• Local |Business | June 22, 2013

    Trisha’s hires 4 stylists

    Trisha’s Studio 24 Salon and Day Spa has hired four stylists. Sherri Ann Fabre has been a hair stylist for two-and-a-half years. She specializes in all hair types, color, highlights, color correction, relaxers, perms, manicures, pedicures, shellac and waxing. Education includes Maxtrix, Redkin, OPI and

  • Local |Business | June 22, 2013

    City information systems manager retires

    Information Systems Manager Gregg Gibson retired on Friday after 40 years of service with the City of Manhattan. He began his work with the City of Manhattan on June 4, 1973, as the accounting and data processing supervisor. He was promoted to city clerk in 1979, and in 1985, had

  • Local |Business | June 22, 2013

    GTM promotes 2 to management positions

    GTM Sportswear, a provider in custom-embellished team uniforms, warm-ups and practice apparel, has promoted Seth Nieman to the position of eCommerce manager. Nieman will envision, define and oversee the development of GTM’s internet retail site, including feature-functionality, user interface, search engine optimization (SEO), landing

  • Local |Business | June 22, 2013

    Sierra Club names new Kansas chapter development director

    The Sierra Club named Robert Sommer director of development for the Kansas chapter of the Sierra Club. Sommer is known to Sierra Club members in Kansas for his years of work as the chapter’s political chair and as the Konza Group chair. He authored

  • Court Calendar | June 21, 2013

    Riley County Attorney’s Office Calendar

    Monday, June 24, 2013 9:00 Parker, Daniel 5 days JURY TRIAL (12 CR 4 1st Degree Murder, etc) BKD &JJC; III 1:00 Silva, Carlos Pretrial (12 CR 628 Sexual Battery, Obst., Dis. Conduct) JWG/BCF I 1:30 FIRST APPEARANCE BCF I 2:30 Jones, Sabrina TERMINATE DIVERSION (11-CR-689) JJC/BCF I 2:30 – 2:30 Baines, Jessica Status (12 TR 1213 DUI [3rd])&

  • General Activities | June 21, 2013

    Senior 17ers snag a pair of wins this week

    After struggling to a winless record in Oklahoma City last weekend and watching a pair of games get rained out, the American Legion Manhattan Manko senior 17ers were ready for a shot at redemption this week. That chance came on Wednesday, a day late after

  • Editorials | June 21, 2013

    National parks deserve better care

    Each summer, Americans flock by the millions to our national parks. Some of us go to commune with nature by fishing and camping, others to ooh and ahh at snowcapped peaks and mountain lakes. Unfortunately, each summer, at least in recent years, the parks have

  • Columns | June 21, 2013

    Court’s been tough on Kobach

    Protests against Secretary of State Kris Kobach’s immi-gration agenda reached his doorstep recently. A group advocating amnesty for illegal immigrants protested on Ko-bach’s front porch, prompting him to suggest future protests could be met with a report of gunfire.  Substantively, however, Ko-bach suffered

  • I Wonder | June 21, 2013

    Why isn’t poison hemlock considered a noxious weed?


    Q. Why isn’t the spread of the poison hemlock plant being controlled? It isn’t just a problem in the countryside, it’s also growing along Tuttle Creek Boulevard, and the Miller Ranch and Northview neighborhoods have stands of it. Poison hemlock spreads rapidly

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | June 21, 2013

    Will softer Theurer sentence stand?

    The controversial decision of a Riley County district judge to forego prison time for a man convicted of killing two people while driving drunk has led some to question the fairness of the departure. Among them are the prosecutors in the case and the victims’

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