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  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | April 05, 2015

    Fire causes $35K in damage to home


    No one was injured in a house fire Friday afternoon, but the flames caused an estimated $35,000 in damage. At 4:57 p.m. the Manhattan Fire Department was dispatched to 1517 Houston St. for a report of a structure fire. Crews found a one-story residential structure with heavy

  • Local |Business | April 04, 2015

    Kansas cowboys start business making spurs, western flare

    As the rodeo queen rides by, the light flashes from the fancy spurs which she wears on her boots.  These attractive spurs were created by a couple of cowboys from rural Kansas. Dan Atkisson and Tyler Brown are the co-owners of Lady Luck Ironworks,

  • Local |Business | April 04, 2015

    CivicPlus hires two people

    CivicPlus has hired two people to its team. Annie Shultz, content developer, is originally from Riley and graduated from Kansas State University with a Bachelor of Arts in communications. With a passion for writing and journalism early in life, Shultz has found many ways to

  • Local |Business | April 04, 2015

    Hayden celebrates 11 years in business

    Hayden Orthodontics celebrates eleven years of service to Manhattan, Junction City, Wamego and the surrounding areas in the month of April. Dr. Curtis Hayden established Hayden Orthodontics eleven years ago this month. After more than 20 years of service as a naval dental officer, Hayden chose

  • Local |Business | April 04, 2015

    Intrust lender finishes leadership school

    Kevin Lull, commercial lender at INTRUST Bank, recently graduated from the Flint Hills Regional Leadership Program. From September 2014 through January, Lull was one of 20 participants selected for the program from Geary, Riley and Pottawatomie counties. Participants were exposed to historical perspectives of communities, key people,

  • Local |Business | April 04, 2015

    Shear Dynamics gets L’ANZA certification

    Shear Dynamics Salon and Spa Above the Plaza received their certification as the first and only L’ANZA Healing Haircare Center in Kansas. As an exclusive L’ANZA salon, every hair service at Shear Dynamics will now include professional products designed to heal, seal and

  • Local |Kansas State University | April 04, 2015

    Local fraternity receives distinction

    Theta Xi Chapter at Kansas State University was awarded the North-American Interfraternity Conference Award of Distinction. This award is given to only 10 chapters in the entire country out of the 6,326 fraternities across the U.S. Each year the NIC seeks to recognize outstanding contributions to

  • Local |Kansas State University | April 04, 2015

    Students show off mathematics skills at competion

    Five Kansas State University students beat the odds - and the evens - at the university’s recent 17th annual S. Thomas Parker Mathematics Competition. The competition is part of the annual nationwide Mathematics Awareness Month and is conducted to encourage Kansas State University students

  • Local |Education | April 04, 2015

    USD 383 students qualify for state media competition

    Several Manhattan-Ogden students qualified for state at the Kansas Scholastic Press Association regionals. They are Savannah Cherms and Elizabeth Underwood, yearbook copy writing; Halsey Camera, editorial cartoon; Tracy Le and Angie Moss, theme development and design; Alan Brown, yearbook sports writing; and Michelle Kurilla, advertising

  • Local |Kansas State University |Government, Politics | April 03, 2015

    Schulz blasts tuition freeze

    Universities across Kansas would have to freeze their tuition for the next two years while state aid also would be flat, according to a proposal drafted Wednesday by legislators. Kansas State University president Kirk Schulz released a statement Friday speaking out against the tuition freeze

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