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  • Local |Kansas State University | February 22, 2015

    National award honors K-State’s contributions to military education

    Kansas State University is receiving the Council of College and Military Educators Institution Award for its comprehensive approach to serving military students. The university is the 2015 recipient of the award, which recognizes a higher education institution that has significantly contributed to the cause of military

  • Local |Business | February 21, 2015

    CivicPlus hires four people

    CivicPlus hired four people to join the company. Collin Williamson is a content developer in professional services. He will edit and communicate across all mediums for clients’ sites that are developed . Williamson worked previously as a freelance photographer and designer since 2008. He was also a

  • Local |Business | February 21, 2015

    Body First hires new massage therapist

    Andrew Hornbaker is a newly licensed massage therapist for Body First Wellness and Recreation Center, 3615 Claflin Road. Hornbaker provides professional massage therapy including deep tissue massage, sports massage, trigger point therapy, and proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation massage therapy, and prenatal massage. He received his massage therapy

  • Local |Business | February 21, 2015

    Varney owner becomes recertified

    Theresa Westphal, an owner with Varney & Associates, CPAs, recently completed the recertification process with the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts (NACVA) to renew her designation of Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA). She received her original certification in 2008 and is required to recertify every

  • Local |Business | February 21, 2015

    New dog training service opens

    RolloverU: Dog Services is now taking new dog training clients in the Manhattan and surrounding area. The company offers help with behavior issues such as aggression, socialization, and problems such as jumping and bolting. Group and private classes is available for all ages and types

  • Local |Business | February 21, 2015

    Stonecreek physicians brings in new doctor

    Stonecreek Family Physicians has added Lindsey A. Westberg, M.D., to its organization. Dr. Westberg’s primary place of employment will be at K-Stat Urgent Care at the new westside clinic at 711 Commons Place, north of Target. Dr. Westberg grew up in Manhattan and graduated

  • Local |Business | February 21, 2015

    Langton Insurance named Farmers advantage agent

    Al Langton Insurance in Manhattan has been named a Farmers Alliance Advantage Agent for 2015 by the Farmers Alliance Companies. To qualify as an advantage agent, an agency must exhibit superior professionalism and profitability over five consecutive years. Advantage agents are recognized by Farmers Alliance as

  • Local |Business | February 21, 2015

    Duo takes over feedlot built on WWII Army base

    “From bombs to bovines.” That sounds like an unusual transition, and it is. It describes a transformation of a former Army air base in central Kansas, which became a cattle feedlot, and is now part of one of the state’s leading cattle operations. Shane

  • Local |Education | February 21, 2015

    Alma principal receives honor

    TOPEKA — Orville Altevogt was honored at the 14th Annual Kansas Association of Independent Religious Schools (KAIRS) Hall of Fame Banquet on Monday, Feb. 2, at the Capitol Plaza Hotel in Topeka. He was selected as one of six distinguished teachers of 2015. Mr. Altevogt has been a

  • Local |Education | February 21, 2015

    Local students selected to Twin Cities Dean’s List

    MINNEAPOLIS / ST. PAUL, Minn. —  Sarah Mortenson of Manhattan was named to the 2014 fall semester Dean’s List at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities. Mortenson is a sophomore in the university’s College of Liberal Arts. To qualify for the dean’s list, a

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