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  • Local |Business | October 05, 2014

    Temporary body art store opens

    Veronica’s Veil is now open at 404 Humboldt St., Suite C, alongside Tsubo Solutions Massage Therapy. The store provides henna, temporary body art and other old world art. It is open from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesdays, 1 to 4 p.m. Fridays, and by appointment.

  • Local |Education | October 05, 2014

    Seaton law firm gets new name

    Seaton, Seaton and Dierks, LLP, received its new name on Aug. 28. The firm’s new partner, Summer Ott Dierks, joined the firm after graduating from Washburn University School of Law in December 2012. Dierks joins Richard H. Seaton, Sr., and Richard H. Seaton, Jr.

  • Local |Business |Agriculture | October 04, 2014

    Corn prices drop as crop has record-breaking year

    Corn prices dove to a five-year low this week, driven lower by heavy supplies of the grain. On Tuesday, the USDA released its quarterly grain stockpile report, showing a whopping 1.236 billion bushels of corn leftover from last year. Meanwhile, as farmers begin harvesting this year’

  • Local |Kansas State University | October 03, 2014

    Fans mark Snyder’s upcoming 75th during radio show


    Bill Snyder, dressed in a black suit, strolled into a Big 8 Room full of Topeka Catbackers before his radio show Thursday and smiled warmly. Through the windows of the Vanier Football Complex, workers were taking practice equipment off of the field in the stadium that

  • Local |Government, Politics | October 03, 2014

    Law-enforcement cost low compared with peer counties

    RILEY — Riley County commissioners began their month-long road tour at the Riley Centre Thursday morning. The four-city road trip also will include stops in Ogden, Randolph and Leonardville so other communities can see their county commissioners in action. In Riley, county budget and finance officer

  • Local | October 03, 2014

    Frankfort damaged by storm

    A Thursday morning storm caused a power outage and extensive damage to the city of Frankfort in Marshall County. Marshall County Sheriff Daniel Hargrave said all of the power was on by late Thursday night after a morning windstorm struck the city. Generators provided some

  • Local |Business | October 03, 2014

    Crisis Center receives $330,000 in grant funds

    Manhattan’s domestic violence shelter, The Crisis Center, will receive nearly $330,000 in state grant money for fiscal year 2015. Gov. Sam Brownback’s office announced the list of recipients of the state grant appropriations on Wednesday with the money totaling about $4 million statewide for 25 domestic violence

  • Local |Kansas State University | October 03, 2014

    KHI news service editor to give Huck Boyd lecture

    Jim McLean, the executive editor of the Kansas Health Institute News Service, will be the speaker for Kansas State University’s 15th annual Huck Boyd Lecture in Community Media at 9:30 a.m. Oct. 16 in Forum Hall at the K-State Student Union. His topic will be “

  • Local |Business | October 02, 2014

    Shoe store, spa among mall’s new additions

    Manhattan Town Center is filling some of its vacancies after a year of losing stores. Famous Footwear will open in mid-November, said Allen Raynor, general manager of Manhattan Town Center. The shoe store will go in between Claire’s Boutique and Regis Salon at the

  • Local |Education | October 02, 2014

    7th, 8th grade football separated

    Middle school administrators on Wednesday agreed to concussion testing for football players so the school board would pass a measure making separate seventh- and eighth-grade teams. The USD 383 school board a a previous meeting approved a first reading of the measure on the condition that

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