Manhattan’s sales tax receipts were off nearly 7 percent in March, according to figures released Monday by Bernie Hayen, city treasurer. The numbers reflect sales in January due to a lag in reporting and disbursement by the state. Total sales tax revenues reported for March
Manhattan residents who had forgotten what season this is received a clear reminder Saturday when a smoky haze descended on our fair city. It’s springtime, yes, of course. But it’s also burning season. And although the burns are important to the rebirth of
None of the ten dances presented in last weekend’s SpringDance will dominate anyone’s memories of the annual McCain Auditorium concert of K-State’s Dance program. They were all well designed and performed, and each was quite different from the others. The individual program
A 17-year-old Valley Heights High School student died after a single-vehicle collision Sunday morning. Seth McKay of Marysville died around 7 a.m. when his vehicle veered off of Highway 77 and struck a tree. McKay was headed north and hit the tree on the west side
Though they’re depicted as light and whimsical, local artist Ann Carter paints birds that have a deeper meaning under their aesthetic beauty. Carter’s paintings, including a bird series, currently are displayed in the Strecker-Nelson Gallery in downtown Manhattan. “It’s sort of the
To the Editor: The women of Junior League of the Flint Hills would like to thank the Manhattan community for its support of the Adopt-A-Family program during the Christmas season. We are very appreciative of the individuals, organizations, groups and businesses that were donors for
Kansas State University’s K-State Theatre will present the madcap comedy “Anton in Show Business” by Jane Martin at 7:30 p.m. April 3-5 in East Stadium’s Purple Masque Theatre. This play follows three actresses across the footlights, down the rabbit hole and into a
The Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art is inviting everyone to slow down and enjoy a special day appreciating some special art. The Kansas State University art museum is taking part in the sixth annual global Slow Art Day on Saturday, April 12. From 10 a.m.
Marceil Deane Hoke, 89, of Manhattan, died Saturday at her home in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. She was born on Oct. 29, 1924, in Winfield. She was the daughter of Edward and Hazel Rogers. On Aug. 25, 1941, in Manhattan she was united in marriage
Thomas Mencl, 61, died Thursday at the Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. He was born on Aug. 5, 1952 in Chicago, Ill. Memorial services for Mr. Mencl will be announced at a later date by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, Kansas 66502.
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