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  • 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

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

    What happened to the vet student who killed 2 people?

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    Q: Whatever happened to the case of the veterinary student who hit two people and killed them on K-18?

  • Local |Business | January 10, 2014

    New owner takes over della Voce

    There’s a new owner at della Voce. Noah Reagan sold the restaurant to former employee Caleb Edwards, who took over on Jan. 1. Edwards, who has worked for Reagan for four years, bought the restaurant with help from backer Ward Morgan. Morgan, owner of CivicPlus,

  • Local |Government, Politics | January 10, 2014

    Abilene trucker mulls run for Huelskamp’s seat

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    David Joyce, an independent candidate in the race against U.S. Rep. Tim Huelskamp, R-Kan., for his 1st District seat is considering a run as a Republican. Joyce, a truck driver from Abilene, said he identifies with traditional Republican values and “just wants to get

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

    Fire damages new Ogden Pizza Hut

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    Firefighters from Riley County responded to Pizza Hut in Ogden, 523 Riley Ave., for a structure fire around 2 p.m. Thursday. Riley County Emergency Management Director Pat Collins said no one was injured in the small fire that started in the attic of the newly constructed

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