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  • Obituaries | September 28, 2014

    JIM BLACK

    James N. “Jim” Black, 81, of Manhattan, died Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. Jim was born Nov. 20, 1932, in Minneapolis. Complete obituary and service information will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Ave., Manhattan, KS 66502.

  • Obituaries | September 28, 2014

    CHARLES SCHMIDT

    Charles L. Schmidt, 62, of rural Antonino, died Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, at his home. He was born April 13, 1952, in Hays to Richard R. and Mabel M. (Werth) Schmidt. He graduated from St. Joseph Military Academy in 1970. He married Alexia Gross in 1975 in Antonino. Charles was a farmer

  • Obituaries | September 28, 2014

    MICHAEL PAUL PACHTA

    Michael Paul Pachta, 47, of Riley, died Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014, of natural causes at his home. He was born Sept. 7, 1967, in Belleville, Kansas to Vincent P. Pachta and Judith (Nobert) Pachta. He was the middle of five children. Mike attended school in Munden and Belleville High School,

  • Local |Business | September 28, 2014

    Rockhill Real Estate opens in Manhattan

    Rockhill Real Estate Group has entered the Manhattan real estate industry. Led by established real estate agents Casie Eichman-Hartwich, Brooke Norman-Tapp and Trish Beggs, the company provides more than 30 years of combined experience with more than $32 million in sales. Rockhill is managed by broker Eichman-Hartwich,

  • Local |Business | September 28, 2014

    JNT Company hires account director

    Shanna Goodman is joining JNT Company, an interactive web and marketing agency, as account director. Goodman will have oversight of brand strategy and account direction for a variety of interactive products and services. Her background includes a bachelor’s degree in human behavior, a master’

  • Local |Business | September 28, 2014

    KSU Foundation hires four people

    The Kansas State University Foundation hired John Angelos as director of construction. He will oversee construction projects for the foundation in support of Kansas State. Angelos has more than 20 years of experience in construction, and more than $1.4 billion of work, including projects as large as $300

  • Local |Business | September 28, 2014

    RCPD officer to retire Oct. 1

    Police Officer Rodney Cook has announced his retirement from the Riley County Police Department. Cook began his career with the department in March 1987 as a police officer. He will retire effective Oct. 1, 2014, after 27 years of service. Cook has served the Riley County Police Department and

  • Local |Business | September 28, 2014

    Varney and Associates hires senior manager

    Varney and Associates, CPAs, hired Julie Spiegel, CPA, as a senior manager. Spiegel joined the firm in September after a long tenure at a Manhattan-based agriculture lending company that provided tax and financial accounting services to its farm and ranch customers. She holds a Bachelor

  • Local |Business | September 28, 2014

    Colbert Hills hires business development director

    Inge Jorgensen Seiler is the director of business development for Colbert Hills. Seiler’s primary role is to become immersed in the Manhattan community, building relationships with businesses and community members. Prior to joining Colbert Hills, Seiler spent seven seasons as the assistant director of

  • Columns | September 28, 2014

    Scottish vote will shake up U.K. governance

    If a single factor has characterized the British political system, it has been strict centralization. Even local government is under the strict control of the central authorities. Funds are allocated downward, and the implementation of major decisions by Parliament is overseen by central authorities. Local


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