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  • Area Schools | September 14, 2013

    Wamego routs Marysville, 48-0

    At Marysville, Wamego scored a big victory over Rock Creek in Week 1, and it kept rolling in Week 2 with a 48-0 win at Marysville. Quarterback Kyler Alderson led the Red Raiders to a 13-0 lead in the first quarter with a touchdown run and a

  • Area Schools | September 14, 2013

    Blue Valley defeats Linn 16-6

    At Linn, the Rams scored a pair of touchdowns in the second half to turn away Linn in a 16-6 win on Friday at Linn. Blue Valley-Randolph got its first touchdown on a 3-yard run by Bill Sumerour in the third quarter, and scored on

  • Local |Business | September 14, 2013

    CivicPlus adds to staff

    Maggie Kufahl recently relocated to Manhattan and joined the CivicPlus team as a project manager.  She holds her bachelor’s degree in public relations from the University of Kansas.  Since graduating, Maggie has gained great experience in managing projects from her time at

  • Local |Business | September 14, 2013

    Via Christi names new executive director

    Valerie McGhee is the new executive director of Via Christi Manhattan, a continuing care retirement community. She comes to Manhattan with many years of experience in the field of aging. She was born and raised in the greater Kansas City area.  Her undergraduate degree

  • Local |Business | September 14, 2013

    Grandma Hoerner’s Foods rebrands

    Alma-based Grandma Hoerner’s Foods Inc., changed its product line, gourmet store, and billboards.  Big Slice products are currently sold in 26-ounce mason jars, but there will be 10 flavors in custom-embossed, 19-ounce jars. The preserves, currently in 18-ounce masons, will be available in 11-ounce

  • Area Schools | September 14, 2013

    Wabaunsee tops Rock Creek 16-7

    At Alma, Rock Creek scored the opening points of its game with Wabaunsee on Friday, but couldn’t cross the end zone again in a 16-7 loss. Zac Nider scored on an 11-yard run in the first quarter before the lights went out on the

  • Local |Business | September 13, 2013

    HCCI hires counselor

    Shania Dekat joined the staff of Housing and Credit Counseling in September 2013 as the manager and lead counselor for HCCI’s Manhattan office at 323 Poyntz Ave.  Shania was previously self-employed with SK Imaging Photography and as a loan processor for Community First National Bank.

  • Manhattan High School | September 13, 2013

    Manhattan wins defensive battle, 6-3

    Despite scoring only six points in a forgettable offensive effort, Manhattan High managed to pull out a win against the visiting Emporia Spartans, winning 6-3 in a game that went down to the wire. Manhattan (1-1) scored a touchdown on a 20-yard run by Chris

  • Court Calendar | September 13, 2013

    Riley County Attorney’s Office Calendar

    Monday, September 16, 2013 9:00 Best, Haydyn Status (13 CR 528 Crim Rest., Battery) JJC III 9:00 Boswell, Jamie Status (13 CR 538 Batt LEO) JJC III 9:00 Branch, Montell TERMINATE DIVERSION (13 cr 67 BKD III 9:00 Foster, Joshua Status (13 CR 423 Violation of PO) JJC III 9:00 Graybeal, Nicholas Arr. (13 CR 453 Battery) BKD III 9:00 Hays, Sean Status (13

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | September 13, 2013

    Nichols the alleged shooter in two local murders

    Separate murders in Manhattan and Junction City last weekend allegedly involved the same gunman. Anthony S.Nichols, 33, of Kansas City, Kan., was charged Friday afternoon in the killing of a Manhattan man. He had already been arrested by Junction City police Wednesday on first-degree murder

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