Friday, April 29, 2016


  • Manhattan High School | April 23, 2016

    Turnley brothers sign with rival schools


    For most of their lives, Ben Turnley and Matt Turnley have done things together. That streak will end when the two head off to college in the fall. The twin brothers made their college choices official this week in a ceremony amongst family and friends

  • April 23, 2016

    AIB elects new board chairman

    John Riesch, president and CEO of Lesaffre Yeast Corporation and Red Star Yeast Company, was elected chairman of AIB’s Board of Trustees at their annual spring meeting in Phoenix. Riesch has served on the AIB International Board of Directors and Executive Committee for the

  • April 23, 2016

    Prime Lending hires senior loan originator

    Cheryl Philippi joined the staff of Prime Lending as a senior loan originator. She has been assisting borrowers accomplish home ownership for more than 25 years. Philippi and her husband have lived in Manhattan for more than 30 years. Their two children both graduated from Kansas State

  • April 23, 2016

    Central National opens mortgage office

    Central National Bank hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony on April 11 for its new home mortgage office in Manhattan. The new facility at 1426 Browning Place will house the members of Central National Bank’s home lending group. The bank’s new mortgage loan team includes manager

  • April 23, 2016

    Prime Lending manager gets Realtors award

    Chris Bundy, manager of Prime Lending, was recognized as The Affiliate of the Year by the Manhattan Association of Realtors. The award recognizes and pays tribute to an individual affiliate member who has contributed outstanding service and cooperation to the Manhattan Association of Realtors in 2015.

  • Manhattan High School | April 23, 2016

    MHS rallies in nightcap, splits with Seaman


    After logging just two hits in a shutout loss to Seaman in Game 1 of Friday’s doubleheader at Norvell Field, the Manhattan High baseball team wasn’t looking much sharper midway through the nightcap. The Indians had yet to register a hit through four innings

  • April 23, 2016

    Trust Company promotes three

    The Trust Company promoted three employees. Katie Seay has been promoted to vice president and trust officer — director of financial planning. She holds a degree in family financial planning from the University of Georgia. Prior to joining The Trust Company in 2012, she served mainly Fortune 500

  • Editorials | April 23, 2016

    What will it take, Gov. Brownback?

    Kansas is a long way from the high seas in the 19th century, yet Gov. Sam Brownback and his obsession with protecting the 2012 income tax cuts calls to mind Capt. Ahab’s obsession with Moby Dick, the great white whale that bit off his leg.

  • Off The Beat | April 23, 2016

    Planning a trip via IT support?

    Sc -- magazine mug.phatch

    It’s one of the world’s great fibs. You’re trying to make a call to some giant corporation, and you’re on hold for a half-hour waiting for someone in the Philippines or Bangladesh to try sorting out a problem that makes you

  • Books | April 23, 2016

    Exile leads to mystery for Chinese librarian

    Recently participants in the Manhattan Public Library’s BookTalk spring reading program discussed what keeps readers interested in mysteries. Three main elements were identified — the challenge of solving the crime, the fascination with the geographical, political or historical aspects of the setting, and growing investment

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