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  • Local |Business | March 01, 2015

    Company gives Rock Creek new hoop after stuck-ball incident goes viral

    The shot didn’t fall, but a Rock Creek basketball player still scored a goal. To recap, Rock Creek’s Cameron Minihan attempted a last-second, game-winning shot in a Mid-East League boys middle school basketball game on Feb. 16. Minihan caught an inbounds pass with eight

  • Local |Fort Riley | March 01, 2015

    Changes to Fort Riley entry rules to begin Monday

    Beginning Monday, visitors without DoD cards will only be able to access Fort Riley through Henry Gate. The changes are the most recent of a phase-in process that will soon require background checks for visitors. Mark Dombrowski, chief of the security branch for the Directorate

  • Local |Business | March 01, 2015

    City sales tax receipts exceed $1M

    Manhattan’s sales tax revenue exceeded $1 million in February. The February sales tax report, which reflects the previous month’s sales, showed the city had $1.03 million in tax receipts, an increase of $75,606 or 7.9 percent from February 2014’s total of $953,328. February’s total is also the

  • Local |Kansas State University |Arts & Leisure | March 01, 2015

    3-D printing turns into a teaching tool for area students

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    A burgeoning technology, 3-D printers can make everything from gears and blocks to houses. But in the basement of Rathbone Hall at Kansas State University, electrical and computer engineering students are using the printers for their hobbies. Jake Sobering, a junior electrical engineering major, is

  • Local |Education |Business | February 28, 2015

    Friends of Sunset Zoo accepting scholarship applications

    The Friends of Sunset Zoo, and its Conservation Team, recently announced the Conservation Scholar application for the 2015-2016 school year is available online. The annual scholarship supports an active college student’s expenses related to a field conservation project. Two awards are granted each year;

  • Local |Education | February 28, 2015

    Flint Hills Christian School honors seniors

    Flint Hills Christian School hosted Elyria Christian School on Friday night in a pair of basketball games that were Flint Hill’s Senior Recognition Night as well as Alumni Night. Flint Hills has only two seniors on this year’s teams, Chaustin Root for the

  • Local |Kansas State University | February 28, 2015

    Student awarded elementary education scholarship

    Topeka — Kansas State University student Katie Cook was named a Nancy Larson Foundation Scholar and awarded a $1,000 scholarship in recognition of an outstanding academic record and community service. The Nancy Larson Foundation supports students across the country majoring in elementary education by awarding scholarships. Cook,

  • Local |Business | February 28, 2015

    Family grocery store becomes rural hub

    How far do you go to get a gallon of milk or a loaf of bread? In rural communities, accessing supplies can be a challenge. Many rural grocery stores have closed, but today we’ll learn about one which has recently opened. Last week we

  • Local |Business | February 28, 2015

    Blanton Realty hires new Realtor

    Lauren Farwell has joined Blanton Realty as a licensed Realtor. Farwell was born and raised in Manhattan. She is a graduate of Manhattan High School. Farwell has a bachelor’s degree from Kansas State University in elementary education and a master’s degree in education

  • Local |Business | February 28, 2015

    Rockhill Wellness hires massage therapist

    Barbara Satchell has joined the Rockhill Wellness Center team as a massage therapist at 305 Fort Riley Blvd. Satchell has over 25 years of experience in massage therapy. Her bodywork includes Swedish massage, therapeutic massage, craniosacral techniques, myofascial release, neuromuscular therapy and reflexology, among other techniques. She

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