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  • 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

  • Local |Business | November 16, 2014

    Grace’s Asian Fusion celebrates anniversary

    Grace’s Asian Fusion Cafe, 1319 Anderson Ave., is celebrating its one-year anniversary with three new menu items: Taiwanese dan dan noodles; curry chicken rice bowl; and roast pork with roast egg rice bowl. The speicals will be available Sunday nights, starting this Sunday, for under $10,

  • Local |Business | November 16, 2014

    Hoover Opera House hires interim director

    Joe D. Markley agreed to be the interim director for the C.L. Hoover Opera House in Junction City in light of Randy West’s announcement to step down to take a new position in Houston. Markley is currently a resident of Chapman and has

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