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  • Local | November 09, 2014

    Center welcomes community as it plans housing project


    Members of the Islamic Center of Manhattan welcomed members of the community on Saturday with the goal of teaching others about the religion. “We want to, you know, show people who the Muslims are and what they do,” said Sabri Ciftci, a member of the

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | November 09, 2014

    Man taken to Mercy after water rescue

    A man was transported to Mercy Regional Health Center after a water rescue Saturday evening. The rescue reportedly happened at about 6:30 p.m. at Stockdale Cove at Tuttle Creek Lake, according to Riley County Emergency Management Director Pat Collins. Collins said the man, whose name

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | November 09, 2014

    Man pleads in connection to McClendon death

    TEMPE, Ariz. — One of the men accused of alcohol-related violations in connection with the fatal fall of a Manhattan High School graduate has pleaded guilty. Court documents show 20-year-old David Siegal pleaded guilty this week to one count of minor in possession of liquor with

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | November 09, 2014

    Clay County woman arrested in fatal accident

    The Clay County Sheriff’s Department arrested a woman in connection with a Friday hit-and-run fatality. Rene Urbano, 49, of Clay County, was arrested and charged with the offenses of accident with death, not reporting an accident and driving while suspended. At 6:19 a.m. on Friday, 83

  • Local |Business | November 09, 2014

    Kramer new stylist at Trisha’s Studio 24

    Megan Kramer has been hired as a stylist at Trisha’s Studio 24, 8837 E. Highway 24, a full-service salon and day spa. Kramer specializes in highlights, color, waxing, haircuts, nail services and updos.  To make an appointment with Kramer, call Trisha’s Studio 24 at 785-537-2726.

  • Local |Business | November 09, 2014

    Sunflower Bank honoring veterans

    Sunflower Bank will honor service members and their families at its Manhattan branch, 2710 Anderson Ave., from 2 to 4 p.m. on Monday. “We wanted to say thank you to our veterans and families for their sacrifices and service to our country,” said Mark Grant, senior vice

  • Local |Fort Riley | November 07, 2014

    Fort Riley program marks 30 years of holiday toy donations


    FORT RILEY — The Christmas spirit was first sighted at Fort Riley Thursday morning, as the Big Red One held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to kick off its 30th year of Operation Santa Claus. The program assists families who may be facing financial difficulties by providing toys

  • Local |Business | November 07, 2014

    Country club faces financial problems

    The Manhattan Country Club is considering a plan to address what officials called a “critical” financial situation. Citing stagnant membership and a significant debt load, the club’s board recently announced that without action the facility would have to be sold or face foreclosure. In

  • Local |Education | November 07, 2014

    Board looks at increase in tax authority

    The Manhattan-Ogden school board could be sending out a mail-in ballot months from now seeking to raise the district’s budget authority. School board members began talking about the potential ballot measure to increase the district’s Local Option Budget (LOB) during their Wednesday meeting,

  • Local |Kansas State University | November 07, 2014

    KSU student a finalist for Rhodes scholarship

    Kansas State University student Ross Allen, a senior in economics and philosophy and a minor in nonprofit leadership studies, has advanced to the final round of the 2015 Rhodes Scholarship competition. Allen, of Soldier, will interview Saturday, Nov. 22, in St. Louis, Missouri, with other finalists from

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