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  • Local |Business | September 22, 2013

    JCPenney hires 2 stylists

    JCPenney Salon hired two stylists. Janette Mendez and Lori Rehmer are graduates from Bellus Academy   in Manhattan, and they are now taking appointments for all types of haircuts, color and highlights.  Appointments can be made by calling (785) 776-9772 or at 101 Manhattan Town Center.&

  • Local |Business | September 22, 2013

    Butcher opens satellite in Belvue

    Fulmer’s Kansas Premium Meats and Eatery in Belvue will open a retail meat store and eatery on US Highway 24 in Belvue. The new location will be at 22580 U.S. Hwy 24, east of Wamego. In addition to offering cuts of beef, chicken, pork, buffalo and

  • Columns | September 22, 2013

    Putin is running diplomacy regarding Syria

    Leading from the rear can be dangerous. When a country vacates the leadership position, it doesn’t take long for another country to step in. That is what has happened in the Syrian crisis. The United States is no longer calling the shots.  If

  • Manhattan High School | September 20, 2013

    Manhattan rides defense to 19-7 win over Seaman

    Behind a better night offensively and another solid defensive performance, the Manhattan Indians beat the Seaman Vikings 19-7 on the road Friday night. Manhattan took a 12-0 lead to halftime and scored again in the third quarter to build a lead and ride it to

  • Local |Education | September 20, 2013

    Enrollment levels off in USD 383

    USD 383 has its largest kindergarten class since 1991 and its largest first grade class since 1994. But district-wide enrollment was essentially flat. The district reported these numbers Friday, which was the official enrollment count day for Kansas school districts. There are 572 kindergarten students and 510 first grade students,

  • Local |Business | September 20, 2013

    Waterville Opera House targeted for $1.4 million fixup

    Exterior.phatch

    WATERVILLE — The Waterville Opera House is wheelchair accessible…via the back door leading to a small set of stairs next to the stage. In other words, not. That’s one reason citizens here have been raising funds to renovate the building. The proposed plan would

  • Local |Business | September 20, 2013

    Allegiant craft face inspections

    LAS VEGAS —  Allegiant Airlines has taken 30 of its 52 MD-80 aircraft out of service to inspect emergency slides, days after passengers and crew members slid to the tarmac to escape one of its planes in Las Vegas The Las Vegas-based airline posted a notice saying

  • Local |Government, Politics | September 20, 2013

    City, county agree to work on parking, courts, EMS

    City and Riley County officials agreed Thursday to work together on parking, EMS and security for the courts. Those steps will include transferring the municipal parking lot on the corner of Fifth Street and Humboldt Street to the county. County Commission chair Dave Lewis asked

  • Neighbors | September 20, 2013

    Heavily into metal: How art infuses his business

    Billsharp.phatch

    Bill Sharp has been working hard for the past year building a new business out of two things he loves, metal and art.  Sharp’s welding and art business, called Sharp Creations, allows him to repair everyday items such as lawn mowers, ATVs and

  • Editorials | September 20, 2013

    Common Core is not a threat

    It’s good to see that Kansas Education Commissioner Diane DeBacker has decided to respond to the Kansas Republican State Committee’s resolution last week condemning Common Core education standards in Kansas. It’s also good that she has some tact. She says her response


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