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  • Action Pact hires chief financial officer

    Action Pact hired Darren Rumford as its chief financial officer in April. Having served the past eight years as a CFO in the hospital industry and more than 30 years of experience in finance and accounting, Rumford will use his expertise .

  • Explore your neighbors’ gardens on annual tour Greggeyestone1

    Riley County K-State Research and Extension master gardeners have organized the annual Manhattan Area Garden Tour for Sunday June 7. There are six wonderful private gardens to tour, plus the Kansas State University Gardens, 1500 Denison Ave., from 1 to 5 p.m. You .


    Arthur Carl Love and Carson Christopher Love, infant twin brothers, died this week. Arthur died Tuesday, May 26, 2015, at Via Christi Hospital in Manhattan. Carson died Thursday, May 28, 2015, at Stormont Vail Hospital in Topeka. They were born Tuesday, May 26, 2015, at Via .


    Fakhry Hosni, 52, of Manhattan, died Wednesday May 13, 2015, in Yazd, Iran. The family provided some of the following information. Fakhralsadat (Fakhry) Mohammadizad was born Sept. 3, 1962, to Hosein and Sakineh in Yazd, Iran. Fakhry married Dr. Mohammad (Mo) Hosni Jan. 8, 1983, and spent .


    A graveside memorial service for Walter Gene Hardin, 80, has been scheduled. He died Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014, in Sun City, Arizona. The service will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, June 6, 2015, at Valley View Memorial Gardens in Manhattan..


    Randal B. “Randy” Lawrence, 63, of Manhattan, died Thursday May 28, 2015, at Via Christi Hospital in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. He was born May 29, 1951, in Manhattan, the son of Kenneth B. and Norma M. (Spaniol) Lawrence. Randy .


    John Edward Coffey, 69, of Wamego, died Saturday, May 23, 2015 at his home.  The family provided some of the following information. John was born April 14, 1946, in Welch, West Virginia, as the middle child to parents John Willis Coffey and Kathleen Marie “.


    Nathan E. Woodyard, 38, of Westmoreland and formerly of Wamego, died at his home Monday, May 25, 2015. No cause of death was provided. The family provided some of the following information. Nathan was born August 8, 1976, in Wamego, the son of Melvin E. .

  • Press spokesperson at State has most difficult job

    Students have often asked me what the most difficult job in the State Department’s Foreign Service is. That is a difficult question because jobs are different, but I believe the department’s press spokesperson has the toughest job. Most .

  • KSU names interim dean for College of Business Gwinner front.phatch

    Kansas State University announced on Friday the appointment of an interim dean of the College of Business Administration. Kevin Gwinner, professor and head of the department of marketing and the Jon Wefald chair of business leadership, has been named to .

  • Manhattan man reaches 19-gallon mark at Red Cross blood drive Blooddrive.phatch

    Cliff Meloan has passed out once — just once — while donating blood. It was his fourth time. “I thought I was OK,” he said. “And so I went over to get my orange juice and cookie. Someone put a glass of .

  • What happened to the man in the seed theft case?

    Q: Whatever happened to the man who was arrested for allegedly stealing rice seeds and handing them over to the Chinese? A: Ah, you’re talking about Weiqiang Zhang. Simple answer: Zhang is living in Manhattan with his wife and .


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