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  • Local |Government, Politics | January 12, 2014

    New board could get money rolling for ATA

    Flint Hills Area Transportation Agency (ATA Bus) wants a bigger pile of money from the federal government, but can’t do it alone. After Manhattan was designated a metropolitan area, ATA Bus qualified to receive urban public transportation funds. However, those funds can only be

  • Local |Kansas State University | January 12, 2014

    Wildcat superfan attends 50th K-State/KU matchup

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    Mike Lewis saw his first K-State/KU basketball matchup in 1965, after waiting in the snow to catch his bus from Manhattan to Lawrence. After the game, he arrived back in Manhattan at 5 a.m., finished his paper route and went to church with his family.

  • Local |Government, Politics | January 12, 2014

    Legislators may face ‘crisis’ as new session begins

    “Is there anything rosy?” Sen. Tom Hawk, D-Manhattan, asked. “How can there be?” Monday is the start of what could be a turbulent legislative session, according to area legislators. At the heart of the matter is an awaited ruling from the Kansas Supreme Court on

  • Local |Business | January 12, 2014

    Action Pact takes elder care to new level

    Action Pact, a Manhattan-based company internationally known for innovations in senior living, announces a landmark partnership with Liberty Hospital in Liberty, Mo., just north of Kansas City, Mo., and Healthy Living Centers of America to build the nation’s first healthy living community specifically designed

  • Local |Business | January 12, 2014

    New team member at ESB Financial

    ESB Financial in Manhattan hired Darla Allen to be its new client service representative. Her primary duties include new account relationships and teller responsibilities.  Allen hails from Westmoreland where she and her husband, John, and three children John, Evan and Kaitlynn reside.

  • Local |Business | January 12, 2014

    Stewart hires investment rep

    Janet Galloway, investment advisor representative of Stewart Advisory Services, LLC is the newest member of the team.  She holds Series 65 securities license and is a member of the Financial Planning Association.  Galloway received her bachelor’s degree from Kansas State University in business

  • Local |Government, Politics | January 12, 2014

    12-year renovation complete at statehouse

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    An extensive, 12-year renovation on the state capitol was finally completed last week in Topeka, just in time for the start of the legislative session Monday. In addition to replacing the building’s copper dome, the $332 million project, which began in December 2001, included updates to

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | January 10, 2014

    Details emerge about connection between September murders

    Three people, two killings, one night. More details were revealed Friday in a hearing in Riley County District Court about two September homicides – one in Manhattan and one in Junction City – that allegedly involved the same gunman. Anthony Nichols, 33, of Kansas City, Kan., is accused

  • Local |Fort Riley | January 10, 2014

    Fort Riley honors 5 soldiers killed in helicopter crash

    Although soldiers all encounter loss during their years of service, it does not lessen the sting of saying goodbye to a fallen comrade. Lt. Col. Matthew Weinshel, a commander of the task force that lost five soldiers from Fort Riley’s Combat Aviation Brigade in

  • Local |Government, Politics | January 10, 2014

    City, state officials talk streets, alcohol tax

    Streets, internet sales and social services were high on the city’s list concerns discussed with state legislators this year. City officials met Thursday with local legislators — Sen. Tom Hawk, D-Manhattan; and Representatives Sydney Carlin, D-Manhattan; Ron Highland, R-51st district; Tom Phillips, R-Manhattan; and

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