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  • Local |Education | June 14, 2015

    Students named to Emporia honor roll

    EMPORIA — Emporia State University congratulates the nearly 700 students named to the honor roll for Spring 2015. Students from this area are Alyssa Floro of Wakefield, Shiloh-Rose Cole of Wamego, Codi Ebert of Westmoreland, Leanne Feathers of Wamego, Mikayla Jackson-Barth of Manhattan, Nicole Lacey of Wamego, Megan

  • Local |Business | June 14, 2015

    CivicPlus hires two women

    CivicPlus hired two women to join their team. Natalie Blair, consultant/trainer, will work remotely and assist clients with their needs by ensuring that they are receiving a product that they understand and can utilize. Although Blair is not from Manhattan, she has close ties

  • Local |Business | June 14, 2015

    ESB Financial hires commercial lending VP

    ESB Financial has hired Gavin Schmidt as assistant vice president of commercial lending at ESB’s Manhattan bank at 224 E. Poyntz Ave. Schmidt’s core responsibility is to seek continued growth in ESB’s relationship building efforts by aligning with individuals and businesses who share

  • Local |Business | June 14, 2015

    Commercial Real Estate hires new salesman

    Commercial Real Estate Services hired Brad Seidler as a licensed salesman to service its portfolio of commercial real estate listings in the Manhattan and surrounding areas. Seidler, who was born in Manhattan and graduated from both Manhattan High School and Kansas State University, comes with

  • Local |Business | June 14, 2015

    Morrison, Frost law firm has new partner

    The law firm of Morrison, Frost, Olsen, Irvine and Schartz made Craig N. Olsen a partner, as of June 1. Olsen joined the firm in 2010 as an associate. His practice includes family, criminal, business law and civil litigation. Olsen earned his bachelor’s degree in journalism

  • Local |Business | June 14, 2015

    Local association names Realtor of the year

    The Manhattan Association of Realtors honored Tara Claycamp as Realtor of the Year at its general membership meeting. Claycamp is a broker with Coldwell Banker Realty Group One and has been a full-time Realtor since 2005. She is also president of the association in 2014 and a

  • Local |Kansas State University | June 14, 2015

    K-State honors architecture student projects

    Outstanding design work by fifth-year students in the architecture program at Kansas State University’s College of Architecture, Planning & Design, or APDesign, has been recognized with the Heintzelman and Kremer prizes. The Heintzelman Prize is presented annually for outstanding individual design achievements by students

  • Local |Fort Riley | June 12, 2015

    1st Infantry Division says goodbye to fleet of Kiowas, Army ground troops’ ally in the sky

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    FORT RILEY — More than 10,000 “Big Red One” soldiers stood in formation on the Fort Riley parade field early Friday morning as they prepared to embark on a division run, the penultimate event of Fort Riley’s “Victory Week,” a celebration bookended by the 1st Infantry

  • Local |Business | June 12, 2015

    Leonardville Post Office still closed after 3 months

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    LEONARDVILLE — The Leonardville Post Office closed without advance warning March 4. It’s still closed, and the U.S. Postal Service has not said when it will reopen. “I came up one morning, and (the entrance) was locked,” said Ron Swanson, who lives in the northern

  • Local |Government & Politics | June 12, 2015

    EMS, other departments request budget increases

    Riley County commissioners continued the early stages of the budget process this week, as additional department heads and outside agencies presented their budget requests for the 2016 fiscal year. Requests will continue next week, with work sessions to follow. County Emergency Management Services Director Larry Couchman

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