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  • Acme Truck opens in Manhattan

    Acme Truck and Auto is now open at 414 South 5th St. Acme Truck and Auto offers commercial vehicle solutions including cargo vans, box trucks, utility box trucks, pickup trucks and fleet auto. Additionally, the locator service can help find that .

  • Parks and Rec hires recreation director

    Randi Clifford has been hired as the recreation director for Manhattan Parks and Recreation. Clifford has more than 35 years of experience in the park and recreation industry including his most recent position as YMCA branch executive in Dodge City. Clifford .

  • K-State equestrian opens season with win

    Brookings, S.D.— The K-State equestrian team prospered in their first road meet of the season on Saturday afternoon at DeHaan Equestrian Center, as Kansas State defeated South Dakota State in a head-to-head battle, 11-8. The Wildcats clinched the wins .

  • Salon One hires new stylist

    Salon One hired Danielle Fairchild. She has 10 years of experience and uses Lanza hair color services. Fairchild’s services include haircuts, hair color, and an array of body waxing services including bikini, Brazilian, legs, arms, underarms and facial. The salon .

  • Local man becomes accredited farm manager

    Fred Olsen with Farmers National Company of Manhattan has been awarded the Accredited Farm Manager designation from the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers (ASFMRA). He joins 36 percent of the ASFMRA membership who have received and maintained the .

  • Riley County edges Rock Creek, 36-34 Riley1.mercury

    Staff reports RILEY — Despite scoring 22 straight points before Rock Creek even got on the board Friday night, Riley County was forced to hang for a 36-34 victory over the visiting Mustangs at Hal Prichard Stadium. Rock Creek outscored Riley County 20.

  • Manhattan sweeps Junction City invite

    The Manhattan High cross country teams swept the Junction City Invitational on Saturday, with both the boys’ and girls’ teams taking first. The MHS boys took four of the top eight spots with five in the top 15 to finished with 31 .

  • Clay Center beats Red Raiders

    At Wamego, the Red Raiders led by seven in the first quarter but played catch up the rest of the night, as Clay Center edged Wamego, 27-19, at the Wamego Sports Complex. Quarterback Dillon Blain scored the game’s first .

  • Valley Heights 34, Valley Falls 30

    At Blue Rapids, Valley Heights picked up an important district win on Friday in a home contest with Valley Falls. The Mustangs finally won a tight game, picking up their first win of the season. Individual statistics were not available .

  • Axtell 30, Frankfort 24

    At Axtell, the Wildcats dropped their third game in the last four in a narrow loss to Axtell. Frankfort opens district play at 0-1 with the loss. Individual statistics were not available from this contest. The Wildcats go on the .


    Helen Gertrude Hall Fairbanks, 97, of Topeka, died Friday, Oct. 2, 2015, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. She was born Nov. 19, 1917, in Topeka, the daughter of Frank Rueben Hall and Gertrude Amelia .


    Margaret L. Heptig, 85, of Manhattan, died Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015, at the Via Christi Hospital in Manhattan. Services are pending with the Irvin-Parkview Funeral Home and Cremation in Manhattan..


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