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  • Local |Business | July 28, 2013

    Dialysis center opens in Marysville

    To provide access to dialysis services Flint Hills Dialysis opened an new dialysis center on July 8 in Marysville. The new center is in the South Plaza building on the Community Memorial Hospital campus. The center has six stations, a waiting area and parking. The center

  • Local |Business | July 28, 2013

    Sunset Zoo hires preschool teacher

    Sunset Zoo hired Cassie Anderson as the lead teacher for the zoo’s new childcare program, Zoo Sprouts. Anderson will oversee the development of this full-time, nature-based program that will begin in September. “Cassie brings significant experience in early childhood education and a passion for

  • Local | July 28, 2013

    4H results from the Riley County fair

    Here are the winners from the Riley County Fair as part of the 4H competitions from Friday. Wildlife Division Champion, Wade Stroda, College Hill; Reserve Champion, Katherine Sundgren, Riley Rascals.   Wood Science Division Champion, Erika Graham, Wildcat; Reserve Champion, Nathan Featherstone, Wildcat.   Space

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | July 27, 2013

    Drug sweep nabs 17

    Seventeen persons, most of them from Manhattan, were arrested Friday afternoon in what appeared to have been a significant and ongoing drug sweep here. Authorities said in a statement issued Friday evening that additional arrests are expected in what they described as “ongoing investigations into

  • Local | July 27, 2013

    Traits of a skilled leader

    There may have been only one contestant in each division of the Shepherd’s Lead contest, but the lack of competition didn’t stop entrants from putting on a show for the crowd that packed the bleachers in Hurlburt Hall Friday night. The purple ribbon

  • Local | July 27, 2013

    Great goats in the making


    Riley County youngsters who’ve spent the past year polishing their skills with goats got a chance to show those skills off in the Hurlburt Hall show ring Saturday afternoon. Several proved they’d put all that time and effort to good use. Michaela Sievers

  • Local |Business | July 27, 2013

    YML adds two partners

    Douglas P. Meloan and Eric S. Londeen, co-owners of the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home added Brian W. Waddington and Shane D. Lohse to the firm. Waddington has been with the firm as a licensed staff member since 2005. He was raised in Belleville, and was previously a

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency |Traffic | July 27, 2013

    Car chase leads police through town, ends with woman taken to hospital

    A woman led local and state police on a chase across several area counties Saturday that ended with her being taken to a local hospital. Authorities began their pursuit of the woman, who they had not identified Saturday night, around 2 p.m. Saturday in a

  • Local |Business | July 26, 2013

    Varney’s goes red and blue ...but not here

    The owners of the main bookstore serving Kansas State University have bought a bookstore serving the University of Kansas. That means Varney’s Book Store in Manhattan and the Jayhawk Book Store in Lawrence are both owned by the Levin family, under the banner of

  • Local |Government, Politics | July 26, 2013

    Auditorium conversion has at least one backer

    A city commissioner argued Thursday for retention of a controversial revamp of City Hall that eliminates the stage in the portion of the building formally known as Peace Memorial Auditorium. Commissioner Wynn Butler said at an open house on the project that opponents are losing

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