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  • Local |Government, Politics | October 21, 2013

    Health dept. offers services to help with healthcare enrollment

    The Riley County Health Department has begun offering a service to help county residents enroll in the marketplace exchange in accordance with the Affordable Health Care Act. Amy Chaplin has been trained as a certified application counselor for the marketplace exchange. The position will allow

  • Local |Education |Business | October 21, 2013

    Squirrel causes power outage at MHS West

    Manhattan High School’s west campus lost power for about 30 minutes Monday morning. The power company blamed a squirrel. In an email sent to parents, Principal Greg Hoyt said power went out across campus at about 10:15 a.m. The school contacted Westar Energy; power was

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency |Traffic | October 21, 2013

    17-year-old dies in crash

    A Blue Valley High senior died early Saturday after being ejected during a single vehicle accident in Northeast Riley County. Trevor Cole Redding, 17, of Randolph died at the scene two miles northeast of Leonardville. He was taken to Anderes-Pfeifley Funeral Home. According to a Kansas

  • Local |Kansas State University | October 21, 2013

    Student spends his summer improving dental care in Panama

    Helping others and sharing knowledge are important to Kansas State University student Eduardo Acosta. That’s why the senior in biology and pre-dentistry, Dodge City, spent part of his summer in Panama working with children. Acosta participated in a two-week summer dental mission trip to

  • Local |Kansas State University | October 21, 2013

    Workshop will show importance of table manners in landing job

    A workshop sponsored by Kansas State University’s career and employment services will show how good manners at the dining table are important when it comes to landing a job or that next client. The university’s annual fall Dining Etiquette Workshop will be at 5:30

  • Local |Business | October 20, 2013

    ‘4 Olives’ restaurant to move downtown

    One of Manhattan’s top restaurants, 4 Olives, is moving to a new space downtown, adding to a burgeoning dining and shopping scene there. Chef and owner Scott Benjamin said he expects the restaurant to reopen Jan. 15 in the Marshall Theater building on the northeast corner

  • Local | October 20, 2013

    Rainy weather doesn’t ruin Lee’s annual BBQ

    Barbeque 2.phatch

    Neither rain nor snow was going to stop the Lee School Chicken BBQ. Parents of Lee Elementary School students put on the 61st annual chicken barbecue Friday at the school. Despite the inclement weather, the tradition carried on with gusto as parents cooked chicken all

  • Local |Kansas State University | October 20, 2013

    Sigma Alpha Epsilon celebrates 100 years

    K-State’s oldest fraternity had a 100th anniversary celebration this weekend. Sigma Alpha Epsilon, which was founded Jan. 25, 1913, held events Friday and Saturday to welcome back alumni for the celebration. Former Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman Richard Myers and former Kansas State president Milton Eisenhower

  • Local |Business | October 20, 2013

    Post to hold hiring fair

    FORT RILEY — Job seekers in the Manhattan/Junction City region will have the opportunity to attend a fall hiring fair from 2 to 6 pm on October 22 at Riley’s Conference Center on the main post. “This is a golden opportunity for somebody who is looking to

  • Local |Fort Riley | October 20, 2013

    Fort Riley soliders gearing up to train in Africa

    FORT RILEY — Here on the Kansas plains, thousands of soldiers once bound for Iraq or Afghanistan are gearing up for missions in Africa as part of a new Pentagon strategy to train and advise indigenous forces to tackle emerging terrorist threats and other security risks

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