• Local named to KSU Student Alumni Board

    Julia Satzler, Manhattan is one of 19 new members of Kansas State University’s Student Alumni Board, a group of approximately 40 students who promote and serve the university and the K-State Alumni Association. SAB works to enhance the K-State experience by .

  • Wamego twins receive K-State scholarships

    Kansas State University awarded twins Abigail and Adam Condrey its Putnam Scholarship and Foundation Plus Scholarship, respectively, during ceremonies on Feb. 27. The Putnam award is $36,000 and the Foundation Plus award is for $14,500. Pat Bosco, vice president for student life and .

  • Local JCPenney store wins award

    Manhattan’s JCPenney store won the Founder’s Award, the company’s highest distinction for leadership excellence. J. C. Penney Company, Inc. honored its top performing stores at a special leadership conference in Dallas on March 25. Only 104 of approximately 1,060 stores, .

  • Hayden employee celebrates 9 years

    Hayden Orthodontics celebrates nine years with Hollie Dameron, their practice manager/treatment coordinator. With twenty years of experience in the dental and orthodontic fields, Dameron is suited to introduce patients to treatment plans, supervise office personnel and oversee daily office .

  • Ace Hardware award tour coming to town

    The Ace Hardware award tour will stop in Manhattan at Midwest Ace Hardware. Ace Hardware has won the J.D. Power award for eight straight years. There will be a celebration from 1 to 5 p.m. Wednesday at the local store, 800 .

  • Soil testing shows proper amount of fertilizer needed Greggeyestone1

    Plants require light, water and nutrients to grow. Most plants receive adequate light from the sun, where water and nutrients may need to be supplemented. A general rule for water is an inch a week for the majority of plants, .

  • The patrons in USD 378 will surely do what’s best

    To the Editor: The Law of Unintended Consequences is well known in business circles but is curiously absent from most other domains, despite its wide application. A closely-related rule might be that the road to a well-known warm place is .

  • Deadline nears for bricks for Armed Forces Memorial

    To the Editor: One hundred and 47 years ago, Memorial Day was established to commemorate those who died in defense of our national ideals. Our ideals of freedom, justice and equality for all have been challenged many time since then. Thousands .

  • Putin continues to be a formidable opponent

    While the world’s attention is focused on nuclear negotiations involving Iran, Russian President Vladimir Putin is in a position to create all kinds of problems for the United States and our allies in Europe. Almost every time we look .

  • ‘Love and Sacrifice’ follows Kansas Army officer, his family

    What was the life of an Army officer and his family like, and how did it change during the period from World War I through World War II? Dennis Whitehead’s “Love and Sacrifice” tells us about the experiences of .

  • ‘Train to Warsaw’ packed with history, emotion

    “The Train to Warsaw” is a short novel packed with history and emotion. Its chief characters are Jascha and Lilka Krazniewski, who are in their early 60s when we meet them in the 1980s. About half of the story takes .

  • ‘Reader’ features collection of magazine editor Richard Peabody’s stories, poems G.w.clift1

    We may not be able to think of much that suggests that our nation’s capital city has an artistic culture. For years, though, its literary scene has been represented by a bulky, attractive, and irregular magazine of short fiction .


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