• Safety consulting company opens

    Jon R. Anderson opened JRA Occupational Safety Consulting Services LLC in Manhattan on July 1. This full-service Occupational Safety and Health Consulting Company is a local, national and international consulting group specializing in OSHA compliance, safety and health management programs, hazard .

  • Blanton wins broker of the year award

    Jim Blanton received the Broker of the Year Award on June 17 at the annual Manhattan Association of Realtors meeting. Blanton previously won the organization’s Spirit Award as well as the Salesperson of the Year Award. Jim has been in .

  • RCPD promotes Richard Lewis

    Richard Lewis has been promoted from maintenance technician to maintenance supervisor by the Riley County Police Department. Lewis began his career in January 1985 as a patrol officer. He retired from his police officer career Jan. 1, 2013. He was rehired as maintenance .

  • Teaching changes can be beneficial

    We hope the Kansas National Education Association is as good as its word in saying it wants to be part of solutions “that make sense for students.” That comment came last week from KNEA spokesman Marcus Baltzell, who was referring .

  • Revisit city discrimination policy

    Our country has made significant strides in the equal treatment of LGBT individuals. One year ago the Supreme Court ruled that The Defense of Marriage Act was unconstitutional, and weekly we read of rulings striking down same-sex marriage bans in .

  • 9/11 museum provides place to commemorate fallen Life sept11-museum-r91662c.phatch

    NEW YORK — The first thing you notice about the stunning but gut-wrenching new National September 11 Memorial Museum is that it isn’t your ordinary museum. It is 70 feet below ground — 70 feet below ground zero. That’s as it needs to .

  • Real sports for patriots Brian-mug

    This newspaper was made in America. You’re probably reading this in America. I’m an American with my American blood running through my American veins. If you can’t tell, I’m excited about America. One of my favorite .

  • Distance students earn summer scholarships

    Kansas State University Global Campus has awarded $9,000 in scholarships to distance education students across the country for the summer 2014 term. The K-State Global Campus Scholarship for Distance Education Students provides financial assistance to undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in distance .

  • KSU to hold annual sustainability dialogue on campus July 19

    “Communication and Sustainability: How to Communicate Effectively to Advance Sustainability Initiatives” is the title of the ninth annual Dialogue on Sustainability set for Saturday, July 19, in Rathbone and Fiedler halls at Kansas State University. The event is open to the .

  • JAMES BURCHAM

    Jim “Doc” Burcham, 93, died the evening of July 1, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. He was born in Kansas City on Nov. 21, 1920, the son of D. H. and Sarah (Calhoun) Burcham. Doc met the love of his life, .

  • Woman specializes in World’s Largest Things art creations

    What is the Next Big Thing?  Maybe it is the World’s Largest Thing. Today, in the third and final part of our series on grassroots art, we will meet an artist who has developed a specialty in the .

  • Local student earns health research award

    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — Mary Hunt of Manhattan recently received the award for the outstanding master’s student in community health promotion from the College of Education and Health Professions at the University of Arkansas. Hunt is a graduate teaching assistant with .





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