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    A large part of Westmoreland’s early success resulted from being in the right place at the right time as well as receiving some unexpected — and unintentional — help from its neighbors.

  • Road to growth Elevator.mercury

    St. George boasts an 80,000-square-foot elementary school with an enrollment of more than 400 students in preschool through sixth grade.


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  • Marshall.mercury Marshall says 1st District race all about agriculture

    Kansas Farm Bureau President Rich Felts said Thursday “there’s no place for us to be” other than supporting Kansas 1st District congressional candidate Roger Marshall.

  • Picnic3.mercury In election year, Flush serves up Americana at church fundraiser

    FLUSH — With two named presidential nominees and less than a week left before the Aug. 2 primaries, a lot of people are talking politics and a lot of prospective politicians are campaigning.

  • Pott County commission challengers spending big

    Challengers to the Pottawatomie County commission seats are outspending the incumbents.

  • Riley County’s Wedel named to agritourism subcommittee

    Riley County Planning and Special Projects director Monty Wedel is serving on a subcommittee for the State Agritourism Task Force, a group whose purpose is to explore how best to grow agritourism in Kansas.

  • 800 1st CAB soldiers to deploy

    About 800 soldiers from Fort Riley’s 1st Combat Aviation Brigade will deploy to Afghanistan later this summer, Army officials announced Tuesday.

  • City’s furniture amnesty day set for Friday at City Park

    Manhattan residents can turn their unwanted furniture into other people’s treasure this Friday. The city is hosting its annual furniture amnesty day where residents can unload their used furniture for others to claim.

  • Loans fuel Bob Boyd’s fundraising

    Riley County Commissioner Bob Boyd raised the most money among commission candidates, although most of it came from himself.

  • Jimmy John’s opens second store in MHK

    The sandwich shop is at 2707 Anderson Ave. It previously was a Dara’s Fast Lane.

  • Citing caseload, county attorney’s budget request up 18%

    Expenditures by the county attorney’s office will increase by about 18 percent if Pottawatomie County commissioners ultimately approve the 2017 budget request proposed Monday.

  • Swanson has big cash lead on Martin

    Rep. Susie Swanson, R-Clay Center, raised more than seven times the amount of her opponent, Kathy Martin, ahead of their 64th District Republican primary.

  • Big 1st race a dead heat

    Roger Marshall and U.S. Rep. Tim Huelskamp are deadlocked in the race for the “Big First” congressional district two weeks ahead of the Republican primary, according to a new poll.

  • Neighbor.mercury Manhattan man to toss first pitch at NBC World Series

    The home office of Harry Manges, a retired K-State agricultural engineering professor, has many items that show his life’s work.

  • Manhattan institution says goodbye to customers, community

    While the heavy rain darkened the sky and flooded the streets of Manhattan on July 13, an Aggieville institution was selling to customers one last time.

  • Wefald.mercury K-State’s Wefald Hall on target for completion as fall semester nears

    K-State’s newest residence hall is on track to be finished before students move in next month, even if it doesn’t look like it from the outside.

  • Climate, landscape changes may lead to rabid skunks

    While striped skunks already have a nose-worthy reputation for being avoided, new research at the Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine finds they carry a serious health threat for humans and animals: rabies.


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