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  • Local |Education | November 17, 2014

    MHS officials confirm pertussis case

    A Manhattan High student has been diagnosed with pertussis, also known as whooping cough. School officials reported the case in a letter to parents last week. Whooping cough, which is caused by the bacterium Bordetella pertussis, causes an uncontrollable cough that can make it hard

  • Local |Government & Politics | November 17, 2014

    Votes scheduled for City Hall expansion, auditorium upgrades

    The Manhattan City Commission could move the City Hall expansion project forward on Tuesday during its meeting. The meeting starts at 7 p.m. at City Hall. The commission has a first reading on the ordinance authorizing the proposed expansion that will bring Parks and Recreation

  • Local |Business | November 17, 2014

    Fairy Godmothers planning Lingerie Luncheon

    Lingerie filling the clotheslines at Manhattan Arts Center Wednesday isn’t being hung out to dry. It’s hanging to help local women in need. The Fairy Godmothers, an organization founded by women in Manhattan to help other local women by giving them grants, will

  • Local |Business |Government & Politics | November 17, 2014

    Internet sales tax could boost county revenue

    The Riley County Commission is trying to raise public awareness about the cost of having no Internet sales tax, something that they said is costing the state and county millions of dollars in revenue. House Speaker John Boehner said Monday that a bipartisan bill that

  • Local | November 16, 2014

    Library creates gamers’ paradise for fun, education

    Games2.phatch

    Depending on where you are, it’s OK to make a little bit of noise in the library. Hale Library became a gamers’ haven for four hours on Saturday afternoon as a part of International Games Day, an initiative supported by the American Library Association.

  • Local |Government & Politics | November 16, 2014

    Moran’s work key to GOP victory

    RILEY — Sen. Jerry Moran is readying to move legislation through Congress. “For four years we’ve done nothing,” the first-term Kansas senator said at a town hall meeting before about 20 people at the Riley Centre Saturday. “That was the motivation for me to try and

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | November 16, 2014

    Court denies retrial; affirms sentence

    The Kansas Court of Appeals affirmed Friday two area cases involving rape and domestic violence. The court affirmed a 2012 Riley County District Court decision on a rape case. Judge David Stutzman sentenced John Goodpasture Jr. to two consecutive life sentences in prison after being convicted 21

  • Local |Business | November 16, 2014

    Aggieville shop feeds late-night snackers from popular food truck

    Varsity title.phatch

    While most people enjoy their donuts with a hot cup of coffee in the morning, the donut making begins well before most alarm clocks ring. Varsity Donuts begins crafting these treats when the sun goes down. The donuts are mixed, fried and decorated almost all

  • Local |Business | November 16, 2014

    CivicPlus hires four employees

    CivicPlus has hired four employees. Caitlyn Palmer is a business development associate on the marketing team. Palmer has worked at Emire, Inc. in the marketing department. She attended K-State, working for a Bachelor of Science from 2010 to 2013. She is expected to make the initial conversation

  • Local |Business | November 16, 2014

    Weary Davis law firm hires attorney

    Tad B. Ruliffson has joined Weary Davis, L.C. law firm as an associate attorney at its Manhattan office. Ruliffson grew up in Hays and attended Kansas State University, earning a Bachelor of Science in accounting in 1997. Before attending law school, Ruliffson spent four years

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