• Farrar CFO completes Harvard training

    Kraig Vondran of Manhattan is among 160 executives from around the world to complete training in the Harvard Business School’s Executive Education Program. Vondran, chief financial officer at Farrar Corporation, a ductile iron foundry and machining company in Manhattan and .

  • Mall promotes man to assistant GM

    Manhattan Town Center announced the promotion of Brad Simonsson to assistant general manager. For the past 10 years, Brad has served as the property accountant for the mall. As assistant general manager, Brad will assume additional duties involving all aspects of .

  • Cool temps best for annuals Greggeyestone1

    I would imagine that many flower beds get planted on Mother’s Day. The timing is usually right for soil temperatures. Outdoor activity starts to heat up with a need to make the outdoor living space pop. Although some may .

  • Man finds passion, dream home in old barn

    Can a barn be reborn? Today we’ll meet a man who believes strongly that barns are a vital element of our history and that they should be utilized and preserved. His personal journey in barn preservation has led him .

  • K-State’s Week of Welcome offers students a fun introduction

    Students can kick up their heels at Kansas State University’s Week of Welcome, a week of enlightening and engaging events, Aug. 23-29. The official kickoff is the New Student Convocation, from 5:45-6:45 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 24, at Bramlage Coliseum. .

  • Tuskegee students spend summer term at K-State Salina

    SALINA — With aerospace engineering degrees already in the works, two students from Tuskegee University in Alabama are heightening their collegiate experience by spending the summer studying unmanned aircraft systems at Kansas State University Salina. Tuskegee’s Sidney Walker, a senior .

  • MATC students all pass nursing exams

    Licensed Practical Nursing program students at Manhattan Area Technical College passed their licensure exams at a 100 percent rate. The percentage was confirmed after MATC obtained official records from Kansas State Board of Nursing and personal reports from students that tested .

  • Students graduate from Barton County Community College

    Graduates from Barton Community College in Great Bend were announced this week. Here’s a list of area students: Clay Center: Jennifer March and Rebecca Oberhelman Manhattan: Evelyn Brady, Martin Cade-Ambeau, Stacey Calloway, Nicole Grant, Sarah Hoyt, Nickolas Mangine, Richard .

  • Finney, Whitehair to lead O-line transition Finney, bj 1.phatch

    Regardless of who lines up where for the Kansas State offensive line, the goal is to be dominant. In a year of transition for the line, B.J. Finney and Cody Whitehair will anchor the group as it attempts to .

  • Israeli-Palestinian struggle is intractable

    Of all the problems in foreign policy, those involving ethnic and religious issues are among the most difficult to resolve. This includes the chronic struggle between the Israelis and the Palestinians, an issue that has involved every president since Harry .

  • Growing downtown to attract young professionals 070814 4olives 035.phatch

    In the heart of the fastest growing city in Kansas, a business district is being reimagined. The completion of a major streetscape renovation last summer has made the district more appealing for businesses and consumers alike, said Gina Scroggs, executive .

  • MHK airport expanding terminal for more traveler conveniences 062514 airport 005.phatch

    Manhattan Regional Airport is looking to make travelers’ experiences more enjoyable. The airport is more than tripling the size of the passenger terminal building in a two-phase plan — and doing so without reducing operations, the airport director said. “It’s .


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