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  • Local |Business | January 11, 2015

    Cisneros Cattle joins Angus organization

    Cisneros Cattle Co. of Manhattan is a new member of the American Angus Association. The American Angus Association, with nearly 24,000 active adult and junior members, is the largest beef breed association in the world. Computerized records include detailed information on more than 17 million registered Angus.

  • Local | January 09, 2015

    Rationing defined war fashion

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    Infant. Bride. Pregnant. Deceased. If none of those words described you during World War II, your fashion was drastically altered. Marla Day, senior curator at KSU Historic Costume and Textiles Museum, spoke about clothing regulations during the war on Thursday at the Flint Hills Discovery

  • Local |Business | January 09, 2015

    Kroger renewing push to sell wine, liquor

    In 1881 Kansas was the first state to ban alcohol and that ban lasted until 1948, making it the last state to move away from the prohibition era. But, old habits die hard and Kansas’ liquor policy is still tied to laws drafted decades ago. That policy

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | January 09, 2015

    State seeks lifetime supervision for sex offender

    A Riley County attorney is seeking to increase the post-release supervision of a Manhattan man convicted of aggravated indecent liberties with a child in 2007, arguing his original sentence was illegal. Adrian Reese, who was 21 at the time of the crime, pleaded guilty to aggravated indecent

  • Local |Kansas State University |Football | January 09, 2015

    Snyder becomes fourth active coach selected to Hall of Fame

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    To equal what Bill Snyder has done at Kansas State — 187 career victories in 23 seasons — one would have to add up every Wildcat victory from the mid-1920s to 1989. Widely considered the architect of the “Greatest Turnaround in College Football History,” Snyder can now officially add

  • Local |Government, Politics | January 08, 2015

    Area lawmakers discuss state’s budget woes at breakfast

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    With the legislative session starting Monday, area legislators spoke with city officials on Thursday about their concerns. Top issues? “Budget, budget, budget,” said Sen. Tom Hawk, D-Manhattan. With the revenue not meeting projections after Gov. Sam Brownback’s tax cuts went into effect on Jan. 1, 2013,

  • Local |Business | January 08, 2015

    Mercy changing name in April

    Mercy Regional Health Center will change its name to Via Christi Health in two stages this spring. According to hospital officials, Mercy will become Via Christi internally on March 20 with the public renaming happening on April 24. “The internal launch is really an internal celebration,” said

  • Local |Government, Politics | January 08, 2015

    Officials prepping for Army meeting

    Manhattan Area Chamber of Commerce president Lyle Butler told Riley County Commissioners Thursday morning that 2014 was a good year for the region and that 2015 looks just as bright. But he also said that doesn’t mean the new year will not present its challenges, namely

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | January 08, 2015

    Woman, 16 animals removed from house on Browning Ave.

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    A Manhattan woman and her 16 pets are in protective custody after Riley County police removed them from a house on Browning Avenue last week. Officials deemed the house, which they said was filthy and filled with so many items she had difficulty moving around, uninhabitable.

  • Local |Government, Politics | January 08, 2015

    Fehr: City wants to keep local elections in spring

    City manager Ron Fehr advocated for spring elections and other things Manhattan officials would like to see from the Legislature in 2015 during a breakfast on Thursday. He said he hopes legislators will keep city and school board elections in the spring instead of moving them

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