Tuesday, May 3, 2016



Lifestyle

  • April 30, 2016

    ActionPact opens Kansas City office

    ActionPact has opened a new office in Kansas City, Kansas, to support growth in the Kansas City market. The ActionPact office will remain open and operational in Manhattan. The architecture design company is also located in Milwaukee, Atlanta and Kolkata, India.

  • April 30, 2016

    Gaia hires two stylists

    Gaia SalonSpa hired two new studio team members, Lance Davis and Bailey Schroder. Davis is from New Orleans, and Schroder is from Overland Park. They completed Gaia SalonSpa New Talent Education and will begin taking reservations in May for blowouts, special occasion styles and women’

  • Football | April 30, 2016

    Goolsby motivates Florida teams

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    Even from more than 1,200 miles away, Denzel Goolsby is having an impact. The Kansas State freshman wide receiver never thought a speech last year would serve as a motivator for other college athletes, but that’s exactly what happened. Throughout this school year, Goolsby has

  • April 30, 2016

    Riley County budget director leaves

    Johnette Shepek finished her last day as Riley County’s budget and finance officer on Friday. Shepek will work for Pfizer Pharmaceuticals in McPherson. Shepek worked as the budget officer from 2002 to 2003 and from June 2007 until Friday.

  • Football | April 30, 2016

    Bears take K-State OL Whitehair

    One of the best offensive linemen in program history, Kansas State’s Cody Whitehair was selected with the 25th pick of the second round, No. 56 overall, in the 2016 NFL Draft by the Chicago Bears on Friday evening. His selection extended K-State’s Big 12-leading streak

  • Editorials | April 30, 2016

    USD 378 bond issue deserves approval

    One of these days, enough patrons of the Riley County School District will realize that waiting for a perfect set of proposals to improve their schools — one that does everything anyone could want and lowers taxes in the process — is a sure way to postpone

  • Manhattan High School | April 30, 2016

    MHS swimmers 5th at Great Bend

    The Manhattan High girls’ swim team competed for the second time this week, taking a trip out west for Friday’s Great Bend Invitational and finishing in fifth place. The Indians struggled to keep pace with stronger and deeper teams like Great Bend and Newton,

  • Letters | April 30, 2016

    Tourism is big business in Manhattan, Riley County

    Tourism is big business in Manhattan, Riley County To the Editor: Dating back to 1983, Americans have celebrated the importance of travel with the observance of National Travel and Tourism Week. The week beginning today, May 1, is designated for nationwide recognition of the economic impact of

  • Letters | April 30, 2016

    Local merchants’ support of fashion show invaluable

    To the Editor: National Honor Society of Manhattan High School would like to thank the wonderful merchants in our community who helped make the third annual Manhattan High School Fashion Show a success. NHS members proudly modeled prom apparel from Borck Brothers, Dillard’s and

  • Manhattan High School | April 30, 2016

    Indians compete at rainy Seaman Relays

    After a lost week of practice ended with a soggy and cold trip to the Seaman Relays on Friday evening, it’s safe to say Manhattan High track and field coach Jesse Woodard is currently at odds with the Kansas weather. The rain put a


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