Jack Allston will be the new executive director of the Pottawatomie County Economic Development Corporation. Allston, who came from Rio Rancho, N.M., began the job on Sept. 1. He has spent almost 40 years in the field of economic development working throughout North America and Canada.
Action Pact promoted Nicholas Whitney to director of design and production for Action Pact India (API). Whitney will assume his post in Kolkata, India, on Oct. 1. He will oversee the integration and management of the API office and will be designing workflow and production processes
Tracey A. Bamberger has joined Arthur-Green, LLP Law Firm, as an associate attorney. Originally from Lenexa, Tracey attended Kansas State University, where she earned a Bachelor of Science in philosophy in 2008. She obtained her juris doctor from the University of Texas School of Law in 2011.
Body First Wellness and Recreation Center hired Mica Becker for its massage therapy staff. Becker provides professional massage therapy including Swedish massage, deep tissue massage, sports massage, heated stone massage. In addition to massage therapy, she also provides other complimentary body work including aromatherapy. Becker
The real gross domestic product dropped in Manhattan in 2013 while it grew for the majority of the nation’s metropolitan areas. Real GDP increased in 292 (about 77 percent) of the nation’s 381 metropolitan areas in 2013, according to statistics released this week by the U.S. Bureau
Q: Did The Color Run pay for the use of the K-State facilities? And did they pay the Riley County Police Department to sit in their cars and tell people the roads were closed?
TOPEKA — A biennial budget appropriations request for higher education that includes $20 million for Kansas State University in the next two years received initial approval from the Kansas Board of Regents Thursday. The request will move forward for Gov. Sam Brownback’s consideration. K-State requested $5 million
Mortgages are at a 14-year low statewide, Riley County Register of Deeds Debbie Regester said Thursday. Regester received the information at a Kansas County Officials Association meeting she attended in Wichita last week. She told county commissioners her department hasn’t seen a mortgage above $1
No gas was found at College Hill Preschool after the building was evacuated and closed Thursday because of a suspicious smell. Director of safety and communications for USD 383 Michele Jones said Kansas Gas Service tested the gas line at the preschool, 2600 Kimball Ave., on Thursday
Nuclear energy now provides roughly 11 percent of the world’s electricity and 39 percent of global non-fossil-fueled electric power generation. However, in spite of its impressive safety record since its commercial use began in the 1950s, some level of opposition to nuclear power exists nearly everywhere
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