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  • Federal college site worthwhile

    Americans who don’t think they have enough information with which to narrow their college selection now have another option, courtesy of the federal government. The site — —  doesn’t quite compete with rankings by U.S. .

  • Sloan creates charming animal characters

    If an opossum happens to stroll your way, it just might grin, lift a paw and wave heartily. No other opossum in the animal kingdom would have the courtesy (and guts) to greet people in this manner, except “Appleblossom the .

  • CivicPlus hires four people

    Gabrielle Schuetz, account manager, has experience as an inside sales representative from GTM, where she was responsible for creating new customer accounts. In her role as an account manager, Schuetz will foster ongoing client relationships, while providing knowledgeable experience and .

  • Local woman gets young dietitian award

    Anna Binder of Manhattan has been named the Recognized Young Dietitian of the Year by the Kansas Dietetic Association (KDA). This award recognizes a dietitian 35 years of age or younger who demonstrates involvement at the local, state, and national levels .

  • ‘Spy Games’overcomes bland title with thrilling plot

    “Spy Games” is an idiotic title for an espionage novel. Its parallel is titling books in other genres “Murder Games” and “Adventures in Historical Fiction.” This particular espionage novel titled “Spy Games” certainly deserves better. It contains vastly more tension .

  • Medical Associates hires family physician

    Medical Associates of Manhattan hired Brian Ruggle, family medicine physician, to the medical staff. He will provide primary care services for adults and children at 1133 College Ave., Suite E-110. Ruggle received his medical degree from the University of Iowa Carver .

  • This season’s dark and twisted mysteries at the library

    I always look forward to the latest favorite mystery writers have to offer. Like so many readers, I anticipate what the next storyline might promise, and I thoroughly enjoy reading about my longtime favorite characters. That’s why the latest .

  • Wildcats hang on to win in 3OTs Ksu19.mercury

    Kansas State scored when it mattered most. That might be one of the few positives the Wildcats can take from their 39-33 triple-overtime victory over Louisiana Tech on Saturday at Bill Snyder Family Stadium. K-State struggled to move the ball .

  • Lee, Willis have big days for defense Ksu75.mercury

    With Kansas State and Louisiana Tech tied at 20, the Wildcats’ two best pass rushers on Saturday teamed up to force the first turnover of the season for the defense. After the Bulldogs completed a short pass to Trent Taylor, K-State .

  • Swaby profiles impressive female scientists

    In the late ‘80s, a report by the U.S. Department of Education found the gap in the career aspirations of boys and girls in science or engineering fields existed as early as eighth grade. Within the eighth grade class .

  • MHS volleyball wins consolation bracket at Hayden

    The Manhattan High volleyball team shook off a pair of close losses in pool play at the Hayden Invitational Saturday, rattling off three straight wins to close out their day and take fifth place. The Indians had to face a .

  • MHS girls win at Southern Stampede

    Last year, the Manhattan High boys’ cross country team had two top-10 finishers at the Southern Stampede cross country invitational on the campus of Missouri Southern in Joplin, Mo. The 2015 girls’ team managed to one-up that Saturday, putting three girls .


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