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
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.
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
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’
The Kansas Shrine Bowl Board of Directors has announced head coaches for the 41st Kansas Shrine Bowl all-star football game in 2014. McLouth High School’s Chris Stewart will lead the East squad, and for the West squad, Steve Martin from Wichita Northwest High School. The
Jay Dee Hollingshead, 53, of Westmoreland, died Tuesday at Stormont-Vail Health Care Center in Topeka, after a long battle with cancer. He was surrounded by his loved ones. He was a life-long resident of the area. The family provided some of the following information. Jay was
John Elmborg, 81, died Wednesday at his home in Blue Rapids. Funeral arrangements are pending. Terry-Christie Funeral Home of Waterville is in charge of arrangements.
Forget District titles. Throw out playoff seeding, or the ability to host a first-round playoff game at Bishop Stadium. The final regular-season game for the Manhattan High football team against Junction City needs no extra motivation. The incentive to win back the Silver Trophy is
When Manhattan High’s 23 senior football players take the field Friday night at Bishop Stadium on senior night, it will be a time of joy and celebration, reflecting on numerous outstanding high-school football careers that are drawing to a close. But it will also be
Manhattan High girls’ volleyball head coach Lisa Kinderknecht has seen plenty of success in her four years as head coach, and that success has been shared with a group of seniors that already has a state title displayed in the trophy case. On Friday, Kinderknecht’
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