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  • Local |Business | August 31, 2014

    Pawnee Mental hires program manager

    Ashley Mason has been named the program manager for Health Connect, the new health home program of Pawnee Mental Health Services. Health Homes are a program of the Kansas Medicaid program which provides coordinated physical and behavioral health care for eligible KanCare consumers. Health Connect

  • Local |Business | August 31, 2014

    Mercy hires new pain management doctor

    Andrew Barker, interventional pain management specialist, is now accepting new patients at Mercy Regional Health Center’s Pain Management Center. Barker recently finished his pain management fellowship and anesthesiology residency at Scott and White Memorial Hospital in Temple, Texas. Barker completed medical school at the

  • Local |Business | August 30, 2014

    Riley woman receives Pure Romance honor

    Riley resident Mallory Bohneblust, a consultant with Pure Romance, was honored earlier this month at the company’s World Conference attended by around 4,000 consultants, by being named to the President’s Club. Bohneblust has been a consultant with Pure Romance for five years. Pure Romance

  • Columns | August 30, 2014

    Obama’s foreign policy goes from bad to worse

    At times, I worry I have been too critical of President Barack Obama. Having served for years in the foreign policy bureaucracy, one realizes it is impossible for a president to avoid mistakes. Indeed, there are times presidents don’t know what is going on.

  • Court Calendar | August 29, 2014

    Riley County Attorney’s Office Calendar

    Monday, September 1, 2014 OFFICE CLOSED – LABOR DAY Tuesday, September 2, 2014 9:00 Holmes, Timothy (3 hours) Prelim (14 CR 395 Agg. Robbery X2, Agg. Burglary) JWG & JJC M02 9:00 DIV III 9:00 Bryant, Daeshawn Arr. (14 CR 254 Agg. Battery, etc) BKD III 9:00 Foreman, Kerry Intermediate Sanctions Hrg (14 CR 242 Poss Meth) KSL III 9:00 Fowler, Keneith

  • Local |Kansas State University | August 29, 2014

    Purple Power Play brings festival atmosphere to kickoff

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    A ninja turtle, street acts, knights in shining armor, and plenty of barbecue engulfed City Park Thursday night as Purple Power Play in the Park kicked off the school year and got K-State supporters fired up for Wildcat football. Along with entertainment provided by the

  • Local |Education | August 29, 2014

    School officials puzzled by state records request

    At least two area schools have received a mysterious open records request asking for information about politicos who have been invited to school events during the past three years. Rock Creek and Riley County school districts received the request on Aug. 21. The request, citing the

  • Local |Government & Politics | August 29, 2014

    DHS official calls NBAF progress ‘tremendous’

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    All the way from Washington, D.C., three Kansas congressmen and an official of the Department of Homeland Security visited the National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility Friday morning. DHS Under Secretary for Science and Technology Reginald Brothers, along with Sen. Pat Roberts and Sen. Jerry

  • Manhattan High School | August 29, 2014

    MHS golf takes 2nd in opener

    The Manhattan High girls’ golf team took second place in its season-opening tournament Thursday afternoon at Lake Shawnee, finishing 17 strokes behind Washburn Rural in the six-team event hosted by Shawnee Heights. The Indians shot a 362 to as a team to take second place, getting a

  • Manhattan High School | August 29, 2014

    Ballard to play at Notre Dame Saturday

    Three years removed from a season-ending injury in his final year at Manhattan High, Joe Ballard is finally getting his chance to play college football. After a year of post-graduate school and a redshirt year at Rice University, Ballard will make the trip with his


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