be over quickly in Randolph on Friday as Hanover routed Blue Valley, 58-0, in a game that was called at halftime. After falling 32-30 against Tescott on the road, it seemed that improvement had been made for a young Rams team,

  • Arts, Leisure | September 26, 2015

    ‘Legally Blonde,’ Kristin Chenoweth and more


    SUNDAY Friends of Konza Prairie presents Konquer the Konza, 7:30 a.m. Race with an added 10K this year. For information, visit manhattanrunningco.com. Konza Prairie Biological Station. Manhattan Arts Center presents “Shrek the Musical,” 2 p.m. Sunday. Also 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.

  • Area Schools | September 25, 2015

    Frankfort 46, Wetmore 0

    At Frankfort, Frankfort picked up their second win of the year in a shutout win over Wetmore at home. Individual statistics and scoring summaries were not available from this contest. The Wildcats will go on the road to Axtell next week.

  • Manhattan High School | September 25, 2015

    Manhattan shuts out Highland Park, 41-0

    TOPEKA – Despite a sloppy effort much of the night, the Manhattan High football team beat Highland Park on the road Friday night, 41-0. The Indians struggled with turnovers and penalties throughout the game, taking a 21-0 lead to halftime and expanding it in the second

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