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  • Local |Business | October 31, 2013

    What makes the cost of housing in the area so much higher?

    More people, less available land and higher taxes are keeping housing costs up in Manhattan. Loren Pepperd, real estate agent and appraiser, said several factors inflate the cost of housing in Manhattan. He said Manhattan is mostly built on rock. Rock makes construction more expensive

  • Local |Business | October 31, 2013

    Blue Cross changes affect Kansans

    Yes, Kansans buying coverage from Blue Cross Blue Shield are protected from becoming uninsured because of the Affordable Care Act. However, keeping an equivalent medical insurance policy could cost a little bit more. A significant number of people buying policies in the individual market have

  • Local |Business |Government, Politics | October 31, 2013

    ‘Anytime’ seized for failure to pay taxes

    Anytime Fitness is currently unavailable to patrons morning, afternoon or night. The Kansas Department of Revenue seized business assets of the Manhattan and Newton locations Wednesday for failure to pay taxes. Officials seized items belonging to Joshua Gunderson, the owner of the two 24-hour gyms,

  • Holidays |Arts, Leisure | October 31, 2013

    No tricks, just treats at these local events

    Plan.your.week1

    Trick or treat. Or laugh this weekend. Off you go: Thursday night from 4-7 p.m., take the kids to BeWitching in Westloop. The trail begins in the courtyard in front of Bellus Academy, where treat trail maps will be distributed. This map will be

  • Local |Fort Riley | October 31, 2013

    Fort Riley soldiers apply training to 10-mile race

    10miler.phatch

    FORT RILEY — The discipline soldiers learn in their training can pay off beyond the battlefield — and it did for a group of runners from Fort Riley. A team of 1st Infantry Division troops competed in the Army Ten-Miler on Oct. 20 in Washington, D.C., and

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | October 31, 2013

    Manhattan men stopped in Colorado with 20 pounds of marijuana, police say

    GRAND JUNCTION, Colorado — Two Manhattan men were arrested early Tuesday after a traffic stop on Interstate 70 turned up 20 pounds of marijuana in the trunk of their car, according to arrest affidavits. George Chandler, 23, and Cody Williams, 21, both of Manhattan are being held without bond at

  • Local |Business | October 31, 2013

    August sales tax receipts top $1 million

    City sales taxes collected in August broke $1 million. “We are really keeping pace with last year’s sales figures, which attest that Manhattan is becoming a regional shopping hub,” ” said city finance director Bernie Hayen. August sales tax receipts were $1,010,865. In 2012, the city collected $905,589. Hayen

  • Local |Government, Politics | October 31, 2013

    County official recognized

    Riley County Noxious Weed Director Dennis Peterson was recognized Wednesday as the Kansas County Official of the Year. The award was given to him by the Kansas Association of Counties at its annual conference in Wichita.

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | October 31, 2013

    Louisville man arrested on drug charges

    Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Garnett Cease, 35, of Louisville, Kansas, on Thursday for possession of narcotics with the intent to distribute and possession of drug paraphernalia. Cease was arrested after Pottawatomie County deputies responded to a report of an individual in distress.  According

  • Local |Kansas State University | October 31, 2013

    K-Staters share game experience

    The games, egg hunt and leaderboard from the world of Ernest Cline’s novel “Ready Player One” recently came to life for the Kansas State University community, thanks to campuswide collaboration and a group of computing and information sciences students. To coincide with the university’


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