• Appealing new titles for readers at the library

    There’s always a bounty of wonderful new adult books at the library in the spring. With so many to choose from, it’s difficult to narrow your picks to just a special few. Here’s a very limited sampling .

  • Body First hires personal trainer

    Kimmie Beneke, personal trainer and group fitness instructor, joined the Body First Wellness and Recreation Center on April 20. Beneke is an American Council of Exercise (ACE) Certified personal trainer.  She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in athletic training .

  • Sink, Gordon and Associates hires two interns

    Sink, Gordon and Associates LLP has selected Lindsey Smith and Andrea Tangeman for its two income tax internships. Lindsey M. Smith is a May 2011 graduate of Axtell High School and will graduate with a bachelor’s degree in accounting from .

  • Perception, misperception in Russian-U.S. ties

    If any aspect of international politics seems to be a sina qua non for conflict, it is the issue of perception and misperception. Any two sides in this world have the ability to completely misread each other. The possibility of .

  • Humboldt community members work to revitalize area

    “Here’s your mail.”  It is always good to check the mailbox and receive personal mail. Today we’ll learn about a remarkable rural town that has people working together to improve the community. They are also working to .

  • Hostas offer cool grass alternative in shade Greggeyestone1

    Grass doesn’t grow well in the shade. I like shade from my trees around the parking areas and on the west side of my home. Since grass doesn’t grow well, another environmental helping plant can be used. Hosta .

  • ‘Blue Warrior’ tackles geopolitics in the Sahara

    Troy Pearce is a restless, disillusioned soul. He’s a former CIA agent who served his country honorably, even heroically, in Afghanistan and who has lost faith in his government. He now owns a successful civilian drone company with top-notch .

  • KSU professor named dietitian of the year

    Kevin Sauer of Manhattan has been named the Distinguished Dietitian of the Year by the Kansas Dietetic Association (KDA). This is the top award given by KDA, and it recognized a dietitian who demonstrates significant involvement at the local, state .

  • Rising waters expected at Tuttle

    Areas of Tuttle Creek State Park will flood by early next week due to large amounts of rainfall in southeastern Nebraska earlier this week, according to a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers official. Storm waters from the rivers flowing .

  • Researcher questions officials in hearing

    A terminated Kansas State University research assistant questioned more witnesses in his grievance hearing Friday. Joseph Craine, a former K-State researcher in the biology department, was terminated in October after he emailed the editor of the scientific journal Ecology in 2013 .

  • Why are county officials against moving local elections?

    Q: Why are Riley County commissioners and clerk Rich Vargo opposed to moving local elections from spring to fall? A: Haven’t you looked at a calendar? November elections are smack-dab in the middle of college football season. They figure .

  • Wonder Workshop completes adventure garden, other outdoor features Workshop1.phatch

    Kids can check out an adventure garden, bamboo climbing wall, giant chair and other fun features at the Wonder Workshop after a string of updates completed last month. “The changes that have allowed us to be open here in Manhattan .


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