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  • Put children’s safety first

    Some Manhattan children — and parents — can’t wait for the first day of school Tuesday. Others would be happy to prolong summer by a week or two. Like it or not, the 2015-16 school year begins this week in Manhattan; .

  • Governor, tear down this wall

    Kansas public preschools are isolated and rare. Educators at all levels in Kansas are frustrated and fleeing. As the dust settles from one of the worst legislative sessions in Kansas history, class sizes are larger, we have a statewide teacher .

  • Kansan promotes ag education through national center

    “Creating a classroom.” That’s something that teachers do frequently. Today we’ll learn about a Kansan who is creating a classroom for agriculture, but not inside a traditional school. This Kansan is leading a national center which provides a .

  • MATC announces ADDA

    Manhattan Area Technology College’s computer-aided design department has been named an American Design Drafting Association authorized testing center. Professional certification is an examination system that the ADDA developed almost 20 years ago to establish a credentialing system based on an .

  • Manhattan native earns master’s

    Katie (Lewis) Tonniges graduated on May 8 from Bryan College of Health Sciences in Lincoln, Nebraska, with her Masters of Science in nurse anesthesia. During her studies, she published a case report in the International Student Journal of Nurse Anesthesia. Katie .

  • Fall gardening season approaches Greggeyestone1

    It has been a mix of growing conditions this summer. Hot, cool, wet, dry and everything in between has been handed to our plants to deal with. I’m ready for seasonal weather. The increasingly cool days of fall are .

  • Pierson explores kindness from canine perspective

    In 1910, Rev. Charles Bayard Miliken of the Methodist Episcopal Church of Chicago stated, “It is the way one treats his inferiors more than the way he treats his equals which reveals one’s real character.” Society often implies that one’.

  • Downing creates intrigue, suspense and romance

    The year is 2013, and Jack McColl, a Scot, is divorced but sells luxury motorcars for his ex-wife’s family. He is also a part-time spy for the British Empire and speaks nine languages, largely because he has a marvelous aptitude .

  • The library’s electronic resources for children Jennifer.adams.librarian1

    Tired of your child making off with your iPad, tablet or phone? Soon the library will have children’s tablets available for check out, preloaded with fun and engaging learning apps for children as young as 3 years old. Playaway has .

  • Kaiser uncovers plaigarism, sexism

    On a cold and stormy afternoon in November 2003, archeology assistant professor Alan Kaiser worked at his desk at the University of Evansville, Indiana, grading papers. When he could not stand it anymore, he went into an adjacent storage room, nosed .

  • Obama’s rhetoric shows weakness of his position

    Despite majority opposition both in the public and in Congress to the nuclear agreement with Iran, it looks as though the deal President Barack Obama so badly wants will be formalized. The Senate will vote on it Sept. 17 and is .

  • CivicPlus hires office manager

    CivicPlus hired Amy Blockcolsky as an office manager. In her role as office manager, she will be responsible for a number of things, which include accounts payable, managing the custodial staff, and overseeing the purchasing of office supplies..





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