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  • Developing early literacy skills at the library this fall Amber.keck

    As summer changes into fall, there are lots of opportunities to introduce literacy concepts to your children. At Manhattan Public Library, we encourage parents and caregivers to embrace organic ways to instill a love of reading in children. One key .

  • Jeff West 22, Wamego 14

    At Wamego, the Red Raiders had the chance to earn their first win of the season against Jefferson West, leading 14-6 at halftime, but gave up a touchdown with 2:55 to play that broke a 14-14 tie and proved to be .


    Mildred Ann Williams, 86, of Manhattan, died early Saturday morning, Sept. 12, 2015, at the Via Christi Village in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. Mildred was born Nov. 25, 1928, in Bigelow, the daughter of W.L. and Geneva (Maddox) Carson. .

  • ‘Rosie Effect’ an unconventional love story

    In his 2013 novel “The Rosie Project,” author Graeme Simsion introduces readers to Don Tillman, a brilliant but socially awkward genetics professor whose highly analytical approach to life unintentionally puts him at odds with others. After countless disastrous dates, Don has .


    Colby Scott Mathies, 27, of Manhattan, died early Sunday morning, Sept. 6, 2015, in a car accident that took place in rural Pottawatomie County. The family provided some of the following information. Colby was born May 23, 1988, in Manhattan, the son of Daniel and .


    Patricia Fee, 82, of Manhattan, died Thursday, Sept. 10, 2015, at the Meadowlark Hills Retirement Community. Graveside services are pending with the Anderes-Pfeifley Funeral Home..

  • Hanover 62, Frankfort 30

    At Frankfort, the Wildcats managed to take an early 8-0 lead against Twin-Valley League foe Hanover, but couldn’t keep up the momentum down the stretch in a 62-30 loss. Hanover led 30-8 at halftime and kept pouring it on .


    Isaiah Daniel Salmans, 27, died Thursday, Sept. 11, 2015, at Via Christi at St. Francis in Wichita. The family provided some of the following information. Isaiah was born Dec. 30, 1987, in Newton, to Joseph and Julie (Copeland) Salmans. He was an Eagle Scout, Troop #332. .

  • Doniphan West 35, Valley Heights 34

    At Highland, the Valley Heights Mustangs led part of the way in a back-and-forth game with Doniphan West on the road, but couldn’t come up with a final touchdown to pull out the win late. Valley Heights led 18-7 .

  • Zakaria critiques modern education

    Fareed Zakaria, a popular commentator on CNN news and other media outlets, discusses the purpose, the present status, and criticism of the American educational system, all in this brief and highly readable book. Zakaria, who lived in India before attending .

  • Katie’s Way hires new therapists

    Katie’s Way hired Meredith Lubow and Andrea Turner to serve the mental health needs of Manhattan and surrounding areas. Lubow is a licensed psychologist and clinical neuropsychologist. She formally served as the director of psychology and neuropsychology at Saint .

  • StoneHouse gets two preservation awards

    The StoneHouse at Prairiewood received two separate Historic Preservation Awards for 2015. It received the Merit Award for Excellence from the Kansas Preservation Alliance and The Award of Excellence in Historic Preservation from the Manhattan/Riley County Preservation Alliance. The StoneHouse .


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