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Home Decor on Wheels: Owner Haddie Schmidt Opens The Foundry

October 28, 2019

October 28, 2019

For more than a decade, Haddie Schmit has dreamed of owning her own business. Just over a week ago, her...

After Only 1 Year, Panera on Poyntz Closes

October 22, 2019

October 22, 2019 1

One year ago, Panera Bread opened Manhattan’s second location. Today, the doors are closed for business, the manager confirmed this...

Scooter’s Coffee Opening First Location in Manhattan

October 21, 2019

October 21, 2019 2

In December of 2015, Scooter’s Coffee announced in an online press release that Manhattan would be one of six markets...

Owner of Eastside & Westside Markets Retiring, Closing Both Locations

October 21, 2019

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Terry Olson is retiring from Eastside & Westside Markets after 43 years of ownership. Eastside Market was started in a...

Kestrel Drone and Mapping Solutions Wins $8,000 Tech Category at StartUp MHK

October 16, 2019

October 16, 2019

Three years ago at the Inaugural StartUp MHK pitch competition at Peoples State Bank, Kestrel Drone and Mapping Solutions gave...

Mary Fischer Leading Multi-Million Dollar Building Renovation on 4th Street

October 15, 2019

October 15, 2019

Fencing was erected over the weekend closing down a portion of the sidewalk near 4th Street & Poyntz Avenue. Mary...

Keltic Star is Closed for Business

October 15, 2019

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Keltic Star has closed after almost seven years serving up Scotch eggs, bangers and mash, and other hit menu items....

Livestock Direct Opens New Location on Poyntz Avenue

October 15, 2019

October 15, 2019

Abram Mertz and Lincoln Mertz are the founders and co-owners of LivestockDirect, a printing and marketing company that serves the...

People’s Grocery Co-Op Closed After Almost 50 Years

October 15, 2019

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After nearly fifty years in business, The People’s Grocery Co-Op has closed due to declining sales and lack of record...

Manhattan Based Great Paper Straws Wins $8,000 StartUp MHK Award

October 14, 2019

October 14, 2019

GreatPaperStraws.com, based in Manhattan, Kansas, took home one of two grand prizes at StartUp MHK on Saturday at Peoples State...