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  • Local |Business | October 12, 2014

    Sunflower Bank hires market president

    Kent Wohlgemuth has joined Sunflower Bank as the market president in Manhattan. In this capacity, Wohlgemuth will work to expand Sunflower Bank’s commercial relationships in the Manhattan and Junction City area, and oversee the market’s growth strategy for consumer and small business, mortgage

  • Local |Business | October 12, 2014

    Meadowlark Hills counselor receives advocate award

    Rita Harsch of Manhattan received the 2014 “Advocate of the Year” award on Oct. 1 for her advocacy leadership with Meadowlark Hills, a non-profit organization and continuing-care retirement community. She received this award from LeadingAge Kansas, a statewide association of 160 not-for-profit aging services providers dedicated to serving

  • Local |Business | October 12, 2014

    Xpanxion makes Inc. magazine list

    Inc. magazine ranked Xpanxion on its eighth annual Inc. 500/5000, a ranking of America’s fastest-growing private companies. Xpanxion is a software services company with an office in Manhattan. “We are humbled, being recognized in Inc. Magazine’s top 5000 growing companies for the second consecutive year,”

  • Local |Business | October 12, 2014

    Manhattan physician gets state award

    Dr. Segen Smith Chase was awarded the inaugural Early Career Physician award at the annual American College of Physicians, Kansas chapter meeting on Oct. 3 in Kansas City. Chase, a Manhattan native, has practiced internal medicine for seven years at Candlewood Medical Group. She is a

  • Local |Business | October 12, 2014

    Hy-Vee honors Manhattan workers

    Each year in October, Hy-Vee leaders recognize and celebrate employees for their longevity of service in five-year increments, from five years to 45 years and beyond. The following Manhattan Hy-Vee employees were among the more than 2,500 workers recognized this month at the company’s 2014 Service Award

  • Local |Business | October 12, 2014

    Rockhill Real Estate hires local Realtor

    Rockhill Real Estate Group hired Melissa Brinkman as its newest Realtor. After graduating from Wichita State University, she and her husband, AJ, relocated to the Manhattan area. She has spent the past five years working in the real estate profession. “With my excitement for the

  • Local |Business | October 12, 2014

    Campus Hair Styling owner to retire

    After 50 years of barbering, Roger Allerheiligen will retire on Oct. 18. Allerheiligen’s first year as a barber was in downtown Manhattan at the old Gillette Hotel Barbershop working for Bud Cunningham. His last 49 years have been in Aggieville. Initially in Aggieville, Allerheiligen worked for Ray

  • Local |Government, Politics | October 10, 2014

    Gay marriage takes small step forward here

    Marriage.phatch

    Riley County is not turning away same-sex marriage applications, but it’s not yet clear if they’ll be approved. Riley residents Darci Bohnenblust and Joleen Hickman, a same-sex couple of 19 years, applied for a marriage license Thursday, and the court took in the application.

  • Local |Business | October 10, 2014

    Attendees face bad weather during annual charity event

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    Organizers aren’t planning to stop the annual Promenade on Poyntz event, but the string of good luck with the weather ended on Thursday. Thursday evening brought a temperature in the mid-50s and rain. Christina Nolte, director of development for Homecare and Hospice, said

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | October 10, 2014

    Police looking into 3rd robbery

    Riley County police arrested a man on robbery and kidnapping charges in connection with a previously unreported robbery that happened Wednesday. Two other robberies also took place Wednesday in Manhattan. While investigating the two other robberies, detectives found that a third robbery had been committed

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