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  • Local |Business | February 14, 2015

    Cement company names K-State alum as its vice president

    K-State alumnus David G. Meyer is the new vice president and chief financial officer of Ash Grove Cement Company at the company’s headquarters in Overland Park. Meyer will direct accounting, treasury, internal audit, tax and information technology functions. Most recently, Meyer served as senior

  • Local |Business | February 14, 2015

    Weis realty announces promotion, hires

    Realty Executives Weis Real Estate announced the following promotions and associates new to the firm. Martha Payne, Realtor, MSA, has earned an associate broker license from the Kansas Real Estate Commission. An elected member of the Board of Directors for the Manhattan Association of Realtors

  • Local |Business | February 14, 2015

    502 Media Group wins 15 advertising awards

    502 Media Group was recently recognized with 15 American Advertising Awards, including seven gold awards and three Judge’s Citation awards —more than any area firm. The American Advertising Awards, also known as the ADDYs, is the advertising industry’s largest award competition. 502 Media Group received its

  • Gardening | February 14, 2015

    CiCo Park to host garden vendors, presentations


    The 15th Annual Manhattan Area Garden Show will focus on gardening in our natural environment and take place Feb. 21 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Feb. 22 from noon to 4 p.m. The event is free to attend and will be held at Pottorf Hall

  • Columns | February 14, 2015

    Merkel and Hollande fill leadership vacuum

    While attention has focused on the horrific acts of the Islamic State, another conflict is simmering that could be far more dangerous. ISIS has about 40,000 fighters. If President Barack Obama were prepared, working with nations like Jordan and Turkey, we could wipe ISIS out in

  • Local |Education | February 14, 2015

    Local students graduate Wichita State University

    WICHITA, Kan. — Nearly 900 students completed their degrees at Wichita State University in fall 2014. Undergraduate students who have attained a grade point average of 3.9 out of a possible 4.0 received the summa cum laude award; those with an average of 3.55 received the magna cum laude award; and

  • Manhattan High School | February 13, 2015

    MHS boys use 4th quarter to pull away from Rural

    TOPEKA — Despite playing close with Washburn Rural for three quarters, the Manhattan High boys’ basketball team turned it on the fourth quarter to beat the Junior Blues on the road, 61-54, Friday night. The win keeps the Indians on top of the Centennial League standings

  • Manhattan High School | February 13, 2015

    MHS girls hold on against Rural, 39-36

    TOPEKA — The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team bolstered its Centennial League title chances by gutting out a 39-36 win over Washburn Rural Friday night. Rural nearly rallied in the final minute of the game, hitting some big shots on the perimeter. The Indians led by

  • Local |Government & Politics | February 13, 2015

    City candidates talk LGBT, other issues

    Manhattan City Commission candidates have differing opinions on whether city policy needs to change to provide protections against sexual orientation discrimination. Nearly 40 people on Thursday attended the Our Manhattan candidate forum, the first one for the six candidates seeking to fill three seats in the

  • I Wonder |Local |Government & Politics | February 13, 2015

    What happened to Riley County’s health fair?


    Q: What happened to the Riley County Health Fair in the last couple of years? If you thought the Riley County Health Fair disappeared, you’re right, it has. Health department director Brenda Nickel said the last health fair was in April of 2012. One big

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