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  • Editorials | April 07, 2013

    Ag Department is most welcome here

    Within a few days of the Kansas Department of Agriculture’s announcement last June that it was in the market for a new home, a Mercury editorial said “Manhattan would be delighted to oblige.” We weren’t sure the Ag Department was serious. In fact

  • Columns | April 07, 2013

    Unification’s time has come

    Embarking on my mayoral year in April of 1989, I set an agenda that included exploration of city/county governmental unification. The firestorm of protest that ensued was memorable. For many, the concept was not just controversial but unthinkable. While to me it seemed appropriate that

  • Letters | April 07, 2013

    Small fee for air passengers could defray cost of tower

    To The Editor: I haven’t used the Manhattan airport’s services for many years, but my family and friends have. I am well aware of the benefits the airport provides the city. How-ever, what percent of the citizens of Manhattan really use the airport — 25

  • Letters | April 07, 2013

    Voters’ trust is appreciated; now the real work begins

    To the Editor: I would like to thank the residents of Manhattan for their vote of confidence in me to serve as their city commissioner. It’s been a great journey, and all of you made it happen. I serve all 53,000 of our residents.

  • Letters | April 07, 2013

    Parkinson’s Program plans major regional conference

    To the Editor: The Parkinson’s Program of Manhattan at Meadowlark Hills would like to gratefully ack-nowledge the Greater Manhattan Community Foundation for awarding our organization a grant to pursue a regional edu-cational conference for people affected by Parkinson’s disease.

  • Columns | April 07, 2013

    Is Kim getting the diplomatic messages?

    The escalating crisis with North Korea presents an excellent example of both nonverbal and verbal diplomatic messages.  South Korea is playing an important role, but North Korean ruler Kim Jung-un seems fixated on the United States as his major enemy. Given his need to

  • Local |Business | April 07, 2013

    Local foundation recognizes volunteer, hires staff

    The trustees of the Greater Manhattan Community Foundation recognized Jodi Kaus, director of K-State’s Powercat Financial Counseling, as their 2013 Volunteer of the Year at the foundation’s annual trustees meeting March 13. Kaus joined the foundation’s executive board in 2010. She has served on the

  • Local |Business | April 07, 2013

    Trust Company VP earns designation

    Chad Chase, vice president and trust officer of The Trust Company, was recently awarded the Certified Trust and Financial Advisor designation from the Institute of Certified Bankers, a subsidiary of the American Bankers Association, in Washington, D.C. The designation is awarded to individuals who

  • Local |Business | April 07, 2013

    Fort housing group earns top ranking in satisfaction

    Picerne Military Housing, a division of Corvias Group, a privately-owned, vertically-integrated real estate solutions group, announced today it has earned the highest resident satisfaction score among companies with portfolios larger than 10,000 units for the fifth year in a row according to the 2012 SatisFacts Annual Resident

  • Local |Business | April 07, 2013

    Local insurance agency top 10 in growth

    Charlson-Wilson Insurance Agency of Manhattan has been named one of the Top 10 growth agencies for Auto-Owners Insurance in the Missouri region for 2012. The agency was recognized at a luncheon meeting in Columbia, Mo., and at a reception with all regional associates, where they and other


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