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  • Local |Government, Politics | July 13, 2014

    Where you can take firearms following new open carry law

    Despite the state’s new law reducing local government’s ability to regulate unconcealed carry, there are now fewer places you can openly carry firearms in Manhattan. The new law, which started July 1, prohibits local government from banning open carry on private property or outdoors

  • Local |Government, Politics | July 13, 2014

    Morgan looks to unseat Kobach for secretary of state

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    Scott Morgan wants the office of secretary of state to return to a “tradition of quiet competence,” almost a “non-partisan” role. He says that’s a far cry from what it has become under current Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach. To Morgan, Kobach has

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | July 13, 2014

    Junction City man stable after being shot

    A Junction City man is in in stable condition after suffering multiple gunshot wounds in a shooting early Saturday morning. An unknown black male shot the victim, 25-year-old Isaac Johnson, as he was walking in the area of 51 Manor Circle in Junction City. Junction City

  • Local |Business | July 13, 2014

    Dermatologist gets put in surgery society

    Dr. John R. Adams, a board-certified dermatologist of Advanced Dermatology and Skin Cancer Center, P.A., Manhattan, has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the American Society of Mohs Surgery (ASMS). The primary mission of the ASMS is to improve physician performance and

  • Local |Business | July 12, 2014

    Prairiewood Retreat opens new venue

    Prairiewood Retreat and Preserve opened its second accommodations venue, the StoneHouse at Prairiewood. Originally constructed in 1860 by early Manhattan pioneer Sam Kimble, this historic landmark has been restored into a second guest house for Prairiewood guests. Now equipped with every modern amenity, the original hand-hewn

  • Local |Education | July 12, 2014

    MHS alumna graduates from Berkeley Law School

    Carrie C. Hall received her Juris Doctor from Berkeley Law School in California. Hall is a 2005 graduate of Manhattan High School and a 2009 graduate of Northwestern University in Chicago. In September, she will begin a position with the Alameda County Public Defender’s Office. Hall

  • Local |Education | July 12, 2014

    USD 383 educators recognized for tech use

    Discovery Education has named Manhattan-Ogden Unified School District 383 educators STAR Discovery Educators for their commitment to harnessing digital learning to inspire students’ curiosity and prepare them for future careers. STAR Discovery Educators are members of the Discovery Educator Network (DEN), a global community of educators

  • Local |Business | July 11, 2014

    Manhattan Public Libary expansion ahead of schedule

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    Construction at the Manhattan Public Library is halfway complete as of this week, and officials expect work to be finished in December. “We’re really happy to see it moving forward, and it’s very exciting seeing it getting toward the end,” library director Linda

  • Local |Fort Riley | July 11, 2014

    Armbrust: Response key in Fort reductions

    Cuts are once again looming over Fort Riley. However, Governor’s Military Council executive director John Armbrust on Friday said action the community takes now could help determine the impact of the pending reductions. The Army has opened a 60-day public comment period following the

  • Local |Education | July 11, 2014

    USD 383 teachers get a raise

    Manhattan-Ogden USD 383 reached a tentative agreement on Thursday with local representatives of the teachers’ union, the National Education Association. The contract was agreed upon after five months of discussion about the 2014-15 school year. Some of the agreement’s highlights included an increase of $450 in

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