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  • Local |Business | December 21, 2014

    Family business innovates in grain industry

    CULBERTSON, Neb. — A state-of-the-art grain handling facility is being installed, with the capacity to unload 105 railroad cars at a time. The innovative construction company which is installing this new grain handling facility is found in rural Kansas. Mike Frisbie is president and chairman of the

  • Area Schools | December 21, 2014

    Valley Heights boys outlast Doniphan West

    At Highland, it took three overtimes, but the Valley Heights boys’ basketball team finally finished off Doniphan West Friday night on the road, ending the marathon game with an 87-85 win. Valley Heights led early in the game, taking an eight-point lead to halftime, but

  • Letters | December 21, 2014

    Barton Community College grateful for city’s kind words

    To the Editor: The Manhattan City Commission recently issued a letter to the U.S. Army in support of maintaining Fort Riley’s current size as the Army looks for force reduction opportunities. In its letter, the commission identified Barton Community College as one of

  • Area Schools | December 21, 2014

    Wamego 59, Clay Center 30

    At Wamego, the Red Raiders outscored the Tigers 18-5 in the first quarter to set the tone for a lopsided win to end the semester. Eli Miller and Sean Nordberg led Wamego with 15 points apiece. Wamego (4-2) hosts Concordia on Jan. 9.

  • Letters | December 21, 2014

    Commitment, generosity key to ‘Keep the Drive Alive’

    To the Editor: We would like to express our appreciation to the Manhattan community for its support of the fifth annual “Keep the Drive Alive” blood drive held Nov. 20-21 in memory of our son, Kevin Coffey. Thanks to the many local residents and visitors

  • Local |Business | December 21, 2014

    KSU alum named shareholder at accounting firm

    Benjamin M. Walker has been named a shareholder of Lindburg Vogel Pierce Faris, Chartered. Walker joined Lindburg Vogel Pierce Faris in 2008 and works predominantly in auditing and accounting services. He is a certified public accountant working in the firm’s Manhattan office. Walker graduated from

  • Area Schools | December 21, 2014

    Rock Creek 46, Wabaunsee 30

    At Flush, Rock Creek took a 13-point lead to halftime en route to a 16-point win over the Chargers. Nate Berard had 16 points for the Mustangs, with Carson Becker adding 10. Rock Creek (5-1) travels to Riley County on Jan. 6

  • Area Schools | December 21, 2014

    Troy 94, BV-Randolph 37

    At Randolph, Troy led 57-19 at halftime and kept pouring it on in the second half, winning in blowout fashion against the Rams. Haydn Budenbender had 31 of Blue Valley’s 37 points in the loss. Blue Valley (1-4) travels to Washington County on Jan. 6.

  • Local |Business | December 21, 2014

    Hayden Orthodontics office manager celebrates 7 years

    Hayden Orthodontics is celebrating the seven-year anniversary with Jodie Jung, front office manager and financial/insurance coordinator. She is responsible for managing the front desk, scheduling appointments, collecting payments and answering patient questions. Jung was born and raised in Lincoln, Neb. She enjoys spending time

  • Gardening | December 21, 2014

    Bird netting makes great gift for gardeners

    Greggeyestone1

    If you are looking for a gift for a gardener, consider bird netting. It may not sound like an extravagant gift, but it can be the most important gift of the season. Birds are not an issue right now, but rabbits and deer will need


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