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  • Prairie chicken booming, artisan demonstrations and more Planyourweekend

    Your first chance to see the mating ritual of prairie chickens is this weekend.

  • RCPD, fort range contract almost done

    The process to secure access to a shooting range at Fort Riley for the Riley County Police Department is almost complete, county counselor Clancy Holeman told commissioners Thursday.

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  • NEARING COMPLETION Academysports

    Academy Sports and Outdoors is coming close to the end of construction. The sporting goods store, at the intersection of Frontage Road and Sarber Lane, is set to open in late spring or early summer.

  • GREEN RUN Stpatties17

    Racers, pets hit streets for St. Patrick’s Day events


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  • City approves eco-devo loan

    The Manhattan City Commission gave unanimous approval Tuesday to the K-State Foundation’s economic development application.

  • Anderson Travel and Leisure calls KSU prettiest campus in state

    For its limestone buildings and copious green space, K-State was named the “most beautiful college” in Kansas by a national travel magazine.

  • Daycare to take over Rambler’s building

    The Manhattan City Commission unanimously passed a plan Tuesday for a daycare to take over the old Rambler’s Steak House and Saloon building.

  • 2 house fires, gas leak keep MFD crews busy Monday

    Two house fires and a gas leak kept the Manhattan Fire Department busy on Monday.

  • Manhattan tax rate in middle of pack

    Manhattan ranks in the middle among the 25 “first class” cities in Kansas in combined city, county and school district property taxes levied.

  • Steak KSU study counters common beliefs about marbling in steaks

    Staff and wire reports A K-State study has found the marbling texture of steak makes no difference to consumers.

  • Pott County valuation surpasses $2 billion mark

    The appraised value of property in Pottawatomie County in 2017 surpassed the $2 billion mark for the first time.

  • Fire crews battle weekend blazes

    Riley County firefighters responded to 13 fires over the weekend, saving at least nine structures from damage.

  • Neighbors6 Dietitian works with families to figure out their nutrition routines

    Hilary Rombeck wants people to know a dietitian does more than help people lose weight.

  • Daycare looks to expand to old Rambler’s

    An area daycare wants to open a new location in a building previously occupied by Rambler’s Steak House and Saloon, and by Kite’s Grille and Bar before that.

  • Comey sees no info supporting Trump’s tweets on wiretapping

    The Washington Post WASHINGTON — FBI Director James Comey on Monday said there is “no information” that supports President Donald Trump’s claims that his predecessor ordered surveillance of Trump Tower during the election campaign.

  • Scorching end to winter shatters 110-year record

    Record temperatures Sunday gave the area a taste of summer before spring even started.

  • Pearl Prayer, music keys to Scott’s century

    When Pearl Scott looked around at the people who had come to celebrate her birthday, she was amazed.

  • Discovery Center hosting art demos

    The Flint Hills Discovery Center will have free demonstrations of art creation this week in its atrium.

  • Radio station owner operates on many signals

    Greg Buser is co-owner of KNZA FM radio in Hiawatha and other stations serving northeast Kansas, western Missouri, and southeast Nebraska.


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