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  • Local |Business | October 12, 2014

    Rockhill Real Estate hires local Realtor

    Rockhill Real Estate Group hired Melissa Brinkman as its newest Realtor. After graduating from Wichita State University, she and her husband, AJ, relocated to the Manhattan area. She has spent the past five years working in the real estate profession. “With my excitement for the

  • Local |Business | October 12, 2014

    Campus Hair Styling owner to retire

    After 50 years of barbering, Roger Allerheiligen will retire on Oct. 18. Allerheiligen’s first year as a barber was in downtown Manhattan at the old Gillette Hotel Barbershop working for Bud Cunningham. His last 49 years have been in Aggieville. Initially in Aggieville, Allerheiligen worked for Ray

  • Local |Government, Politics | October 10, 2014

    Gay marriage takes small step forward here

    Marriage.phatch

    Riley County is not turning away same-sex marriage applications, but it’s not yet clear if they’ll be approved. Riley residents Darci Bohnenblust and Joleen Hickman, a same-sex couple of 19 years, applied for a marriage license Thursday, and the court took in the application.

  • Local |Business | October 10, 2014

    Attendees face bad weather during annual charity event

    Promenade1.phatch

    Organizers aren’t planning to stop the annual Promenade on Poyntz event, but the string of good luck with the weather ended on Thursday. Thursday evening brought a temperature in the mid-50s and rain. Christina Nolte, director of development for Homecare and Hospice, said

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | October 10, 2014

    Police looking into 3rd robbery

    Riley County police arrested a man on robbery and kidnapping charges in connection with a previously unreported robbery that happened Wednesday. Two other robberies also took place Wednesday in Manhattan. While investigating the two other robberies, detectives found that a third robbery had been committed

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | October 10, 2014

    Affidavit: Manhattan infant killed in February suffered previous abuse

    An affidavit released Thursday showed that a baby killed in Manhattan in February died as a result of “multiple blunt traumatic injuries” and that she had suffered previous abuse. Alexander McConnell, 22, of Manhattan, a specialist at Fort Riley, was arrested Sept. 29 in connection with death

  • Local |Government, Politics | October 10, 2014

    Democratic candidate for insurance commissioner pledges to seek out fraud

    Dennis Anderson thinks the state insurance commissioner can make a difference, even if some Kansans forget the position even exists. “But that’s how it should be,” he said. “They should be doing the job, not trying to make headlines.” Anderson is the Democratic candidate

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | October 10, 2014

    Gay marriage takes small step forward here

    Authorization order-2

    Riley County is not turning away same-sex marriage applications, but it’s not yet clear if they’ll be approved. Riley residents Darci Bohnenblust and Joleen Hickman, a same-sex couple of 19 years, applied for a marriage license Thursday, and the court took in the application.

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | October 09, 2014

    Infant who died of abuse sustained numerous injuries

    An affidavit released Thursday showed that a baby killed in Manhattan in February died as a result of “multiple blunt traumatic injuries” and that she had suffered previous abuse. Alexander McConnell, 22, of Manhattan, a specialist at Fort Riley, was arrested Sept. 29 in connection with death

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency |Kansas State University | October 09, 2014

    Eddie Lowery returns to Manhattan to speak for 1st time since exoneration for rape

    Eddie Lowery cried Wednesday evening as he hugged his former attorney, Barry Clark. Clark played a key role in Lowery’s exoneration after he was wrongfully convicted of rape more than 30 years ago. Lowery spoke at the Kansas State University Student Union, telling his story

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