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  • Local |Neighbors | April 20, 2015

    Family puts memories online for world to see


    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

  • Local |Kansas State University | April 20, 2015

    Lab reports increase in rabies cases, urges awareness

    A Kansas State University laboratory that conducts tests on suspected cases of rabies in the state is reporting a spike in the number of positive results compared to the same period a year ago. Rolan Davis, a diagnostician in the Kansas State Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory,

  • Local | April 19, 2015

    Dozens of dancers keep step at Manhattan’s Senior Prom


    There are distinct differences between Manhattan High School’s upcoming prom and the Senior Prom that happened Friday evening at the Houston Street Ballroom. The MHS prom is for teenagers. The Senior Prom is for adults over the age of 50. The Senior Prom had the

  • Local |Business | April 19, 2015

    Transit manager has money to spend

    Sondra Clark officially took over as manager of the Flint Hills Regional Transit Administration last week, and promptly was handed $2.7 million — give or take a few thousand more in pocket change. No, no.. the sack of cash wasn’t hers to keep, at least not

  • Local |Kansas State University | April 19, 2015

    Start early to establish healthy eating habits

    A healthy diet promotes success in life — better concentration and alertness, better physical health that translates into good mental and emotional health. But even the best intentioned parents can expect food fights with their children, said Tanda Kidd, associate professor of human nutrition and extension

  • Local |Business | April 19, 2015

    Two reporters test efficiency of Manhattan’s bus system


    Greg’s experience: Lack of bus route and stop information makes riding more difficult For two weeks this spring, I voluntarily traded the freedom of my 2007 Hyundai Accent for the relative rigidity of the Flint Hills Area Transportation Agency’s fixed-route bus system. It would

  • Local |Business | April 19, 2015

    Marketing company advertises rural life globally

    World Wide Web. Of course, that’s the term that we see on the Internet. It reminds us that Internet technology operates far beyond our borders. Today we’ll meet an Internet marketing company which is using the tools of technology to transcend the traditional

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