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  • Local |Business | December 01, 2013

    Vanguard Home Designs expands in Manhattan

    Vanguard Home Designs recently moved to a larger location in Manhattan, near Westloop shopping center. “We are excited about the advantages of moving into this new facility will provide,” said Jim Hund, president of Vanguard. “This larger northeast Kansas location will better help us meet

  • Local |Business | December 01, 2013

    McCullough hires new team director

    McCullough Development, Inc. hired Andrea Metcalf to its team as the director of satellite operations. She is responsible for the operations of properties outside of the Manhattan area, including Junction City, Wichita, Topeka, Lawrence, Wamego, Indiana, Iowa, and Texas. Andrea earned her bachelor’s degree

  • I Wonder |Local |Men's Basketball |Women's Basketball | November 29, 2013

    What are the flashing lights at basketball games in Bramlage?


    Q: Several times during each basketball game I attend at K-State’s Bramlage Coliseum, the big lights at the top of the arena flash like a flash camera. How come? A: It’s a secret plot that the Bob Huggins Mafia installed in the rafters

  • Local |Business | November 29, 2013

    Black Friday becoming earlier, more organized


    Black Friday is no longer on Friday, and it’s no longer quite so black. Or bleak. Incidents in recent years that resulted in injuries or even death of employees and shoppers have brought about a more organized, safer Black Friday system in some stores.

  • Local |Business | November 29, 2013

    Mennonite church to build on Poyntz

    The Manhattan Mennonite Church has unveiled plans for a new building and location. The current church building is at 1000 Fremont, and through the help of tithes and donations, church leaders hope to break ground at 821 Poyntz — immediately east of Manhattan High’s east campus — where

  • Local |Business | November 28, 2013

    Volunteers produce big Thanksgiving spread for all ... and it’s free

    For Thursday’s lunch, Old Chicago was not serving its typical Italian food. It was time for a traditional Thanksgiving meal. Volunteers from the Flint Hills Breadbasket and Old Chicago served a community Thanksgiving meal Thursday. It was a full deal, too, with all the

  • Local |Education | November 28, 2013

    Disturbing district grad rate deceiving

    Discussion during a Riley County Commission meeting Monday highlighted a below-average graduation rate in the county. But it’s a complicated issue. While the state saw 84.92 percent of its high school seniors graduate during the 2011-12 school year, the graduation rate in Riley County was

  • Local |Kansas State University | November 28, 2013

    K-State engineers heading for space

    Engineering students at Kansas State University are improving spacesuits to keep astronauts healthy in final frontier conditions. The team, which includes electrical and computer engineering professors and more than a dozen students, is working to make a better space suit that could monitor astronauts’ health

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | November 28, 2013

    Police seek bank robber

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    Riley County police are looking for a man who robbed Kansas State Bank Wednesday afternoon. Police surrounded the bank at 1101 Bluemont Avenue after responding to the robbery call at 2:45 p.m. According to a report from RCPD, the man entered the bank and demanded money

  • Local |Kansas State University | November 28, 2013

    Data analysis results in customized advertising

    Excited, surprised or annoyed when those holiday catalogs or promotional offers start coming in the mail or via email? According to a Kansas State University expert in customer relationship management, your shopping habits play a big role in determining when and if you receive retailers’

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