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  • BBN Architects names new shareholders

    BBN Architects Inc. principals Brent and Lorie Bowman and Patrick Schaub announced the elevation of two long-term Manhattan employees to shareholders. Dan Crouch, AIA, began his career with BBN in 1999 as an architectural intern while studying architecture at Kansas State .

  • Manhattan fire captain retires

    Captain Dale Hayden retired from the Manhattan Fire Department on Dec. 19, 2014. Hayden started as a firefighter June 7, 1982, and retired as a captain after 32 and a half years of service with the City of Manhattan. Hayden also held the ranks of .

  • CivicPlus hire two women

    CivicPlus hired Emily Wehling and Sarah Peters. Emily Wehling, account manager, graduated from Kansas State University in May 2014 with a Bachelor of Science in business marketing. Previously, she was a marketing coordinator with the Convention and Visitors Bureau, where she .

  • Orscheln acquires Abilene center

    Orscheln Farm and Home LLC has acquired a 357,000 square foot distribution center located on 54 acres in Abilene. “Orscheln is excited about the growth opportunities represented by the addition of this second distribution center and is now poised to double the .

  • Cisneros Cattle joins Angus organization

    Cisneros Cattle Co. of Manhattan is a new member of the American Angus Association. The American Angus Association, with nearly 24,000 active adult and junior members, is the largest beef breed association in the world. Computerized records include detailed information on .

  • Prevent vole habitation Greggeyestone1

    The snow and cold are creating a situation that may occur in the landscape. It was a few years back that I came across vole runs soon after the snow had melted in my road ditch. Fortunately, I didn’t .

  • Performances make ‘Big Eyes’ fun to watch Christopher.conner1

    Based on the paintings of Margaret Keane and the controversies surrounding them, “Big Eyes” follows the painter through the ’50s and ’60s. The Tim Burton produced and directed film begins at a printer producing mass reproductions of a painting featuring .

  • Germany struggles to deal with immigrants

    The United States is not the only country with immigration problems. Germany, hit by a drop in the number of births, has become increasingly dependent on foreign labor. The problem in Germany is different from that in the United States. .


    Ruth Lucille Watts, 98, of Manhattan, died Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015, at her daughters residence in Salina. The family provided some of the following information. Ruth was born on Feb. 19, 1916, in Naples, Okla., the daughter of the late Elmer Ellsworth and Marguerite G. (.


    Connie Joan Zimmer, 83, of Springfield, Mo., and formerly of Waterville, died Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015, at Mercy Hospital in Springfield, Mo. The family provided some of the following information. On April 28, 1931, an angel came to earth. Connie Joan Sutherland was born in .


    Patricia Lee Rose Noordsy, 89, died Friday, Jan. 9, 2015, at Green Hills Health Care of Ames, Iowa. The family provided some of the following information. Born Dec. 8, 1925, in Junction City to Keith and Audrey Rose. Patricia married John L. Noordsy on April 1, 1945, .


    Courtney E. Mooney, 25, of Manhattan, died Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan after a courageous battle with cancer. The family provided some of the following information. She was born on April 30, 1989, in Kansas City, Kan., the .


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