Thursday, February 11, 2016


  • Local |Business | February 06, 2016

    AIB International makes global leadership changes

    AIB International announced leadership changes Thursday to its global positions. “These leadership changes position us to not only better serve the global needs of our clients, but to be more competitive and continue our legacy of ensuring safety quality food worldwide,” said Andre Biane, president

  • Area Schools | February 06, 2016

    Falcon girls tops Mustangs at home

    RILEY — The Riley County girls’ basketball team never trailed in its 45-33 victory over Rock Creek on Friday, but the Falcons could never quite pull away either. Riley County outscored Rock Creek in every quarter, slowly building up a lead that eventually reached double digits.

  • Obituaries | February 06, 2016


    Carolyn S. Bennett, 72, of rural Alta Vista, died Sunday, Jan. 31, 2016, at the Via Christi Hospital in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. She was born Oct. 11, 1943, in Kansas City, Missouri, the daughter of Charles Edward and Mabel Claire (Williams) Davison. Carolyn grew

  • February 06, 2016

    Manhattan Christian hires professor

    Dave Henry has joined the full-time Manhattan Christian College faculty as associate professor of Bible. Since 2007, he has taught part-time in the traditional, LEAD and online degree programs at MCC.  He brings 20 years of lead pastor ministry experience and a relational teaching style to

  • February 06, 2016

    Commerce Bank promotes officer

    Commerce Bank’s Manhattan and Kansas City board of directors promoted Marcy Cantrell-Akin to assistant vice president. Cantrell-Akin originally joined Commerce Bank in December 2008 after graduating from Kansas State University with a bachelor’s degree in general management, human resources and accounting. As a business

  • Gardening | February 06, 2016

    Prepare now for common pests

    Bagworms seem to occur each growing season. I’m hopeful that the itch mite doesn’t appear this year. Attempting to forecast pests is equal to attempting to forecast the weather. It is advised to be prepared for whatever may occur. I don’t have

  • February 06, 2016

    Reliable Transfer has new ownership

    Reliable Transfer and Storage of Manhattan changed ownership as of Feb. 1. Long-time Manhattan residents David and Rose Kreller assumed ownership from Dennie and Virginia Bayer. Originally founded in 1908 by Roy Tobias, Reliable Transfer and Storage has provided moving and storage solutions to Manhattan and the

  • Manhattan High School | February 06, 2016

    MHS swimmers take ninth at invite


    The Manhattan Invitational swim meet hosted by the Manhattan High swimming and diving team has been held at the KSU Natatorium for decades. While the teams have filtered in and out, with several Wichita schools dropping the meet in recent years in favor of ones

  • February 06, 2016

    502 Media receives advertising awards

    502 Media Group received nine top level accolades Jan. 30 at the American Advertising Federation of Topeka awards, also known as the ADDYs. Gold Awards won by 502 Media Group: Waters True Value — “Get your hands dirty” — Television National Campaign Piestar — Explained — Single Spot — Any Length Flint Hills

  • Obituaries | February 06, 2016


    Allen Webber, 78, of Manhattan, died Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016, at the Kansas University Medical Center. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 12, at the First Baptist Church in Salina. Visitation will be on Thursday, Feb. 11 at the Ryan Mortuary, Salina. Friends may call from noon

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