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  • Local |Kansas State University | September 28, 2014

    Schulz: 2013-14 was good for KSU

    Kansas State University reached record enrollment this year, its largest grant and its highest amount of fundraising. K-State President Kirk Schulz delivered the State of the University address on Friday, listing the happenings of the 2013-14 school year and the institution’s accomplishments to this

  • Local |Business | September 28, 2014

    The kindness of a wicked witch

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    WAMEGO — Paul Miles Schneider first encountered the Wicked Witch of the West at the Lincoln Center in New York City in 1970. But the 7-year-old boy from Lawrence wasn’t the target of one of the witch’s evil schemes. He was the private guest in

  • Local |Business | September 28, 2014

    Rockhill Real Estate opens in Manhattan

    Rockhill Real Estate Group has entered the Manhattan real estate industry. Led by established real estate agents Casie Eichman-Hartwich, Brooke Norman-Tapp and Trish Beggs, the company provides more than 30 years of combined experience with more than $32 million in sales. Rockhill is managed by broker Eichman-Hartwich,

  • Local |Business | September 28, 2014

    JNT Company hires account director

    Shanna Goodman is joining JNT Company, an interactive web and marketing agency, as account director. Goodman will have oversight of brand strategy and account direction for a variety of interactive products and services. Her background includes a bachelor’s degree in human behavior, a master’

  • Local |Business | September 28, 2014

    KSU Foundation hires four people

    The Kansas State University Foundation hired John Angelos as director of construction. He will oversee construction projects for the foundation in support of Kansas State. Angelos has more than 20 years of experience in construction, and more than $1.4 billion of work, including projects as large as $300

  • Local |Business | September 28, 2014

    RCPD officer to retire Oct. 1

    Police Officer Rodney Cook has announced his retirement from the Riley County Police Department. Cook began his career with the department in March 1987 as a police officer. He will retire effective Oct. 1, 2014, after 27 years of service. Cook has served the Riley County Police Department and

  • Local |Business | September 28, 2014

    Varney and Associates hires senior manager

    Varney and Associates, CPAs, hired Julie Spiegel, CPA, as a senior manager. Spiegel joined the firm in September after a long tenure at a Manhattan-based agriculture lending company that provided tax and financial accounting services to its farm and ranch customers. She holds a Bachelor

  • Local |Business | September 28, 2014

    Colbert Hills hires business development director

    Inge Jorgensen Seiler is the director of business development for Colbert Hills. Seiler’s primary role is to become immersed in the Manhattan community, building relationships with businesses and community members. Prior to joining Colbert Hills, Seiler spent seven seasons as the assistant director of

  • Local |Business | September 26, 2014

    Company cited in tower collapse

    The company that was dismantling a communications tower near Blaine when it collapsed and killed two workers in March has been cited for two willful and four serious safety violations related to the accident. The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | September 26, 2014

    Ogden structure fire causes $100,000 in damage

    A fire in Ogden Thursday night caused a garage to collapse and severely damaged a house before being extinguished. Firefighters responded to the blaze at 229 12th St. at about 9:30 p.m. and were there until about 1:30 a.m. Officials aren’t certain how the fire

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