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  • Books | December 15, 2013

    Picture books can engage and educate children

    Jennifer.adams.librarian1

    Steven Kellogg is a children’s book author and illustrator who has touched the lives of most of us in one way or another. You may recall reading aloud his fun picture books about the big white dog Pinkerton in the ‘70s and ‘80s, or “

  • Books | December 15, 2013

    Teens’ trip to the moon reveals some of NASA’s deepest secrets

    “172 Hours on the Moon” earned a spot on the list of 2013 Teen’s Top Ten books to read. It is easy to see why. It is a suspenseful space thriller — a crossover between young adult and general science fiction that keeps the reader guessing. The

  • Gardening | December 15, 2013

    Gardeners — and trees — will appreciate pruning tools

    Greggeyestone1

    The other day I saw a commercial for kitchen knives. One was sharp enough to cut a tree branch and still carve up a slab of beef. I don’t think the wife would appreciate me pruning around the yard with her knives. There are

  • Local |Business | December 15, 2013

    Two retire from RCPD

    Dispatch Shift Supervisor Wayne Colson has announced his retirement from the Riley County Police Department. Wayne Colson began his career with the department in May of 1983 as a records clerk. Wayne began his career as a dispatcher in February 1984. He was promoted to shift supervisor

  • Local |Business | December 15, 2013

    City planner retires after 29 years

    The City of Manhattan’s Community Development Department announces the retirement of Steve Zilkie, senior planner, after 29 years of serving the community. Steve earned a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of South Florida and a master’s degree in regional and

  • Local |Business | December 15, 2013

    New primary care office to open in Manhattan

    Bradley K. Harrison, M.D., and Kyle E. Platz, D.O., are now taking new patients for the grand opening of Manhattan Primary Care. Set to open Dec. 2. Manhattan Primary Care will provide comprehensive health care to individuals and families in Manhattan and the surrounding

  • Local |Business | December 15, 2013

    Onaga golf course super elected to board

    The Kansas Golf Course Superintendents Association elected New Officers and a new member to its Board of Directors. Frank Kohman, Golf Course Superintendent at Cool Springs GC in Onaga, was elected to the board of directors of the Kansas Golf Course Superintendents Association at their

  • Local |Business | December 15, 2013

    Pathfinder donates hats to homeless

    The Pathfinder celebrated Small Business Saturday last weekend by donating a box of winter hats to the Manhattan Emergency Shelter, Inc. In addition, Small Business Saturday kicked off The Pathfinder’s Small Soap Drive, in which they are collecting small, travel-size soaps and shampoos to

  • Local |Business | December 15, 2013

    Fort Riley honors Bubble Wash

    On Nov. 18 Bubble Wash a local car wash owned by Joe McGraw and Managed by Mark Reidy received an award from Ft. Riley and the organization of Family, Morale, Welfare, and Recreation (MWR) for recent sponsorships that help improve the experience for soldiers and their

  • Local |Business | December 15, 2013

    McCullough promotes employee

    McCullough Development Inc. is pleased to announce the promotion of Alfred Jackson to Manhattan property supervisor, effective Jan. 1.  Jackson began his employment with MDI in 2002 as a Property Manager and throughout the last 11 years has been involved in many lead aspects of the Manhattan


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