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  • Local |Business | October 31, 2015

    Real estate agent joins Hallmark Homes

    Becky (Adams) McDonald joined Hallmark Homes Real Estate Company as an independent real estate agent. McDonald was raised in Manhattan and graduated from Manhattan High School. She attended Ottawa University, where she studied psychology, history and music. After leaving Kansas, she and her husband lived,

  • Local |Business | October 31, 2015

    ERA High Pointe hires Realtor

    ERA High Pointe Realty hired Aimee Richardson as a Realtor. Richardson has a background in construction management, entrepreneurship and architecture from Kansas State University. She is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma in Urban Design and Development. Active in competitive sports through high school

  • Local |Agriculture | October 31, 2015

    Konza researchers conduct annual drive, study of bison herd


    If you want to usher more than 300 wild bison into a corral that the animals don’t normally call home, there’s the easy way and there’s the hard way. The word “roundup” may elicit images of cowboys on horses, yipping and whistling as

  • Local |Business |Kansas State University | October 31, 2015

    K-State co-founded company wins technology award

    A research and development company co-founded by Kansas State University is being recognized as one of the most promising in the nation. Technology Acceleration Partners, or TechAccel LLC, is a global food solutions company co-founded by Kansas State University in partnership with Michael Helmstetter and

  • Local |Education | October 31, 2015

    Area students graduate from KU

    The University of Kansas registrar announced the graduation of several local students after the completion of the summer term. Here are the area graduates: Clay County Kathy Heins-Erickson, Clay Center, master’s degree in nursing; Tanyaradzwa Kajese, Clay Center, certificate in surgery Riley County Ryan

  • Local |Business | October 31, 2015

    Rising Phoenix Herbs opens

    Rising Phoenix Herbs is open at 404 Humboldt St. Suite B. The store sells natural care products, clothing, jewelry, gifts, essential oils, teas, salt lamps, therapeutic tools and massage supply. The store’s hours are from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 10 a.

  • Local |Education | October 30, 2015

    Board could use group to find Bob Shannon’s replacement

    The Manhattan-Ogden school board may hire an organization to assist in hiring a new superintendent. The board discussed the superintendent search process Thursday evening during the board’s fall retreat meeting. The board will search for a replacement for Bob Shannon, who will retire on

  • Local |Education | October 30, 2015

    Space crunch affecting preschool education

    The Manhattan-Ogden school district’s early childhood education program is running out of space, which is beginning to affect education time, said Jill Rich, assistant to the director of early childhood programs. The school board discussed the future of the district’s early childhood programs

  • I Wonder |Local |Business | October 30, 2015

    Isn’t the new apartment complex in the floodplain?

    Q: It seems like news about this giant apartment complex being built on Marlatt Avenue has come out of nowhere. Isn’t that area inside the Blue River floodplain? And won’t traffic be congested at that intersection on Tuttle Creek Boulevard once this place

  • Local |Government & Politics | October 30, 2015

    Rossville council member to challenge Rep. Highland

    After a recent appointment to the Rossville City Council, community library director Adrienne Olejnik announced her candidacy for the Kansas House this week. A Democrat, Olejnik will challenge incumbent Republican Rep. Ron Highland of Wamego for the 51st District seat. The general election is Nov. 8, 2016.

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