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  • Local |Education | March 15, 2015

    Emporia State University announces dean’s list

    EMPORIA — Emporia State University named students to the dean’s lists for fall 2014. Area students are Courtney Cranford of Manhattan, Josie Rozell of Manhattan, Amber Seymour of Manhattan, Anthony Andrade of Manhattan, Codi Ebert of Westmoreland, Sertrice Grice of Wamego, Mikayla Jackson-Barth of Manhattan, Nicole

  • Local |Education | March 15, 2015

    Local student named semifinalist for geography bee

    Dayne Aschenbrenner, a student at Bergman Elementary School, was notified by the National Geographic Society that he is one of the semifinalists eligible to compete in the 2015 Kansas National Geographic State Bee, sponsored by Google and Plum Creek. Dayne, a sixth grader,  is the

  • Local |Education | March 15, 2015

    FHCS Students Place in Regional Press Contest

    Sara Sylvester, Jessica Crespino and Shaiann Wyatt for placed in the Kansas Scholastic Press Association Regional Contests held in February. Sylvester placed first in academics photography and honorable mention in sports photography. Crespino received honorable mention in copy editing. Wyatt also received honorable mention for

  • Local |Education | March 15, 2015

    Flint Hills Christian School students score fine arts awards

    Students from Flint Hills Christian School participated in the Spring Fine Arts Festival and Contest hosted by Cair Paravel Latin School in Topeka March 6. FHCS students participated in both group performances as well as individual contests and art exhibits. Total they netted seven ones, 17 two’

  • Local |Business |General Activities | March 15, 2015

    Woman directs basketball tournament for homeschool groups

    March Madness. It’s the time when fans are filling out brackets and cheering on their teams. In addition to high school and college basketball, there is another basketball tournament going on in Kansas with an even higher purpose. Kelly Love is director of the

  • Local |Business | March 15, 2015

    Trust VP selected for Leadership Kansas

    Chad Chase, vice president and trust officer for The Trust Company, has been selected for the 2015 Class of Leadership Kansas. The Leadership Kansas program was established in 1979 by The Kansas Chamber to annually identify a group of diverse, established leaders from across Kansas to inspire

  • Local |Business | March 15, 2015

    Hayden Orthodontics hires California native

    Hayden Orthodontics hired Karen Grant for its orthodontic team. Grant brings her special blend of professionalism and bubbly enthusiasm to the practice. She is originally from Temecula, California, a big winery town not far from San Diego. Midwest winters are a welcome change for Karen,

  • Local |Business | March 15, 2015

    Local agent recognized for customer experience

    Clay Taylor, an American Family Insurance agent in Manhattan, has been recognized by the American Star Excellence in Customer Experience Certification Program. The service excellence distinction was determined through an evaluation process conducted under guidelines established through the program. The process consists of a customer

  • Local |Kansas State University | March 13, 2015

    Meade fills Bramlage with familiar purple at 2A tourney

    A couple hundred Meade High fans made themselves at home on Thursday afternoon in Bramlage Coliseum. The fans’ love of purple combined with K-State’s love of purple gave the crowd a familiar feel even if their actual homes are more than four hours away.

  • Local |Education |Government & Politics | March 13, 2015

    Legislators not pleased with school funding bill

    Some local legislators said they are disappointed that the Kansas House passed a “block grant” bill for school funding Friday morning. The House voted 64-57 to pass the measure, which would repeal the current school finance formulas and keep funding for Kansas schools flat for

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