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  • 2 house fires, gas leak keep MFD crews busy Monday

    Two house fires and a gas leak kept the Manhattan Fire Department busy on Monday.

  • Manhattan tax rate in middle of pack

    Manhattan ranks in the middle among the 25 “first class” cities in Kansas in combined city, county and school district property taxes levied.

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  • GREEN RUN Stpatties17

    Racers, pets hit streets for St. Patrick’s Day events

  • IRISH STACK Pancakes

    Kyle Pritts pours batter for double chocolate Guinness pancakes at The Chef Cafe on Friday. The restaurant made the pancakes to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day.


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  • Fire crews battle weekend blazes

    Riley County firefighters responded to 13 fires over the weekend, saving at least nine structures from damage.

  • Neighbors6 Dietitian works with families to figure out their nutrition routines

    Hilary Rombeck wants people to know a dietitian does more than help people lose weight.

  • Daycare looks to expand to old Rambler’s

    An area daycare wants to open a new location in a building previously occupied by Rambler’s Steak House and Saloon, and by Kite’s Grille and Bar before that.

  • Comey sees no info supporting Trump’s tweets on wiretapping

    The Washington Post WASHINGTON — FBI Director James Comey on Monday said there is “no information” that supports President Donald Trump’s claims that his predecessor ordered surveillance of Trump Tower during the election campaign.

  • Scorching end to winter shatters 110-year record

    Record temperatures Sunday gave the area a taste of summer before spring even started.

  • Pearl Prayer, music keys to Scott’s century

    When Pearl Scott looked around at the people who had come to celebrate her birthday, she was amazed.

  • Discovery Center hosting art demos

    The Flint Hills Discovery Center will have free demonstrations of art creation this week in its atrium.

  • Radio station owner operates on many signals

    Greg Buser is co-owner of KNZA FM radio in Hiawatha and other stations serving northeast Kansas, western Missouri, and southeast Nebraska.

  • Officials consider seeking NBAF’s help in paying for radio upgrade

    Local leaders on Thursday questioned whether the National Bio- and Agro-Defense Facility intends to use and help pay for Riley County’s emergency radio system upgrade.

  • Iwonder Did allergy season start earlier this year?

    Q: Has the mild winter contributed to an earlier allergy season? A: Yes, but it hasn’t necessarily driven more people to clinics.

  • Little Apple Comic Expo expands in second year

    Little Apple Comic Expo has expanded its operation in its second year.

  • County wants help on NBAF

    Riley County is seeking financial help from the federal government for local expenses related to the National Bio- and Agro-Defense Facility.

  • Jackiejoyner-kersee Joyner-Kersee talks community, being a role model

    The woman named “the greatest athlete of the 20th century” by Sports Illustrated knows the importance of community.

  • Regents appoint enrollment task force

    K-State’s Pat Bosco and Manhattan Area Technical College’s Jim Genandt are charged with finding ways to attract more first-generation students to the state’s higher education system.

  • Image 5 A house party as art

    Tooflady put out a full spread of traditional party foods including sherbert punch, salmon loaf and pickles wrapped in cream cheese and pastrami, for her house party.


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