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Lifestyle

  • Letters | August 17, 2014

    Mercury helped make something good happen

    To the Editor: My wife and I would like to thank the Mercury for running the lost keys information in the paper. We received four calls and the keys were returned to a young college student who lives in our community. She was very appreciative

  • Local |Business | August 17, 2014

    Shear Dynamics celebrates 30 years

    Shear Dynamics Salon and Spa Above the Plaza, 1125 Laramie St., celebrated 30 years in Manhattan on July 14. Owner Belinda Snyder said, “Our success is because we provide quality beauty services at reasonable prices and create a long-term relationship with our clients.” Special anniversary deals continue through

  • Local |Business | August 17, 2014

    Sunflower CASA gets national certification

    Sunflower CASA Project, Inc. has been awarded certification by the National Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) Association. This certification recognizes that Sunflower CASA, serving Riley, Clay, and Pottawatomie counties, is in compliance with National CASA’s high standards for quality child advocacy. According to Michael

  • Local |Business |Agriculture | August 17, 2014

    Engrain hires commercial specialist

    Engrain, a global provider of grain technologies based in Manhattan, hired John Bachman as commercial specialist and will be stationed at its regional office in Nairobi, Kenya. Bachman, originally from St. Joseph, Mo., will work directly with wheat and corn processing facilities throughout Kenya, Tanzania

  • Local |Business | August 17, 2014

    Farrar CFO completes Harvard training

    Kraig Vondran of Manhattan is among 160 executives from around the world to complete training in the Harvard Business School’s Executive Education Program. Vondran, chief financial officer at Farrar Corporation, a ductile iron foundry and machining company in Manhattan and Norwich, completed Harvard’s Program

  • Local |Business | August 17, 2014

    Mall promotes man to assistant GM

    Manhattan Town Center announced the promotion of Brad Simonsson to assistant general manager. For the past 10 years, Brad has served as the property accountant for the mall. As assistant general manager, Brad will assume additional duties involving all aspects of management and operations of Manhattan

  • Gardening | August 17, 2014

    Cool temps best for annuals

    Greggeyestone1

    I would imagine that many flower beds get planted on Mother’s Day. The timing is usually right for soil temperatures. Outdoor activity starts to heat up with a need to make the outdoor living space pop. Although some may not like the thought of

  • August 17, 2014

    Man finds passion, dream home in old barn

    Can a barn be reborn? Today we’ll meet a man who believes strongly that barns are a vital element of our history and that they should be utilized and preserved. His personal journey in barn preservation has led him to rural Kansas. Roger Hubert

  • Local |Kansas State University | August 17, 2014

    K-State’s Week of Welcome offers students a fun introduction

    Students can kick up their heels at Kansas State University’s Week of Welcome, a week of enlightening and engaging events, Aug. 23-29. The official kickoff is the New Student Convocation, from 5:45-6:45 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 24, at Bramlage Coliseum. Members of the university’s

  • Local |Kansas State University | August 17, 2014

    Tuskegee students spend summer term at K-State Salina

    SALINA — With aerospace engineering degrees already in the works, two students from Tuskegee University in Alabama are heightening their collegiate experience by spending the summer studying unmanned aircraft systems at Kansas State University Salina. Tuskegee’s Sidney Walker, a senior from Augusta, Ga., and Benjamin


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