Manhattan has gotten 262 new jobs at companies helped by the city since 2012, according to a 2013 economic development report. The report, presented at the Manhattan City Commission meeting Tuesday, included activities from 2013 and updates from mid-year 2014 involving companies receiving economic development funding from the city. Financial
While Jim Sherow is running against incumbent Rep. Tim Huelskamp for the job of representing Kansas’ Big First congressional district in Washington, D.C., Huelskamp is running against Washington. At a forum Tuesday night in Salina — the first time the two have met for such
A trial was set Wednesday for a man facing murder charges in a September 2013 homicide. District Chief Judge Meryl Wilson scheduled a four-day trial starting March 10 for Anthony Nichols, 34, of Kansas City, Kan., who is charged with first degree murder in connection with the death
A study on the Manhattan Convention and Visitors Bureau’s marketing effectiveness indicated its spending is efficient, but Manhattan is behind its competitors in visitation. The study results presented Tuesday to the Manhattan City Commission was a part of the bureau’s third quarterly report
Tickets are still available for the 10th-annual Promenade on Poyntz on Thursday. Twelve downtown businesses will serve as stops where participants can sample a variety of wine and food. Each business will feature a red and white wine selection paired with light hors d’oeuvres.
When the Manhattan High boys’ soccer team is at its best, it possesses the ball most of the game and has at least twice as many scoring chances as its opponent. The Indians were not at their best Tuesday night against Hayden at Bishop Stadium,
Bill Snyder turned 75 years old on Tuesday and probably stayed up pretty late last night. No, it wasn’t because the longtime Kansas State coach was out partying or even blowing out three-quarters of a century’s worth of candles into the early morning hours.
Manhattan head volleyball coach Lisa Kinderknecht knew her team would face a tough test in its final match of the night at the Washburn Rural quadrangular Tuesday night. After a pair of wins against Emporia (25-12, 25-23) and Highland Park (25-4, 25-8), the Indians dug
Vice President Joe Biden’s angry reaction to former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta’s new book — and particularly Mr. Panetta’s criticism of the president — was predictable. But the vice president has a valid point. There is something unseemly about former presidential advisers writing
To the Editor: Thank you for the recent article recognizing one of Manhattan’s all-time great citizens. C. Clyde Jones and his wife, Midge, have been committed to the well being of our community and those living here throughout their lives in Manhattan. Compassionate, caring
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