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  • Local |Business | November 02, 2014

    My Kidney Center hires practice manager

    Cynthia L. Stewart is joining the My Kidney Center as the practice manager. In this newly created position, she will assist Dr. Bedros and his staff in daily task while providing care and service to patients. Originally from Westmoreland, Stewart returned to the Manhattan area

  • Local |Business | November 02, 2014

    Redbud Estates owner joins housing board

    The Kansas Manufactured Housing Association elected Kevin Willett to the board of directors for 2014-15 during its annual meeting at the Meriden Event Center in Newton. Willett, owner and general manager of Redbud Estates in Manhattan, has been in the manufactured housing industry since 1976. The

  • Local |Business | November 02, 2014

    Family and Implant Dentisty hires hygienist

    Family and Implant Dentistry hired Stephanie Alexander to work in the hygiene department. Alexander grew up in Alma, attended K-State and studied dental hygiene at Johnson County Community College, graduating in 2006. She worked in an advanced periodontal office, and for the last four years in

  • Local |Kansas State University |Government, Politics | November 01, 2014

    Roberts campaign refuses to take down Snyder ad, Schulz says

    U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts’ campaign declined a request from Kansas State University to stop airing a television ad in which football coach Bill Snyder endorses Roberts, K-State president Kirk Schulz said Friday. But a Roberts spokesman said no such request has been made.  The

  • Local |Kansas State University | October 31, 2014

    Dietitian: Let children enjoy Halloween treats


    A K-State dietitican says it’s OK to let children indulge in candy they collect from trick-or-treating. “Nothing should ever be completely foreign and off limits because then it becomes something that kids really crave,” said Sandy Procter, assistant professor and extension specialist in the

  • Local |Government, Politics | October 31, 2014

    Brownback, Roberts aiming for ‘sweep’


    Gov. Sam Brownback, along with fellow Republicans Sen. Pat Roberts, Rep. Tim Huelskamp and a host of others stopped by Manhattan Thursday evening at the Union Pacific Depot as a part of a statewide tour before Tuesday’s elections. Brownback, Roberts and Huelskamp were joined

  • I Wonder |Local |Business | October 31, 2014

    Is Mercy still performing heart procedures locally?


    Q: Is there a problem with the cardiology unit at Mercy Hospital? I’ve heard that patients needing catheterization or stents have been sent to Topeka, and that some services now are restricted to certain hours. What’s going on? A: You’re right, there’

  • Local | October 31, 2014

    Area pagans mark end of harvest time with ancient ceremony of Samhain


    At first, it looked like a scene from a Halloween movie. The high priest, a tall man, bald with a goatee, stood before a bonfire wearing a hooded black cloak and held a staff made from a tree branch. He asked the people gathered, about 30

  • Local |Fort Riley | October 31, 2014

    Army, Air Force test Fort Riley landing strip

    The Army and Air Force performed a joint airborne air transportability training exercise this week on a new flight landing strip at Fort Riley. The exercise validated the air strip’s capabilities for future operations and replicated conditions Airmen and Soldiers encounter in austere forward

  • Local |Government, Politics | October 31, 2014

    Manhattan mayors endorse Huelskamp

    Six Manhattan mayors have endorsed Rep. Tim Huelskamp, R-Kan., as a candidate in the U.S. House of Representative race, Huelskamp’s campaign announced Friday. The endorsements come from current mayor, Wynn Butler, and five former Manhattan mayors, Loren Pepperd, Mark Taussig, John Matta, Mark

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