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  • Local | December 01, 2013

    Dodger gets second chance as seizure-detecting dog

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    Dodger waits patiently under the table at Early Edition restaurant. He lies there obediently as fragrant plates of sausage and bacon come out of the restaurant’s kitchen. When a bite of pancake falls on the floor, he licks his lips but holds his position.

  • Local |Education | December 01, 2013

    Manhattanite to receive degree from Washburn

    Shonica Cindy Murray, of Manhattan, is a candidate to receive a bachelor of science in nursing degree at Washburn University commencement exercises at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 13 in Lee Arena at Petro Allied Health Center in Topeka. They will also be honored during a recognition and

  • Local |Education | December 01, 2013

    Three new teachers at Flint Hills Christian

    Three new teachers have been hired at Flint Hills Christian School – Mr. Zeboriah Carter, Mrs. Nikki Renberg and Miss Jessica Williams. As the new music teacher, Zeboriah Carter teaches music for all grades from K4 through 12th. His responsibilities include not only vocal music but

  • Local |Business | December 01, 2013

    Vanguard Home Designs expands in Manhattan

    Vanguard Home Designs recently moved to a larger location in Manhattan, near Westloop shopping center. “We are excited about the advantages of moving into this new facility will provide,” said Jim Hund, president of Vanguard. “This larger northeast Kansas location will better help us meet

  • Local |Business | December 01, 2013

    McCullough hires new team director

    McCullough Development, Inc. hired Andrea Metcalf to its team as the director of satellite operations. She is responsible for the operations of properties outside of the Manhattan area, including Junction City, Wichita, Topeka, Lawrence, Wamego, Indiana, Iowa, and Texas. Andrea earned her bachelor’s degree

  • I Wonder |Local |Men's Basketball |Women's Basketball | November 29, 2013

    What are the flashing lights at basketball games in Bramlage?

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    Q: Several times during each basketball game I attend at K-State’s Bramlage Coliseum, the big lights at the top of the arena flash like a flash camera. How come? A: It’s a secret plot that the Bob Huggins Mafia installed in the rafters

  • Local |Business | November 29, 2013

    Black Friday becoming earlier, more organized

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    Black Friday is no longer on Friday, and it’s no longer quite so black. Or bleak. Incidents in recent years that resulted in injuries or even death of employees and shoppers have brought about a more organized, safer Black Friday system in some stores.

  • Local |Business | November 29, 2013

    Mennonite church to build on Poyntz

    The Manhattan Mennonite Church has unveiled plans for a new building and location. The current church building is at 1000 Fremont, and through the help of tithes and donations, church leaders hope to break ground at 821 Poyntz — immediately east of Manhattan High’s east campus — where

  • Local |Business | November 28, 2013

    Volunteers produce big Thanksgiving spread for all ... and it’s free

    For Thursday’s lunch, Old Chicago was not serving its typical Italian food. It was time for a traditional Thanksgiving meal. Volunteers from the Flint Hills Breadbasket and Old Chicago served a community Thanksgiving meal Thursday. It was a full deal, too, with all the

  • Local |Education | November 28, 2013

    Disturbing district grad rate deceiving

    Discussion during a Riley County Commission meeting Monday highlighted a below-average graduation rate in the county. But it’s a complicated issue. While the state saw 84.92 percent of its high school seniors graduate during the 2011-12 school year, the graduation rate in Riley County was

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