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  • Local |Kansas State University | February 28, 2015

    Student awarded elementary education scholarship

    Topeka — Kansas State University student Katie Cook was named a Nancy Larson Foundation Scholar and awarded a $1,000 scholarship in recognition of an outstanding academic record and community service. The Nancy Larson Foundation supports students across the country majoring in elementary education by awarding scholarships. Cook,

  • Local |Business | February 28, 2015

    Family grocery store becomes rural hub

    How far do you go to get a gallon of milk or a loaf of bread? In rural communities, accessing supplies can be a challenge. Many rural grocery stores have closed, but today we’ll learn about one which has recently opened. Last week we

  • Local |Business | February 28, 2015

    Blanton Realty hires new Realtor

    Lauren Farwell has joined Blanton Realty as a licensed Realtor. Farwell was born and raised in Manhattan. She is a graduate of Manhattan High School. Farwell has a bachelor’s degree from Kansas State University in elementary education and a master’s degree in education

  • Local |Business | February 28, 2015

    Rockhill Wellness hires massage therapist

    Barbara Satchell has joined the Rockhill Wellness Center team as a massage therapist at 305 Fort Riley Blvd. Satchell has over 25 years of experience in massage therapy. Her bodywork includes Swedish massage, therapeutic massage, craniosacral techniques, myofascial release, neuromuscular therapy and reflexology, among other techniques. She

  • Local |Business | February 28, 2015

    Wamego agency earns advertising award

    Wamego-based marketing agency Imagemakers, Inc. received awards for custom-built website design within the advertising industry from the American Advertising Federation of Topeka. Conducted annually, the American Advertising Awards is the largest and most representative competition for the advertising industry. Imagemakers received awards for creation of

  • Local |Business | February 28, 2015

    Trust Company hires three, promotes one

    The Trust Company, a local investment management, financial advisory and trust administration firm, has promoted one employee and hired three people. Alison Champlin has been promoted to operations administrator. Her new responsibilities include back-end client support such as billing, client account set-up, corporate accounting and

  • Local |Business | February 28, 2015

    Stewart Advisory gets new owner

    Clint Sandmann became the owner of Stewart Advisory Services, LLC on Jan. 1. Sandmann has worked in the securities industry since 2007, and holds the Certified Financial Planner designation. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from Kansas State University in business administration.  He also received

  • Local |Business | February 28, 2015

    Pawnee Mental Health hires one

    Meghan Tuttle, LMFT has been hired by Pawnee Mental Health Services. Tuttle has a Bachelor of Arts degree in social sciences with an emphasis in psychology from Kansas State University. She has a Master of Science degree in family therapy from Friends University. She sees

  • Local |Government, Politics | February 27, 2015

    Senate approves bill extending DHS funding

    The Senate on Friday approved a short-term plan to fund the Department of Homeland Security at current levels until March 19. If the measure passes, the department would avoid a partial shutdown. Without action, DHS would begin shutting down at midnight Friday, furloughing 30,000 workers. Another 200,000 would

  • Local |Education | February 27, 2015

    Science night aims to spark imagination of Lee students


    Manhattan-Ogden third- through sixth-graders got a chance to explore science Thursday evening during a family event at Lee Elementary School. Family Science Night allowed the students and their families to come to the school and participate in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) activities, as

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