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  • Local |Business | May 27, 2013

    Hibachi Hut closes

    Hibachi Hut, a food legend in Aggieville and the oldest continuously operated restaurant in Manhattan, has closed its doors for good. The closure was confirmed via a tweet from an Aggieille official Sunday night. Owners of the building have apparently leased the site to a

  • Local |Kansas State University | May 27, 2013

    Beach joins military appreciation effort

    The Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art is one of more than 1,800 Blue Star Museums across the United States to offer free admission to military personnel and their families from Memorial Day through Labor Day. Because the Beach Museum of Art offers free admission year

  • Local |Kansas State University | May 27, 2013

    Easing stress for pets after traumatic event

    It’s not just humans who can suffer after traumatic events like the recent Oklahoma tornadoes. Susan Nelson, a veterinarian and clinical associate professor at Kansas State University’s Veterinary Health Center, says a tornado can be just as stressful on pets. “It’s traumatic

  • Local | May 26, 2013

    Ashland’s Stars and Stripes

    4 friday ashland cemm .phatch

    The Ashland Cemetery on McDowell Creek Road will have 37 flags blowing in the breeze Monday to commemorate veterans buried there. The flags will fly thanks to Clarence Swallow, who served in the Korean War. Swallow visited the Ashland Cemetery last year, like he does every

  • Local |Business | May 26, 2013

    Dollar General gives grant to Wamego library

    Dollar General Literacy Foundation awarded $1000 to Wamego Public Library in Wamego to support literacy programs. “At Dollar General, we are passionate about our mission of Serving others throughout the communities we serve,” said Rick Dreiling, Dollar General’s chairman and CEO. “It’s exciting to

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency |Kansas State University | May 26, 2013

    Jury deadlocks in K-State professor’s rape trial

    The trial of an assistant K-State professor accused of rape ended in mistrial Friday when jurors declared they could not unanimously agree on a verdict. A new trial date for William Yankey, 29, Manhattan, is scheduled to be set during a status hearing on June 3. Jurors

  • Local |Government, Politics | May 26, 2013

    Twister may have hit May 18

    Local authorities now believe a small tornado may have touched down in northern Riley County, causing damage previously attributed to a series of storms May 18. Pat Collins, director of Riley County emergency management, described the storm as either an F0 or F1 tornado, saying it

  • Local |Business | May 26, 2013

    Architect firm merges with local holding company

    Architect firm merges with local holding company Anderson Knight Architects will join the Action Pact Holdings family of companies effective June 1, and will assume the name of Action Pact Design. “This move will enable Action Pact to broaden the spectrum of services we offer clients,

  • Local |Fort Riley | May 26, 2013

    ‘Dagger U’: Majoring in Africa studies

    FORT RILEY — Soldiers with the 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team have known about their regional alignment with the continent of Africa for a while now. But that doesn’t mean the excitement of the unique mission-set has worn off, especially with some soldiers having gone

  • Local |Business | May 26, 2013

    Dollar General gives grant to Wamego library

    Dollar General Literacy Foundation awarded $1000 to Wamego Public Library in Wamego to support literacy programs. “At Dollar General, we are passionate about our mission of Serving others throughout the communities we serve,” said Rick Dreiling, Dollar General’s chairman and CEO. “It’s exciting to

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