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  • Local |Education | August 16, 2015

    MATC announces ADDA

    Manhattan Area Technology College’s computer-aided design department has been named an American Design Drafting Association authorized testing center. Professional certification is an examination system that the ADDA developed almost 20 years ago to establish a credentialing system based on an individual’s competency level. 

  • Local |Education | August 15, 2015

    Manhattan native earns master’s

    Katie (Lewis) Tonniges graduated on May 8 from Bryan College of Health Sciences in Lincoln, Nebraska, with her Masters of Science in nurse anesthesia. During her studies, she published a case report in the International Student Journal of Nurse Anesthesia. Katie is employed with Associated Anesthesiologists

  • Local |Business | August 15, 2015

    CivicPlus hires office manager

    CivicPlus hired Amy Blockcolsky as an office manager. In her role as office manager, she will be responsible for a number of things, which include accounts payable, managing the custodial staff, and overseeing the purchasing of office supplies.

  • Local |Business | August 15, 2015

    Medical Associates hires physician

    Medical Associates of Manhattan, part of the Stormont-Vail family of care, hired Regan Dulin, family medicine physician. Dulin received her osteopathic medicine degree from Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences in 2012. She completed a family medicine residency at the Research Family Medicine Residency Program

  • Local |Business | August 15, 2015

    St. George man becomes Orazem shareholder

    David Griffith has become a shareholder in the Orazem & Scalora Engineering firm. Griffith holds a Bachelor of Science in architectural dngineering degree from Kansas State University. He has been with the firm as a project engineer since 1998 with design engineering responsibilities for many of

  • Local |Business | August 15, 2015

    G&A Real Estate hires Realtor

    G&A Real Estate hired Sherry Wheeler to join the firm. Wheeler is a graduate of Manhattan Christian College. She and her husband, Wes, have made Manhattan their home for over 30 years. Wheeler has been a licensed Realtor in Manhattan for 14 years and earned

  • Local |Business | August 15, 2015

    Hayden employee celebrates nine years

    Hayden Orthodontics celebrates nine years with its clinical supervisor Alisha Walsh. Walsh oversees training of new assistants, maintains materials inventory, and works daily with patients. Walsh is a farm girl from northwest Kansas. She has lived and worked as a dental assistant in Manhattan for

  • Local |Business | August 15, 2015

    LongHorn, Olive Garden raises funds for Breadbasket

    LongHorn Steakhouse and Olive Garden recently hosted a Campfire Breakfast, silent auction and car wash charity event to benefit Flint Hills Breadbasket. The event raised $1,605 for the local food bank. All proceeds went towards Flint Hills Breadbasket’s mission to minimize hunger and poverty through

  • Local |Business | August 15, 2015

    Carmike officially confirms new theater

    Manhattan Town Center and Carmike on Friday officially confirmed the building of a new 13-screen movie theater in Manhattan. As The Mercury first reported in March, the facility will be built on the location of the former Sears store. Demolition is already under way on

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | August 14, 2015

    RCPD meth bust nets 10

    Riley County Police Department officers on Thursday executed a series of search warrants that led to 10 arrests and the seizure of more than 7 pounds of methamphetamine. Police executed five search warrants in Riley County — four of them in Leonardville and one in Riley — that led

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