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  • Melgares, Schroeder honored at KU

    LAWRENCE — Kansas distance runner Chris Melgares is at least aware of the snooze button on his alarm clock, but don’t get any ideas about him using it frequently. The academically and athletically gifted student-athlete balanced a hectic schedule while .

  • K-State’s Murray nominated for NCAA award

    Kansas State senior Meggie Murray was nominated for the 2015 Woman of the Year award amongst a class of 480 female student-athletes — the most ever in the history of the program — announced by the NCAA office this week. One of 207 nominees to .

  • Happy Father’s Day

    There’s more to being a good dad than putting on a necktie whose creation was a crime against good taste and then wearing it in public to keep from breaking the heart of the child who gave it to .

  • County elections staff made mail-in election go smoothly

    To the Editor, On behalf of the Manhattan-Ogden School District (USD 383), I’d like to thank Rich Vargo, Jolene Keck and the Riley County elections staff for their service conducting the school district’s first mail-in-ballot election. As the district .

  • ‘50 Licks’ documents half a century of classic rock band

    Dozens, perhaps hundreds, of books have been published about The Rolling Stones. After more than 50 years recording and performing rock, blues and country music, Sir Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Ronnie Wood and Charlie Watts - each in their late 60s .

  • ‘Lost & Found’ offers equal parts humor, emotion

    Seven-year-old Millie Bird has the certainty that belongs only to that age; it is an assured precociousness that some adults despair as stubbornness or dismiss as silliness, whereas others recognize the wisdom of the archetypal fool. In this internationally best-selling .

  • The public library can help you tell a great story Librarian.danielle.schapaugh.phatch

    The act of storytelling is a big part of what makes us human. Nigerian writer Chris Abani told a TED audience “What we know about who we are comes from stories.” We share knowledge from generations past, explore meaning, delve .

  • Body First hires massage therapist

    Body First Wellness and Recreation Center hired Alexys Jordan to join its massage therapy staff. Jordan is a graduate of the Berkana Institute of Massage Therapy in Denver and a licensed massage therapist. She provides professional massage therapy, Swedish massage, .

  • Benchmark, RF Construction merges

    Benchmark Construction and RF Construction (formally Ron Fowles Construction Management Services) have joined forces through a merger. Benchmark will serve clients in Kansas and western Missouri out of its office in Eudora and the RF Construction office in Manhattan. Daily .

  • Fire driver retires from Manhattan Fire

    After 28 years of service, fire driver Mark Mugler has retired from the Manhattan Fire Department. Mugler started with the department as a firefighter in March 1987. He became a fire driver in August 1988. A reception was held in his honor on .

  • Coldwell Banker hires real estate agent

    Coldwell Banker Realty Group One hired Ben Kearns as a real estate agent. Kearns received his Bachelor of Science degree from Kansas State University. After graduation, he was commissioned as an officer and served four years active duty with the .

  • Ryan and Sons Realtor receives rookie award

    Allison Penner Disbrow of Ryan and Sons Realtors received the Rookie of the Year award at the Manhattan Association of Realtors general meeting June 9. After a decade in fundraising and marketing, Disbrow became a licensed Realtor in April 2014. She has .





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