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  • Local |Government, Politics | September 30, 2013

    Municipal court costs to rise?

    City commissioners plan to consider raising municipal court costs during their meeting Tuesday. The session begins at 7 p.m. in City Hall. City Manager Ron Fehr said the proposed $10 fee is to pay for a software upgrade and maintenance contract. Commissioners will consider approving the

  • Local |Kansas State University | September 30, 2013

    Gen. Myers to speak at K-State

    Retired Air Force General Richard Myers is scheduled to speak at Kansas State University on Thursday. Myers, former chairman Join Chiefs of Staff and K-State alum, is to give a presentation, “A National Perspective on Transitioning and Reintegration of Our Military and Families,” at 4 p.

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | September 30, 2013

    Police wrangle escaped bull

    Two officers from the Riley County Police Department were forced to round up an escaped bull Monday morning outside Manhattan. Officer Matthew Droge of the RCPD said police received the call at 8 a.m. to capture the animal in the 4800 block of McDowell Creek Road.

  • Local |Government, Politics | September 30, 2013

    Health department to offer flu shots through December

    If you have a few spare minutes on a Friday morning in October, the Riley County Health Department will give you a flu shot. The health department is sponsoring Flu Shot Friday, a clinic designed to get people to receive their vaccine and avoid waiting

  • Local | September 29, 2013

    On the street and in bars, bands play in Aggieville

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    Though bands were playing in eight venues nearby, a group of street performers also drew a crowd at the eighth annual Aggiefest music festival this weekend. Between gigs at the festival, members of the bluegrass band The Haymakers! brought out a cello, harmonica, mandolin and

  • Local |Government, Politics | September 29, 2013

    How a shutdown could affect Manhattan

    Plenty of area residents are holding their breath as politicians in Washington play partisan politics over the Affordable Care Act, using a possible government shutdown as leverage. The latest continuing resolution to keep the country funded expires Monday, and Congress has yet to pass a

  • Local | September 29, 2013

    Dorothy goes free in mock murder trial

    “Wizard of Oz” fans can breathe a sigh of relief. Dorothy Gale was aquitted Saturday in a mock trial at the Columbian Theatre in Wamego. The beloved character was tried for the murder of the Wicked Witch of the West and theft of a pair

  • Local |Business | September 29, 2013

    Kistner’s owners picks Kansas flowers over Montana, Alaska

    The floral arrangement has arrived for the funeral service. The grandfather, a lifelong outdoorsman, is being laid to rest. But his casket piece is no ordinary collection of plants. It is a remarkable arrangement of beautiful flowers, intermingled with deer antlers and his actual fishing

  • Local |Kansas State University | September 29, 2013

    Architect team for new KSU business building selected

    The architect team of Ebert Mayo/PGAV has been selected for the new College of Business Administration building at Kansas State University. The team was chosen through a national competition conducted this summer. Construction is expected to start in September 2014 and be completed in July 2016.

  • Local |Business | September 29, 2013

    Shear Dynamics adds to beauty team

    Chloe Larson came to Manhattan from Tennessee. She specializes in hair and natural nail services. She works Monday and Wednesday-Saturday. Tracy Stueve is a massage therapist and works by appointment only.  She will also be working as a front desk assistant. Chay Schneller is

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