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  • Local |Business | September 14, 2014

    Mercy names mission integration director

    Chris McClead has been named the senior director of mission integration for Mercy Regional Health Center. McClead will work with the leaders at Mercy, as well as mission integration leaders at Via Christi to broaden the scope of the Catholic identity, community engagement, workplace spirituality

  • Local |Business | September 14, 2014

    Parks department hires park superintendent

    Casey Smithson joins Manhattan Parks and Recreation Department as park superintendent. Smithson obtained a Bachelor of Science in park and resource management from Kansas State University. He is a graduate of the Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center and is a Certified Kansas Law Enforcement Officer

  • Local |Business | September 14, 2014

    Parks department hires recreation superintendent

    Chris Curtis joins Manhattan Parks and Recreation Department as recreation superintendent. Curtis holds a bachelor’s degree in recreation from Emporia State University, a Bachelor of Arts in political science from Kansas State University, and a Master of Education degree in sports administration from University

  • Local |Business | September 14, 2014

    Coldwell Banker gets new Realtor

    Coldwell Banker Realty Group One announced the addition of Travis Hecht to the team as an associate broker and Realtor. Hecht is a life-long Kansas native and graduate to Kansas State University with dual degrees in business administration and economics. He has been a real

  • Local |Business | September 14, 2014

    Dental Associates hires MHS alum

    Dental Associates of Manhattan announced the addition of Dr. Morgan Lewis-Smith. Lewis-Smith grew up in Manhattan and graduated from Manhattan High School in 2005. She attended Washington University in St. Louis and received her bachelor’s degree in biomedical engineering in 2009. After working for a year,

  • Columns | September 14, 2014

    NATO moves to counter Russian pressure

    One of the side effects of Russia’s interference in eastern Ukraine has been heightened concern in the Baltic and East European states that Russian President Vladimir Putin may decide to meddle in their internal affairs to the point of trying to make them part

  • Arts & Leisure | September 14, 2014

    Kansas singer nominated for Emmy award

    May 1, 2014. The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences is announcing its nominations for the Emmys. One of those recognized is a young woman from rural Kansas. Shevy Smith is a singer-songwriter in California. Last week we met her brother Craig Smith, an assistant professor

  • Local |Education | September 12, 2014

    Fourth-graders get dirty for science at K-State’s Ag Day


    Looking at chicken guts and getting their hands dirty, area fourth-graders spent Thursday morning in the fields of Kansas State University’s agronomy farm for Ag Day, learning about the physical sciences they’ll be studying this year. Jim Shroyer, Ag Day’s longtime coordinator

  • I Wonder |Local |Government & Politics | September 12, 2014

    Who owns that public property?

    Q: I am curious about what buildings and land are owned by the city and the county. Got addresses? A: Well, yes. That is, we have a list of properties owned by the city and county — almost 300 of them (Page A8), with some intriguing facts

  • Local |Education |Government & Politics | September 12, 2014

    Manhattan gets latest open records request

    A request asking for information about political candidates who have visited Kansas school districts in the last three years was made to USD 383 this week. Superintendent Bob Shannon said in an email that the USD 383 office will respond to a Kansas Open Records Act request

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