• Innovative product makes hitching a trailer easy

    “It’s the best thing we ever got.” That’s the type of customer feedback that every company would like to hear. It’s typical of the kind of comment received by Arden and Sally Vernon of EZE-Latch. For anyone .

  • Club news

    American Legion Women’s Auxiliary The Pearce Keller Unit No. 17 Women’s Auxiliary meeting of April 6 was called to order at 6:02p.m. by President Marilyn Randa. Diane Long gave the opening prayer followed by a moment of silence in .

  • EDITORIAL | Wamego wise to confront problem

    We don’t know enough about drug-testing policies to grade the Wamego Board of Education on the proposal its members are considering. But they deserve high marks for recognizing a problem and addressing it. Discussion of drug-testing for students in .

  • Volunteer opportunities abound in Manhattan

    To the editor: National Volunteer Week is April 23-29 and is designed to recognize all volunteers and celebrate the spirit of service in a community. It’s about demonstrating that by working together, we have the fortitude to meet our .

  • Syria and North Korea pose complex challenges

    Although there are those on the left and the right who seem to think war is simply a matter of dropping a few bombs or sending in a few troops supported by some ships and tanks, there is a bit .

  • State education students help at Ogden Elementary Stateed

    College education students from around the state recently helped with projects at Ogden Elementary School while visiting the Manhattan area for the Kansas National Education Association Student Program. The program’s representative assembly highlighted the accomplishments of eight university programs .

  • Remembering ‘Gunsmoke’

    The TV network we watch most at our house is MeTV (Memorable Entertainment Television), which features classic TV programs from the 1950s through the 1990s. And our favorite MeTV show is “Gunsmoke” — especially the early half-hour black-and-white episodes of the .

  • Ultimate ranking of Fast and Furious movies

    Batman. Spider-Man. Dominic Toretto. These are a few of my favorite superheroes. “The Fate of the Furious,” the eighth installment in the never- ending “The Fast and the Furious” franchise, opened April 14 in theaters. Fun fact: It’s better than .

  • How a snail gave a woman strength during illness

    Behold the snail. It glides patiently across, over and under grass, moss, leaves and timber, tentacles twitching, sensing wondrous mysteries in the air. It stops to nibble on delightful- tasting mushrooms, microorganisms, wild flowers and plants, crunching and chewing as .

  • Murder-mystery full of Kansas color, details

    Richard Harris Contributing writer This Kansas-based murder mystery is by local author Michael Graves, who teaches Intensive English and TESOL courses at Emporia State University. He has previously published some stories and co-authored another novel. His lucid prose is always .

  • On National Humor Month, find these comedies at the library

    I hope you’ve been laughing, because April is National Humor Month. What better time to look at some of the funniest movies of all time? What any one individual thinks is funny is a matter of personal opinion. There .

  • Author beats up schools of modern psychology

    Aaron Pauls Contributing writer Theodore Dalrymple, which is a pen name of Anthony Daniels, is a famous English contrarian who I would put in the same vein as Malcom Muggeridge. The chief difference between the two is that Muggeridge was .


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