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  • Holidays |Off The Beat | December 22, 2013

    Still a pretty sweet gift

    Last year, right after Thanksgiving, I embarked on the most involved cooking project I have ever undertaken. It was also probably the most involved gift I have ever given. If you knew me, you would know that means it was pretty darn involved. I made

  • Columns | December 22, 2013

    The East China Sea heats up

    A verbal dispute among Japan, South Korea and China over a little known string of uninhabited islands in the East China Sea is threatening to blow up in our faces.  Directly or indirectly, it involves six countries, four of which possess nuclear weapons. 

  • Local |Business | December 22, 2013

    Area Builders selects new executive officer

    Brad Hartenstein has been selected as the executive Officer for the Flinthills Area Builders Association. The association provides support to the building industry by promoting leadership, providing education, and improving environmental conditions that impact construction. Hartenstein has been working in equipment rental and sales with

  • Local |Business | December 22, 2013

    St. Paul’s hires interim admin assistant

    The wardens and rector hired Rebecca Brown as interim parish administrative assistant. She is a Kansas State University graduate student pursuing a master’s degree in sociology and criminology. Originally from Wichita, Brown also received her undergraduate degree from K-State.  She and new husband,

  • Local |Business | December 22, 2013

    CivicPlus hires trainer, engineer

    CivicPlus hired Warren D. Grantham as the newest consultant/trainer for the team. Located in Orlando, Fla., he has an extensive background with teaching others. He has recently graduated from Valencia with a technical certificate for computer programming. In his new job, Grantham will be

  • Local |Business | December 22, 2013

    KSU Foundation adds, promotes employees

    The Kansas State University Foundation recently promoted Tresa Weaver to senior vice president for development from her previous role of overseeing campaigns at the foundation. She will work with the leaders of constituent development, corporate relations, annual giving and gift planning to provide comprehensive, integrated

  • Local |Business | December 22, 2013

    Cosmetic surgeon opens office

    Triple-board certified cosmetic surgeon, Dr. David A. Hendrick, has opened an office in Manhattan at Grand Mere Plaza. He is based out of Salina. Hendrick is currently accepting new patients at the office, Allure Sergical Arts. He specializes in breast surgery, Vasar liposuction, eyelid surgery,

  • Gardening | December 22, 2013

    Pinterest, social media let gardeners share ideas, plant recommendations

    This is the time of the year to dream and hope for a better world. Gardening using our best known practices can help.  I like to forget about climate change and all the other troubles for a moment. Dreaming about plants consumes some of

  • December 22, 2013

    Grocery store in Morland reopens with community foundation’s help

    So what’s in store? No, I don’t mean what is coming up soon. I mean, what is inside the store?  Today we’ll learn about a community which lost its only local grocery store, only to get it back through its community

  • Men's Basketball | December 21, 2013

    Wildcats upset Gonzaga, 72-62

    WICHITA — The Kansas State men’s basketball team recorded another December signature win on Saturday. One year after beating Florida in Kansas City, the Wildcats defeated Gonzaga, 72-62, in the Wichita Wildcat Classic at Intrust Bank Arena in Wichita. Marcus Foster and Thomas Gipson led

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