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  • Local |Business | September 21, 2014

    Arthur-Green hires associate attorney

    Tracey A. Bamberger has joined Arthur-Green, LLP Law Firm, as an associate attorney. Originally from Lenexa, Tracey attended Kansas State University, where she earned a Bachelor of Science in philosophy in 2008. She obtained her juris doctor from the University of Texas School of Law in 2011.

  • Local |Business | September 21, 2014

    Body First gets new massage therapist

    Body First Wellness and Recreation Center hired Mica Becker for its massage therapy staff. Becker provides professional massage therapy including Swedish massage, deep tissue massage, sports massage, heated stone massage. In addition to massage therapy, she also provides other complimentary body work including aromatherapy. Becker

  • Local |Business | September 19, 2014

    City’s GDP down

    The real gross domestic product dropped in Manhattan in 2013 while it grew for the majority of the nation’s metropolitan areas. Real GDP increased in 292 (about 77 percent) of the nation’s 381 metropolitan areas in 2013, according to statistics released this week by the U.S. Bureau

  • I Wonder |Local |Business | September 19, 2014

    Did color run organization pay anybody here?


    Q: Did The Color Run pay for the use of the K-State facilities? And did they pay the Riley County Police Department to sit in their cars and tell people the roads were closed?

  • Local |Kansas State University |Government, Politics | September 19, 2014

    Regents approve $20M for K-State

    TOPEKA — A biennial budget appropriations request for higher education that includes $20 million for Kansas State University in the next two years received initial approval from the Kansas Board of Regents Thursday. The request will move forward for Gov. Sam Brownback’s consideration. K-State requested $5 million

  • Local |Business | September 19, 2014

    Mortgages at 14-year low across state

    Mortgages are at a 14-year low statewide, Riley County Register of Deeds Debbie Regester said Thursday. Regester received the information at a Kansas County Officials Association meeting she attended in Wichita last week. She told county commissioners her department hasn’t seen a mortgage above $1

  • Local |Education | September 19, 2014

    No gas leak at preschool

    No gas was found at College Hill Preschool after the building was evacuated and closed Thursday because of a suspicious smell. Director of safety and communications for USD 383 Michele Jones said Kansas Gas Service tested the gas line at the preschool, 2600 Kimball Ave., on Thursday

  • Local |Kansas State University | September 19, 2014

    Expert to speak on nuclear energy needs

    Nuclear energy now provides roughly 11 percent of the world’s electricity and 39 percent of global non-fossil-fueled electric power generation. However, in spite of its impressive safety record since its commercial use began in the 1950s, some level of opposition to nuclear power exists nearly everywhere

  • Local |Education | September 18, 2014

    Middle school teams to split

    Manhattan’s middle schools will have separate football programs for seventh and eighth graders starting next fall. The Manhattan-Ogden school board unanimously approved a proposal from Anthony and Eisenhower middle school officials on Wednesday to give the seventh graders their own program after it had

  • Local |Business | September 18, 2014

    Sears store to close

    Sears and Sears Auto Center in Manhattan will close in December, according to Sears Holdings Corporation. Sears, one of Manhattan Town Center’s anchors, will begin its liquidation sale on Sept. 26. Howard Riefs, director of corporate communications for Sears Holdings, said the closure is a

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