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  • Local |Business | September 08, 2013

    Shopping consultant offers service

    Gloria Newingham, a professional in fashion and accessories for women, recently retired from Dillards after 21 years. She is starting her own business, Gloria’s, to help people with their fashion needs. She will give personal consulting on fashion wardrobes, and help organize closets. She also

  • Local |Business | September 08, 2013

    RCPD officer retires

    Riley County Police Officer William “Bill” Schuck announced his retirement from the Riley County Police Department. Schuck began his career with the department in September 1985 as a patrol officer. He has served the department, citizens of Manhattan and Riley County in various capacities throughout his 28

  • Local |Business | September 08, 2013

    Martial arts studio earns accreditation

    Hackerott’s Leadership Academy, 4912 Skyway Drive, recently earned the status of Grade Jiu-Jitsu Certified Training Center. Jeremiah Hackerott, Gracie blue belt and owner, underwent months of testing to earn the status of Certified Instructor. In addition, extensive training was involved in getting the school approved

  • Local |Government, Politics | September 06, 2013

    New assistant city manager named

    Adam Bentley has been named the city’s the new assistant city manager. Bentley will start work here October 14. City manager Ron Fehr, who announced Bentley’s selection from among four candidates Friday,  cited Bentley’s experience in working in a university town. Bentley

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency |Traffic | September 06, 2013

    Manhattan man killed in motorcycle crash

    A motorcycle crash south of Manhattan resulted in one man’s death Thursday. According to a crash report from the Kansas Highway Patrol, a motorcycle driven by Jose F. Laureano-Mercado, 29, of Manhattan struck a delineator post in the 2000 block of McDowell Creek Road while traveling

  • Local |Business | September 06, 2013

    Board denies rezoning for Body First fitness

    Bodyfirst.phatch

    The Manhattan Urban Area Planning Board Thursday denied a request by Doug Sellers to rezone the Body First fitness center from a single family residential district to a C-2 commercial district. It did so by a 4-0 vote, citing concerns from abutting property owners over

  • Local |Kansas State University | September 06, 2013

    K-State’s Family of the Year includes 40+ alums

    Three sisters started a family legacy nearly 70 years ago that has resulted in four generations of Kansas State University Wildcats and one outstanding family. The Bebermeyer family will be recognized as the 2013 Kansas State University Family of the Year at Family Day Saturday at Bill

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | September 06, 2013

    Battery report determined to be false

    Investigators at the Riley County Police Department determined that information in an alleged battery case was false. In the early morning hours of Aug.18 police responded to a battery report in the south central portion of Manhattan. It was reported that a female victim jogging

  • Local |Business | September 06, 2013

    Tax service offers seminars on new health care law

    Liberty Tax Service is hosting Health Care Reform for Individuals. The seminar is free and will be from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Liberty Tax Service, 100 E Bluemont Ste. G in Manhattan. Come learn the impact of the new Affordable Care Act and how it

  • Local |Business | September 06, 2013

    Marriage for Keeps offers relationship workshop series

    The public is invited to attend a series of relationship workshops next week. Marriage for Keeps, a project of Catholic Charities of Northern Kansas and its Love Letters from Kansas public awareness campaign, invites those living in Manhattan to Get a GRIP (Great Relationships in

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