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  • Books | June 29, 2014

    ‘All the Light We Cannot See’ a beauty in language and in story


    Are you looking for a novel with exquisitely beautiful language? If so, I have the perfect story for you. “All the Light We Cannot See” by Anthony Doerr is a book that will dazzle you with its turn of phrase, with its amazingly precise imagery.

  • General Activities | June 29, 2014

    Munsen paces Manko seniors

    The American Legion Manhattan Manko senior 17ers got a standout performance from starting pitcher Grant Munsen Saturday afternoon, winning 5-0 over Home Plate Baseball in a rematch from Thursday’s pool play game. Munsen took a no-hitter into the seventh inning and finished off the

  • Books | June 29, 2014

    Bipolar disorder workbook educates

    It scares and confuses family members, friends and co-workers. Documentaries elaborate on the seriousness of it. Scientists and psychiatrists are fascinated and puzzled by it.  It is not the same as occasionally feeling down in the dumps or having one of those bad days.

  • Court Calendar | June 29, 2014

    Riley County Attorney’s Office Calendar

    Monday, June 30, 2014 9:00 - KSL 9:00 Bates, Marcus SENTENCING (13 CR 497 Poss Meth w/i) KSL III 9:00 Finney, Tariq Status on diversion (14 CR 297 CDP) KSL III 9:00 Gerdes, Kevin Status (14 TR 831 DUI #2, No Interlock Device) JWG III 9:00 Huffman, David Status (14 CR 156 Poss Meth & DP) KSL III 9:00 Mallam, Lucas

  • Gardening | June 29, 2014

    Prep garden for bug battle


    The date of July 4 is a great reminder of our country’s birthrights. We have the right to bear arms and defend our property. This includes protecting our landscape from insects that want to injure our plants’ way of life. Now is the time to

  • June 29, 2014

    Center makes restroom an artistic attraction

    Have you ever visited a community that is flushed with pride — and I mean that literally. Today we’ll learn about a rural community which is a center of grassroots art. The community’s latest project involves, well, a toilet. As we learned last week,

  • Local |Business | June 29, 2014

    Meadowlark hires development director

    The Meadowlark Hills Foundation has named Becky Fitzgerald the new development director. Fitzgerald will be responsible for creating, fostering and maintaining relationships with donors, residents and staff. She will work to cultivate gifts and to provide the opportunity for individuals to give their time, talents

  • Local |Business | June 29, 2014

    Blanton Realty gets new Realtor

    Ryan Cole has joined Blanton Realty as a licensed Realtor. Ryan grew up in the Manhattan/Wamego area and graduated from Wamego High School. He attended both Kansas University and Kansas State University and received his degree in Education and Sport Management. Ryan has been

  • Letters | June 29, 2014

    Officials should work toward solution for Wildcat Creek

    To the editor: Your recent editorial on Wildcat Creek pointed out a matter of importance to all of us in and near Manhattan — namely, the management of this wonderful natural resource (Wildcat Creek) or, more to the point, our failure as a community to properly

  • Local |Business | June 29, 2014

    Mother, son open antique shop

    A mother-son team has opened Manhattan’s newest mid-century, vintage and antique shop in the old Ramblers building, 8711 E. US Highway 24. Melodie Pooler and her son, Kelly Tessendorf, are proprietors of Blue Moon, sharing the building with Never Better Bakery. The shop features antique furniture,

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