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  • Harper Lee’s new book raises legal questions

    So Atticus Finch was really a segregationist after all. That is the startling revelation in Harper Lee’s “new” novel. It was supposedly written before “To Kill a Mockingbird” but only published this year, 55 years later. We all remember Gregory .

  • Willie Nelson gets personal in new memoir

    Everybody recognizes Willie Nelson by his long red hair and his gray beard and eyebrows. Everybody can recognize his voice. His memoir is moving up the New York Times best seller list just in time for his annual Fourth of .

  • Finding the music again Kristina.phatch

    I was the definition of band geek in high school, and while my new undertaking might not look the same as marching band, it’s giving me some of the happiness I found through those years. A few months back, .

  • Asia, U.S. must adapt to newly emerging Japan

    Japan may be on the verge of a major breakthrough when it comes to the use of force. If Article 9 of its Constitution is revised, Japan’s military will be able to not only defend the country’s home islands .

  • KSU Credit Union donates $6,200

    LaRae Kraemer, president and CEO of the Kansas State University Federal Credit Union, presented Susan Reed, director of the Flint Hills Community Clinic, with a check for $6,200 on July 22. The check was a result of K-State Federal Credit Union’s .

  • Vets First Choice to increase jobs in Wamego

    Vets First Choice, a provider of veterinary pharmacy, prescription management and compliance marketing services, announced Wednesday a significant investment by Clayton, Dubilier and Rice and existing shareholders to accelerate and expand the company’s services. Vets First Choice anticipates adding .

  • Harry’s wins award for wine selection

    Harry’s has been honored for its wine program in Wine Spectator’s 2015 Restaurant Wine List Awards. The restaurant received the Award of Excellence, which recognizes a wine list offering an interesting and diverse selection of wines that are well-presented .

  • Local Realtors offer free home painting

    The Manhattan Association of Realtors is accepting nominations for a home for its members to paint for free. The inaugural MVP Event will take place Saturday, Sept. 26. The association listed its criteria for the eventual winner: • The house must be .

  • Learn how to be a master gardener

    Do you like people and plants? If so, being a master gardener is definitely for you, because you get to talk to people about plants: that is a master gardener in a nutshell. The Kansas State University Research and Extension’.

  • Eiselein named first recipient of English faculty award

    Gregory Eiselein, professor of English and university distinguished teaching scholar, has been named the first recipient of the Michael Donnelly Faculty Award in English. The award, newly created by donors Michelle Munson and Serban Simu, Berkeley, California, honors English professor .


    Jay Allen Morehead, 55, of Ogden, died July 29, 2015, at Via Christi Hospital in Manhattan. He was born Jan. 21, 1960, in Marysville, the son of James A. and Marietta (Brady) Morehead. Jay graduated from Manhattan High School in 1978. He had worked for a .


    Naomi Rose Hiebert, 87, of Manhattan, died July 31, 2015.  Services are pending with the Irvin-Parkview Funeral Home and Cremation..


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