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  • Manhattan High School | November 30, 2014

    MHS football lands seven on all-league

    The Manhattan High football team had seven players recognized by the Centennial League’s coaches as all-league performers on Saturday, including four on the first team. Manhattan finished the year at 7-2, sharing the Centennial League title with Topeka High and Hayden while narrowly missing

  • Local |Education | November 30, 2014

    Anthony Middle School students attend KAY conference

    Seven members of the Susan B. Anthony KAY Club attended the Area 3 Kansas Association for Youth Regional Conference on Nov. 7 in Wamego. The club received the Blue Award in recognition of their student leadership and service to their school, community, nation and world for the 2013

  • Local |Education | November 30, 2014

    Manhattanite named to Phi Kappa Phi honor society

    TOPEKA — Washburn University student Shari LaGrange-Aulich of Manhattan was inducted into Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society. LaGrauge-Aulich is pursuing a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology. The 36 Washburn students elected to membership in Phi Kappa Phi include juniors in the top 7.5 percent of their class

  • Local |Education | November 30, 2014

    Fort Riley soldiers help with school meal

    Partners in Education from Fort Riley joined in the Thanksgiving fun in Angela Blankenau and Erin Allen’s kindergarten class at Frank Bergman Elementary on Tuesday. Sgts. Travis Daugherty and Joseph Gray assisted the kindergarteners as they prepared for their meal and joined the group

  • Local |Kansas State University | November 30, 2014

    Two K-State researchers become science society fellows

    Two Kansas State University faculty members have been named 2014 fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, or AAAS, the world’s largest scientific society. The following Kansas State University faculty members were selected as fellows: • C. Michael Smith, professor of entomology, for

  • Obituaries | November 30, 2014


    Edith Marie Pickett, 96, of Manhattan, died Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014, at the Via Christi Village in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. She was born on Sept. 2, 1918, in Clay Center, the daughter of Emil Andrew and Jenny Sophia (Alexson) Loberg. Edith spent her childhood

  • Obituaries | November 30, 2014


    Gene Andrew Holiwell, 86, of Lawrence, died Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014. Gene was born July 24, 1928, in Wewoka, Okla., the son of Wakes Holiwell and Lena Holiwell-Wilson. He is survived by his children, Jean, Bradford and Joy Holiwell; grandsons, Jason and Daniel Nelson and Angelo Celli; sisters, Naomi Glenn

  • Obituaries | November 30, 2014


    John W. Dummermuth, 95, of Waterville, died Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014, at Blue Valley Senior Living in Blue Rapids. Survivors include his children, Betty (Norm) Dummermuth of Manhattan and Jim (Rhonda) Tilley of Waterville; a brother, Norman Dummermuth of Manhattan; a sister, Connie Blaser of Blue Rapids; five

  • Books | November 30, 2014

    There’s more to food writing than just cookbooks and recipes


    ‘Tis the season for merry-making, generosity, sentimentality, and most importantly, gathering together to eat. The food we eat is an important part of our stories and our cultural identity. It is a vital way through which we build community, bond as families, and demonstrate love.

  • Gardening | November 30, 2014

    What to do now? Prepare for winter


    This November, questions about fertilizing lawns, watering, tree leaves and shutting down the mower have been common. We have had to adjust to the varying weather conditions we have had. Fertilizing tall fescue is suggested at the last mowing each fall. I didn’t get

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