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  • Books | January 19, 2014

    Race ends in different levels of fame for women

    The two Elizabeths singularly raced around the world in opposite directions to beat the eighty-day record boasted by Jules Verne’s fictional character, Phileas Fogg, in “Around the World in Eighty Days.” Elizabeth Bisland (1861-1929) was a literary critic for “The Cosmopolitan” magazine while Elizabeth

  • Books | January 19, 2014

    Remembering Winnie the Pooh for author’s birthday

    Pecoraro

    Since January 18 was A. A. Milne’s birthday, this is the perfect opportunity to enjoy Winnie the Pooh and friends. Alexander Alan Milne, creator of the loveable Pooh bear, took inspiration from his young son, Christopher Robin Milne. Christopher Robin had received a stuffed bear

  • Books | January 19, 2014

    Thriller author’s latest novel proves thought-provoking

    Do I possess such a naive innocence in thinking that Dean Koontz has all the time in the world to send me a letter, post card or even a simple sticky note? It’s always a pleasure to read his novels, novellas, critical reviews, e-Books,

  • Track & Field | January 19, 2014

    K-State track sweeps Wildcat Invitational

    Staff reports K-State Track and Field enjoyed a successful day at Ahearn Field House with both the men’s and women’s teams defeating visiting Oklahoma State and Tulsa in the Wildcat Invitational. The Wildcats’ day was highlighted by 16 combined first-place finishes and several athletes

  • Local |Business | January 19, 2014

    Orange Sky Yoga moves to new space

    Orange Sky Yoga is moving into a permanent studio in the new Blue Earth Place building in downtown Manhattan. The new location, 227 Blue Earth Place No. 201,  features studio space as well as a boutique with yoga clothing and gear for sale. An open house

  • Local |Business | January 19, 2014

    More hires for CivicPlus

    CivicPlus added Aaron Gatz as its newest Client support specialist. He graduated from Kansas State University with a bachelor’s degree in management information systems. In his new position, Gatz will be able to use past experiences to assist him in being a voice for

  • Local |Business | January 19, 2014

    Networks Plus hires network tech

    Networks Plus hired Karron Swift to the team as a network technician. As a graduate of Manhattan Area Technical College with an associate degree in applied sciences for information network technology, he will be a great asset to NWP. As a network technician, he will

  • Local |Business | January 19, 2014

    Trust Company able to advise NFL players

    Mark Knackendoffel, president and CEO of The Trust Company, recently received the designation of NFLPA registered player financial advisor. The program is administered by the NFL Players Association, the union for professional football players in the National Football League. This program aims to give NFL

  • Local |Business | January 19, 2014

    Grace’s gets liquor license

    Grace’s Asian Fusion Cafe, 1319 Anderson Ave. in Aggieville, recently received its liquor license. The cafe will feature local Artisan beers, global wines by the glass (French, Argentine, as well as Napa Valley, US wines) and specialty drinks such as warm Swedish Glogg as its

  • Editorials | January 19, 2014

    Make King Day a day of service

    It hasn’t been quite four months since Americans celebrated the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington and the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech. Yet here we come to the national holiday set aside to honor the slain


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