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  • Local |Business | April 21, 2015

    Old Chicago leaving downtown

    Old Chicago will relocate later this year. The restaurant, currently at 100 Manhattan Town Center, will move to the Grand Mere Village area, which is at the corner of Vanesta Drive and Kimball Avenue. General manager Mike Rice said the new restaurant likely would open in

  • Local |Business |Government & Politics | April 21, 2015

    Commissioners balk at proposed use of prime lot in business park

    The Pottawatomie County Commission Monday deferred action on a site plan for a prospective new business in Green Valley Business Park until it could confer with Pottawatomie County Economic Development. Gregg Webster, zoning administrator, presented a site plan from Robert’s Heating & Cooling for

  • Local |Government & Politics | April 21, 2015

    Residents cite housing, mental health as concerns

    Quality of life issues earned high marks among Pottawatomie County residents, but affordable housing and availability of mental health services were among the concerns of those same residents surveyed a year ago for the Pottawatomie County Community Needs Assessment. The assessment, completed in February, was

  • Local |Kansas State University | April 21, 2015

    K-State student from Salina wins Goldwater Scholarship

    Kansas State University student Joshua Nelson, Salina, is the university’s newest Barry M. Goldwater scholar, while Aaron Messerla, Manhattan, is a Goldwater scholar honorable mention. Established by the U.S. Congress in 1986 to honor Sen. Barry M. Goldwater from Arizona, the Goldwater scholarship is

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | April 21, 2015

    Man shot during attempted robbery still negotiating plea

    Plea negotiations are still in the works for a Manhattan man who was shot in the face during an attempted robbery in November. Tom Addair, the attorney representing 19-year-old Christopher Hudgins who is accused of attempted aggravated robbery, conspiracy and aggravated burglary on Nov. 7, said

  • Local | April 20, 2015

    Collins sees end to burn season

    Seasonal burning in Riley County is nearly complete, and burn-related calls to the county fire department have so far been down from last year. Emergency Management director Pat Collins on Monday told Riley County commissioners that his department has overseen 135 prescribed burns in April, ranging

  • Local |Neighbors | April 20, 2015

    Family puts memories online for world to see

    Neighbor.phatch

    The family that prays and plays together, stays together. Brian Hough, pastor of Manhattan Presbyterian Church, and his family do plenty of both. What’s a typical day like in the Hough home? “We do a lot of playing, and we don’t clean up

  • Local |Government & Politics | April 20, 2015

    McCulloh in line to become Manhattan’s next mayor

    The new members of the Manhattan City Commission will be sworn in Tuesday. The meeting starts at 7 p.m. at City Hall. On April 7, Linda Morse, Mike Dodson and Mayor Wynn Butler were elected to the city commission. Morse, a retired registrar/continuing education liaison

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | April 20, 2015

    Man found guilty in 2013 JC killing

    A Kansas City, Kansas, man accused of shooting to death 37-year-old Anthony Nixon, Junction City, entered a plea deal last week in Geary County District Court. Anthony Nichols, 35, pleaded no contest to voluntary manslaughter and armed robbery for the Sept. 7, 2013, slaying of Nixon at the

  • Local |Kansas State University | April 20, 2015

    Dinner with parents proves uncomfortable in K-State comedy

    K-State Theatre, a part of Kansas State University’s School of Music, Theatre, and Dance, will present the comedy “You Can’t Take It With You” by Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman. Showtimes and dates are 7:30 p.m. April 23-25 and April 30-May 2, and

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